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Things Found Inside Books

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  Created from things found inside books, the “Stories Within Stories” installation is a collection of treasures that tell the stories of moments and memories saved and forgotten. Representative of other times, places and lives, each piece invites imagination and … Continue reading

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Live Music This Month at Falling Rock

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Derrell Syria Friday, September 4, 7:00 p.m. Singer/songwriter Derrell Syria has a vocal range that spans traditional Scandinavian/Reggae melodies and Gospel-inspired modulation. He sings his songs in the form of reggae, blues, rock and funk, blending the melodies and rhythms … Continue reading

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How to Make a Latte

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In this entertaining and informative (how to) video, our manager Eli talks us through the process of how to make a latte—the proper way—with the help of barista extraordinaire, Michaela. A “Dose” of Latte History Coffee and milk have been part … Continue reading

Posted in Cafe & Bookstore

Live Music & Open Jams Light Up Cafe

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The July 8th jam at Falling Rock was full with regular musicians, some old friends back for summer, tourists, and even a visitor who was riding his bicycle around Lake Superior—towing his instruments in a carrier attached to his bicycle! Thank … Continue reading

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The Many Names of a Manager

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Ambassador of good will and cheer! Johnny on the spot! The Energizer Bunny! These are names that customers, friends, and other employees have attached to our Café Manager Eli Kovar. A life long Yooper with family roots in Menominee, Eli … Continue reading

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Great Lakes Coffee Company

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Years ago when Jeff and I were traveling in Europe, I wanted to stop in at a little Catholic church we walked by. A lifelong Catholic, forever impacted by the rich liturgy and deep traditions, I commented that I could … Continue reading

Posted in Nancy's Corner

A Typical Day at Falling Rock Cafe

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Our friends Gertie Servia and Donna Shields show us something unique in our quiet little town in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Come for the fresh roasted coffee, ice cream, local food, art, and books.  Stay for the friendly people and charming atmosphere. … Continue reading

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Flare and Fare this Memorial Day Weekend

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This weekend is going to be a vibrant one at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore as Memorial Day is finally upon us. Not only will there be two nights of live local music, there will be two special items on the menu … Continue reading

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Chris Valenti’s Latest Visit

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Chris Valenti, one of Falling Rock’s regular performers, came back to play some favorites earlier this month. His guitar, voice, and harmonica lit up the room once again. This is what he likes about playing here…  

Posted in Live Music

Third Annual U.P. Nature Writing Contest

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Sponsored by North County Publishing of Skandia and Falling Rock Cafe & Bookstore of Munising. Win $250 and get published in Marquette Monthly and Munising News. We retain first publication rights only, author retains all other rights. Deadline for receipt of … Continue reading

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