Comet Neowise by Ken Scott Photography

Comet Neowise is putting on a show!

Space.com says that those who have gotten up before sunrise to gaze into the twilight skies have been greeted by the best comet performance for Northern Hemisphere observers since the 1997 appearance of Comet Hale-Bopp, and now you can see it after sunset.
Pierce Stocking Sign NPS

Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive re-opens

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore announces that today, Saturday, July 11th, the Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive will be opening on a limited basis.
Lake Leelanau by Sandy Hansen Photography

Leelanau Farmers Markets - a safe & accessible way to eat local!

The Leelanau Farmers Markets provide a wide range of locally produced fruits, vegetables & meat as well as local baked goods & food products.
Remembering King Strang of Beaver Island

Remembering King Strang of Beaver Island

Back in 1850, James Jesse Strang was crowned king of Beaver Island. Learn about him & a new book on King Strang!
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.
Brengman Brothers Rose Takes the Gold!

Brengman Brothers Rose Takes the Gold!

The Wine Industry Adviser reports that a Leelanau rosé has captured top honors the American Fine Wine Competition!
All Tied Up in Fishtown

All Tied Up in Fishtown

Mark took this photo of Manitou Island Transit's Mishe Mokwa a few days ago. For the first year in over 100, the family owned ferry company won't be making regular runs to take people to North & South Manitou Islands.
Lake Michigan ... solstice sunset, moonrise by Ken Scott

Happy Summer Solstice everyone!

Summer will officially arrive to Leelanau TODAY (Saturday, June 20) with the summer solstice at 5:43:32 PM.
Back up the truck for Bardenhagen Strawberries!

Back up the truck for Bardenhagen Strawberries!

The Leelanau Ticker reports that strawberry harvest begins in earnest today Bardenhagen Berries in Lake Leelanau with Earliglow strawberries.
Daisy June, Sing Me a Tune

Daisy June, Sing Me a Tune

Here's a pic from 14 years ago. It's the latest cover of our Leelanau(dot)com Facebook!
Sandy Bottom a Traverse City Mystery by Robert Downes

Mystery Novel Uses Leelanau & Traverse City Backdrop

Robert "Bob" Downes has written six non-fiction books and novels over the past decade. His new book, Sandy Bottom, is now available and we took a moment to ask him about the book and its Leelanau County ties.
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