Monthly Archives: June 2012

The National Writers Series brings literary superstars to TC

Writers Jodie Picoult and Paula McClain onstage during the 2011 NWS Season Doug Stanton remembers the first time he stood up in front of an audience in Traverse City’s opulent 19th century Opera House to talk about writing. It felt … Continue reading

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This Weekend: Vintage Cars, Majestic Raptors and Beautiful Horses

Photo courtesy of  The Great Race A 1914 Overland on display during the 2011 Great Race, which went from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Bennington, Vermont. By MIKE NORTON Summer is here in earnest, it seems – and in Traverse City the … Continue reading

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Making Golf More Attractive to a New Generation

By MIKE NORTON I’m not a golfer. Just never could figure out the appeal of the game. On the other hand, I’ve always loved golf courses. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve enjoyed wandering around on them (no doubt … Continue reading

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Traverse City — Where the Buffalo (er, Bison…) Roam

By MIKE NORTON Shaggy, majestic and imposing, the American Bison is an iconic figure that evokes images of the endless Western prairie. So visitors are often surprised to see a huge herd of these massive beasts grazing just outside a … Continue reading

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