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Silver Harbor Brewing Company: Meet The Makers, Episode 3

You can walk from beautiful Silver Beach and go have a great craft beer at Silver Harbor Brewing Company in Downtown St. Joseph. You can grab a stool at their rustic wood bar and fill your glass with their fresh beer and have some delicious food or fill a growler or a crowler! Listen to this episode to learn more The Makers at Silver Harbor Brewing Company. We sat down with Christian Cooks and Ben Dahl to learn more about this new brewery! Meet the Makers is brought to you by MakersTrail.org! Plan your route on the trail today! ... [Read Full Story]

Happy Headline: Benton Harbor Teacher Buys Shoes for Students in Need

Sean Kellogg is a teacher at Countryside Academy and she noticed students coming to school with less than ideal footwear. So she decided to do something about it. She used crowd funding site donorschoose.org to raise money and buy the shoes. Countryside Academy is accepting donations to purchase more shoes for kids in need. They can be reached at 269- 944-3319.
Learn more about this story by clicking the link of the full article from our news partners WNDU.
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The Sarah Diaries: Battle Of The 2am Enough

A while back I was chatting with a good friend about our respective dating adventures, when she suddenly announced how she’s tired of just being “2am good enough.” I immediately exclaimed “YES!!” because that’s exactly how I’ve felt multiple times. I’m not sure I can pin point exactly when I decided I was ok with this form of “enough”, but clearly I’m not the only one. Which makes me happy, and yet super sad. I fully understand we’ve become a more relaxed society, but a girl can dream of being something more, can’t she? Now, before you say, “But Sarah, are you upfront with them with what you want?” The answer is yes. I’m incredibly open with guys and tell them I’m not interested in the casual fling, FWB, late night rendezvous, etc… which apparently makes me a challenge to them? Like, suddenly they feel the need to try and get me to cave and go back on my words to gain manliness points or something. There have been a few that I’ve strongly considered going for it. But that just makes me 2am good enough again…
(Note: As I’m typing this, my phone has dinged TWICE! from 2 guys who “Want to cuddle” or “Netflix?”… slightly ironic.)
Yet, the battle rages on…
Like I’ve said before, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again expecting a different result.
So how do you break it? How do you convince yourself, and thus others that you’re more than just a “Heeeeyyyy” after dark? Personally, I’m starting to think it starts with admitting dating right now might not be for me, especially online – at least for the time being. Ok, also the types of guys I’ve been attracted to needs revamping, and re-examining what it is I’m looking for. In the meantime, it’s me and the gym, rediscovering my religious beliefs, explore other options and adventures on the bucket list, and heck maybe just maybe date myself. (After all there is no rule that says I can’t be my own Sugar Momma! HAHA!)
Eventually I’ll start asking friends if they know someone to keep me in mind. Continue purging my “lists” maybe give some of those past good first dates a call and a second chance. Throwing it out to the universe that I’m ready, and I’m well beyond 2am good enough.
Oh, one more thing… In case you were wondering, YOU are well beyond 2am good enough too!
Cheers!!
-Sarah
Sarah@983thecoast.com
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Mr. Blossomtime 2017 and His Court!

In case you missed Mr. Blossomtime Hunter Ackerman and his court this morning, he joined us along with the rest of his court: 1st runner-up Dylan Catalano from Buchanan, 2nd runner-up Nick Case from St. Joe, and Mr. Nice Guy Jonathan Burton from Lakeshore! Check out the video of their interview! Miss Blossomtime will be joining us tomorrow morning!
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NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK: Fans Are Still Screaming

If you caught New Kids on the Block on The Late, Late Show With James Corden Monday Night, you may have noticed that even though the guys are all in their mid-40s now, their fans were still screaming during their performance.  The group performed their new single “One More Night” from their upcoming EP, Thankful, which comes out May 12th. They’ll drop the official video for the song next Tuesday.... [Read Full Story]