Recent and Featured Traverse City Articles

  • Cue mouthwatering: the lamb from Walloon Lake Inn. Photo by Todd Zawistowski. 2014 Northern Michigan Restaurant Openings

    Every summer brings in a new batch of Northern Michigan restaurants, and 2014 is no exception. From elevated outdoor dining in Traverse City to upscale watering holes […]

  • The Rubber Ducky dive. Photo by the Bellaire Rubber Ducky Festival. 5 Fun Northern Michigan Festivals In August 2014

    Northern Michigan festivals are just good clean fun—unless you’re going to an event like the Buckley Old Engine Show, in which case it’s just good noisy, greasy, […]

  • Traverse City Central's All-Americans: Cam McAuliffe, Anthony Berry, Kyle Dotterrer, Keef Edwards Traverse City Central’s All-Americans: Fast and Fit

    In June of 2014, Traverse City Central High School’s 4-mile relay team traveled 1800 miles for the New Balance Nationals in North Carolina—and came home ALL-AMERICAN athletes.  […]

  • Bending the Light ‘Bending the Light’ Premiere at the Traverse City Film Festival

    On Sunday, August 3rd, the film Bending the Light premiered at the Traverse City Film Festival. Directed by acclaimed director Michael Apted—whose work includes everything from the Up documentary […]

  • Photo courtesy of the Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park. Garden Fest Comes to Botanic Garden in Traverse City

    On Sunday, August 10th, the Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park will host Garden Fest from noon to 5 pm in Traverse City. This family-friendly event will […]

  • Photo courtesy of MakerBot. 3D Printers in Traverse City Schools to Spur Innovation

    3D printing is a cutting-edge technology that can provide unparalleled learning opportunities for young students, and now this technology will be available to Northern Michigan kids who […]

  • Traverse City's flagship Little Free Library on Spruce Street. Photo provided by the Traverse Area District Library. Northern Michigan Little Free Libraries in Traverse City and Beyond

    Since 2012, Northern Michigan book readers have exchanged reading materials through Little Free Libraries—miniature, street-side libraries that boast small catalogs of books freely available to passing bibliophiles. […]

  • Grand Traverse Resort and Spa Retail Sales Associate

    Grand Traverse Resort and Spa is seeking enthusiastic and motivated Sales Associates with exceptional customer service skills to join our Team! SUMMARY Provide high level of guest […]

  • Photo courtesy of the Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park. Video: The Botanic Garden in Traverse City

    The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park is a 25-acre garden and outdoor recreation center under development in the Grand Traverse Commons in Traverse City; the project […]

  • Photo by Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa Northern Michigan Fat Tire Biking

    Fat tire biking has transformed Northern Michigan biking into a sport that can be practiced year-round in Northern Michigan’s outdoors. The activity requires a specialized fatbike with over-sized […]

  • Northern Michigan outdoor Adrenaline-Packed Northern Michigan Outdoor Adventures

    There are plenty of ways to get outside and enjoy the Northern Michigan outdoors; below is a list of some more unconventional ways to please the thrill-seeker in […]

  • Top 10 Northern Michigan charter boat captains Top 10 Northern Michigan Charter Boat Captains

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan charter boat captains for your next scenic sail or shot at one of Northern Michigan’s favorite sports: fishing. The following winners […]

  • The mouth of the Platte River. Photo by Teri Genovese. Best Northern Michigan Vacation Destinations for Summer Sojourns

    From the beaches of the Sleeping Bear Dunes to the wilderness of the Upper Peninsula, the most splendid Northern Michigan vacation destinations are only a short road […]

  • url Traverse City National Writers Series: Cancer, Love & Triumph

    Last summer, the Traverse City National Writers Series (NWS) launched an “In Studio” event series featuring free and low-cost book events with Katey Schultz, author of the […]

  • Pair 'The Bachelor Weekend' with a night cap at Kilkenny's Traverse City Film Festival: 5 Great Places for a Post-Film Discussion

    Getting your car after seeing a film at the Traverse City Film Festival and heading back to your bed is simply not an option—these films are meant […]

  • logo The Little Fleet

    The Little Fleet is Traverse City’s hip, fun bar/food truck compound that hosts the likes of Pigs Eatin’ Ribs (all things pork), Roaming Harvest (pork tacos) Anchor […]

  • harvest-logo Harvest

    Harvest is a small, local foods hip spot in the alley behind Front Street in Traverse City. While the menu changes seasonally, think soft-shell whitefish tacos, Jamaican […]

  • Find Film Fest Parties, Music, Restaurants and More! Traverse City Film Fest MyNorth Filmgoer Magazine 2014

    MyNorth Filmgoer, produced by the staff at Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine, is your before, during and after guide to the Traverse City Film Festival. MyNorth Filmgoer highlights […]

  • Swimmer's itch in Northern Michigan lakes How to Avoid Swimmer’s Itch in Northern Michigan Lakes

    Swimmer’s itch is a perennial problem for kids at Northern Michigan beaches, but there are a few simple steps to keep the itching and scratching at bay […]

  • Photo courtesy of Michigan DNR The Plentiful Perks of the Michigan Recreation Passport

    If you’re wondering how to take full advantage of Northern Michigan’s outdoors by camping, fishing, boating, hiking, or biking, there is one tool that can grant you […]