Grapes at Good Harbor Vineyards

Harbor Hill Fruit Farms receives Rural Development Grant

UpNorth Live reports that Harbor Hills Fruit Farms, the parent company to Good Harbor Vineyards and Aurora Cellars, has received a Rural Development Fund grant worth $100,000.
Fishtown's Joy by Mark Smith

Commercial fish producers file lawsuit against DNR

The Leelanau Ticker reports that the Michigan Fish Producers Association (MFPA) has filed a class action lawsuit against the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to protect the future commercial fishing in Leland’s Fishtown and the rest of the Great Lakes.
Glen Haven ... horsetail clouds kinda day by Ken Scott Photography

Glen Haven's Sleeping Bear Inn will be restored & reopened

mLive reports that the historic Sleeping Bear Inn of Glen Haven will be restored with an eye towards once again hosting guests in Summer of 2022.

Sugar Loaf Resort sold again!

Eric Carlson of the Leelanau Enterprise reports that Sugar Loaf Resort has been sold to a corporation known as SPV 45 LLC, which has ties to Leelanau County.
Sugar Loaf Mountain Resort

Time's Up for Sugar Loaf?

The Traverse City Record-Eagle reports that Cleveland Township officials this week plan to issue a citation against the owner of the decaying Sugar Loaf Resort.
Michigan Hop Alliance hops

Talking Leelanau Hops with the Michigan Hop Alliance

The Leelanau Ticker talked with Michigan Hop Alliance founder Brian Tennis about the upcoming Leelanau hop harvest.
Abundance Catering Food Truck

Spotlight on Leelanau New Food Trucks

The Leelanau Ticker has an excellent article on Leelanau County's new food trucks & how they are handing disruptions to business due to Covid-19.
Lake Leelanau by Sandy Hansen Photography

Regional Resiliency Fund Offers Grants for Leelanau & TC Area Businesses

The Regional Resiliency Fund will be accepting grant applications (up to $5000) through this Friday, June 5

Sugar Loaf Brownfield Application Accepted

The Leelanau Ticker reports that the Leelanau County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (LCBRA) on Tuesday unanimously accepted Part I of the brownfield application from Sweet Bread LLC, a special purpose entity formed to redevelop Sugar Loaf.
Field Collection of Samples by Sample Serve

TC Teamup: Drive-through Covid-19 (coronavirus) Testing Centers

MITECHNEWS.COM reports on two Traverse City companies who are teaming up to provide drive-through COVID-19 testing centers that would include the tent to house staff and the software that would facilitate testing and samples that would be sent to laboratories to determine if the person tested has coronavirus.
The Great Cherry Escape by Ken Scott Photography

Turkey's Trade Trickery Torments Tart Growers

The Record-Eagle reports on some international trade trickery that is having a significant impact right here in Leelanau County!

The Bay Theatre at 100 Days

This morning's Ticker has a great article by Craig Manning on the (New) Bay Theatre's First 100 Days ... And Its Future that explains the first 100 days of the Suttons Bay anchor's transition from ownership by the Bahle family to a nonprofit theater “by the people, for the people.”