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Glen Lake Library kicks off expansion

The Traverse City Ticker reports that the Glen Lake Community Library (GLCL) has launched a public fundraising campaign to raise $958,000 toward a planned $1.7 million expansion in 2019: Project plans call for completely renovating and reconfiguring the existing 3,400 square-foot library on Front Street in Empire, plus constructing a new 2,400 square-foot addition that […]

World Turtle Day Stretch

OK. Everybody stretch! by Trish P Happy World Turtle Day everyone! On my Michigan in Pictures photo blog I did features over the years on every turtle species found in Michigan. I’m not sure which species are found in Leelanau, but here’s links to them all including (of course) the Painted Turtles shown above! Blanding’s Turtle […]

Northern Lights Over Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Northern Lights Over Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore by Lucy Hunter Lucy Hunter caught this amazing photo of the Northern Lights over Narada Lake in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore last month, and my favorite photo blog, NASA’s Earth Science Picture of the Day, just featured it! Lucy & blog-runner Jim Foster write: This gorgeous […]

2018 Leelanau Farmers Market Schedule

Visit Leelanau Farmer’s Markets on Facebook or go to leelanaufarmersmarkets.com for up-to-date information! The Leelanau Farmers Markets season kicks off this Saturday in Suttons Bay with markets soon to begin in Glen Arbor, Leland & Northport. All markets are held from 9 AM – 1 PM and offer you a chance to get out and […]

May Day at Houdek Creek

May Day at Houdek Creek by Mark Smith Happy May Day everyone! Mark took this last year on May 1st and writes: This is Houdek Creek, at the easternmost edge of the ever shifting Houdek Dunes. To the left, sand, to the right, swamp, and in between the prettiest little stream you ever did see. […]

2018 Glen Lake Restaurant Week – April 27 through May 5

The annual Glen Lake Restaurant Week  is presented by the Glen Lake Chamber of Commerce and takes place Friday, April 27 through Saturday, May 5, 2018. Participating restaurants will offer their own appetizing (3 course) prix-fixe dinner menus for $30. Some establishments may be offering lunch specials as well. For Event updates, photos and offerings – […]