Michigan Coast

Dogs in the National Lakeshore, A "Fluff" Piece

Enjoy Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with canine companions: cooling temperatures, decreased activity favorable to dogs for trails, beaches, and pet-friendly towns. With subtly, the mild touch of September begins to cool the bright splendor of August. Mist in the morning and blazing sunsets…

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How to Watch the 2019 TC Ironman

The much-hyped triathlon competition happening in Traverse City this Sunday (August 25th) will not be televised. Downtown roads—along with select backroads and sections of M-22/M-72 in the surrounding townships and counties—will be closed or become one-ways. So how's a person check out the action…

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Shop Leelanau Farmers Markets Like a Chef

It's opening day of the Glen Arbor Farmer's Market, and Anne Cunningham is standing behind a a display of ripe and tasty bounty from her TLC Farms in Suttons Bay. By Kim Schneider | Foodie One bin holds a collection of deep red heirloom tomatoes, another those with a more pinkish cast and still…

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Hike the Newest Sleeping Bear Trail

After seven years of planning, work recently wrapped up on the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s newest hiking and ski path. Be one of the first to check out the three-mile Kettles Trail. Here’s the scoop on the trail’s “glacial” significance and directions on how to find and explore this…

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Home/Place at the Glen Arbor Arts Center

Glen Arbor was packed, bustling on this stunning spring day — potential visitors monitor the Leelanau weather forecasts as intently as locals do — so I decided to duck into the Glen Arbor Arts Center for shade and contemplation, respite and inspiration. By Vaughn D. | Art Aficionado The new exhibit…

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