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The Bay View Association: A Chautauqua on Lake Michigan

Each summer since 1875, people have been coming to the Bay View Association to learn, make music, socialize, and soak up the scenery in the scenic most northwest corner of the lower peninsula of Michigan. With nationally known speakers, authors, artists and a full slate of musical and thatrical per… Read More
Posted on June 20th, 2017

Want to hit the mother lode of morels? Listen and learn

Want to hit the mother lode of morels? Listen and learn Anthony Williams once found what he calls the “mother lode” of morel mushrooms, a spot in the forest not far from his Boyne City home where the prized, flavorful mushrooms grew so thick that he couldn’t pick them all. READ MORE… Read More
Posted on March 31st, 2017

These American Small Towns Know How To Do The Holidays Right

These American Small Towns Know How To Do The Holidays Right Many holiday travelers set their sights on the 80-degree temperatures of the Caribbean or chest-deep powder of Colorado’s favorite ski resorts. But those who go where many others are headed miss out on the old-fashioned holiday charm t… Read More
Posted on December 13th, 2016

“Cool” vibes Up North in Boyne City, Michigan

Several weekends ago we ventured to Boyne City, Michigan to take in the vibrant fall colors of Northwest Lower Michigan. Beyond the standard driving tour, we stopped at a park/preserve that was once a busy ski hill in the winter months, Avalanche Peak in Boyne City. A few days previous to our journey t… Read More
Posted on November 1st, 2016
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Michigan’s top fall color spot: Tunnel of Trees!

Michigan’s Top fall color spot: Tunnel of Trees!
CROSS VILLAGE – The unique restaurant known as Legs Inn has just closed for the season, but that may have been a hasty decision.
“Fall color is probably peaking right now,” said owner George Smolak. “Bu… Read More
Posted on October 19th, 2016
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Bucket List Cycling: The Tunnel of Trees

Bucket List Cycling Rides:  The Tunnel of Trees, Harbor Springs, Michigan I rode the tunnel of trees, South to North, along 119 just north of Harbor Springs, Michigan last year for the first time. I’ve driven the route before, long ago when I was just a kid and the day after I bought my first road b… Read More
Posted on August 25th, 2016

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