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  • microbrew traverse city Unique Northern Michigan Wine and Brewery Tours

    Traverse City is known for many things, like scenic biking, spectacular wineries, gorgeous beaches, and an up-and-coming craft brewery scene. So, if you have limited time in Traverse […]

  • National Cherry Festival Adult Only Events at the National Cherry Festival

    Maybe you’re parents who want to get away from the kiddies, or you’re a couple searching for great date ideas, there is something for every adult to […]

  • northern michigan craft beer Two New Northern Michigan Breweries to Open This Summer

    Northern Michigan’s beer scene is continuing to expand this summer in Sutton’s Bay and Traverse City. Two Northern Michigan breweries—Rare Bird Brewery and Hop Lot Brewing Company—are […]

  • Photo by Anjanette Summers Northern Michigan Beer to Keep You Cool This Summer

    Northern Michigan is a great place for food and drink made with love, and Northern Michigan beer ain’t so bad, either.  And nothing beats sipping one while enjoying […]

  • Bridge Street Tap Room Bridge Street Tap Room in Charlevoix

    Dedicated to bringing Michigan made beers to Charlevoix, Phil Parr, owner of Bridge Street Tap Room in Charlevoix, knows his stuff. With a mission to have a large […]

  • Northern Michigan's Father Day Northern Michigan Father’s Day Grill Guide

    While Mother’s Day has its ritual brunch, Father’s Day is holiday of indecision: do we go out to eat at a Northern Michigan restaurant, or take to […]

  • Brandi Carlile will headline on Friday, Aug 22nd 2014 Summer Microbrew and Music Festival

    Taking place on Friday, August 22nd and Saturday the 23rd in Traverse City, the 2014 Summer Microbrew and Music Festival will be headlined by folk rocker Brandi […]

  • Hike and Bite in Traverse City Two-in-One: Hike and Bite in Traverse City

    Traverse City is home to miles of Northern Michigan hiking trails. Ranging from The Old Mission State Park to Traverse City’s unofficial “Central Park” at the Grand […]

  • Beer, Wine & Spirits in Traverse City Beer, Wine & Spirits in Traverse City

    While Leelanau Peninsula may be home to some of the most award-winning Northern Michigan wineries, Traverse City and nearby Old Mission Peninsula have also become strongholds for […]

  • lake_home 8 Cool-Temp Memorial Weekend Ideas Around Traverse City

    Looking into our crystal ball this weekend at the Traverse City area forecast we see SUNSHINE! Great news for Northern Michigan vacation and stay-cation lovers! Even so […]

  • Northern Michigan cider Q&A with Northern Michigan Cider Maker, Dan Young

    While cycling through Southern England with his wife, Massachusetts microbrewer brewer Dan Young became smitten with the country’s scrumpy.  When his wife, Nikki, landed a job in […]

  • 7 Must-Try Northern Michigan Hard Ciders 7 Must-Try Northern Michigan Hard Ciders

    Between the prominent beer and wine markets within Northern Michigan, there’s a third wheel inching its way into the glasses of thirsty Northern Michiganders: cider.  With the […]

  • Short's Brewing Anniversary Party A Toast To Northern Michigan: Tasting Leelanau Peninsula Wine & Celebrating Short’s First Decade

    MyNorth’s Dani Davis made a day out of two Northern Michigan events on Saturday, April 26th: she first sampled Leelanau Peninsula wine while touring Leelanau Peninsula’s Northern […]

  • Mud Sweat & Beers Mud, Sweat & Beers: Northern Michigan Biking Gets Messy

    On Saturday, May 3rd, Northern Michigan’s favorite off road bike race begins near Traverse City: the aptly named Mud, Sweat & Beers Fat Tire Fest.  Combining Northern […]

  • Girls with Guitars Video: Girls with Guitars Preview Their 2014 Tour

    Put a half-dozen or so Northern Michigan songstresses on a stage, add a handful of acoustic instruments into the mix and, voilà, Girls with Guitars!  This collective […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • The Titanic Dinner at Stafford's April Food Events in Northern Michigan

    From a food fight between two cooking-inclined countries to a duo of nautical-themed dinners, here are a five April food events in Northern Michigan: Cookbook Dinner Series […]

  • Oberon Day It’s Oberon Day!

    Some people measure the passage of the seasons by a calendar, while some prefer to trust a never-willing-to-cooperate groundhog.  But Michigan beer lovers know that the true […]

  • Short's Brewing Company Short’s Brewing Company’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

    On Saturday, April 26th, Short’s Brewing Company will celebrate its 10th birthday with a bona fide block party in downtown Bellaire.  The streets of the small town […]