Quality of Life
Michigan is a great place to live. Bridge will report that fact often — and on potential threats to the assets that make it so.
Immunization rates have risen in Michigan after a rule change. Use this database to see how your school compares.
Click on a county to see how rates changed overall and in public and private schools.
It wasn’t always comfortable. But more than 200 brave souls from around the country (and six nations) switched to news feeds with a different political viewpoint. A few have yet to switch back.
In Harbor Springs, Cynthia Shafer battles illness and political assumptions
Bridge creates Michigan’s first precinct-level map showing how your neighborhood or community voted in the presidential election.
The “un-American” New York Times and the “nightmare” Drudge Report: A Troy conservative and two Ann Arbor liberals discover just how wide the news divide has become.
Take two hits of Maui Wowie and call me in the morning: Baby boomers in the age of medical marijuana
Bad knees and all, a Bridge writer joins the middle-aged rush to marijuana dispensaries across Michigan
They’ve been called bad hombres and job stealers. Wilfredo Diaz and his family say they just want to be called Americans.
Four couples, two lanes, 10 frames – when the president makes you feel unwelcome, sometimes you just have to go bowling.
Bridge is following 11 Michigan people and families throughout 2017 to try to pierce the bubbles in which they, and the rest of us, live.
Can 11 passionate Michigan residents and families reach across the political and cultural chasms that too often divide our state?
The gulf between us is bigger than ever. How do we find common ground?
Meet Dave and Sherri Frohreip from Newberry, in the U.P.