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Added by Sharon & Lorri on May 30, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
When you think of Sleeping Bear Dunes, the images that probably come to mind are of tall pure sand dunes, pristine beaches, and the blue water of Lake Michigan. But there is a lot more to experience……Continue
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This has been such a spectacular week. The weather has been summer time perfect. One of our rare pleasures is to rise with the sun while all of Suttons Bay is still quiet and serene....drag our kayaks across an M~22 that lacks any traffic to the bay. To view the early morning sun as the fog is lifting on a crystal clear bay is just breath taking. One of life's truly simple but majestic pleasures. That's why we live in this beautiful village we…
Succulent, slow roasted rotisserie pork pairs perfectly with wine from Gill’s Pier Vineyard and Winery. This Saturday, May 29, vintners Ryan and Kris Sterkenburg invite you to start digging in at 11:00 a.m. at their 6th Annual Swine and Dine Pig Roast.
The roast is an opportunity to taste limited-production 2007 Cabernet Franc Merlot, a Best of Class winner at the Michigan Wine and Spirits Competition. Other chummy barbecue pairings are…
Added by Jodi Simpson on May 25, 2010 at 8:45am — No Comments
There’s no better way to immerse yourself in nature than to go camping. And no matter what kind of camping you enjoy, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has something to offer.…Continue
LandChoices recently launched SaveCamps.org to save Boy Scout, Girl Scout and outdoor camps for kids. SaveCamps.org blog is part of LandChoices’ Big Camps program to save camps for kids and was established to encourage and educate people on how Scout and other outdoor camps can be saved from development.
Added by Kirt Manecke, Smile book on May 22, 2010 at 2:47pm — No Comments
One of our favorite things to do up north is discover new beaches along the beautiful Lake Michigan coast and because we travel with our "third child" Buddy, we like to discover those that are dog friendly. I would love to hear your suggestions on dog welcoming beaches from Manistee to Northport.
So what's my favorite dog beach so far? Well, it's…Continue
Traverse City — Northwest Lower Michigan residents and visitors looking for places to buy locally grown fruits, veggies, meats, and more can find them now in the hot-off-the-press 2010 Taste the Local Difference food and farm guide. The guide lists local farms, wineries, and farmers markets, as well as…Continue
Added by Hans Voss on May 20, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments
There are two great birding events this weekend in Leelanau County. This is a fabulous time of year to catch site of both year-round and migrating birds.
Saturday, May 22nd 10am
Birdology 101-Mysteries of Migration at Lighthouse West
Until the 19th century…
Added by Leelanau Conservancy on May 18, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Sightseeing, especially with kids, is much more fun when you have great stories to tell. This week's Kids Up North is Fun Facts to Share On Your Way to Historic Mackinac Island and Colonial Michilimackinac filled with…Continue
Added by Deb Fellows on May 18, 2010 at 10:54am — No Comments
Added by Elizabeth Edwards on May 17, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is bustling with activity as park staff gets ready for school groups and summer visitors. Rangers are preparing interpretive programs, Natural Resources workers are planning studies on a wide variety of subjects, restorations of historic farms and cabins are being done, and much more.…Continue
We all need to kick off this summer season with some fun and relaxation. Whether you are packing the car to head to Northern Michigan for a Memorial Day weekend getaway or you live here and don't want to blow the holiday doing laundry and oil changes, this Memorial Day Weekend…Continue
Added by Leelanau Conservancy on May 5, 2010 at 12:06pm — No Comments
Added by MyNorth Food & Wine Up North on May 4, 2010 at 4:43pm — No Comments
Matter of Trust is a non-profit organization that uses hair clippings to make hair mats used to clean up oil spills. There's a video on our page that demonstrates how they do it and how incredibly effective the hair mats are. Matter of Trust is front and center in the Gulf working closely with the EPA and Coast Guard, and they need our help! They need old nylon stockings--runs and all, they need rubber gloves, they need money to buy supplies down there. Would you like to help? Call me at…Continue
Added by Salon Verve, Organic Salon on May 4, 2010 at 10:17am — No Comments