June 7, 2018

Grand Hotel Sponsors Lighthouses on The Mag Mile Public Art Display in Chicago

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Grand Hotel Sponsors #MagMileLighthouses in Chicago: June 19 - August 11, 2018 Lighthouses on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago is a public art display of lighthouses painted and designed by individuals with disabilities. The event supports the organization, The Chicago Lighthouse, whose mission is to provide comprehensive services to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. Founded in 19....[ Read more ]
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 May 31, 2018

Grand Hotel Arts Weekend Presenter Alison Dobbins

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Today’s guest blogger is  Alison Dobbins, Associate Professor of Integrated Media Performance Design at the Michigan State University Department of Theatre. Alison will be the Saturday presenter for an afternoon workshop and evening performance for the 24th Annual Arts Weekend.  Alison Dobbins, Associate Professor of Integrated Performance Media Design, is at the forefront of ....[ Read more ]
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 May 25, 2018

Take on Grand Hotel

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 Take on Grand Hotel  Thank you to guest blogger, Jamie Michelson of SMZ Advertising for this "Take on Grand Hotel." Sure Grand Hotel fans know music is an important part of our experience. You first think of the standards. Then jazz, classical and the blues. But take a trip back with me to 1986 and let the catchy, pop tune of a-ha’s “Take on Me” get stuck in your head. Take on me, (....[ Read more ]
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 May 3, 2018

2018 Open the Grand by Dan Musser, III

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 Today marks the official opening of our 132nd season.  Today, myself along with my sister Mimi Cunningham are the third generation to operate the hotel. This will be our family’s 86th year welcoming guests and it is an honor to do so.  Every year we have an early opening for guests to enjoy Grand Hotel before we officially open for the season. This year the Midwest Handbell Musicians o....[ Read more ]
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 April 18, 2018

Grand Hotel Omnibus Restored for 2018 Season

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Grand Hotel Omnibus Restored for 2018 Season You may have seen one of the iconic Grand Hotel carriages or omnibuses during one of your visits to Mackinac Island and you may have even taken a ride in one. Everyday the Grand Hotel omnibus travels back and forth from the Mackinac Island ferry docks, transporting guests and their luggage comfortably to Grand Hotel. The driver always adorned in classic dress....[ Read more ]
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