Category Archives: nature

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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Messing About in Boats… and on Boards… and Jet Skis..

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Floral Fireworks all over Traverse City (and Some Real Fireworks for July 4!)

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

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A New “Virtual Birding Trail,” Just in Time for This Year’s Leelanau Birding Festival

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An Outdoor Adventure Phone App for Traverse City

Hiking at Sleeping Bear Point 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 … Continue reading

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Woodpecker

By MIKE NORTON I barely noticed the hammering at first. Saturday morning is fix-it time, and I figured one of the neighbors was nailing a loose shingle or something. It wasn’t until I caught a moving flash of scarlet outside … Continue reading

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