Cars, cars, cars are currently on display at the Dennos Museum in an exhibit that will appeal to those who appreciate beautiful design just as much as auto aficionados. The Romancing the Automobile exhibit is running at the Dennos all the way until January 6, and includes Buick concept cars on display as well as automobile artworks from the likes of Craig Brigham, Tom Hale, and Robert Rauschenberg, plus Ron Gianolas designs for concept cars. And dont forget that the Dennos great Inuit Art Gallery and Discovery Gallery are also both open.
UP NORTH TOWNS NAMED THE BEST
Detroit Home Magazines most recent issue - their The Best of the Good Life issue - named Harbor Springs, Petoskey, and Charlevoix (in a statistical tie) as the Best Area For A Vacation Home. Amenities and attractions such as beaches, galleries, dining, golf, and shops were cited as key factors.
INTERLOCHEN TO BRING BACK HOLIDAY FAVE
The Interlochen Dance Ensemble and Arts Academy Orchestra are slated to bring back the perennial holiday favorite, The Nutcracker, at Interlochen, December 14-16. The enchanting story of Clara, Herr Drosselmeyer, and the beloved Nutcracker who comes to life features magnificent dancing, colorful costumes and one of the most enduring and most well-known scores in all of ballet.
OTSEGO CLUB IN GAYLORD ADDING NEW PARK
The Otsego Club & Resort has announced the development of its State of the Art Terrain Park and Half Pipe. This new Terrain Park is part of a new renaissance and infrastructure upgrade to make the Otsego Ski Club the premier ski destination for families. It is said to be similar to some of the great terrain parks that snowboarding enthusiasts find out West at places like Park City, Winter Park, and Vail. The park will feature multiple half pipes for all levels along with several levels, of rails for exciting action. In addition, Otsego Club has made a significant investment in improving the quality of snow conditions, including additional new snow guns in order to double the snow making capabilities, and a Bombardier Bison with Terrain Package and Zaugg 18 ft. Pipe Monster to improve grooming on the slopes and Terrain Parks.
MUNSON MEDICAL CENTER COMMENDED
Munson Medical Centers Cancer Services recently received three-year approval with commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Only one in four cancer programs at hospitals across the country receives this special approval, said Bob Stanton, director of Munson Cancer Services. It recognizes the quality of our comprehensive patient care and our commitment to provide patients with access to all the various medical specialists involved in diagnosing and treating cancer.
GRAND TRAVERSE RESORT ADDING AQUATICS
Grand Traverse Resort & Spa have announced that theyll spend approximately $400,000 to convert their indoor pools into an aquatics play area that will include a waterslide, waterwalk, sprayground, and other features for resort guests and club members. Highlights of the new aquatic area will include a 70-foot long spiraling waterslide, and an anchored floatable waterwalk challenge course; the Resort will continue to offer fitness and lap swimming, swimming classes, and aqua aerobics. The renovation is expected to be completed by mid-December.