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  • kids halloween Halloween Fun For Northern Michigan Kids

    There is plenty to do this Halloween season with the kids! From trick or treating to exploring a lighthouse to exploring a ship, see below for what […]

  • staff photographer Guide to the Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge

    The Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge is an annual 30 mile mountain biking race from Kalkaska to Traverse City. This year’s 25th annual event takes place on […]

  • Shorts edited Northern Michigan Halloween Festivities

    Dust off your pirate hats, pull out those hideous dresses and throw on a wig, because it’s almost time for some great Northern Michigan Halloween parties! Staying […]

  • staff photographer Northern Michigan Fall Red Wines

    This article was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. With farmers markets flush with fresh produce, and fall mushrooms popping up […]

  • star wars Star Wars Reads Day in Traverse City

    On Saturday, October 11, 2014 in downtown Traverse City, keep an eye out for Star Wars Stormtroopers on Front Street. It’s “Star Wars Reads Day” at local […]

  • staff photographer Union Street Station Owner Rick Thompson

    This profile was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. When it comes to entertainment, Union Street Station owner Rick Thompson has […]

  • edited microbrew Video: Traverse City Microbrew & Music Festival 2014

    Looking back on summer with nostalgia now that it’s officially fall in Northern Michigan? Check out this video that captures some of the fun that occurred at […]

  • Old Mission Color Tour

    This fall color tour article was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. It’s the perfect companion for your Old Mission color […]

  • edited foufou Bistro Foufou Presents Tour de France Dinner

    A journey to France isn’t so far away! The Tour de France Brumont Dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, October 8 at 6:30 pm at Bistro Foufou in […]

  • edited apple walnut Apple Harvest Dinner at Black Star Farms

    The Apple Harvest Dinner is taking place on Wednesday October 8, 2014 at Black Star Farms in Suttons Bay. Black Star Farms Executive Chef Jonathan Dayton and […]

  • Hunt for reds The Hunt for the Reds of October on the Leelanau Peninsula

    The Leelanau Peninsula is well known for its Riesling and other cool-climate white varietals and blends. What are often overlooked, however, are the high-quality Northern Michigan red […]

  • edit garlic Northwest Michigan Garlic Show & Auction

    The Northwest Michigan Garlic Show and Auction takes place on October 18, 2014 at Maple Bay Farm (5 miles south of Elk Rapids on US 31) from […]

  • caramel apple Video: Making the Perfect Caramel Apple

    Brian Daily, owner of Kilwins in downtown Traverse City, demonstrates how to make the perfect caramel apple. Videographer Kris Riley captures Brian demonstrating each step of the […]

  • cider pic 10 Places to Buy Apple Cider in Northern Michigan

    It wouldn’t feel like fall in Northern Michigan without some cider! See below for a roundup of 10 places to buy apple cider (some even have donuts […]

  • edited gears and beers Bell’s Beer Weekend at the Grand Traverse Resort

    The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, just a short drive from Traverse City, is planning a weekend in celebration of mountain biking and craft beer. The Bell’s […]

  • edited hops First Annual Empire Hops Festival

    From the town that brought Northern Michigan the Asparagus Festival, comes a new event, the first annual Empire Hops Festival. This inaugural event takes place on Saturday […]

  • Edited food corps Video: School Gardening at Traverse Heights

    Students at Traverse Heights Elementary school in Traverse City recently got their hands dirty learning about seeds. Traverse Heights is one of the four schools in TCAPS […]

  • nmc edited Northwestern Michigan College Offers Culinary Classes

    Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City is hosting a collection of 39 one-day cooking classes that combine global cuisines, award-winning chefs and innovative cooking techniques. New classes […]

  • Leelanau UnCaged Leelanau UnCaged in Northport

    The second annual “Leelanau Uncaged” is being held in Northport on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10 am to 10 pm. The event was inspired by a […]

  • edited beers Hops ‘n Highlands Microbrew Festival

    The inaugural Hops ‘n Highlands Microbrew Festival takes place from Friday, September 26 to Saturday, September 27 at Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs. This new fall beer […]