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Heard on the Street: What about a destination resort from the Sappi property to Nugent Sand?

Heard on the Street: What about a destination resort from the Sappi property to Nugent Sand? | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
The potential of commercial development on the former Sappi paper mill property beyond just industrial uses allows planners to think big.
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The Lake Effect - Blog

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The Milwaukee Clipper:  The Queen of the Great Lakes Yes it's time for a new Dock! Growing the Blue Economy: Muskegon, Michigan.  The Milwaukee Clipper needs to get a dock!  The Queen Mary of the...
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Let's turn the Milwaukee Clipper into the Queen Mary of Michigan's Gold Coast.  Why not MKG?

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Asian carp issue seen as not stopping river barge concept for Muskegon Lake

Asian carp issue seen as not stopping river barge concept for Muskegon Lake | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
Muskegon river barge promoters say that what they are suggesting for Muskegon Lake does not change the current barge traffic between the Mississippi River and Lake Michigan. They support further technologies that separate the river and the Great Lakes but keep shipping between the two.
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How do we push for new development and still protect the fragile eco-system that we enjoy?  A fine line it always seem.  Read about the issue in the MLIVE story.

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Hooked on Muskegon: Welcome to Muskegon, where are favorite color is Blue! | Growing the Lake Effect

Hooked on Muskegon: Welcome to Muskegon, where are favorite color is Blue! | Growing the Lake Effect | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
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What hooked me on Muskegon?  Hmmm…... water, beaches, marinas, ships, boats, sailing, tubing, skiing, kayaking, regattas, events, submarine, port, dunes, lighthouse, channel, lake, river, fishing, salmon, perch, whitefish, bass, breakwater, dog-beach, just to mention a few.  

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Hmmm... Rebranding MKG - focus on our uniqueness. | Growing the Lake Effect

Hmmm... Rebranding MKG - focus on our uniqueness. | Growing the Lake Effect | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
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With the right blend of restaurants, green space, walkways, water walks, lighthouses, piers and events we can take a leading role in building the economy and rebranding Muskegon.

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MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL! BOAT ON MY FRIENDS! | Growing the Lake Effect

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL! BOAT ON MY FRIENDS! | Growing the Lake Effect | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
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Let's continue to Grow the Blue Economy in Muskegon!  Boat on my friends!

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Why Choose Muskegon?......Community Focus - Great Lakes Marina! | Growing the Lake Effect

Why Choose Muskegon?......Community Focus - Great Lakes Marina! | Growing the Lake Effect | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it

We’ve created a community of boaters who come together to enjoy life on the water.

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We’ve created a community of boaters who come together to enjoy life on the water.

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Growing the Lake Effect

Growing the Lake Effect | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
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Muskegon has water and willing to share!  Come take a look...

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Muskegon Winter Sports Complex looks to expand with zip-line, rock climbing and covered pavilion

Muskegon Winter Sports Complex looks to expand with zip-line, rock climbing and covered pavilion | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
A Jenison-based recreational access planner is studying the potential expansion of activities at the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex in the Muskegon State Park with an emphasis on year-round features and universal access.
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Local state legislators tell Muskegon Rotary Club about support of river barge terminal in Muskegon

Local state legislators tell Muskegon Rotary Club about support of river barge terminal in Muskegon | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
Muskegon County State Reps. Collene Lamonte and Marcia Hovey-Wright gave the Muskegon Rotary Club a legislative update at a Thursday, Nov. 21 luncheon.
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Let's continue to look for ways to boost the Blue Economy. 

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Nugent Sand South Lake: 100 years of sand mining to be replaced by ambitious development

Nugent Sand South Lake: 100 years of sand mining to be replaced by ambitious development | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
Castle Dunes LLC plans for Nugent Sand's South Lake property does not include a water diversion plan that ended similar plans a year ago when the concept of putting South Lake water into Lake Michigan was rejected by state environmental regulators.
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Castle Dunes at Muskegon Shores looks to re-vitalize property investment.  If you would like more info on the project DM me Roger.  Or email me at lkeffectoffers@gmail.com 

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Job creation in Muskegon and Michigan is the goal of new energy center partnership, members say

Job creation in Muskegon and Michigan is the goal of new energy center partnership, members say | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
The newly formed Michigan Energy + Technology Center has private companies joining with Michigan State University to create economic growth through new and existing energy companies and the development of Muskegon's port.
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Great news for Muskegon.  Let's keep growing the Lake Effect.

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Coming ashore: Muskegon to welcome boaters into downtown through Hartshorn shoppers' docks

Coming ashore: Muskegon to welcome boaters into downtown through Hartshorn shoppers' docks | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
The city of Muskegon will start a shoppers' dock pilot project this summer allow temporary tie-up of boats iin a half dozen dedicated slips in its Hartshorn Marina for a small fee.
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A good start.....  Let's Grow the Lake Effect!  www.lakeeffectboating.com

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The Lake Effect - Blog

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“Welcome to Muskegon, where the favorite color is Blue!” Hooked on Muskegon:  “Welcome to Muskegon, where the favorite color is Blue!” What hooked me on Muskegon?  Hmmm…... water,...
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Lake Effect Boating - Muskegon Michigan

Lake Effect Boating - Muskegon Michigan | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
Memorial Weekend  Blessing of the Boats / Maritime Days Sunday, May 25 Muskegon Channel Area Click for details
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Go Jump in the Lake. It's time MKG! | Growing the Lake Effect

Go Jump in the Lake. It's time MKG! | Growing the Lake Effect | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
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I think we missed the mark! Where is the place you can legally jump into the lake? 

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Growing the Lake Effect

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It's time Muskegon.  Any suggestions on how to make this happen!

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Why Choose Muskegon...... Dockers Fish House! | Growing the Lake Effect

Why Choose Muskegon...... Dockers Fish House! | Growing the Lake Effect | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
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By land or boat a great Muskegon tradition!

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Muskegon river barge supporters begin lobbying U.S. Coast Guard to allow expanded operations

Muskegon river barge supporters begin lobbying U.S. Coast Guard to allow expanded operations | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
The U.S Coast Guard has begun a formal "rulemaking" procedure on the issue of river barge traffic from Chicago to Muskegon. An on-line docket has been established so the public can follow the issue and make comments.
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Local state legislators tell Muskegon Rotary Club about support of river barge terminal in Muskegon

Local state legislators tell Muskegon Rotary Club about support of river barge terminal in Muskegon | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
Muskegon County State Reps. Collene Lamonte and Marcia Hovey-Wright gave the Muskegon Rotary Club a legislative update at a Thursday, Nov. 21 luncheon.
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www.westmichiganportoperators.org | West Michigan Port Operators Home Page

www.westmichiganportoperators.org | West Michigan Port Operators Home Page | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it

Loving the photos of Muskegon Lake.

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All You Can Eat | Hot dog! Seattle gets a floating food truck | Seattle Times Newspaper Blog

All You Can Eat | Hot dog! Seattle gets a floating food truck | Seattle Times Newspaper Blog | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
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How cool would this be in Muskegon.

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Nugent Sand South Lake: New developer has resurrected residential plans for Norton Shores site

Nugent Sand South Lake: New developer has resurrected residential plans for Norton Shores site | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
Castle Dunes LLC has plans for an upscale, gated residential development on Nugent Sand Co.'s South Lake in Norton Shores.
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Need more info on this project?  DM me on facebook or twitter or email me at lkeffect@gmail.com  Thanks Roger Z.  Castle Dunes at Muskegon Shores.  A great place to live, work and play.

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Muskegon's Andrie Inc. barge crew in Cleveland helping development of Great Lakes' first wind farm (video)

Muskegon's Andrie Inc. barge crew in Cleveland helping development of Great Lakes' first wind farm (video) | Lake Effect... Preservation & Development | Scoop.it
The Muskegon-based Andrie Inc. crew is in Cleveland helping take Lake Erie bottom samples for research into a federally-supported five to nine wind turbine farm, which would be the first on the Great Lakes.
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No matter your thoughts on offshore energy it' great to see a Muskegon "Port City" based company helping.  Nice job Andrie.

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