Monthly Archives: February 2011

Things are Starting to Get Silly in Ski Country

Hitting the Pond at the Shanty Creek Slush Cup By MIKE NORTON OK, I’m willing to admit it. Even though we’ve got all of March (a notoriously treacherous month) ahead of us,   and even though the bay could still freeze, … Continue reading

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Off to the Races: and Three-Course Dinners for $25 During Restaurant Week

By MIKE NORTON Whew! What a weekend! First there was rain, then wind, then sunshine, and finally some long-awaited snow. But hey, it was a wonderful Cherry Capital Winter Wow!fest! I was stunned at how many people turned out night … Continue reading

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The Usual Thaw (Just in Time for the Cherry Capital Winter Wow!fest)

  Saturday’s Frozen Bed Race — a Wow!fest Favorite By MIKE NORTON It happens every February. For a brief few days, the weather turns warm and windy – just long enough to fool everyone into thinking that winter is past, … Continue reading

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Open House on the Leelanau Trail/Family Olympics at Sleeping Bear

 Is there anything more fun than skiing on a well-groomed trail? By MIKE NORTON There are days when you feel like skiing a trail with lots of ups and downs and winding turns, and then there are days when you … Continue reading

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