Recent and Featured Charlevoix Articles

  • Spring edibles at Northern Michigan Restaurants Restaurant Round-Up: Spring Edibles at Northern Michigan Restaurants

    It’s springtime, and concomitant to the bursting of green throughout Northern Michigan’s outdoors is the sprouting of delicious food finds from the forest floor.  We’ve scoured Northern […]

  • Leelanau Conservancy Memorial Weekend Michigan Highway Alerts

    The good news is that you probably won’t be launching your Northern Michigan vacation this Memorial Weekend with a traffic backup. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) […]

  • b691fc26e5a0a9e7030ac6eae46739bb.jpg_srz_p_1200_263_75_22_0.50_1.20_0 Quay Restaurant and Terrace Bar

    French influenced American cuisine featuring prime rib, John Cross Whitefish and specialty cocktails at the Quay Restaurant and Terrace Bar in Charlevoix.

  • Northern Michigan Land for Sale Be A Land Baron: Pristine Northern Michigan Land For Sale

    Relocate to Northern Michigan and stake your claim on one of the following plots of Northern Michigan land for sale.  While views of the water or lake […]

  • NHC0414_DROST-16 Charlevoix Home with Stunning Stone Landscaping

    If you’re renovating in or relocating to Northern Michigan and need a little outdoor inspiration, there are two words for you: Bob Drost. Drost, Northern Michigan’s landscaping […]

  • Crooked Tree Art Center Petoskey’s Crooked Tree Art Center to Focus on Detroit Artists, Performers

    From June through September of 2014, Petoskey’s Crooked Tree Art Center (CTAC) will host ‘Detroit @ CTAC’, a summer-long program of Northern Michigan events featuring artists, musicians and […]

  • Lake Charlevoix Home Lake Charlevoix Home Is a Cottage Reborn

    This beautiful, lakeside Northern Michigan cottage near Charlevoix was literally raised from the ashes.  Read on to find out how a family was able to rebuild their Northern […]

  • Apache Trout Grill in Traverse City Northern Michigan Memorial Day Weekend: Where to Dine Outdoors

    It’s Memorial Day Weekend and you’ve made it to Northern Michigan. You hear a deep, ominous rumbling from your abdomen, and you think to yourself…I’m starving!  Now […]

  • Rowe Inn Mad About Morels: Rowe Inn’s Morel Dinners

    For 38 years and counting, the Rowe Inn’s Morel Dinner Series in the small Northern Michigan town of Ellsworth has set the bar for Northern Michigan’s most […]

  • RS41565_DSC_0452 10 Northern Michigan Memorial Day Weekend Activities

    Top 10 Northern Michigan Memorial Day Weekend ideas for everyone in the family to celebrate the start of summer

  • Alan Lomax 1930′s Northern Michigan: Folklorist Alan Lomax’s Musical Survey

    In the fall of 1938, America’s greatest folklorist, Alan Lomax, embarked on a race-against-time mission to document the voices of Michigan’s cultural and musical melting pot before […]

  • Charlevoix Stay and Play in Charlevoix at the Weathervane

    With a million-dollar view of the Charlevoix waterfront, the Weathervane Terrace Inn and Suites is an award-winning hotel near downtown Charlevoix.  The Weathervane offers an ideal lodging […]

  • Northern Michigan Brunch Easter Sunday: Where to Get the Best Northern Michigan Brunch

    After Easter service, there’s only one question for the hungry post-Lent parishioner: “With all these restaurants in Northern Michigan, where do I get the best Northern Michigan […]

  • Northern Michigan Towns Easter Egg Hunts in Northern Michigan Towns

    As the most benign of hunting events, Northern Michigan Easter egg hunts are great springtime activities for kids.  Here’s a list of 2014 Easter Egg Hunts in […]

  • boyne mountain Northern Michigan: Win a BOYNE Family Vacation

    Enter for your chance to win a BOYNE family vacation in beautiful Northern Michigan! This prize package includes: 5 Nights Lodging for a Family of Four Splash […]

  • Morels Morels: Why You May Never Be A Certified Wild Mushroom ID’er

    The State of Michigan provides little guidance on what it takes to be a certified mushroom provider.  How will increased attention from regional health departments affect the […]

  • Northern Michigan Sushi Northern Michigan Sushi Hotspots

    Prepare for spring by seeking fresh Northern Michigan sushi with your sweetie.  The following list was first published in the 2014 March issue to Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. […]

  • Lou Mettler at his Bay Harbor shop Mettlers American Mercantile in Bay Harbor

    Lou Mettler is a Northern Michigan business maverick: he’s grabbed a hold on the look of the American way, never looked back, and ended up with a […]

  • Northern Michigan Wedding Photography Five Northern Michigan Wedding Venues

    Wedding photographers are a lucky bunch: they get to preserve the most romantic moments of people’s lives on film, see the beautiful places that inspire such love […]

  • nicks_pics_133 Bring on the Sunshine! Photo: Don Rhudy