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#TBT: View from the Top of the Loaf

Today’s Leelanau Enterprise notes that the Leelanau Sheriff’s Department will be aggressively enforcing trespassing laws at Sugar Loaf, but here’s a shot I took on November 2, 2016 of the fall color. I would guess that it looks pretty similar now … except for the blue sky I guess.

Uber joins Lyft in Traverse City area

Ride-sharing pioneer Uber has joined Lyft, and will be providing service to all of the Leelanau Peninsula. As you can see from the map, it’s a much smaller area than Lyft covers, so Benzie County didn’t get the same treatment. UpNorth Live reports: Uber has announced that they will be expanding their service to Traverse City, […]

Educator Workshop Nov 4 at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Sleeping Bear by O Joy Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will be hosting their first-ever Teacher Workshop on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This free workshop is open to 12 participants. Beverages, snacks, and lunches will be provided. All 12 participants will receive some bus funding to assist with the […]

Leland Public School Farmers Market this Tuesday, Oct 10th

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 […]

North Bar Lake in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

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? Lyft is area’s first ride-sharing service

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 […]