Category Archives: history

The Cherries Start to Ripen — and Thereby Hangs a Tale

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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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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A Walk Around the Mission Point Lighthouse

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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Nordic Nostalgia: A Return to the Sand Lakes Quiet Area

  By MIKE NORTON New Year’s is all about looking ahead, but sometimes it helps to take a little glance at where you’ve been. That’s what led me and my cross-country skis out to the deep woods east of Traverse … Continue reading

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At Last! Traverse City Gets a Taste of Bohemian Cuisine

By MIKE NORTON One of my favorite places is about to celebrate its 80th birthday – and in the best possible way. The Little Bohemia Tavern (known to a generation of Traverse City barflies as “Lil Bo’s”) is having a … Continue reading

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September: Drama Queen of Seasons/Hiking the Grand Traverse Commons

By MIKE NORTON September has certainly been a dramatic month here in the Traverse City area — great battalions of clouds racing across the sky; beams of thick sunlight  lancing out of the darkness like the searchlights of alien spaceships, … Continue reading

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