Behind the Mitten

Behind the Mitten

"Behind the Mitten" is Michigan's premiere travel radio show and Podcast and has more than 500 episodes. It is co-hosted by John Gonzalez and Amy Sherman. John is a longtime journalist, social media early adopter and member of the Central Michigan University Journalism Hall of Fame. Amy is a former chef with 20-plus experience, craft beer expert and freelance writer. The show has been recognized by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters as Best in Category. Learn more at https://www.facebook.com/behindthemitten.

Episodes

February 17, 2024 10 mins
A special bonus podcast with our Behind the Mitten Resident Ski Bunny Nick Nerbonne.

Nick shares some slope updates, making sure to point out that our Michigan ski hills are open, and are offering some great skiing, despite the lack of snow on the ground. We have some of the best snowmakers in the country here, and they've been working overtime this year, creating good conditions on slopes from north to south.

As a lifelong skier, a...
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SEASON 6, BONUS

On this speical podcast, Britney Buti Primeau of Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville sits down with John Gonzalez and assures skiers that they DO HAVE SNOW! "Your backyard is not an indicator of our conditions," she says on the show.

They anticipate a busy March with awesome deals for skiiing, great restaurants, a busy spa, and popular local destinations like Iron Fish Distillery and Stormcloud Brewery in Frankfo...
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What a great season! What a great team! Our beloved Detroit Lions had a season for the ages, and we just can't get enough. We just had to have one more week of Detroit Lions football. What a great show this weekend, with superfans, super chefs, and even a former player stopping by to share the excitement.



We start with our good friend Earl Bovia from Bay City Bills Bar & Grill, a Lions season ticket holder along with his wife Mi...
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On this podcast, Gonzo and Amy talk to Terry Moore, who handles Media Relations and Communications for the West Michigan Golf Show, which is this weekend (Feb. 9-11, 2024).

What: For over 35 years, West Michigan has started the golf season with the West Michigan Golf Show. With the area’s top equipment dealers, courses and resorts, you can plan your entire golf season and even book your first tee-time of the year.

Other attractions i...
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SEASON 6, EPISODE 5:

Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

On this show, Amy and Gonzo debut in Grand Haven, then take you around the state to things you can do INDOORS!

Segments include:


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SEASON 6, BONUS EPISODE

On this bonus podcast, John Gonzalez and Amy Sherman of Behind the Mitten talk to John Lindley, President & CEO of Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC). They talk about the popularity of RVing and camping, as well as the latest trends, travel tips and campground etiquette for newcomers.

They also run down the details you need to know about this weekend's 58th annual Detroit...
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SEASON 6, EPISODE 4:

Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

On their fourth show of the year, Amy and Gonzo get all bundled up once again to discover what life is like on Mackinac Island during the winter time.

Segments include:
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This week we head straight to Maize and Blue country, where we shout a hearty hello and how ya doin' from good old Ann Arbor town, home to THE National Champs THE University of Michigan. It's Ann Arbor Restaurant Week running through January 26, and we checked out just a few of the awesome offerings you can experience this year.

We chat with Vicki Joling, from Ann Arbor Main Street Area Association and Chad Wiebesick, Destination An...
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Michigan International Auto Show Rolls Into DeVos Place February 1-4, 2024

On this special bonus podcast, John Gonzalez and Amy Sherman of Behind the Mitten talk to Dawn Baker, Show manger of the Michigan International Auto Show. She fills us in on everything we need to know.

WHAT: 26th Annual Michigan International Auto Show
WHEN: February 1-4, 2024 (Thursday & Friday, 11am-9:00pm | Saturday 10am-9:00pm | Sunday 10am-5pm)
WHERE: ...
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Michigan’s Premiere Maple Syrup Festival
March 16-17 & March 23-24
Maple Row Sugarhouse in Jones, Michigan
More info: michiganmaplefestival.com or on Facebook.

On this podcast, Christy Olson of Maple Row Sugarhouse runs down all the things you can do at their annual Maple Syrup Festival in Jones, Michigan. The festival is spread over two weekends and includes “everything maple,” she said.

You can see how they make maple syrup and en...
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SEASON 6 - PREVIEW OF ANN ARBOR RESTAURANT WEEK SHOW

Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez of Behind the Mitten join the Paul Miller Show on WPHM in Port Huron to preview this weekend's show, which is all about Ann Arbor Restaurant Week (Jan. 21-26, 2024).

Learn more about Ann Arbor Restaurant Week at annarborrestaurantweek.com.

Learn more about the Paul Miller Show at wphm.net. And make sure to listen to this weekend's Behind the Mitten on t...
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SEASON 6, EPISODE 2:

Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

On our second show of the year, Amy and Gonzo get all bundled up for winter fun across Michigan!

First, they capture all the things you can do at Tip-Up Town USA (Jan. 20-21, Jan. 27) in Houghton Lake, as well as Winterfest in Higgins Lake (Feb. 16-17). Thanks to Theresa Ekdorm ...
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SEASON 6, EPISODE 2:

Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

On this special podcast and episode, Amy and Gonzo visit Roscommon County in Northern Michigan to learn about a couple cool events taking place in Houghton Lake and Higgins Lake.

First, Theresa Ekdorm of the Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau give them the run down of all the eve...
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SEASON 6, EPISODE 1:

Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

On the first show of the year - recorded when there was very little snow - Amy and Gonzo capture all the things you can do at the beautiful Treetops Resort in Gaylord, Michigan.

Even though we have tons of snow now, Treetops has been making snow since early December, with multip...
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Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

This week Amy and Gonzo run down some of the year's best moments, and interviews!

Don't miss out on the latest in travel, events and the spirit of the season! Learn more about Behind the Mitten at amyandgonzo.com.

Follow John and Amy:

Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/behindthemitten
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Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

This week Amy and Gonzo run down some of their picks of the year, including Beer of the Year.
Joining them is owner Nick Van Court of Barrel + Beam in Marquette. Listen to him explain what made this pick so special!


Gonzo and Amy also talk about some of things they did not get to do, and how they ar...
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Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

On this Podcast, Gina Thorsen, CEO of Stormy Kromer, unveils the fascinating history behind this iconic Michigan brand. Learn how her family took over the legendary business and brought it to the heart of Michigan. Since 1903, Stormy Kromer has embodied the independence, wit, and grit of the upper...
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Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

On this show, your hosts take you on a journey through the snowy landscapes of Michigan, featuring exclusive interviews and insider tips.

Nick Nerbonne, the Resident Ski Bunny from Pure Michigan, joins the show to spill the beans on the best ski resorts now open for action. From the slopes of Treet...
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Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

Your hosts take you on a journey through the snowy landscapes of Michigan, featuring exclusive interviews and insider tips. Nick Nerbonne, the Resident Ski Bunny from Pure Michigan, joins the show to spill the beans on the best ski resorts now open for action. From the slopes of Treetops resort in...
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Welcome to Behind the Mitten, Michigan's premiere travel radio show and podcast, hosted by the dynamic duo Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez.

This weekend, Amy and Gonzo dive into the magical world of holiday events and travel destinations across the Great Lakes State.

First up on the lineup is an exclusive interview with Tom Bachman, known as "the man who makes stuff." Tom is one of the creative forces behind the annual Nite Lites drive...
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