Lake Michigan

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Lake Michigan’ here at MarkCz.com.
Beachside Oasis mural ‘Fiesta,’ Racine, Wisconsin

Beachside Oasis mural ‘Fiesta,’ Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — West facade of Beachside Oasis (formerly North Beach Oasis) at 100 Kewaunee St. in Racine's North Beach Park on the Lake Michigan shore, featuring a Hispanic-themed mural entitled "Fiesta." The mural was created in 2008 by local students and...

We Energies coal ash spills into Lake Michigan

We Energies coal ash spills into Lake Michigan

Wisconsin news made The Rachel Maddow Show again last night. That's because on Monday, coal ash from the grounds of We Energies' Oak Creek Power Plant was swept into Lake Michigan when a shoreline bluff collapsed during construction — ironically, for an air quality...

Wind Point Lighthouse, Wind Point, Wisconsin

Wind Point Lighthouse, Wind Point, Wisconsin

Wind Point, Wisconsin — The Wind Point Lighthouse on Lake Michigan, viewed from the southeast. Text of the lighthouse's Wisconsin Historical Society sign: THE WIND POINT LIGHTHOUSE To assist navigation around the point into Racine harbor, the Wind Point Lighthouse...

Simmons Island Beach House, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Simmons Island Beach House, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Kenosha, Wisconsin — The Simmons Island Beach House, on the Lake Michigan shore of Kenosha's Simmons Island Park, was designed in the Tudor Revival style by architect Chris Borggren and built in 1934. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.

Coast Guard Station Kenosha,1866 lighthouse

Coast Guard Station Kenosha,1866 lighthouse

Kenosha, Wisconsin — At left, Coast Guard Station Aids to Navigation Team (STANT) Kenosha. At right, the 1866 Kenosha Southport Light. Both are situated on Simmons Island and are seen here across the water of Kenosha's harbor. In the eastern distance, beyond Simmons...

Double rainbow over Kenosha Harbor

Double rainbow over Kenosha Harbor

Kenosha, Wisconsin — A double rainbow appears over the harbor as the setting sun spotlights Kenosha's two Lake Michigan lighthouses: At left, the 1866 Kenosha Southport Light and, at the far end of the harbor, the red Kenosha North Pier Light.

Spanish-American War cannon, Kenosha

Spanish-American War cannon, Kenosha

Kenosha, Wisconsin — Cannon from the Spanish-American War (1898) in Eichelman Park, pointed out toward Lake Michigan. A 1939 photo of the same cannon can be found in the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.

Boat House Pub & Eatery, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Boat House Pub & Eatery, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Kenosha, Wisconsin — Back view of the Boat House Pub & Eatery at 4917 7th Avenue, one of several Kenosha restaurants located on the city's Lake Michigan harbor — in this case the Simmons Island Marina small boat harbor. In the distance at top right is the steeple...

Feeding Lake Michigan gulls

Feeding Lake Michigan gulls

Kenosha, Wisconsin — A man feeds bread to Ring-Billed Gulls at Pennoyer Park on Lake Michigan. Please don't do this. Quoting from the article linked above: The rapidly expanding ring-billed gull population has led to many conflicts between seagulls and people. Rooftop...

Lake Michigan

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Lake Michigan’ here at MarkCz.com.

Beachside Oasis mural ‘Fiesta,’ Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — West facade of Beachside Oasis (formerly North Beach Oasis) at 100 Kewaunee St. in Racine's North Beach Park on the Lake Michigan shore, featuring a Hispanic-themed mural entitled "Fiesta." The mural was created in 2008 by local students and...

We Energies coal ash spills into Lake Michigan

Wisconsin news made The Rachel Maddow Show again last night. That's because on Monday, coal ash from the grounds of We Energies' Oak Creek Power Plant was swept into Lake Michigan when a shoreline bluff collapsed during construction — ironically, for an air quality...

Wind Point Lighthouse, Wind Point, Wisconsin

Wind Point, Wisconsin — The Wind Point Lighthouse on Lake Michigan, viewed from the southeast. Text of the lighthouse's Wisconsin Historical Society sign: THE WIND POINT LIGHTHOUSE To assist navigation around the point into Racine harbor, the Wind Point Lighthouse...

Simmons Island Beach House, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Kenosha, Wisconsin — The Simmons Island Beach House, on the Lake Michigan shore of Kenosha's Simmons Island Park, was designed in the Tudor Revival style by architect Chris Borggren and built in 1934. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.

Coast Guard Station Kenosha,1866 lighthouse

Kenosha, Wisconsin — At left, Coast Guard Station Aids to Navigation Team (STANT) Kenosha. At right, the 1866 Kenosha Southport Light. Both are situated on Simmons Island and are seen here across the water of Kenosha's harbor. In the eastern distance, beyond Simmons...

Double rainbow over Kenosha Harbor

Kenosha, Wisconsin — A double rainbow appears over the harbor as the setting sun spotlights Kenosha's two Lake Michigan lighthouses: At left, the 1866 Kenosha Southport Light and, at the far end of the harbor, the red Kenosha North Pier Light.

Spanish-American War cannon, Kenosha

Kenosha, Wisconsin — Cannon from the Spanish-American War (1898) in Eichelman Park, pointed out toward Lake Michigan. A 1939 photo of the same cannon can be found in the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections.

Boat House Pub & Eatery, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Kenosha, Wisconsin — Back view of the Boat House Pub & Eatery at 4917 7th Avenue, one of several Kenosha restaurants located on the city's Lake Michigan harbor — in this case the Simmons Island Marina small boat harbor. In the distance at top right is the steeple...

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