August 2, 2021

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Yes, Virginia, Dunesville is Happening July 23–25

July 17, 2021

The Dunesville Music Festival, held at Harmony Pines, between Interlochen and Lake Ann, will be held July 23 through 25, and it is expected to be much, much more than dozens of music acts in a pine-dotted meadow … there’s camping (through Monday, July 26), live art, body hoop... Read More >>

Where to Eat this Summer

July 17, 2021

Please be seated for this abbreviated version of the restaurant profiles we’ve featured since our Spring Restaurant Issue. Bon appetit!

Bella Italian Kitchen and Market
Frankfort
You might say Ed Carella was destined to o... Read More >>

Where to Eat this Spring

May 8, 2021

Please be seated for these abbreviated versions of the restaurant profiles we’ve featured since our last Restaurant Issue. Before you do, one warning: We’d like nothing better than for our readers to support local restaurants like these featured here, but before popping in... Read More >>

Fascinating People

March 6, 2021

Abra Berens
The Bestseller
Abra Berens (pictured above) grew up on a farm south of Holland and began cooking at Zingerman’s Deli while attending the University of Michigan. Then it was off to cooking school in Ireland; back in the states, she spent eight... Read More >>

Where to Eat Now

Feb. 13, 2021

Please be seated for these abbreviated versions of the restaurant profiles we’ve featured since our last Restaurant Issue. Before you do, one warning: We’d like nothing better than for our readers to support local restaurants like these featured here, but before popping in any... Read More >>

Jobs Across the Region

Aug. 1, 2020

Hagerty
Traverse City
Art Director and Manager
Hagerty, the leading provider of classic car insurance, valuation tools, and roadside service for people who love cars, has an opportunity for an Art Director and Mana... Read More >>

Where to Eat Now

July 25, 2020

Please be seated for the abbreviated versions of the restaurant profiles we've featured since our last RestauranTour issue. Bon Appetit!

THE EMPIRE VILLAGE INN
The Empire Village Inn has been a fixture in the tiny tourist village on Lake Michigan... Read More >>

Meet Brittany Adams — and 19 Other Fascinating Northerners

May 23, 2020

Wayne Richard "Dick" Smith: Living History
Dick Smith cultivated his interest in northern Michigan history the old-fashioned way: He lived it. 

“I was born in Petoskey, and my great-grandfather... Read More >>

Spring RestauranTour Roundup

May 9, 2020

Cedar Sol Taco Stand & Hydro Farm
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 coupl... Read More >>

Fascinating People 2019

Aug. 3, 2019

Eric Stanfield (pictured above)
The Crusader for Kids
After 15 years in construction management, Eric Stanfield joined some old friends to work on a charitable project in Belize in 2016.The experience altered the course of his life.

Stan... Read More >>

On Your Mark, Set, RACE!

June 8, 2019

Saturday, June 15
Kristie Yaakoby Memorial Triathlon
Nedows Bay Beach, Leland
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Saturday, June 15
Glen Arbor Solstice Half Marathon & 5K
Downtown Glen Arbor
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Where to Eat Now

May 11, 2019

Wren Suttons Bay (pictured above) opened on August 1, 2018. But this Wren is completely different from chef Adam McMarlin’s earlier eatery, Wren the Butcher, at State Street Marketplace in Traverse City. Though there is still meat on the menu, it is not the main eve... Read More >>

Job Openings Across the North

April 27, 2019

Welcome to our spring 2019 “Now Hiring” section sponsored by Hagerty! Here you’ll find more than 200 jobs now open across northern Michigan, some seasonal, some part-time, 
some full-time. Explore away!

Hagerty 
Traver... Read More >>

11 Restaurants You Must Not Miss

Feb. 23, 2019

Please be seated for these abbreviated versions of the restaurant reviews we’ve featured since our last RestauranTour issue. Bon Appetit!

Pour – Petoskey
Entering Pour Kitchen and Bar, the first thing that strikes you is the warm, eclectic mix of ... Read More >>

20 Fascinating People 2018

Aug. 18, 2018

Maya Tisdale
The Mighty One
A child’s first steps are a time of excitement for parents. For Maya Tisdale, her first steps brought tears to the eyes of those who saw it, both live and online, where it continues to amaze viewers. Th... Read More >>