Monthly Archives: July 2011

Welcome to the Film Festival — and Lots of Other Fun Stuff!

Browsing some art glass at the Traverse Bay Outdoor Art Fair By MIKE NORTON Ah, this is more like summer weather! Goodbye to the haze and the humidity – hello to warm, dry breezes and clear sharp air (scented with … Continue reading

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A Visit to Otter Creek (Esch Road Beach) and the Lost Port of Aral

Esch Road Beach, aka Otter Creek, aka Aral Beach By MIKE NORTON Whew! I don’t think anybody can credibly complain anymore that we’re not getting summer weather here in Traverse City. It’s HOT out there! Fortunately, even those of us … Continue reading

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Proud to be a TC-er! (And here’s what’s coming up this week….)

Goodbye, Cherry Festival visitors — Until next year! By MIKE NORTON Well, that had to have been about the most perfect weekend ever. Saturday was a splendid finale to the National Cherry Festival, from the huge Cherry Royale Parade to … Continue reading

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A Great Opener for the Cherry Festival (And a Side Trip to the Cedar Polka Fest)

  Looking North Through the Cherry Festival Main Gate   By MIKE NORTON What a great opening weekend for the National Cherry Festival! Perfect weather, wondferful events, and great fun! People were out enjoying the air shows and the Fourth … Continue reading

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