Daily Archives: December 10, 2009

  • Shanty Creek Slopes Open Friday, December 11

    Shanty Creek Resorts in Bellaire, one of the Midwest’s premier four season resort destinations, will open its 2009/2010-winter season at Schuss Mountain on Friday, December 11.

  • 8 Northern Michigan Ice Wines to Savor This Season

    Here are eight Michigan ice wines, sometimes called dessert wines, to warm your season.

  • Making Ice Wine in Northern Michigan

    Step into the harvest of just-frozen grapes in the vineyards of 45 North, a winery in Lake Leelanau, and explore the art and science of making ice wine.

  • Made in Michigan Gifts: Dark Chocolate Truffles

    Hilda Charles and Sheryl Layton, owners of Charles Layton Chocolates in Traverse City, create chocolate truffles infused with cherries, chipotle and even wine.

  • Affluence and the Northern Michigan Home Market for 2010

    Ipsos Mendelsohn, a national, independent research firm has released its annual study on affluence, the 2009 Mendelsohn Affluent Survey. Find out what their conclusions mean to the Northern Michigan home market and how businesses can leverage this insight for 2010.

  • Video: Petoskey Celebrates the Holidays With Picturesque Small Town Style

    Step into a classic Northern Michigan, small town holiday celebration as Petoskey kicks off the season with its Holiday Open House.

  • Video: "The Christmas Schooner" Opens in Petoskey This Weekend

    “The Christmas Schooner,” a musical based on the Northern Michigan ship that risked winter waters on Lake Michigan to deliver Christmas trees to Chicago, opens this weekend at the Little Traverse Civic Theater in Petoskey.

  • Video: How to Make a Northern Michigan Evergreen Wreath

    Marley Demers, owner of Wreaths by Marley, demonstrates how to make a wreath using Douglas Fir, Fraser, Blue Spruce and more, combined with Northern Michigan pine cones and berries.

  • Interview With Boyne Mountain's Snowman

    Meet the man who makes the white stuff happen at Boyne Mountain ski resort.

  • A Christmas Carol Comes to Interlochen

    The timeless classic, “A Christmas Carol,” comes alive on stage at Interlochen Center for the Arts.