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  • TART pic Leelanau Harvest Tour 2014

    On Sunday September 21, 2014 the Cherry Capital Cycling Club is hosting the 31st annual Leelanau Harvest Tour, a bicycle road ride through scenic Leelanau County. More […]

  • staff photographer Northern Michigan Honeycrisp Apples

    The Honeycrisp apple was born in Minnesota, but two Northern Michigan growers proved that our region is the variety’s Eden. This piece was originally published in the […]

  • Jacob's Northern Michigan Fall Fun at Jacob’s Corn Maze

    As summer winds down and temperatures cool, vacations conclude and time on the beach or boating becomes increasingly unrealistic. Luckily, the autumn months offer a whole new […]

  • edit_schooner 2014 Michigan Schooner Festival in Traverse City

    The 2014 Michigan Schooner Festival is being held in Traverse City from September 19-21, 2014. Over the course of the three day festival people will have a […]

  • Leelanau Color Tour Leelanau County Color Tour

      From the Sleeping Bear Dunes coast to inland lakes, from rivers to countryside, and through the small towns of Northport, Suttons Bay, Leland, Glen Arbor and […]

  • harvest at commons Harvest at the Commons in Traverse City

    On October 11 the Michigan Land Use Institute is offering a truly farm-to-table experience in Traverse City at the Grand Traverse Commons. Harvest at the Commons is […]

  • Legs edited Close to the Tunnel of Trees, Inside Legs Inn

    Located in Cross Village, close to Harbor Springs as well as the beloved Tunnel of Trees, this article about the Legs Inn was originally published in the […]

  • editTUNNELTREES Lodging and Activities Along the Tunnel of Trees

    This article was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine as part of a larger article on Legs Inn. Read on to find […]

  • Goldson edited Harry Goldson Performs in Leland on September 11

    Take a short drive from Traverse City and spend a few relaxing hours tomorrow evening listening to the smooth sounds of jazz in beautiful Leland. The Harry […]

  • Gallaghers farm market 5 Northern Michigan Farm Markets

    Just because it’s fall doesn’t mean that local produce has disappeared from the Northern Michigan food scene! Below find five farmers markets throughout Northern Michigan that offer […]

  • Edit_Glen Noonan Northern Michigan Farming: Glen Noonan’s Acres

    Northern Michigan Farming: How Leelanau’s iconic farmer and respected conservative came to embrace the land conservancy way of land preservation.

  • edittunnel of trees Harbor Springs Cycling Classic in the Tunnel of Trees

    Enjoy a Northern Michigan Bike ride along M119 and the Tunnel of Trees on Saturday September 13, 2014 during the Harbor Springs Cycling Classic. Each of the 20 […]

  • Willowbrook Mill Video: Willowbrook Mill in Northport

    Located in beautiful Northport in the heart of Leelanau County, the Willowbrook Mill offers a perfect venue for a Northern Michigan wedding. Guests have the opportunity to […]

  • Family Design 2014 Northern Home and Cottage Home Tour: Family Design

    The ninth stop on the 2014 Northern Home and Cottage Home Tour is located in Traverse City at 2098 Snowflake Trail. Overlooking Long Lake, this family designed […]

  • jim and Judy First Annual Farm Tour at Sweeter Song Farm in Cedar

    Oryana Natural Foods Market in Traverse City is holding their first annual Farm Tour Saturday September 13th from 1-5 pm at Sweeter Song Farm in Cedar. The […]

  • edited south beach 2014 Northern Home and Cottage Home Tour: South Beach Style

    The eighth stop on the 2014 Northern Home and Cottage Home Tour is located in Leland at 5415 E. Sugarbush Lane. Deemed “South Beach Style,” tour goers […]

  • Hops & props 3rd Annual Hops & Props Festival in Manistee

    The third annual Hops & Props Festival is slated for September 12th-14th in downtown Manistee. There is a lot packed into this weekend and it all begins […]

  • Jim Harrison Jim Harrison: On Leaving Leelanau County

    This short article by Jim Harrison was originally published in the January 2002 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. He wrote it shortly before his move to […]

  • edited__Leelanau_4 Leelanau County in Ten Pictures

    Leelanau County is a beautiful place with diverse towns, landscapes, and scenery. See below to get a taste of Leelanau County. Click the arrows in the upper-right […]

  • NHC Cottage 2014 Northern Home and Cottage Home Tour: Cottage For All Seasons

    The seventh stop on the 2014 Northern Home and Cottage Home Tour is located in Leland at 5827 North Birchwood Drive. This “cottage for all seasons” is […]