Entries by leelanau.com

Haunted Lighthouse this Weekend at GT Light

The Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum in Northport is holding is annual “Haunted Lighthouse” event on Saturday and Sunday, October 18 & 19. Enjoy a weekend of haunts with a tour of the lighthouse and scary basement, outside treasure hunt, ROV demonstrations, pumpkin bowling, outdoor games and activities, prizes for those in costume, trick or treating, […]

Leelanau Peninsula Color Tour with Ken Scott

Color Tour … Leelanau! by Ken Scott Here’s a cool tour provided by Traverse City Tourism and featuring some awesome photos by Ken Scott. It’s important to note that while you can see some of these on the roads below, for others you have to veer off down side roads. Have some tips for Leelanau newbies […]

The Northport Renaissance

Here’s a nice feature on Northport by Mike Norton of Traverse City Tourism… Perched at the very tip of Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula, the village of Northport isn’t on the way to anywhere else. You have to want to go there. Fortunately, there are a great many reasons why you should. A picturesque resort town at the […]

Sleeping Bear Lakeshore Weekend: Astronomy, Meteors & Glen Haven Days

Astronomer Tyler Nordgren at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Kick-off your Memorial Day Weekend on Friday, May 23, 2014 at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. At 7:00 p.m. at the Philip A. Hart Visitor Center in Empire you can join astronomer, author, artist, and night sky ambassador Tyler Nordgren for an educational and entertaining program […]

Empire Asparagus Festival – Third Weekend in May

The Annual Empire Asparagus Festival will be held this weekend (May 16-18, 2014) and features a slew of asparagus-themed events including a Street Dance & Pig Roast from 7-10 PM Friday, a fun run (or walk), Asparagus Eats/Wine and Beer Tasting,  Asparagus recipe contest, the Asparagus Parade, chalk art, music & dance and kids games on Saturday […]

Federal Government files $5 million suit against Sugar Loaf owner Remo Polselli

In Feds Sue Sugar Loaf’s Polselli for $5.1M in Taxes, the TC Ticker reports: The federal government is pursuing more than $5.1 million in alleged unpaid taxes from hotelier and purported Sugar Loaf Resort owner Remo Polselli, according to a civil lawsuit filed this month in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. […]