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  • grow benzie Grow Benzie Offers Lifelong Healthy Skills for Children

      Northern Michigan kids can learn about agriculture and what it takes to grow Northern Michigan food at Grow Benzie in Benzonia. This Northern Michigan non-profit organization and […]

  • Photo by Michigan Land Use Institute Cooking with Kids at the Northwestern Michigan Fair

    Northern Michigan kids can learn about healthy eating, local agriculture and Northern Michigan food and drink at the Northwestern Michigan Fair during the Cooking with Kids at […]

  • Photo courtesy of the National Writers Series National Writers Series Kids Writing Workshops

    The National Writers Series not only hosts incredible book events in Traverse City, they also organize Northern Michigan kids writing workshops led by talented, professional writers. Find […]

  • Nauti-Cat Catamaran on Grand Traverse Bay Special Nauti-Cat Cruise: Sailing for Survivors

    The Nauti-Cat—a large catamaran that sails across West Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City—is well-known for being a good time, but on Sunday, July 27th, the boat […]

  • panel Film School at the Traverse City Film Festival

    The Traverse City Film Festival will be offering film classes at Scholars Hall, located at 1450 College Drive on the campus of Northwestern Michigan College. Aspiring filmmakers of any […]

  • Harbor Springs Cottage Harbor Springs Cottage: Beach House Etherealized

    This Harbor Springs cottage on a bluff above Lake Michigan captures the essence of beach living. The following Northern Michigan cottage profile was first featured in the June […]

  • Traverse City Real Estate Traverse City Real Estate: A Downtown Luxury Condo

    This two-bedroom, ranch-style condo is a special piece of Traverse City real estate, and features many luxury amenities. With granite counter tops, a tile back splash, hardwood […]

  • Ciao Bella in Petoskey Carries Tucci Umbrellas Northern Michigan Style: Best Dressed Picnics, Patios, Decks and Gardens

    Last August our Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine cover sported a festive summer table dressed for a sunset feast, and copies flew off the newsstands. What captured our […]

  • Crystal Mountain's outdoor pool. Photo by Crystal Mountain. Northern Michigan Pools and Splash Pads for Kids

    Sometimes a Northern Michigan beach just won’t cut it for the kids, especially in the midst of their summer vacation in Northern Michigan. For kids (and maybe […]

  • The Nest, Traverse City Northern Michigan Lakeside Living Interior Design

    This season we’re bringing Northern Michigan lakeside living indoors to create rooms inspired by the lakes we never want to leave, nautical lifestyles, and lakeside living. Consider this […]

  • Photo by Garvey Farm & Wedding Barn Michigan Land Use Institute Summer Barn Bash

    Head out to the Garvey Barn in Williamsburg on Friday, July 25th to give back to the Michigan Land Use Institute with the help of some Northern […]

  • Kids U-Pick Popsicle Recipe Northern Michigan U-Pick Popsicle Recipe: Healthy, Fruity Dreamsicles

    This Northern Michigan recipe is reason enough to take the kids to the nearest u-pick farm for some good old fashioned fruit-picking fun. Kids can have a blast making farm-fresh […]

  • terrarium bar Fresh Home Decorations at Terrarium Bar in Traverse City

    Terrariums make the perfect Northern Michigan home accessory or gift for someone special, and Terrarium Bar in Traverse City is a one-stop shop for all things terrariums. […]

  • Two T's offered by Tee See Tee T-shirts with a Punchline from Tee See Tee’s

    If you’re looking for a Michigan-specific tee that you’ll wear year after year (instead of forgetting about it at the bottom of your dresser), then have we […]

  • Glen Arbor, MI Wedding Photography - Megan & Steve - © Dan Stewart Photography What to Wear to an Outdoor Wedding in Northern Michigan

    Dressing for Northern Michigan weddings is a tricky beast, especially if the wedding is outdoors. As a vacation destination, Northern Michigan demands a more casual style, but throwing […]

  • Northern Michigan fishing Simple Tips for Northern Michigan Fishing in the Summer

    Having a successful Northern Michigan fishing outing doesn’t take a lot of equipment or much experience on the water, it just takes a little know-how to find […]

  • Photos by Todd Zawistowski Glen Lake Cottage a New Home Away from Home

    With a new family moving into a long-standing Glen Lake cottage near Glen Arbor, it could have been curtains on the legacy and charm of an historic […]

  • Photos by Todd Zawistowski Summertime Northern Michigan Style is a Toast to Tiki

    A summertime Northern Michigan home or cottage deserves a few details to bring the sunshine inside, which is why Northern Home & Cottage editor Lissa Edwards scoured […]

  • northern michigan shopping Northern Michigan Shopping: 7 Offbeat Boutiques

    Find colorful accessories for your Northern Michigan home or cottage or closet at the following Northern Michigan shopping destinations in Traverse City, Walloon Lake, Petoskey and Lake […]

  • Batali with East Leland farmer Jim Bardenhagen and daughter, Ginger Mario Batali Helps Preserve Leelanau County Farms

    Mario Batali has teamed up with the Leelanau Conservancy to raise funds in an effort to give back by maintaining historic farmsteads in Leelanau County. Read on […]