Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine editor Jeff Smith shares a glimpse of all the wonderful stories in the upcoming September 2011 issue.

Gourmet Forage Weekend in Northern Michigan

Head north for a gorgeous and tasty Northern Michigan weekend away. Crystal Mountain Chef Darren Hawley tells how to forage for gourmet mushrooms and offers up remarkable recipes for your (forest or store-bought) finds.

Fall Running Races Vacations in Northern Michigan

Wrap in a fine running race with your autumn weekends up north. We focus on the September Mackinac Island race and list other to put on your athletic schedule.

Frankfort Weekend Escape

Irresistible: Book a room in Frankfort for a weekend that’s a perfect blend of movies in a sweet small-town renovated theater, hiking and dining in memorable restaurants.

Artist Elizabeth Pollie

Meet one of Northern Michigan's most talented oil painters in her Harbor Springs studio, then make it an artful weekend away by taking our tips for dining, lodging and gallery hopping around Petoskey and Harbor Springs.

Up North Entertainment Fall Arts Preview:

Traverse Magazine takes a look at what’s ahead for the fall and winter arts and entertainment scene. Get your tickets now!

Calendar: Discovering the Summer in September events

Travel: Golf Deals: Golf deals abound in September. Here are a few of our picks.

Up in Michigan: Aimé Merizon reflects on her sister’s Redwing Boots

Dining Guide: Entertaining mood and perfect pairings–restaurants that match your entertainment choice of the evening.

Wine: Newly Released Reds