Michigan Coast

Martha's Leelanau Table

It’s one of those sunny days in Suttons Bay, MI, that makes you think spring is maybe half-way around the corner. Today I’m eating at Martha’s Leelanau Table. The restaurant is in an old-fashioned, red, re-purposed farmhouse. Inside it’s bright and airy, with walls painted yellow and statuettes of…

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Fun Funky Wear

What says Northern Michigan winter more than plaid, fleece and fur? Here’s a look at the best funky, functional and fabulous winter gear finds out there (along with a few tips on where to get outdoors and enjoy them!): Mittens from Michigan Baabaazuzu. This is a long-standing winter-wear buzzword…

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Finding Green This Winter

For lovers of leafy greens, nothing beats a Caesar Salad — especially one made with a homemade dressing. Here’s the scoop on finding great local greens this winter along with a cool trick for growing your own on the window sill from salvaged scraps. Anchovy filets, egg yolk, garlic and Dijon mustard…

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Guided X-Country Ski at Palmer Woods

Beautiful winter scenery. Freshly groomed snow. Save your spot for Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 1pm when preserve experts with The Leelanau Conservancy will be hosting a guided ski tour at their largest natural area. Here’s the scoop on how to sign up… By Bob Butz Last month in Leelanau County, the…

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Winter Weather Awareness

Winter has arrived at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, creating ever-changing scenic landscapes and conditions ideal for snowy recreation. Whether our activity of choice is cross-country skiing at Alligator Hill, snowshoeing the Sleeping Bear Dunes dune climb, operating a snow mobile, ice…

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