Morel by Mark Smith No reports of morel mushrooms in Leelanau yet, but they are definitely coming soon! Here’s a feature from a few years back by Cherie Spaulding that will help you get ready for the season. May is typically morel season in Leelanau, but we may get a little April action as well! […]
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Here’s our Facebook Live interview from 45 North Vineyard & Winery with Cody & Kendall of Bike Leelanau about their upcoming fundraising event Spoke n’ Fork, a Farm to Table Bike Tour of Leelanau County! The event benefits their work advocating for, creating & maintaining trails in Leelanau and takes place Saturday, May 19th along […]
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. […]
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 – […]
The Traverse City Ticker has a report on Cherry Republic’s creative solution to the summer employee housing crunch: Cherry Republic is entering a new partnership with The Leelanau School to renovate a dorm on the boarding school’s campus that will house employees during the summer. The company is committing $30,000 to pay for renovations to […]
Here’s our Facebook Live interview with Joy Lang Anderson regarding her memories of Leland’s Fishtown and her husband Ross Lang, whose life was cut short by a tragic fishing accident. It’s a really great look at some Fishtown history that many are unaware of. Enjoy and please consider supporting the efforts to preserve Fishtown!
Here Kitty Kitty by Scot Wack Scot Wack of Northport caught an incredible photo of this bobcat just 20 feet from his house! The University of Michigan’s Animal Diversity Web’s entry for Lynx rufus, the bobcat says (in part): Bobcats can be found in a variety of habitats, including forests, semi-deserts, mountains, and brushland. They […]
Congratulations to Glen Lake Community Schools who defeated Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central and now play Saturday, March 24 @ 4:30 PM in the State Class C Championship game! The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports: Glen Lake’s Reece Hazelton must have missed his coach’s pre-game memo. Don’t just come out firing 3-pointers. The Lakers’ sophomore connected […]
Yesterday my photos and videos of an odd phenomenon on the Lake Michigan shore in Leelanau County got featured by Tanda Gimter on mLive who writes in part: …some of the ice-crystal creations that suddenly appeared on a Leelanau County beach last weekend had photographers excited about their find – and a little baffled. The large, […]
Some truly incredible ice was on display on Suttons Bay last weekend! Click the pics to see them bigger.
Lake Michigan Ice Light Time by Ken Scott Photography In the Grand Traverse Journal, Richard Fidler related a forgotten tale of a meteorite that hit Leelanau County a hundred thirty-none years ago today. This is a really long article with much more about meteorites and this incident as well as a lot of thinking on […]
Winter Bluffs James Eye View In case you had any doubt, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has announced that the Lakeshore is 100% re-opened including events like the regular weekend snowshoe hikes.