November 28, 2022

Emily Tyra | Author

Carlson’s Whitefish “Caviar” at MAWBY

Oct. 9, 2021

Suttons Bay sparkling wine producer MAWBY has teamed with Carlson’s Fishery of Leland to offer a taste of a Great Lakes delicacy available locally for the first time. Fishmonger Mike Burda explains that typically Carlson’s only processes and ships the golden-orange whitefish e... Read More >>

Meet the Master of the Northern Michigan Beach Read

July 3, 2021

How’s this for a pure northern Michigan experience: Pick a sugar-sand spot on one of the area’s big water beaches and settle in with a summer read that’s actually set on our shores of Glen Arbor. Viola Shipman — pen name of bestselling writ... Read More >>

Pop Goes the Dinner

July 25, 2020

S2S 2Nite
1371 Gray Drive, Traverse City,
Couple Stephanie Wiitala and Johnathan Dayton helm the kitchen at the breakfast restaurant and catering company S2S | Sugar 2 Salt. Inspir... Read More >>

Mundos Eat House in Suttons Bay

June 27, 2020

In a whirlwind decision at the end of May, Dan and Melissa Clark, owners of Mundos Roasting & Co., harnessed the power of dreams — and their awesome kids — to turn the suddenly open space in front of their Suttons Bay coffee shop into a breakfast and lunch spot, ... Read More >>

MAWBY's Sunlight in a Can

May 9, 2020

Leelanau’s MAWBY winery is doing its part to keep moods effervescent and sunny right now. If you’re a bit burned out from the news or haven’t felt much like celebrating, know it’s nearly impossible NOT to bask in a fizzy glow when you pop the top on&... Read More >>

Craving Normalcy (And Hot Sauce) at Cedar Sol Taco Stand

May 2, 2020

Tacos are hunger-staving, mood-improving food, even when skies are grey. And some of the North’s most revered tacos come from Cedar Sol Taco Stand & Hydro Farm, co-owned by Michael and Nikki McHugh, of Cedar. The couple cracked open the windows of their roadside restaurant in Ma... Read More >>

Wild Women

Feb. 29, 2020

In Traverse City, on the night of this month’s new moon, 15 women join in a circle, essentially as strangers, about to become connected in ways immediate and unexpected.

One woman came to the circle after a friend told her it would help her with what was on her mind. A few c... Read More >>