Monthly Archives: May 2011

Black Bears, a Treat for Vets’ Families, and some Splendid Wine Dinners!

Mike Onthank of the fire department got this photo of our weekend visitor By MIKE NORTON Well, it’s been a wild weekend in Traverse City so far. And I mean WILD! Everybody’s talking about the black bear that wandered into … Continue reading

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The Grand Traverse Resort Opens a New “Store” in Downtown TC!

Amy Tringali welcomes visitors into the Grand Traverse Resort’s new Downtown Store By MIKE NORTON After the 80s temperatures we had this weekend, I think it’s safe to say that spring is definitely here — and summer is just around … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms and Tall Ships — It’s a Traverse City Spring!

Cherry Blossoms at Old Mission Harbor By MIKE NORTON  The cherry orchards are blossoming in Traverse City! If you’ve never seen several million cherry trees all blossoming at once, with beautiful Grand Traverse Bay in the background, you need to … Continue reading

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What a Great Place for Open-water Kayaking!

Passing Leffingwell Point on East Grand Traverse Bay By MIKE NORTON What a wonderful spring weekend! For the first time this year, Karen and I got the kayaks out of the boathouse and carried them down to Old Mission Harbor … Continue reading

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Golf Season Begins! (Psst! Play The Legend for Just $25!)

Photo by Brian Walters Laid out across steep, heavily forested hills, The Legend at Shanty Creek Resorts is prized as much for its scenic qualities as for its challenges.  By MIKE NORTON All right! THAT was a great weekend! I … Continue reading

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