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Muskegon actor digs into the mind of Edgar Allan Poe

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM)- A local actor and Muskegon Community College professor will delve into the mind of Edgar Allan Poe with his new performance, ‘Passion and Perversity; The Inner Chambers of Edgar Allan Poe.’

Tom Harryman’s one-man, one act play will take place September 29,.30 and October 1 at Muskegon’s Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students on Thursday night only.  For more ticket information, visit www.frauenthal.org .

The show is one of the opening events for the Muskegon Area Arts and Humanities Festival, which runs throughout the month of October.

Lakeshore Museum Center reopens

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM)-- The Lakeshore Museum Center is back open, after broken water pipe forced it to close Monday.

According to the museum's Facebook page, the museum reopened Tuesday, and is dry.  The museum says it caught the problem before it could cause any serious damage.

Muskegon Township's Buel Park host Parade and Party

August 13th was the Annual Reeths-Puffer Neighborhood Improvement Association Parade and Party in the Park. The event that started with a 2 mile Parade route that arrived at Buel Park in Muskegon Township. The event has a long history of community support and was well attended even with threatening skies.

A great 7 piece band set the pace for a fun day that included 3 0n 3 basketball, kids events with play lands and a fun '55 gallon train ride', great food and fellowship rounded out the day of fun for all ages.  

New effort announced to restore White Lake

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, working  with the state of Michigan,  announced Wednesday that a new restoration effort for the shoreline of White Lake, near Muskegon.  The $2.1 million investment, part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), will ultimately result in the lake being taken off a binational list of U.S.-Canada “Areas of Concern” or AOCs.  White Lake flows into Lake Michigan via the White River.

Muskegon cools off at the Dog Beach

Muskegon cools off at the Dog Beach

Not only is Muskegon home to the beautiful Pere Marquette beach and park but it is also the place for our furry friends to cool off on hot days. Norman F. Kruse Park (formerly Bronson Park) at the end of Sherman Blvd in Muskegon is family and dog friendly.

The park has about one mile of Lake Michigan beach with large sand dunes. The dog welcome and friendly area is also family friendly. The beach is accessible by stairs and ramp to the beach and into the dunes. A dog beach was created on the beach along the northern part of the park were dogs are allowed off-leash. The park also has nature trails, playground, basketball court and restrooms.

The Kruse park is open from 5:30 am to 11: 00 pm. As the days heat up don't leave the 4 legged family members home, load up the kids, and the dogs and head to the beautiful Lake Michigan beach that welcomes the whole family.

Queen's Cup Race brings festivities to Muskegon

Yachts will fill Muskegon Friday for the 2011 Queen’s Cup Race.

Registration for the race across Lake Michigan runs from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30.  The race begins Friday afternoon at South Shore Yacht Club in Milwaukee, WI; and ends at the Muskegon Yacht Club, which will host post race festivities.  The Queen Cup is one of the oldest known cups in world yachting.