MyNorth.com » featured http://mynorth.com Everything good about Life in Traverse City and Northern Michigan Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:11:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Northwest Michigan Garlic Show & Auction http://mynorth.com/2014/10/northwest-michigan-garlic-show-auction/ http://mynorth.com/2014/10/northwest-michigan-garlic-show-auction/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:00:14 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=60608 The Northwest Michigan Garlic Show and Auction takes place on October 18, 2014 at Maple Bay Farm (5 miles south of Elk Rapids on US 31) from […]

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The Northwest Michigan Garlic Show and Auction takes place on October 18, 2014 at Maple Bay Farm (5 miles south of Elk Rapids on US 31) from 3-7:30 pm.

Lovers of garlic—growers and eaters alike: Are you interested in culinary varieties of garlic? Looking for great seed garlic for your garden? Hankering to experience a real, live auction? Support the ISLAND Farmer Residency Program by entering your garlic in the first annual Northwest Michigan Garlic Show & Auction.

Garlic growers who grow without synthetic pesticides or fertilizers within the 10-county area will be grappling for the coveted Best of Show award. The garlic heads submitted will be auctioned off by auctioneer Loren Heller, so bring your game and your garlic breath and go home with some of the best garlic in Northern Lower Michigan. Garlic will be evaluated on the basis of size and appearance, flavor, variety characteristics, and consistency.

Our distinguished panel of judges include:

  • Eric Patterson, chef, The Cook’s House
  • Jim Sluyter, local farming and food systems veteran
  • Evan Smith, Cherry Capital Foods
  • Kate Pearson, Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place Best of Show entries will be awarded a portion of the sales from their garlic. Remaining proceeds go to support the ISLAND Farmer Residency Program.

Food from The Cordwood Barbecue will be available for purchase. Cash bar, with beer from Short’s Brewing Company and local wines.

The fun begins at 3:00, followed by judging at 4:00 and auction at 5:30. Want to enter YOUR garlic? All you need to do is register! Click on this link and fill out the form. The registration form contains all you need to know to submit your entry.
For questions or to volunteer, contact jeannie@artmeetsearth.org or call 231-622-5252.

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Video: Making the Perfect Caramel Apple http://mynorth.com/2014/10/video-making-the-perfect-caramel-apple/ http://mynorth.com/2014/10/video-making-the-perfect-caramel-apple/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:15:09 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=60672 Brian Daily, owner of Kilwins in downtown Traverse City, demonstrates how to make the perfect caramel apple. Videographer Kris Riley captures Brian demonstrating each step of the […]

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Brian Daily, owner of Kilwins in downtown Traverse City, demonstrates how to make the perfect caramel apple. Videographer Kris Riley captures Brian demonstrating each step of the process—from stirring the caramel to dipping the apples just the right way.

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Traverse City Real Estate: Old Mission Peninsula Home http://mynorth.com/2014/10/traverse-city-real-estate-old-mission-peninsula-home/ http://mynorth.com/2014/10/traverse-city-real-estate-old-mission-peninsula-home/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:30:39 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=60653 This newly updated home on Old Mission Peninsula is ready for move in and located in a family friendly neighborhood, now all it needs is you! The […]

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This newly updated home on Old Mission Peninsula is ready for move in and located in a family friendly neighborhood, now all it needs is you! The recently remodeled kitchen has new cabinets, tile, counters and stainless appliances. The whole house has an open floor plan with hardwood floors throughout. In the lower level, the bathroom is completely redone with tile and tasteful finishes. There is also a spacious family room, and a separate office/den, which could easily be used as a fourth bedroom. Outside there is a great front yard, fenced in backyard, patio area and a large 2 car garage.

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This Traverse City family home is listed by Bridget Carefoot of Century 21 Northland. She can be reached by phone: 231-499-1837 or by email.

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2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour #4: Walls Came Down http://mynorth.com/2014/10/2014-ultimate-up-north-kitchen-tour-4-walls-came-down/ http://mynorth.com/2014/10/2014-ultimate-up-north-kitchen-tour-4-walls-came-down/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:45:03 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=60650 The fourth stop on the 2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour is located in Petoskey at 1388 Bay View Heights. The openness of this kitchen paired with […]

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The fourth stop on the 2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour is located in Petoskey at 1388 Bay View Heights. The openness of this kitchen paired with the view will take any tour goers breath away!

  1. Elegance, Torch Lake Style
  2. Simple Pleasures
  3. Period Piece

The 2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour takes place on October 18 from 9 am to 5 pm. This year there are 11 kitchens ranging from north of Harbor Springs down to Glen Arbor. Proceeds raised during the home tour will benefit Northern Michigan non-profit, Child and Family Services of Northwestern Michigan. Save by purchasing tickets to the 2014 Northern Home & Cottage Home Tour at MyNorthTickets.com:

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Pat Reyburn recalls saying this to her husband before they purchased their home on a bluff overlooking both Little Traverse Bay and Round Lake: “I absolutely refuse to buy that home unless you promise me that within a year I will get a new kitchen!”

Did Andy Reyburn keep his promise? “Walls came down!” Pat says with a laugh. Indeed they did—and in the place of the tiny kitchen cut off from the rest of the house, and blocked from an incredible view, grew a warm, functioning stylish kitchen. Along the way, Pat and kitchen designer Caroline Kimble got to be good friends.

The demolition that launched the project included removing the wall that separated the kitchen from the living and dining area—and that watery view—and another that created a small, useless hallway between the garage and the kitchen. Finally, with three full bathrooms, Caroline and Pat decided the powder room off the kitchen could go, freeing up more space—enough for double ovens and a pantry.

In the new space, clean-lined, transitional-style cherry cabinets with a rich dark stain complement a rustically handsome PetraSlate tile back- splash to create a warm, contemporary look. Flamed granite countertops have the soft matte feel of soapstone with the durability of granite. The new kitchen sink sits where it always did, but thanks to a larger window it now has an expanded view. A new gas cooktop sits under a custom cherry hood and next to a pot filler—Pat loves to cook pasta. A stunning sheet of River Bordeaux granite tops a generous island with room for seating, a microwave drawer and storage.

Twin hand-blown glass pendant lights hang over the island. Caroline picked them out in honor of the Reyburns’ collection of glass from all over the world. The floor was a harder-won design solution. The old kitchen floor had run at a diagonal, as it does in the adjoining living dining area. Laying the new flooring diagonally wasn’t going to work in the new space. So Caroline found matching acacia flooring in a butter rum finish, had it installed straight across the room and then used gorgeous deep red-brown stained white oak to set the kitchen off from the adjoining room—creating a handsome wrap to the floor and to this beautiful renovation.

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2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour

2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour #1: Elegance, Torch Lake Style

2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour #2: Simple Pleasures

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National Writers Series Q&A with Nancy Horan http://mynorth.com/2014/09/national-writers-series-qa-with-nancy-horan/ http://mynorth.com/2014/09/national-writers-series-qa-with-nancy-horan/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:35:34 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=60630 In Northern Michigan book news the Traverse City National Writers Series kicks off a partnership with Traverse City Reads, a “One Book, One Community” literacy initiative on […]

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In Northern Michigan book news the Traverse City National Writers Series kicks off a partnership with Traverse City Reads, a “One Book, One Community” literacy initiative on October 8, 2014 when they will host an event with Nancy Horan. Her most recent book, Under the Wide and Starry Sky is the 2014 TC Reads selection.

Horan is the author of the blockbuster 2007 bestseller and book club favorite Loving Frank, which chronicles a little-known chapter in the life of legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and his client, Mamah Borthwick Cheney. Translated into sixteen languages, Loving Frank won the 2009 James Fenimore Cooper Prize for Best Historical Fiction, awarded by the Society of American Historians.

In her much-anticipated second novel Under the Wide and Starry Sky, Horan beautifully depicts the improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny.

Horan will appear on stage with guest host Jenie Altruda, the Vice President of Communications and Engagement for the world-renowned Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Altruda had the chance to ask Nancy Horan a few questions prior to her Traverse City visit next week.

For more information about “An Evening in Conversation with Nancy Horan” or to purchase tickets please click here.

 


JA: You’re well known for your historical fiction. How do you go about choosing the historical figures you characterize in your books? Or did they choose you?

NH: There’s a bit of choosing and a bit of being chosen. With Loving Frank, I learned about a little known chapter in architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s life. I thought I already knew plenty about Wright because I lived in Oak Park, Illinois, where he lived with his family. When I discovered the story of why he eventually left Oak Park—because he’d fallen in love with a married client, Mamah Cheney—and the extraordinary outcome of that decision, I knew I was hooked. That story shook me and made me write it. So story is key. That’s true of Under the Wide and Starry Sky, as well. Fanny and Robert Louis Stevenson lived big. They are both interesting people, but their story together convinced me I wanted to spend five years writing about them

 

JA: How do you go about balancing fact and fiction when fleshing out the narrative of your novels?

NH: Fact is the skeleton upon which to hang the living, breathing flesh of a story. The fictionalizing begins with that first decision about who will tell the story, and continues on every page. Dialogue and thoughts are invented (with the exception of a few quotes) but are often informed by knowledge gleaned from letters, diaries, or other sources.

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JA: Do you ever feel penned in creatively due to the actual events that happened in the lives of your characters?

NH: I choose to work within the framework of agreed upon historical fact when writing about real people. I don’t find it confining because there are so many unanswered questions to explore—the whys behind and around the facts. I am interested in how the characters were feeling as they moved through their respective journeys. I’m interested in the physical, intellectual, social landscapes they inhabited and how those environments affected them. In other words, there are so many understandings and connections to weave into the book, and so much room to enrich that factual structure with invention, that I don’t feel constrained.

 

JA: Both of your books depict the lives of well known and mercurial men and the lesser-known but equally strong-willed women who loved them. Which were easier to depict, the female or male characters in your books?

NH: You would think that it would be the inner lives of the male characters, since I am a female writer, but I found the women required deeper exploration. Both Robert Louis Stevenson and Frank Lloyd Wright have written and been written about extensively; the info on the women has been limited.

I always go to primary research sources—letters and diaries and recordings to try to capture the voice. I studied Frank Lloyd Wright’s letters to pick up phrases he used. Stevenson’s letters fill eight volumes, and his voice comes through loud and clear. He is so open in those letters. He articulates with humor and poignancy the ups and downs of his professional and personal life.

There were no letters available between Frank Lloyd Wright and Mamah Cheney. During the writing of Loving Frank, I discovered online that a Swedish art scholar had turned up ten letters written by Mamah to the Swedish feminist for whom she translated. Those letters helped me hear Mamah’s voice for the first time, about a year and a half into the writing process. Fanny Stevenson was a diary keeper. Still, these two women were mysterious and private. They required much more poking around in my own soul to imagine the whys behind their decisions and their emotional states.

 

JA: Is truth, in fact, stranger than fiction? Are there things that happened in the lives of these real people that would seem over-dramatic or unbelievable in straight fiction?

NH: There were a couple of facts I came across in the life of Fanny Stevenson that I chose not to include. Fanny lost a child named Hervey. Her daughter Belle, with whom she shared many similarities and a sometimes contentious relationship, also lost a child whom she’d named Hervey after her deceased brother. This felt almost too melodramatic and was not central to the main story, so I did not include that information.

After RLS’s death, Fanny eventually returned to the United States, where she lived in San Francisco and took on a personal secretary named Edward Salisbury Field, who was 38 years her junior. There were rumors about their relationship because Field lived and traveled with her until her death. He wrote at that time, “She was the only woman worth dying for.” Six months after Fanny died, her daughter Belle married Ned Field. That is included in the Afterword, but was not part of the plot of the book.  It is rather strange, though.


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To learn more about the National Writers Series check out their website, like them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.

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10 Places to Buy Apple Cider in Northern Michigan http://mynorth.com/2014/09/10-places-to-buy-apple-cider-in-northern-michigan/ http://mynorth.com/2014/09/10-places-to-buy-apple-cider-in-northern-michigan/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:16:45 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=59522 It wouldn’t feel like fall in Northern Michigan without some cider! See below for a roundup of 10 places to buy apple cider (some even have donuts […]

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It wouldn’t feel like fall in Northern Michigan without some cider! See below for a roundup of 10 places to buy apple cider (some even have donuts too!) around Northern Michigan. Hop in the car and make your next weekend road trip all about cider.


 

Altonen Orchards in Elk Rapids

2 miles south of Elk Rapids 11882 S. US-31 Williamsburg, MI 49690 231.264.8802 

Fresh fruit, great cider and family fun! They don’t offer donuts but they do have delicious pies!

Farmer White’s in Williamsburg

11373 US Highway 31 South, Williamsburg, MI 49690 (231) 632-1500

Their website says it all, “Farmer White’s is more than a farmers market it’s a piece of our Northern Michigan heritage.” Visit this family owned farm for fresh pies and lots of different products including jam, jelly and more plus cider and donuts.

Friske Orchards in Atwood

10743 N. U.S. 31 (in Atwood) Ellsworth, Michigan  49729 231.599.2604.

Besides offering cider and donuts, this orchard provides plenty of family fun such as Fall Fun Saturday’s, the Apple Festival, U-Pick, a children’s petting zoo and more.

Gallagher’s Farmer’s Market in Traverse City

7237 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684 231.947.1689

The kids can go look at the goats, chickens and pigs and explore the corn maze and pumpkin patch. After that, shop for great local produce, buy some fresh and delicious donuts and pick up some cider as well.

Hoxsie’s Farm Market in Williamsburg

6578 M-72 East  Williamsburg, MI 49690 231-267-9087 or 231-267-5264

This farm has a corn maze, new apple cannon, a big red barn to explore, wagon rides and more! And yes, cider and donuts.

Kilcherman’s Christmas Cove in Northport

11573 N. Kilcherman Road – Northport, MI 49670-9722 – 231.386.5637

Kilcherman’s is famous for its antique apples and its unusual atmosphere. Grab some unique apples and fresh cider!

King Orchards in Kewadin

986 U.S. 31 Kewadin, MI 49648.

Pick your own apples or shop for gifts and say hi to the Bernese Mountain Dog Daisy while you purchase some freshly made apple cider!

Pahl’s Pumpkin Patch in Buckley

11168 N. M37 Buckley, MI 49620

This is a pick your own pumpkin patch with a petting zoo and plenty of fall produce to choose from including gourds, squash and corn stalk bundles.

Rennie Orchards in Williamsburg

11221 Munro Rd. Williamsburg, Michigan 49690

Wagon rides, a hay maze and more! PLUS cider and donuts.

Royal Farms in Ellsworth

10445 North US 31, Ellsworth, Mi 49729. Locally: (231) 599-3222 | Toll Free: (866) 224-4801

Enjoy a farm market setting while tasting wine, exploring the corn maze and of course sampling some cider, donuts and even caramel apples!

 

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Bell’s Beer Weekend at the Grand Traverse Resort http://mynorth.com/2014/09/bells-beer-weekend-at-the-grand-traverse-resort/ http://mynorth.com/2014/09/bells-beer-weekend-at-the-grand-traverse-resort/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:15:44 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=60576 The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, just a short drive from Traverse City, is planning a weekend in celebration of mountain biking and craft beer. The Bell’s […]

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The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, just a short drive from Traverse City, is planning a weekend in celebration of mountain biking and craft beer. The Bell’s Beer Party Weekend is October 10-11, 2014 and will feature a ton of different activities as well as a special practice ride for the upcoming Iceman Cometh Challenge.

Bell’s Beer Dinner at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge: Friday October 10, 6-8 pm

  • Four course gourmet dinner of items paired with Bell’s Beers
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Buy tickets online at MyNorthTickets.com

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Practice Ride for the Bell’s Beer Iceman Cometh Challenge: Saturday October 11, 9 am at Timber Ridge in Traverse City

  • Guided by Einstein Cycles of Traverse City

Sip and Dab painting/drinking class: Saturday afternoon

Bell’s “Gears + Beers” Party: Saturday October 11, 4-8 pm

  • Includes one (1) commemorative pint glass + two (2) full pint pours
  • Food available for purchase
  • Selection of five Bell’s Beers
  • Live music by The Scott Pellegrom Trio
  • Mountain bike gear and Iceman race tips from Einstein Cycles
  • Buy tickets online at MyNorthTickets.com

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2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour #3: Period Piece http://mynorth.com/2014/09/2014-ultimate-up-north-kitchen-tour-3-period-piece/ http://mynorth.com/2014/09/2014-ultimate-up-north-kitchen-tour-3-period-piece/#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:15:00 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=60577 The third stop on the 2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour is located in Petoskey at 230 Fairview Avenue. This kitchen is a Craftsman inspired beautifully remodeled […]

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The third stop on the 2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour is located in Petoskey at 230 Fairview Avenue. This kitchen is a Craftsman inspired beautifully remodeled room!

Visit other kitchens on the Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour:

  1. Elegance, Torch Lake Style
  2. Simple Pleasures

The 2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour takes place on October 18 from 9 am to 5 pm. This year there are 11 kitchens ranging from north of Harbor Springs down to Glen Arbor. Proceeds raised during the home tour will benefit Northern Michigan non-profit, Child and Family Services of Northwestern Michigan. Save by purchasing tickets to the 2014 Northern Home & Cottage Home Tour at MyNorthTickets.com:

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Edie and Fred Kaufmann wanted to warm up their kitchen—figuratively and literally. The awkward, drafty space was a 1980s add-on to their home, built in the 1950s of solid barn timbers and Chicago brick. Job 1 was removing a partial wall down the center that separated the kitchen from a game room. Next came removing a fireplace (added, no doubt, to help warm the chilly room) that blocked a view of Little Traverse Bay. New energy-efficient windows opened up the blue-water view and blocked the drafts. Radiant in-floor heat completed the structural changes. With the shell snug, it was time to warm up the style. For that, Edie teamed up with designer Brooke Anderson.

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Given the Kaufmanns’ collection of Mission furniture—including a number of Stickley pieces—it was natural to work with a Craftsman-esque organic palette of colors and materials. Handsome quarter-sawn oak cabinets by Woodharbor, darkened with a stain that was custom blended to mimic the legendary dark/translucent Stickley finish, set the perfect tone. Brooke also worked with Woodharbor to customize the handsome wooden hood design and to add Craftsman- era muntins to the glass cupboard doors. Creama Bordeaux granite countertops are a soothing, neutral touch. The granite backsplash was mounted so the veins run vertically, creating a dramatic focal point (Edie’s idea).

Brooke’s design for a wet bar near the patio door is so period-perfect, it looks as though it might date from Prohibition years. The Kaufmanns couldn’t be happier about the project. “Brooke was lovely to work with,” Edie says. “The kitchen is sunny, beautiful, bright and cheery. It’s the room we live in.”

2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour

2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour #1: Elegance, Torch Lake Style

2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour #2: Simple Pleasures

Volunteer for the Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour!

 

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2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour #2: Simple Pleasures http://mynorth.com/2014/09/2014-ultimate-up-north-kitchen-tour-2-simple-pleasures/ http://mynorth.com/2014/09/2014-ultimate-up-north-kitchen-tour-2-simple-pleasures/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:00:43 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=60552 The second stop on the 2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour is located in Petoskey at 4812 Lake Grove Road. The kitchen is centered around the idea […]

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The second stop on the 2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour is located in Petoskey at 4812 Lake Grove Road. The kitchen is centered around the idea of the simple pleasures in life and its accoutrements are reflective of that.

Visit other kitchens on the Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour:

1. Elegance, Torch Lake Style

The 2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour takes place on October 18 from 9 am to 5 pm. This year there are 11 kitchens ranging from north of Harbor Springs down to Glen Arbor. Proceeds raised during the home tour will benefit Northern Michigan non-profit, Child and Family Services of Northwestern Michigan. Save by purchasing tickets to the 2014 Northern Home & Cottage Home Tour at MyNorthTickets.com:

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Simple pleasures: That’s what John Hegener and Jane Warner say the time they spend at their Walloon Lake cottage is filled with. Those words encapsulate activities like lingering over morning coffee as the sun rises over the water, boating, cool dips and drinks as the sun sets over Walloon. All things they love—and want to share with their friends and family when they visit.

When the couple went to remodel their cottage kitchen, they asked kitchen designer Jill Brecheisen to develop a plan and style that accentuated that lifestyle. Jill began by streamlining the kitchen’s clunky workflow—replacing a peninsula that was too far across the room from the sink and range with a prep island located just steps away from the cooking zone. That left space for a second island, perfect for light meals and drinks, situated conveniently next to a bar/ beverage refrigerator station.

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Brecheisen made this efficient floor plan sing with a relaxed, vintage style based around cream-colored distressed cabinetry and touches of beadboard. The cabinetry cum bar is an exquisitely finessed piece that disguises the beverage refrigerator, includes display space for the glassware, and comes off looking like an antique hutch.

The elevated design goes on to include a primitive cherry base for the prep island and three different countertop materials. The perimeter countertops are fabricated from juparana persa granite with its soft, earthy tones. The cherry prep island is topped with black brushed lucent granite and a thick slab of walnut finished with rounded ogee edges tops the snack island. Jane especially loves the walnut for its silky warmth on cool mornings when she is enjoying coffee.

The range hood, designed by Brecheisen, is the kitchen’s pièce de résistance. Fabricated from wide slats of beadboard and held up by thick, elegant corbels, it is one more simple pleasure in a lifestyle filled with them.

2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour

2014 Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour #1: Elegance, Torch Lake Style

Volunteer for the Ultimate Up North Kitchen Tour

Purchase a copy of the 2014 October issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine

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Pine Hill Nursery Presents Fall Family Fun http://mynorth.com/2014/09/pine-hill-nursery-presents-fall-family-fun/ http://mynorth.com/2014/09/pine-hill-nursery-presents-fall-family-fun/#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:35:19 +0000 http://mynorth.com/?p=60573 Pine Hill Nursery is holding its fifth annual “Fall Family Fun Festival” on Saturday October 4, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm. This event is free […]

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Pine Hill Nursery is holding its fifth annual “Fall Family Fun Festival” on Saturday October 4, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm. This event is free and provides a perfect fall family outing! The fun is based on the theme “How to Train Your Dragon!” and includes a cider pressing demo & tasting, dragon hunt, crafts, games, fun maze, face painting and free snacks.  For more information call 231-599-2824. Pine Hill Nursery is located at 886 US Highway 31 North on Torch Lake; 20 miles south of Charlevoix and 10 miles north of Elk Rapids.

 

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