Category Archives: Fall

A Royal Chef Stars at September’s “Taste of Traverse City” Food 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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Dance with the Girl Who Brought You: More Thoughts about 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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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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A Walk in the High Country: The Red (Wines) of October

By MIKE NORTON I’m a sucker for a good fall weekend. The weather can be cold, wet and miserable for weeks on end, but give me two straight days of sunshine, and all is forgiven. Especially when all that beautiful … Continue reading

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Fall Splendor, Even in the Rain/A Hike at Pyramid Point

By MIKE NORTON I’m looking out my window right now at a misty landscape where rain squalls chase each other across the surface of the Bay like fretful and obnoxious children. Good weather for ducks, as they used to say … Continue reading

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Fall cycling (and leaf-peeping) on the Old Mission Peninsula

By MIKE NORTON They told us we weren’t going to have any fall color this year. The summer had been too hot and too dry, they said, and when autumn arrived the leaves would all just curl up, turn brown … Continue reading

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Chubby Squirrels & Concrete Dinosaurs: The Return of Right Brain Brewery

Morning light on East Bay: somber, but lovely! By MIKE NORTON In most places the season of rebirth and renewal usually takes place in the spring, not the fall. Autumn, with its hectic colors and shortening days, has more somber … Continue reading

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