Tag Archives: Old Mission Peninsula

Tourists: Why I Love Them (And Why You Should, Too!)

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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What’s Happening in TC on New Year’s Eve: Parties, Dinners, Hotel Packages, etc.

(This isn’t a regular blog post, so don’t look for any of our usual literary brilliance — it’s just a handy guide for your own information. There’s a lot going on in TC on Monday night, and we didn’t want … 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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The Cherry-Roubaix: TC Does Cycle Racing with European Style

By MIKE NORTON I love riding my bike. I won’t call what I do “cycling,” because that would make it sound much more serious and obsessive than it is. I don’t race, and I’ll never wear Spandex — for which … Continue reading

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