Recent and Featured Live Here Articles

  • Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour

    Tickets for the Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour are available for $12, Saturday, November 1st at all of the tour locations listed at the bottom of this article. Please come and join us. It’s going to be a beautiful day for beautiful kitchens.

  • Best Docs Reception in Traverse City, Michigan

    More than 200 physicians and health care practitioners celebrate the strengths of the health care Up North

  • Checking in with: Colleen Masterson @ Traverse City's New Nature Center

    Meet Colleen Masterson, new education director at the Grand Traverse Conservation District’s cool new center.

  • Adopt-a-Beach 2008: Help Wanted

    Head to your favorite Great Lakes beach on September 20 and make it even better.

  • Parks in Focus: Connecting Youth to Nature through Photography

    Eleven downstate teens, four days, hundreds of miles of Upper Peninsula nature to photograph. Check out the results.

  • From Brady Bunch to Hip in Petoskey

    A stylish young designer takes on her Brady Bunch–era home in Petoskey and turns it into a hip hideaway.

  • Pulled Together: Bedtime

    Rock-a-bye in rustic elegance.

  • The Chameleon House's Perch Above Lake Michigan

    With its lean profile and modern mien, the Brondyk home captures the Lake Michigan view and creates an unexpected and captivating presence along a Leelanau County two-lane.With its lean profile and modern mien, the Brondyk home creates an unexpected and
    captivating presence along a Leelanau County two-lane.

  • Lucky Shot in Oscoda County

    After a long hunt, this couple hits the bull’s-eye with this Northern Michigan quintessential getaway.

  • Northern Style: Soft Rustic

    Buh-bye, lumberjack lodge. The new rustic is soft, feminine and naturally inspired.

  • Northern Style: The New Mod Has the Blues—and Blacks

    The new mod is big on cool blacks and blues, warm browns and plenty of personality.

  • How To: Dressed-Up Chairs

    Dress up your chairs with sweet button-down shirts.

  • How To: Create a Veggie Bouquet

    Savor summer’s bounty with this easy, festive table arrangement.

  • Up North Industrial on East Grand Traverse Bay

    An urban minimalist design (with a rustic soul) fits in at the beach in Traverse City.

  • Resources: Pint-Sized & Perfect

    Custom door, trim & cabinetry Knapp Carpentry, Steve Knapp, Beulah, 231-651-9028 Furniture Betsie Bay Furniture, Frankfort, 800-652-4202, betsiebayfurniture.com Lighting Northern Lights & Lifestyles, Frankfort, 866-544-4894, northernlightsltd.com Carriage […]

  • Pint-Sized & Perfect

    A retired New York executive fits his Crystal Lake life into a very small cottage and lives happily ever after.

  • Resources: Efficient Beauty in Traverse City

    Builder, architect and suppliers who contributed to the progressive spirit of an Up North Michigan cottage in a Traverse City neighborhood.

  • Efficient Beauty in Traverse City

    A California couple brings Up North cottage style to their Traverse City neighborhood and it fits right in.

  • Cottage Again

    For 100 years this Walloon Lake summer place has been a haven for young men coming of age in the Northwoods.

  • Pulled Together: Cook Out

    Food just tastes better outside.