October is a wonderful time at Leelanau’s local farmers markets. To give students a chance to learn about the deliciousness of local food and importance of farming, he 11th annual Leland School Farmers Market takes place tomorrow (Tuesday, October 10th) from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm in the Leland high school gym. This is a fantastic […]
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North Bar Lake by Mark Smith The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s North Bar Lake page says: North Bar Lake is one of the most popular beaches in the Lakeshore because it has shallow, clear water over a sandy bottom makes for warmer swim than in Lake Michigan. But for those who like the refreshing cool […]
Need a Lyft? The Traverse City Ticker reports that the ride-sharing service Lyft has launched in northern Michigan: …As with Uber, Lyft allows users to hail a ride through the service’s smartphone app. After plugging in their location and destination, users can request a ride, be matched with a Lyft driver in the vicinity, see an estimated […]
Once again this year, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is conducting an artwork contest to select an image for the front of the park’s 2017 Annual Park Entrance Pass. The focus of the contest centers around the Every Kid in a Park program, which has the central goal of connecting fourth graders with the great […]
I was sad to learn this morning that longtime client & friend Bob Pisor passed away over the weekend. Bob started Stone House Bread in Leland following a long career in the news business. The Detroit Free Press has a nice writeup that notes he was a Vietnam War correspondent, City Hall press spokesman, magazine […]
Our live broadcast from the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Station with Director Nikki Rothwell looks into the state of blossoms in Leelanau and when peak will be (hint – this weekend!). Nikki also shares some information about new, more frost-resistant varietals and more about this vital service by MSU to support farmers in Leelanau, across […]
Very cool shot of Florence Lake on South Manitou Island shared yesterday by the Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City. The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore writes that Florence Lake is a medium-sized lake and the only one on South Manitou Island. You will see the lake from the trail to the Cedars or the […]
Here’s a quick video from Monday, May 1st. We will definitely have blossoms this weekend and it’s pretty likely the following weekend as well. Happy May Day everyone!
The eagles have returned for 2017 and recently an eaglet hatched!! CarbonTV and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources are collaborating on a cool webcam of a nesting pair of bald eagles just south of Leelanau at the Platte River State Fish Hatchery in Benzie County. 2017’s Platte River Eaglet!
The annual Glen Lake Restaurant Week starts this Friday, April 28 and runs through next Saturday May 6th. Throughout the week, each restaurant offers appetizing 3 course prix-fixe dinner menus for just $30! Some establishments will be offering lunch specials as well. Click below for menus & restaurant information. Art’s Tavern | 6487 Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI | […]
When in doubt, throw it out! ~The Mushroom Hunter’s Mantra When you’re out looking for morels, this is one True or False question you want to get right! The False Morel page at The Great Morel exlains: The “False Morel” has several species which carry scientific names such as Gyromitra esculenta, Verpa, Hellvella, and Disciotis. […]