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Ross Boissoneau | Author

After Late Night

June 17, 2017

Paul Shaffer is known to millions for his longstanding role as the bandleader on David Letterman’s TV shows — “Late Show with David Letterman” and, previously, “Late Night with David Letterman” — not to mention the time he spent before that on&nbs... Read More >>

Wine Town Ramp Up

June 3, 2017

New tasting rooms, new websites, new chefs, new vintages — there’s a host of changes and enhancements afoot at the wineries and vineyards throughout northern Michigan.

Most recently: The move of Michigan Wine Month from May to April. Traverse City Uncorked, a marketing... Read More >>

Five Generations Of Schmidts in Real Estate

April 29, 2017

Ken Schmidt thought he was going to be an attorney. After a year of graduate study, he returned home to Traverse City, unsure that he wanted to return to school come fall. “I wasn’t real excited about it,” he said. His father and brother were both in the family business,... Read More >>

Winter driving: Speed, caution and snow tires

Jan. 14, 2017

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but ice and snow make it the slipperiest, whiteouts the hardest to see in, and temperatures certainly make it the coldest. Winter is not for the faint of heart, and for drivers it presents numerous challenges.

How do you make the best...

Car enthusiasts and their first car

Jan. 14, 2017

For many people, their first car is a well-used machine, something that will (hopefully) get them from point A to point B. A beater, in the parlance. But what about those for whom a car is more than just transportation? Those who grew up worshipping automobiles before becoming members of ... Read More >>

Resorts looking forward to slopes season

Dec. 1, 2016


“Let it snow! Let it snow! Let snow!” goes the refrain of the popular holiday song, and that’s certainly the mantra for resorts across the region. From Cadillac to Harbor Springs, whither Boyne Mountain or Shanty Creek, the hope this year is for plenty of ... Read More >>