Monthly Archives: November 2010

Post-Thanksgiving Recovery: The Holiday Festival of Lights!

The tasty gingerbread house in the lobby of the Grand Traverse Resort By MIKE NORTON Whew! What a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend it was! A little sun, a little rain – even a little snow – all slathered with lots of … Continue reading

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The Hockeytown North Outdoor Classic: Chasing Pucks Under the Open Sky

By MIKE NORTON It seems more than a little bit strange to be talking about outdoor hockey on a day when it’s supposed to be in the mid-50s, but they’re forecasting snow in Traverse City by Tuesday, so maybe it’s … Continue reading

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Traverse City’s Most Unique Restaurant — And Who’s Open for Thanksgiving Dinner?

A Daytime Shot of the Bar at Lobdells (Even Prettier at Night!) By MIKE NORTON After a week of stunningly clear, warm weather, things started behaving more November-ish this weekend. It’s been a great season, but the onset of cooler, … Continue reading

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Lovely November — And a Hiking Trip to the Seven Bridges

A Mirror-Still Morning at the Clinch Park Marina By MIKE NORTON Every time I think winter is finally here, we get another beautiful week of warm November weather. A couple of days of cold rain – and even a little … Continue reading

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Farewell to Fall — and Hello to the World’s Coolest (and Coldest!) Bike Race!

By MIKE NORTON Much as I hate to admit it, color season is coming to an end. There are still some pockets of brightness here and there — including some surprises. (For instance, the vineyards of the Old Mission and … Continue reading

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