Recent and Featured Live Here Articles

  • Garden Monograms

    Edible table decorations add style and fun to entertaining.

  • Fishtown Preservation Society

    Profile of the efforts of the Fishtown Preservation Society to purchase Fishtown and their hopes to create a working history fishing port.

  • Resources For: A Cottage Full of Color

    A list of the professionals, including the builder, kitchen designer and paint supplier who helped renovate the home built in 1904 by lumber baron, E.G. Carey.

  • Growing Leeks

    Instructions for growing leeks in your garden.

  • The Barefoot Victorian

    A Victorian-style cottage in Bay Harbor offers this family the Up North summers they wanted in a neighborhood setting they love.

  • Resources For: The Healing House in Leelanau County

    A list of the professionals who worked on a new lakefront house featuring color and simplicity in Leelanau County, including the architect, the builder, landscaper and interior designer, many from Traverse City.

  • The Pro File: Mark Miller

    Interview with glass expert Mark Miller.

  • Shoreside Elegance

    Products and crafts to create an elegant style in nature’s coolest neutrals.

  • Harvest-inspired Accessories

    A list of accessories for the home inspired by the harvest season.

  • Grow a Pizza in Northern Michigan

    How to grow the ingredients for pizza sauce in one pot and then harvest the tomatoes, herbs and onions to make pizza sauce, in Northern Michigan

  • Organics and The New Classic

    Harbor Springs architect Fred Ball, designed a not-so-big luxury home featuring organic materials and deep colors that became a new classic.

  • Resources For: A Kitchen For Cooks

    The list of professionals who worked on a sleek and functional kitchen, including the designer, contractor and lighting, appliances and paint suppliers.

  • Sun, Stucco and Style

    Profile of a home designed with light, energy-efficiency and style in mind.

  • The Symphonic House

    Profile of the Symphonic House –a house on Cathead Bay that takes in nature’s songs, designed by architect David Hanawalt for Jonathan and Anna Wege.

  • Built for the Boughs Outside Traverse City

    Architect Marco Silveri treated the trees as tall neighbors when he designed this Spider Lake cottage near Traverse City.

  • Lilies of Her Field

    Profile of Di Rau’s Betsie River Centennial Lily Farm, where every kind of lilly thrives.

  • A Cottage Full of Color

    A look inside the restored 1904 Harbor Springs home of lumber baron E.G. Carey, now a colorful vacation home.

  • Vern Bishop, Elk Guide

    An interview with Vern Bishop, a guide in Pigeon River State Forest.

  • Resources For: River Revival

    A list of the professionals who worked on the renovation of a river house on the AuSable river, including the interior designer, architect, builder and suppliers.

  • Dock Around the Clock

    A look at everything from furniture to grills that make life on the dock work for the summer.