June 27, 2022

Rachel Pasche | Author


Feeling Nautical

June 25, 2022

If you were to ask Chien Nowland what he does all summer, you’d likely be more than a little jealous of his response. Since 2007, Nowland has been operating and sailing the Nauti-Cat, Traverse City’s touring catamaran, around Traverse Bay.

Four times a day, seven days ... Read More >>

Protecting Our Parks

April 23, 2022

The Great Lakes offer a landscape full of diverse ecosystems, breathtaking shorelines, and, of course, the largest system of fresh water on the planet. With such incredible and unique environments comes a responsibility to sustain, protect, and conserve these lands and waterways to mainta... Read More >>

The Green Light: Alchemy Farms

Oct. 2, 2021

Somewhere in the Maple City area lies a farm full of plants grown with the intention of delighting the palate, body and eyes.

Alchemy Farms started a little over three years ago, though owner Naomi Call says she has been focused on herbalism and holistic wellness for most of her l... Read More >>

The Fabulous Pepper Berkowitz

Sept. 11, 2021

Pepper Berkowitz might be a bit of an anomaly in the fashion world. She’s warm, engaging, and genuinely wants to help others — a far cry from what you might think it takes to succeed in a fast-moving and highly competitive industry.   

But as much attention a... Read More >>

Do Not Pass Tabletop Underground

Sept. 4, 2021

What do you get when you combine a speakeasy and a game store? It probably looks a little like Tabletop Underground, a Prohibition-themed basement in downtown Traverse City where anyone can gather to play (or buy) board games. The board game has long been a favorite way to pass the time a... Read More >>

6 Ways to Get on the Water

July 24, 2021

The west coast of Michigan provides endless entertainment and opportunity to explore the stunning waters of Lake Michigan. With its famously cerulean and aquamarine hue, crystal clear depths, and stunning views of the coastline and sunsets, the big water — and its bays — beg t... Read More >>

Northport

July 3, 2021

Rock-strewn coasts and windswept beaches rightfully claim much of the fame for our corner of Lower Michigan’s vast shoreline. But amid the miles of Petoskey stones and golden sand, there blooms an idyllic series of civilizations, tiny harbor towns that offer shelter from Lake Mi... Read More >>

Petoskey

July 3, 2021

Rock-strewn coasts and windswept beaches rightfully claim much of the fame for our corner of Lower Michigan’s vast shoreline. But amid the miles of Petoskey stones and golden sand, there blooms an idyllic series of civilizations, tiny harbor towns that offer shelter from Lake Mi... Read More >>

Charlevoix

July 3, 2021

Rock-strewn coasts and windswept beaches rightfully claim much of the fame for our corner of Lower Michigan’s vast shoreline. But amid the miles of Petoskey stones and golden sand, there blooms an idyllic series of civilizations, tiny harbor towns that offer shelter from Lake Mi... Read More >>

Suttons Bay

July 3, 2021

Rock-strewn coasts and windswept beaches rightfully claim much of the fame for our corner of Lower Michigan’s vast shoreline. But amid the miles of Petoskey stones and golden sand, there blooms an idyllic series of civilizations, tiny harbor towns that offer shelter from Lake Mi... Read More >>