Brian Walters

Campfire Songs and Storytelling With The Beach Bards

Campfire Songs and Storytelling With The Beach Bards Campfire storytelling is a tradition that’s been around just about as long as humans have walked the Earth. And nobody does it better than the Beach Bards Norm Wheeler and Fuzz Foster. This summer marks the 27th year for Beach Bards unique blend…

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Seven Best Casual Restaurants In Leelanau County

The makings of a great casual restaurant go well beyond the dress code. Overall atmosphere, unique menu choices and family-friendliness are just important for a memorable dining experience. For this roundup, we looked for the area’s top options for couples looking to spend around $50 (without…

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In The News: Sleeping Bear Around The Web

The first half of July saw Sleeping Bear on track for a record-breaking year of tourism; news of two temporary Lakeshore trail/beach closers; stargazing resuming at The Leelanau Observatory; a new book featuring vintage views of scenic highway M-22; black bears spotted at D.H. Campground and…

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Sleeping Bear's "Peak Summer" Festivals and Events

By now, you’ve probably heard about all the incredible movies on the docket for the 11th Annual Traverse City Film Festival (July 28th-August 2nd). General public ticket sales for the festival opens this Saturday, July 18th. Here, you’ll find links to all the information you’ll need to get your “big…

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