June 10, 2023

What We Wish Visitors Knew about Leelanau County

Jumping into June

10 can’t-miss events this month
Memorial Weekend has come and ... Read More >>

On a Roll at The Dojo

Brent Shafer’s journey from dishwasher to sushi chef to restaurant owner
“My mom always told me ... Read More >>

Big Voices, Big Bands, and Big Hits

A music nerd’s guide to the 2023 Interlochen Arts Festival
Another summer is upon us, ... Read More >>

Flower Magic in Walloon Lake

A look inside Sweetwater Floral
“We firmly believe in: the ... Read More >>

How Many Hotels (and Short-Term Rentals) Does Traverse City Need?

Competition for guests heats up while the question of market saturation looms
Northwestern Lower Michigan has long ... Read More >>

Summer 2023 Race Calendar

70+ races around the North
It’s off to the races ... Read More >>


Film Review: ​​Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

From the first visually-hypnotizing frames and pulsing tones of the opening overture, the epic follow-up Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse had me spellbound. In fact, it may have made me believe again there is a ...

June 10, 2023 |


The Mill’s Whole Wheat Hand Pie

Opened in April in Glen Arbor, The Mill café and bakery is a one-stop shop for all things nostalgia, from the charm of its past as a local grain mill to their wildly-popular Whole ...

June 10, 2023 |


What Steps Can We Take to Address Our Housing Crisis?

It’s time to focus on things you can do right now in your community to keep the conversation going around housing. With the summer arriving, there is added pressure for people trying to find ...

June 10, 2023 |

Virtual Express



Nominations Now Open for the Hagerty/TCBN 40Under40

For 17 years, the Traverse City Business News, sister publication to Northern Express, has been celebrating the young move... Read More >>

A Secret Garden

Sshh! This one is for your eyes only. The Secret Garden at Brys Estate has opened for the season, and it’s time to c... Read More >>

What’s Cooking at Shady Lane

Celebrate your dad at Shady Lane Cellars’ Father’s Day Cookout. Offering a brat and Gruner Veltliner pairing f... Read More >>

48 Hours in Frankfort

Roll the cameras—the Frankfort48 Film Contest is full of action this weekend! The contest is the trial grounds for t... Read More >>