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  • Bee on Lavender Bees: An Earth Day Essay, Northern Michigan

    Traverse Classic Read: This essay by Anne-Marie Oomen first ran in the May 2004 edition of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. The honey bees arrive one spring during […]

  • Alan Lomax 1930′s Northern Michigan: Folklorist Alan Lomax’s Musical Survey

    In the fall of 1938, America’s greatest folklorist, Alan Lomax, embarked on a race-against-time mission to document the voices of Michigan’s cultural and musical melting pot before […]

  • Northern Michigan Style Northern Michigan Style: Stirrings of Spring

    As spring arrives, we Northern Michiganders rediscover why we choose to live here.  The changing season induces a renewed sense of inspiration for beautifying your Northern Michigan […]

  • Northern Michigan Summer Camps Ditch the Dependents: 5 Northern Michigan Summer Camps for Kids

    Let those fledgling children spread their wings at a Northern Michigan Summer Camp—and get a little vacation for yourself, too.  Here are 5 Northern Michigan Summer Camps […]

  • Anchee Min Best-selling Author Anchee Min to Speak in Traverse City

    On Thursday, April 24th, international best-selling author Anchee Min will speak at a Northern Michigan event hosted by Traverse City’s National Writers Series in partnership with Northwestern […]

  • crystalriver2 Spring Hike Along Crystal River. Photo: Dana Nieuwenhuis Allen
  • Grand Traverse Resort Golf 2014 Season Begins For Grand Traverse Resort Golf

    With green grass replacing white snow across Northern Michigan’s outdoors, Grand Traverse Resort golf is finally teeing off with several events and openings.  The Grand Traverse Resort […]

  • curling1947359_607259922697578_600867743_n Curling Coming to Traverse City

    There’s a buzz around Northern Michigan, and it can be summed up in one word: Curling.  As a unique sport combining both physical discipline and nuanced strategy, […]

  • Traverse City Real Estate Traverse City Real Estate: Live & Work Downtown

    Traverse City is a commercial and cultural hub of Northern Michigan, so it’s no surprise that there’s such a high demand to work and live here. With […]