Recent and Featured Frankfort Articles

  • Live for art gallery Video: Live For Art Gallery in Beulah

    With an eclectic mix of work by both regional and Northern Michigan artists, Live For Art Gallery in downtown Beulah features fine art in a variety of […]

  • Kid friendly activities at the Sleeping Bear Dunes 9 Kid-Friendly Activities at the Sleeping Bear Dunes

    Home to 35 miles of pristine national Lakeshore, dozens of hiking trails, sandy beaches perfect for picnics, and much more, Sleeping Bear Dunes is the crown jewel of […]

  • 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 […]

  • M22 Iconic Roads of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

    It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey—the adage has never rung truer than when applied to a trip to the Sleeping Bear Dunes.  Yes, there […]

  • Empire Beach Sleeping Bear Dunes Towns

    The Northern Michigan towns adjacent to the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore are both quaint launchpads for your Dunes adventures or perfect Northern Michigan vacation pit-stops to […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center The Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor Center, Museums and More

    The shoreline along the Sleeping Bear Dunes has a rich agricultural and commercial history.  Take the kids and stop by several museums, the Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitor […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Hiking Trails Sleeping Bear Dunes Hiking Trails

    The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is a hiker’s heaven: with miles of trails cutting through woods and over dunes—and ultimately leading to breathtaking views of Lake […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Camping Sleeping Bear Dunes Camping

    Whether you’re interested in hooking up the camper or getting off the grid, Sleeping Bear Dunes camping offers a wide spectrum of options for campers of all […]

  • Maple Pecan Iced Cream Maple Pecan Ice Cream

    The following Northern Michigan food find of maple pecan ice cream is presented with the compliments of food and drink devotee, Sally Berlin.  Since 1977, Berlin has […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Attractions 9 Essential Sleeping Bear Dunes Attractions & Activities

    With 35 miles of sandy shoreline and 70,000 acres of protected wilderness, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is big—think three times the size of Manhattan.  With […]

  • Northern Michigan Art Walks Enjoy Northern Michigan Art Walks This Spring

    Support Northern Michigan’s thriving art scene by making the rounds at one of several walking events hosted by Northern Michigan towns.  Scroll to the bottom to learn […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Beaches Sleeping Bear Dunes Beaches

    The Sleeping Bear Dunes beaches provide an unforgettable sensory experience: gentle waves of the fresh, sapphire-blue water…golden, soft sand between your toes…the warmth of the sun and […]

  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Real Estate Sleeping Bear Dunes Real Estate: Live & Work Near the Lakeshore

    It’s not just a place to vacation: the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore can literally be in your backyard.  Here are a few Sleeping Bear Dunes real […]

  • moon_over_frankfort Moon Over Frankfort. Photo: Steve Bentley
  • Blake Elliott Northern Michigan Dining: Where Live Music and Good Eats Meet

    Where are the best places to chow down and listen to Northern Michigan-made music?  The following round-up—first featured in the 2014 April edition of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s […]

  • Alan Lomax Video: Alan Lomax-inspired Concert Features Northern Michigan Students

    With the tunes of Alan Lomax’s 1938 recordings of Michigan folk musicians ringing in their ears, students from several Northern Michigan schools and a few singer-songwriter mentors […]

  • frankfortpier_sunset Picture Perfect Frankfort Sunset. Photo: Steve Bentley
  • RS7577_MN FISH gates-hpr Stocking Fish Populations Improves Northern Michigan Fishing

    As a vital contributor to the area’s recreational economy, Northern Michigan fishing requires constant oversight from a group of aquatic caretakers—the Michigan DNR.  So when you haul […]

  • 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 […]

  • Northern Michigan Breweries The MyNorth Northern Michigan Brewery Guide is Here!

    The MyNorth Northern Michigan Brewery Guide is here!  Northern Michigan is overflowing with dozens of microbreweries that are turning the craft of brewing into an art-form.  With […]