Link Roundup - December 9, 2010

Hi Pure Michigan Connect Readers! Here's a quick glimpse of some interesting videos, fun articles and cheerful photos about Michigan that we've found this week. Enjoy!

Local cartoonist Dave Coverly gives a nod to Metro Detroit malls in a recent New Yorker cartoon – read about how the cartoon came to be and then take a look at the cartoon itself.

Harbor County is reported to be a “locavore’s delight” by travel and food blogger Sandra Scott. Check out her culinary tour of the area in her blog post.

In order to make it easier for traffic crossing to the U.P., the Mackinac Bridge is no longer charging a fee for people paying the toll by credit card. Read more about the changes in this article from

Looking for some inspiration for your family’s holiday card this year? This slideshow of strange holiday cards should give you some ideas of what (or what NOT) to do!

Holiday photo of the week: Instead of hugs, Santa’s handing out high fives this year!