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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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Food Trucks Arrive with a Roar on Traverse City’s Culinary Scene

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 Ah, … 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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Frugality for Foodies: Four-Star Meals on a Two-Star Budget?

Lunch Rush at the Silver Swan By MIKE NORTON Karen and I realized last month that we weren’t seeing enough of each other, so we decided to do something about it. For starters, we’re now going out at least once … Continue reading

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The National Writers Series brings literary superstars to TC

Writers Jodie Picoult and Paula McClain onstage during the 2011 NWS Season Doug Stanton remembers the first time he stood up in front of an audience in Traverse City’s opulent 19th century Opera House to talk about writing. It felt … Continue reading

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The TC Wine & Art Festival Moves to a New Date

Having fun at the 2011 TC Wine & Art Festival By MIKE NORTON After three years as a late August event, the Traverse City Wine & Art Festival will now kick off Traverse City’s summer season on Saturday, June 30. … Continue reading

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Ah! August mornings, great sailing, and LOTS of foodie events!

A Cool August morning: Kids and ducks on Boardman Lake By MIKE NORTON It was a lovely thing to wake up this morning and feel a touch of cool, dry, pine-scented breeze coming through the bedroom window. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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