Daily Archives: November 5, 2009

  • Traverse City's Backcountry Outfitters Hosts Kayaking Legend Stan Chladek

    Free talk and slideshow about adventure ocean kayaking at InsideOut Gallery.

  • 13 Tips for Modifying Your Home So You Can Age in Place

    Sally Erickson Bornschein, certified Aging in Place designer, offers 13 tips for modifying your home so you can live at home as you age.

  • Sally Erickson Bornschein Talks About Aging in Place

    Traverse City’s Sally Bornschein talks about the increasing number of older Americans wanting to grow old in their own homes and what to consider when hoping to age in place.

  • Video: Made in Michigan Gifts: The Tape Wrangler

    The Tape Wranger, developed by Traverse City-based Stexley-Brake, is a line of clean and simple duct tape dispenser, great for home or commercial use.

  • mark johnson chateau chantal Video: Mark Johnson of Chateau Chantal Demonstrates Wine Tasting

    Mark Johnson, winemaker for Chateau Chantal Vineyard on the Old Mission Peninsula near Traverse City, demonstrates the steps to effective wine tasting.

  • Video: Holiday Appetizers with Cherries from Benjamin Twiggs

    Pumpkin Butter Dip and Cherry Pepper Meatballs are some of the holiday appetizers Benjamin Twiggs displays in this video featuring holiday appetizers that use local ingredients.

  • Made in Michigan Gifts: Handmade Harps

    Jerry Wares, of Traverse City, makes gorgeous, handmade harps, many of which go to programs offering comfort to people suffering from serious illness.

  • Commercial Wind Power in Northern Michigan: Three Stories

    Commercial wind turbines are debated in three Northern Michigan communities—Benzie, Leelanau and McBain—each balancing alternative energy and lease revenue against noise and scenic disruption.

  • A Wind Turbine All Your Own Made in Manistee

    If you’re thinking of wind power for your home, check out The Mariah Windspire, developed by Mariah Power in Manistee, one of the hottest wind turbines in today’s home market.