Grooming the Sleeping Bear Trail

Ski the Sleeping Bear Trail in Leelanau County!

The Trail is predictably great for cyclists & hikers in warmer months, and thankfully the fun doesn't stop when the snow flies!
Leland Blue Stone by Cortney Brenner

Leland Blue Stones

Leland Blue stones were born over 100 years ago in the fires of the Leland Lake Superior Iron Company.
Gathering Place by Rodney Martin

Woodland Studies with photographer Rodney Martin

This Saturday Woodland Studies, a small exhibition of black and white photographs by Grand Rapids photographer Rodney Martin, will be available for viewing at the Glen Arbor Arts Center.

New Political Maps Debut for Michigan & Leelanau County

Last week Michigan made history with the first ever congressional, State House and State Senate district maps drawn by citizens through the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC). See how that impacts Leelanau!
Grand Traverse Lighthouse by Sheen Watkins

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays everyone!

Wishing all of you a merry Christmas & happy holiday season! Sheen took this at the Grand Traverse Light back in 2014.

Seasons Greetings from Fishtown!

Antoine Manseau and his family, along with John Miller, built the dam at Fishtown. Learn more about it!
Death of a Starlet Podcast by Hollywood & Crime

Leland's Hollywood & Crime team gets major recognition

Their latest series Death of a Starlet Podcast is ranked number six in the TOP 25 NEW PODCASTS OF 2021!!
Blizzard at the Maritime Academy by John Russell

Northern Michigan photographer John Russell's new book

The Traverse City Record-Eagle has a great feature on a new book from longtime area photojournalist John Russell.
Piping Plovers by James Eye View Photography

Piping Plovers: Rocket Attack Edition

Turns out Elon Musk’s Space X launchport is impacting a beloved & endangered Leelanau summer resident.
Blast Off with Olean's Northport

Olean's Recreational Marijuana Dispensary in Northport now open!

Olean’s Provisioning Center is celebrating their opening as Leelanau County’s first cannabis dispensary. They are located at 776 N. Mill Street in Northport & open seven days a week from 11-7 PM for customers 21+.
Geminid Meteor by Ken Scott Photography

Catch the 2021 Geminid Meteor Shower next week!

The best time to watch the Geminid meteors in 2021 is likely from around 3 a.m. to dawn on the morning of December 14.
Sunset over Sugar Loaf by Heather Dourron

Sunset on Sugar Loaf

Here's a great shot of the sunset over Sugar Loaf Mountain last night that Heather shared in the Friends of Sugar Loaf group on Facebook.