Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Hear My Heritage, Eric Hemenway Talks Being Native American, on the site MyNorth.com 12 hours, 34 minutes ago
At 40, Eric Hemenway has already lived an interesting life. And not just because he took off backpacking for 10 years in southeast Asia and almost never came back. Or because he’s seen his fair share o […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Traverse City’s Doctor Terrie Taylor Continues Fight Against Malaria, on the site MyNorth.com 3 days, 14 hours ago
In the June 2016 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine we profiled the work of Dr. Terrie Taylor, the Traverse City–born-and-raised physician doing globally significant malaria research in M […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Traverse City Ride of Silence Honors Cyclists Killed or Injured on Public Roads, on the site MyNorth.com 3 days, 15 hours ago
On Wednesday, May 17, Cherry Capital Cycling Club is participating in The Ride of Silence. The annual worldwide event honors the lives of cyclists who have been killed or injured while biking on public roads and […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Charles Kretschmer and Bill Koucky, Grand Traverse Culinary Oils, on the site MyNorth.com 5 days, 17 hours ago
When he first planted oil seeds eight years ago, Bill Koucky was thinking biodiesel—canola and sunflower oils. Seeing more promise in culinary oils, Koucky turned his non-GMO crops to a new venture, G […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Spring Camping in Northern Michigan (Gear Tips + Trail Recommendations), on the site MyNorth.com 2 weeks ago
Cool, clear air, zero bugs and no crowds. Spring camping is as fresh as can be.
There are few better ways to immerse in the great northern woods than spending a night in it. Go […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Snow Lovers, You Can Still Head to the U.P. for March Snowshoeing, on the site MyNorth.com 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Enjoy the last of the snow with a trip to the Upper Peninsula. Munising and the Keweenaw Peninsula should still have enough white stuff for a week or two (fingers crossed!). March is an enlivening month, […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Modern Magnificence: Glen Lake Home Gets Contemporary Remodel, on the site MyNorth.com 2 months ago
A contemporary remodel helps an old Glen Lake home with a modern soul embrace its sparkling setting.
Midcentury modern architecture is enjoying a strong revival. The style’s simplicity and e […]
Fat-tire bikes in winter are all the thing. Hop on a saddle and roll through the snow to see what the buzz is about.
February typically serves up winter’s best conditions for fat-tire b […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Red Hot Best 2016 Northern Michigan Lunch Venues (Vote Now for Best of 2017!), on the site MyNorth.com 2 months, 1 week ago
More than 10,000 voters from across the state weighed in on 101 things they love about Northern Michigan. Their votes determined over 300 Red Hot Best winners and 700 honorable mentions. Here you’ll find No […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Snowmobile Cognoscenti at Dave’s Yamaha Suzuki Shares Winter Wisdom, on the site MyNorth.com 2 months, 1 week ago
If you’ve never really “gotten” the whole snowmobiling thing, leave it to a guy who’s been in the business for more than 40 years to distill it for you: “If you’re not into the whole winter exercis […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, 10 Snowy Sanctuaries for a February Vacation in Northern Michigan, on the site MyNorth.com 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Senses will be on full alert in these sanctuaries of silence, 10 Northern Michigan getaways in which quiet is interrupted only by flowing water, the squeak of snow or the pop and sizzle of your in-room […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Fun with “Ipad Mini,” a Renovated 1970s Harbor Springs Condo, on the site MyNorth.com 2 months, 3 weeks ago
It hadn’t taken long for the new owners of a three-bedroom, circa 1970s condo in Harbor Springs’ Marina Village to decide to buy it. The small but efficient unit had an enviable view of the marina and […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Northern Michigan’s Joshua Davis After “The Voice”, on the site MyNorth.com 3 months, 1 week ago
The national TV buzz has ebbed, and weekly trips to L.A. are done, but the momentum (and life of dad and husband) goes on for singer-songwriter Joshua Davis.
This article is featured in the January 2017 […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Florip Toolworks Preserves Tradition with Handcrafted Woodworking Tools, on the site MyNorth.com 3 months, 1 week ago
Thirty-one-year-old Erik Florip hasn’t been at this woodworking thing long, but he’s already chased his passion to a pretty “meta” place. Just five years after hacking together his first DIY bookshe […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, 5 Family-Friendly Winter Activities in Northern Michigan, on the site MyNorth.com 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Five family-friendly winter activities in Northern Michigan in case you find yourself stuck in a snowbank …
1. Grab your friends and family and go tubing. Timberlee Hills will step up your average tubing […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, 5 Snowy Ideas for a Northern Michigan January Vacation, on the site MyNorth.com 3 months, 2 weeks ago
It’s finally winter, and snowy trails beckon. Answer the call. These getaway ideas make for a perfect Northern Michigan January vacation.
Winter water wonderland
Three lakes and a c […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, New Leelanau Coffee Roasting Facility Boosts Company’s Profile, on the site MyNorth.com 3 months, 3 weeks ago
The coffee is always on at Leelanau Coffee Roasting Company. Not just at the cafe in Glen Arbor, but at restaurants and in stores across the state and the Midwest. The company’s continued growth has led to the e […]
Celebrate winter’s glory at these upcoming ski resort festivals. From a gourmet cross-country ski trip and a beer festival on the slopes to a frozen fish toss and snow shovel race, these events are pure […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, Sustainable Leelanau County Home Breaks the Mold on Energy Efficiency, on the site MyNorth.com 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Lois Bahle (owner of Bahle’s) and Larry Mawby (founder of L. Mawby Vineyards) take us inside their sustainable Leelanau County home. The couple is committed to natural conservation, and adopted a European Design […]
Sophie Brown wrote a new post, New Year’s Eve Parties for Teens at Northern Michigan Resorts, on the site MyNorth.com 4 months, 1 week ago
From dancing the night away with your closest friends and family to fine dining and entertainment, there are tons of New Year’s Eve parties for teens this year in Northern Michigan.
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