Tag Archives: Brys Estate

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Mac & Cheese Time!

Serving up Tasty Mac & Cheese at Chateau Chantal By MIKE NORTON Each November, on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving, lovers of good food and wine flock to the vine-covered slopes of the Old Mission Peninsula for one of the … Continue reading

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What an Astonishing October! A Weekend of Kayaking, Cycling and Hiking… and More to Come!

Liz glides her kayak across Spider Lake on a windless October day By MIKE NORTON OK, so far this has been an AMAZING October! And since I had a couple of vacation days to burn before the end of the … Continue reading

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Mud Season? No, Spring in Traverse City is Chocolate Season!

Friends debate the best chocolate selection at Phil’s on Front By MIKE NORTON It’s time to talk about Chocolate… Spring in the dunelands of northwestern Michigan is a beautiful time of blossoming orchards, flower-carpeted forests and warm sunny afternoons.  But … Continue reading

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