November 22, 2019

Danielle Horvath | Author

Home Design Trends

Sept. 28, 2019

“Design is a very natural process. It does not follow fashion — fashion follows a current or up and coming mindset. All design should be intuitive — never contrived or simply regurgitated lifestyle.” So says Dorina Rudd, owner of Design Strategies in Lake Ann. An i... Read More >>

Fig's Breakfast and Lunch

Sept. 7, 2019

“The Figs,” as Jaimee and Bryon Figueroa are affectionately called, have been working in the restaurant business since they were old enough to get work permits. Their new venture, Fig's Breakfast and Lunch in Lake Leelanau, reflects everything they’ve learned along the w... Read More >>

Beaches, Boats & BBQ

July 6, 2019

You might find yourself in northern Michigan for a hot minute this July. That’s plenty long enough to satiate your taste buds with one of summer’s sweetest (or spiciest, or most tangy) accompaniments: a big ol’ plate of barbecue. Up here, we aren’t hemmed in by rul... Read More >>

The Cabbage Shed

June 8, 2019

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 been a mainstay in the village of Elberta since Jim Clapp opened i... Read More >>

Rock’s Landing

June 1, 2019

Combine people who are passionate about making and serving good food with stunning views of Crystal Lake, and you’ve got the recipe for Rock’s Landing. Opened last summer after a complete renovation of what was once the snack bar for the Chimney Corners Resort, Steve and Kriis... Read More >>

Birch & Maple

May 11, 2019

Completely remodeled and re-opened last year, Birch & Maple restaurant is bringing new twists to old favorites in Frankfort. Colorado transplants Natalie Niederhofer and Nick Crawford have transformed the former Bayview with a bright, welcoming feel and lots more room thanks to a new ... Read More >>