Sleeping Bear Bay from the Alligator Hill Viewpoint by Mike Carey

Sleeping Bear Bay from Alligator Hill

Mike got a fantastic shot from the Alligator Hill Trail in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
Empire Hops & Harvest Festival

Empire Hops & Harvest Festival ~ Saturday, October 2nd

Tickets are $10 and the event is a showcase of Northern Michigan food and drinks, live performances, and more all in celebration of the beautiful and bitter hop plant!
Leelanau Memorial Hospital Northport

Workforce Housing coming to Northport?

The Leelanau Ticker reports that the former Leelanau Memorial Hospital in Northport has been purchased & could include affordable housing.
Northport Arts Association Photography Show

Northport Photo Show ~ Sep 3-19, 2021

The Northport Arts Association invites you to join them this Friday, September 3rd from 5-7 PM for the opening reception of the Northport Photo Show which runs Sept 4-19th.
Boathouse on Leelanau by Francois

The tale of the Lake Leelanau Monster

We hope you enjoy the story from the early 1900s of young William Gauthier's encounter with a strange creature on North Lake Leelanau!
Grand Traverse Band Cannabis

Grand Traverse Band enters cannabis industry

Dispensaries and related businesses could soon open on tribal land in Peshawbestown, Acme and Whitewater townships now that the Grand Traverse Band Of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians (GTB) Tribal Council enacted a Tribal Marijuana Ordinance that goes into effect Sunday.
2021 Cedar Polka Fest

39th Annual Cedar Polka Fest this weekend!

This is one of very few Polka Festivals left in the United States featuring live Polka music from the best Polka bands in America along with food vendors offer beer, polish food, ribs, hotdogs, popcorn and so much more.
Sunglow over Glen Lake by Owen Weber

Riders on the Storm

Here's a simply stunning shot by Mark Smith of a stormfront rolling over the Manitou Islands.

Red, White & Blues Benefit at Bel Lago

The event is a benefit for Reining Liberty Ranch that offers community-based programs that serve Veterans, their families, and other disabled/at-risk individuals within the Grand Traverse Community.
Corn Days by Mark Smith

Corn Days

Mark got this gorgeous shot near Omena. Here’s hoping you get a chance to bite into some delicious Leelanau sweet corn soon!
The North Manitou Shoal Light - Tour the Crib

Tour the Crib! North Manitou Lightkeepers offering tours

Trips leave from Leland harbor on a charter fishing boat, captained by Jim Muñoz. At this point, tours are open to members who have signed up to support the North Manitou Light Keepers’ restoration effort.
Sunglow over Glen Lake by Owen Weber

Michigan Lake Appreciation: Glen Lake edition

While Minnesota gets a lot of mileage out of their "Land of 10,000 Lakes" slogan, Michigan has over 10,000 lakes larger than 5 acres.