Category Archives: arts & culture

Striking a Blow Against One-Dimensional Tourism

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow this link. Thanks! Mike By … Continue reading

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What to do When the Weather Turns Ugly: A Great Exhibit at the Dennos Museum Center

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow this link. Thanks! Mike By … Continue reading

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The Cherry Blossoms Appear — and so does the National Cherry Festival

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow this link. Thanks! Mike By … Continue reading

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Still Searching for Sugar Man? He’ll Be at the TC Wine & Arts Festival!

IMPORTANT NOTE: I’VE MOVED! Dear friends and readers, “Loving Traverse City” now has a new address. (It’s a lot easier to remember, too)  You can reach it easily by going to http://blog.traversecity.com/. Or just follow this link. Thanks! Mike By … Continue reading

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Hide Away: November Finally Gets its own Movie

By MIKE NORTON Walking along the river this morning, I watched a flock of hooded mergansers frolicking near the Cass Street bridge – comedic little ducks with huge black and white heads out of all proportion to their bodies. We … Continue reading

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Carols at the Lighthouse, Candles in Your Hair — Celebrating the Holidays in Traverse City

By MIKE NORTON It’s not easy wearing lighted candles on your head. Nevertheless, every year in mid-December a young girl in a long white robe wanders the grounds of Traverse City’s former mental asylum delivering warm sweet rolls to holiday … Continue reading

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Ever Thought about a Short-Term Summer Camp Experience?

By MIKE NORTON When I was a kid, summer camp was a major undertaking that lasted several weeks. It gave many of us our first experience of being away from home for an extended period of time — and I’m … Continue reading

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