June 24, 2019

Wheels Up!

Matt Younkin never intended to be a stunt pilot — until his dad died in an airshow.

Cherry Festival airshow spotlight
For Matt Younkin, flying isn’t ... Read More >>

A Life-changing Crash

A woman who suffered severe injuries when she was hit by a car hopes new crosswalks save others.
When Kaischa Smith set off ... Read More >>

Batch 10,000

Bottoms Up
Looks like 2019 has been ... Read More >>

Bud’s Moscow Mule Ice Cream

Tastemaker: Bud’s Moscow Mule Ice ... Read More >>

The Doctor is In

You haven’t tasted Traverse City until you’ve spent a session at Ric Cerrini's neighborhood wine shop, Bon Vin.
What’s a little road construction ... Read More >>

Mission Table

Of-the-moment cuisine on idyllic Old Mission Peninsula
Rising up and out from ... Read More >>


Pack a Picnic for Parallel 45’s Outdoor Summer-theater Series

The tradition of summer stock theater — productions usually staged outside in the heat of summer — is an old one, harkening back to a handful of American cities (and their outskirts), circa 1920 ...

June 22, 2019 |


The Cabbage Shed

Just about everyone who lives in Benzie County has a “Shed” story — whether from working, playing music, attending a wedding, or meeting up with family and friends there  — the Cabbage Shed has ...

June 8, 2019 |


Miss Jackson’s Metamorphosis

Soulful R&B/dance diva Janet Jackson just launched her much-anticipated Metamorphosis residency at Las Vegas’ Park MGM Resort, but the shows have been so popular that her stay there has already been extended. Jackson ...

June 22, 2019 |


A Slope Too Slippery

A recent report in The New York Times was troubling on so many levels. The article said the United States was conducting a cyber attack on the Russian power grid, including the installation of ...

June 22, 2019 |

Virtual Express



Motown Magic at Cherry Festival

“Bring over some of your old Motown records,” sang Rod Stewart in “The Motown Song.” The National ... Read More >>

Cherry Fest Top 10

Nearly a half-million people hit Traverse City during the National Cherry Festival — this year, June 29–July 6... Read More >>

Flying Lotus – Flamagra – Warp

Dumping the last decade or so of Flying Lotus’ work into one album effort is no small feat, but Lotus does a great j... Read More >>

Up North Pride's Jonny and Elon Cameron

The founders of Traverse City-based Up North Pride, Jonny and Elon Cameron, met when they were 25 and 28 years old. Over t... Read More >>