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    A nostalgic touch in a digital world.

  • A Moving Wetland Tale

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    Pictured Rocks Launches Nationwide Campaign to combat Global Warming.

  • The Green Nursery

    Breathe Easy Baby

  • Resources: Green's Anatomy

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  • Resources: Rebuilt to Last in Traverse City

    Rebuilt to LastBuilder/General Contractor Paul Griggs, P. Griggs Construction, 231-935-1501, kamarca.com ArchitectMark Humitz, Cornwell-Callahan Architects, Traverse City, 231-946-7711 In-Floor Hydronic Heat in Addition/Office Larry Lepine, Radiant North, […]

  • Past Presence

    A revamped 1914 Walloon Lake cottage embraces the old but lives like new.

  • H2O and Your Bod

    Keep happy and hydrated outdoors.

  • Green's Anatomy

    This precedent-setting eco-friendly home is making news Up North. We take you under its skin to find out why.

  • Northern Style: Fresh for Spring

    Fresh for spring? Punchy patterns, retro style and evergreen hues of grass and sky.

  • Rebuilt to Last in Traverse City

    A small downtown home big on exquisite detail promises to satisfy anothercentury of homeowners.

  • Q&A: Nancy Kotting, Barn Guardian

    Nancy Kotting is out to preserve Leelanau County’s historic barns, turning them into homes, wineries and events spaces.

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  • Small But Sweet

    Just Enough

  • Sleep With Your Boat

    Cruise and Snooze

  • Great Lakes, Great Deals

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  • The Green Metal Roof

    American Metal Roofs are earth-friendly–no matter what color you choose.

  • Build Your Cottage in a Day

    These small cottages go up fast. Bonus: they’re energy efficient too.

  • The New American Cottage

    Own a place in Traverse City, Glen Arbor or Brutus for a fraction of the year.