Fishtown 5k Runner

Fishtown 5k returns July 15th

Runners not only follow a route that weaves through the picturesque neighborhoods of Leland, but they’ll get views of both Lake Leelanau and Lake Michigan.
Manitou Isle Unloading

Better Stay Off the Lake

A photo of the Manitou Isle ferry that we took 20 years ago plus another from Manitou Island Transit!
Smoke Fish Not Tobacco

Sheriff seeks tips on Fishtown bomb threat

Leelanau County Dispatch received a call from an unknown male who made threats to kill his spouse and also made a bomb threat about an object being placed in the Historic Fishtown District of Leland

Seasons Greetings from Fishtown!

Antoine Manseau and his family, along with John Miller, built the dam at Fishtown. Learn more about it!
Fishtown, Leland, MI by Dan Gaken

Going long in Fishtown

Cool long exposure from Fishtown last summer.
Fishtown Art Shanty

The Fishtown Art Shanty could be your shop!

The Fishtown Art Shanty is a pop up space where artists, craftsmen and makers can be an intimate part of the Fishtown experience for a week from late May through October.
The House at the End of the Dock by Mark Smith

The House at the End of the Dock

I can't be the only person who wishes I lived in the Hall Cottage in Fishtown!

Leelanau guest stars in Carhart/Guinness commercial

The Leelanau Ticker shared a new St. Patrick’s Day commercial from Carhartt and Guinness recently shot on the Leelanau Peninsula by Grand Rapids director Kevin Steen.
Fishtown Frozen by Mark Smith

Fishtown Frozen

Mark writes: Sunny but oh so cold in Fishtown yesterday.
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.
Christmas at Fishtown by Michigan Nut Photography

Christmas in Fishtown

Here's a stunning shot from 2018 showing Leland's Fishtown all lit up for the holidays that John McCormick of Michigan Nut Photography shared.
The Blues Fishtown today by Mark Smith

The Fishtown Blues

Stunning shot from the other day in Fishtown by Mark Smith!!