How running and exercise are helping Traverse area pregnant moms.
While seven months pregnant, Jessica Stark, 33 of Kingsley, pushed her daughter, Ally, 4 years old, in a stroller in the recent Leapin’ Le […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, Leland Producer Talks ‘Hollywood & Crime’ Podcast Success, on the site MyNorth.com 1 week, 6 days ago
We catch up with veteran film producer, and now podcast producer and director, Rebecca Reynolds of Leland, who, along with her husband and co-producer Jim Carpenter, recently wrapped up the first season of the […]
The journey of Brewery Terra Firma’s John Niedermaier. What a long, experimental trip it’s been. Follow along with us.
This article is featured in the April 2017 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, The North’s Secret Weapon for Keeping Carbon Out of the Atmosphere, on the site MyNorth.com 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Our wonder of nature, our admiration of nature, our awe of nature, is so often based on its complexity. And the more we learn of nature, the more wondrously complex it becomes.
This Nature Change interview with […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, The Surprising New Economic Pillar of Les Cheneaux: Birdwatching?, on the site MyNorth.com 1 month ago
As the 2017 season for bird watching dawns, we share a video by NatureChange.org that looks at how economically important this springtime ritual of nature lovers is to the communities of the Les Cheneaux Island […]
This elixir, aphrodisiac and star of Chinese myth is also an Up North native and still sprouts in our forests. Foraging the magical root helped Northern families survive the Depression. But how much longer […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, Leapin’ Leprechaun 5K Race 2017, Traverse City: Mickey Fivenson’s Running Race Notebook, on the site MyNorth.com 1 month ago
Michelle Elliott, race director for the Leapin’ Leprechaun 5K located in the Warehouse District, Traverse City on Saturday, March 11, 2017, welcomed nearly 750 runners, interns and volunteers to the 7th annual S […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, Obsessions: 5 Young Foodie Entrepreneurs in Northern Michigan, on the site MyNorth.com 1 month ago
Young energy, clear vision and passion for a food ideal propel the entrepreneurs behind these local businesses in Traverse City and Petoskey. Get to know the next generation of foodies in Northern Michigan.
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, Seriously, You Won’t Believe What It Took to Get This Bridge Truss to the Boardman River, on the site MyNorth.com 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The mission: transport a 2,100-pound, 55-foot-long steel truss through a thick forest and down a steep river valley, and then place it to make a bridge across the Boardman River in the Brown Bridge Quiet […]
You might know him as the CEO of Crystal Mountain, but statewide, renewable energy advocates know Jim MacInnes as one of the most effective voices of a smart energy future.
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, 10 Ideas for Entertainment and Dining During Vasa Race Weekend, on the site MyNorth.com 2 months, 2 weeks ago
In town for the Vasa Races February 11–12? Check our ideas for pre- and post-race chill time in Traverse City.
Check out what’s new at this year’s races here.
Winter Microbrew and Music F […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, Bigfoot 5-10K Snowshoe Race, Mickey Fivenson’s Running Race Notebook, on the site MyNorth.com 3 months ago
The thunderous sound of 1,150 Bigfeet pounding along a pristine, wooded trail, greeted race director Jen Teeples as 575 snowshoers/runners headed down the trail in the Bigfoot 5-10K Snowshoe Race, at Timber Ridge, […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, After the Sleeping Bear Dunes Wind Storm: Is Fire a Risk?, on the site MyNorth.com 3 months, 2 weeks ago
In August 2014, a tremendous wind storm blew through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, hitting the area around Glen Arbor particularly hard, and leaving a massive swath of downed trees in its wake. One […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, Resolution Run/Walk 5K, Mickey Fivenson’s Running Race Notebook, on the site MyNorth.com 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Race director Karl Bastion welcomed about 200 runners and walkers to the 2017 version of the Resolution Run/Walk 5K, held at The Little Fleet, in downtown Traverse City, Jan. 1. The course flowed through downtown, […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, Sleeping Bear Dunes Winter Photos Through the Lens of Julian Bunker, on the site MyNorth.com 4 months ago
A disciple of Northern Michigan’s beauty shares his favorite Sleeping Bear Dunes winter photos bathed in rare light.
Photographer Julian Bunker
Julian Bunker swims every day he can. […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, Ancient Strain of Lake Trout Discovered in Elk Lake, on the site MyNorth.com 4 months, 1 week ago
What do we like? Good news stories about the environment, and here is one about lake trout that we like a lot.
Fish researcher Jory Jonas, of MDNR’s Charlevoix Fisheries Research Station, was on a f […]
Ever since artist Glenn Wolff and author Jerry Dennis first collaborated—in 1992 on the national bestseller It’s Raining Frogs and Fishes—they have deployed their remarkable talents on helping us understand, imme […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, Turkey Trot: Mickey Fivenson’s Runner Race Notebook, on the site MyNorth.com 4 months, 3 weeks ago
The Race: Traverse City Turkey Trot 5K and 5 Mile Run/Walk, November 24, Thirlby Field, Traverse City
Brian and Enid Hagerty, Michelle Elliot, from the National Cherry Festival, and Laurie Anderson, along with […]
A half-dozen years ago Beth Price was looking for a self-assignment to re-ignite her artist fire—something she’d pursue just for herself, no clients involved, no money on the line, no voices to pull her vision thi […]
Jeff Smith wrote a new post, Anne-Marie Oomen & Keith Taylor on the Poetry of Science, on the site MyNorth.com 4 months, 4 weeks ago
A poet among scientists …
Widely published Michigan poet Keith Taylor has spent the past 11 summers at the University of Michigan Biological Station, in the forests surrounding Douglas Lake, near Pellston. He s […]
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