Peter may be playing the keys in Ann Arbor, Michigan, but he’s tapping out the fight song of his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin, for all of the local Wolverines to hear.
Luckily, Michigan is back in the spotlight for this week’s Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcast. Do you know how the town Ann Arbor got its start? Which University of Michigan alum founded a charity on the ideals of a bow tie? What on earth a “fairy-door” is?
Find out the answers to these questions and the latest travel news when, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from the University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Click here to listen to the show streaming live from 10am until 1pm ET on Saturday, May 26, 2012.
Terry Gardner, contributor to the Los Angeles Times and freelance travel writer, shares 10 steps to greener travel.
Coy Vaughn, deputy director of the Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission, talks about how Ann Arbor got its start and its name.
Michaela Guzy, the travel evangelist and founder of ohthepeopleyoumeet.com, calls in from Nairobi to update us on her trip and tell us how her preparations have paid off, or haven’t.
Dhani Jones, former University of Michigan football star, talks about a non-profit organization he is collaborating on called Bow Ties for a Cause.
Dan Askin, news editor for CruiseCritic.com, discusses summer cruise trends, top destinations for families, and the new ship, Norwegian Breakaway.
Eve Aronoff, chef and owner of Frita Batidos (which means “burgers and milkshakes” in Spanish), chats about her Ann Arbor-based restaurant.
Lisa Napoli, journalist and author of Radio Shangri-La, calls in to share why she went to Bhutan in the first place and what made her want to stay in the end.
Joseph Rosa, director of the University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA), explains the museum’s collection, its past and where he sees the museum in five to 10 years.
Tom Murray, owner of Conor O’Neills, Ann Arbor’s “real” Irish Pub, drops by the studio to discuss what makes a pub so authentic, and how his pub honors that legacy.
Jonathan Wright, founder of urban-fairies.com, fills Peter in about the “fairy-doors” of Ann Arbor, why he created them and where you can find them.
By Charles Edward Hicks for PeterGreenberg.com