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Port Oneida Fair ~ August 12-13, 2016

story & photos courtesy Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore History comes alive this weekend at six historic sites during the annual Port Oneida Fair at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) from 10 AM – 4 PM this Friday and Saturday (August 12-13, 2016). The two-day event includes rural history demonstrations, activities and special […]

Need a new Crib? North Manitou Shoal Light for sale

Tales of the Crib, photo by Jim “To pass time, the men watched television, read books and magazines, played board games, and chatted with passing ship captains by radio. One coastguardsman perfected his rappelling skills by using ropes to descend from the gallery outside the lantern room to the concrete deck below.” ~Life on North […]

Bald Eagle Rescue by Wings of Wonder

Note: While this rescue didn’t take place in Leelanau County, Wings of Wonder is headquartered in Empire and a tremendous resource for raptor protection! Wings of Wonder Catching a Bald Eagle, photo by Ken Scott Photography Wings of Wonder is a non-profit raptor sanctuary located in Empire that focuses on the rescue and rehabilitation of birds […]

2016 Leelanau Farmers Market Schedule

Visit Leelanau Farmer’s Markets on Facebook or go to eatleelanau.org for up-to-date information! Leelanau Farmer’s Markets are underway or soon to kick off in Glen Arbor, Lake Leelanau, Leland, Northport and Suttons Bay. They offer you a chance to get out and connect with farmers and other folks who produce food in Leelanau County. Empire (Saturdays, […]

Jeff Katofsky, potential Sugar Loaf buyer?

Traverse Magazine interviews a potential buyer for Sugar Loaf. The article begins: Sugar Loaf Resort in Cedar has been shuttered since 2000. Leelanau County’s largest employer and a destination for thousands of travelers from around the region and downstate, the resort suffered through a host of owners who sold off parts—the golf courses, townhouses and […]