Dunebird Paddle Tennis Courts Rendering

Paddlecourts of Leelanau coming to Dune Bird Winery!

Today's Leelanau Ticker shares Dune Bird Winery is partnering with the Leelanau nonprofit Paddle Courts of Leelanau (PCOL) to build two platform tennis courts on the winery’s property later this year.
Cidery from Scratch Heartwood Ciders of Maple City

Heartwood Ciders seeks approval for Maple City Cidery

The Leelanau Ticker shares that Maple City-based Heartwood Ciders, is seeking a site plan approval and special use permit (SUP) to develop parts of a 10-acre property.

Inflatable Planetarium Dome bringing immersive starwatching to schools

The Sleeping Bear Dunes National lakeshore now has an inflatable planetarium dome to enable immersive experiences related to the night sky, the Great Lakes ecosystem, and more!
Jeff & Shaleia Twin Flames Cult WEIRD CULT CRAP

Twin Flame Sex Cult leaders are also Leelanau County residents

Jacob Wheeler of the Glen Arbor Sun shares a deep dive into Jeff and Shaleia Ayan of the controversial Twin Flames cult, now a Netflix documentary.
Leland Bear in the Rain

Leland gets its own Black Bear

The other night, Dan Lisuk looked out his window in Leland and saw an unexpected Peeping Tom!
Bear over in Omena by Karen Janus

Black Bear near Omena & Northport!

Karen Janus shared this photo from her Ring doorbell of a black bear going after her bird feeders!

Affordable housing nonprofit puts Suttons Bay home up for sale

This three-bedroom home was acquired by Peninsula Housing last fall, and - after extensive renovations - it is now ready to be sold.
Golden Rule off Diamond Head captain Katie Thompson

Golden Rule bringing message of peace to Traverse City

The historic peace boat Golden Rule is visiting our area today. Although they had planned to come to Traverse City today, circumstances are forcing them to remain in Northport.
Gilbert the T-Rex Tyrannasaurus Rex Sculpture

Jurassic Lakeshore: The story of Gilbert the T-Rex

The story behind the T-rex fossil sculpture can be seen at Curtis Warnes’ new gallery off Plowman Road in Empire
Road Closed in Glen Arbor

Leelanau Rewind: The Storm of August 2015

Eight years ago this afternoon, one of the strongest storms in memory ripped through the Leelanau Peninsula & northwest Michigan. It focusing its fury on Glen Arbor.

Perseid Meteor Shower looking extra-special in 2023!!

This year the shower will peak around Aug. 13, 2023, and this year will be a good one for the Perseid viewing as the moon will only be 10% illuminated.
Narnia Webcam on Little Glen Lake

Leelanau County & Traverse City Michigan Webcams

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Views of Empire, Leland, Glen Arbor, Lake Leelanau, Old Mission, Frankfort, and Traverse City - all from the comfort of your chair!