Monthly Archives: September 2011

Fall Golf at Shanty Creek, Apples Downtown and Wine at Chateau Chantal!

The View of Lake Bellaire from the Lakeview Lodge at Shanty Creek Resorts By MIKE NORTON When it’s a perfect fall day, with just a hint of color in the trees, a light wind blowing clouds across the sky, and … Continue reading

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Funny How the Night Moves, With Autumn Closing In….

Saying goodbye to Summer at Old Mission Point By MIKE NORTON TRAVERSE CITY – Suddenly, all the radio stations seem to be playing nostalgia songs. I heard Bob Seger’s “Night Moves” yesterday as Liz and I were driving home from … Continue reading

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Like Short Films? The Traverse City Shorts Festival Debuts This Week!

Tall ships at the Open Space during this weekend’s Michigan Schooner Festival By MIKE NORTON Now THAT was more like it! What an amazing weekend! Great weather, a gallant fleet of tall ships cruising on the Bay, NHL hockey hopefuls … Continue reading

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A Tang in the Air: Epicureans, Tall Ships and Runners in the Vineyards

By MIKE NORTON There’s no sense in denying it. Although it’s a beautiful, balmy day in Traverse City, with the promise of more gentle end-of-summer warmth to come, the weather over this past Labor Day weekend served as a stern … Continue reading

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