Stories tagged: "Traverse City"


Michigan Civil War Soldier’s Grave Finally Gets Headstone

The grave of a man who served in the US Civil War has been formally marked at a northern Michigan cemetery.

Mike King fell in love with the slopes at an early age. (Courtesy/Ella Skrocki via Instagram)
Michigan Skier Mike King Gets His Mojo Back in New Documentary Film

Adventure athlete Mike King is taking his new ski documentary Lake Effect across the state in a series of special pop-up screenings and events. The project was shot entirely in Michigan—and it’s 30 minutes of ‘pure fun’ in the Winter-Water Wonderland.

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Old Northern Michigan Asylum

Once a psychiatric hospital, now an upscale shopping and dining experience, the old Northern Michigan Asylum grounds are an unforgettable stop on any Up North road trip.

(Courtesy/Journeyman Distillery)
It’s Hot Toddy Day. Here’s How to Celebrate—Michigan Style.

Jan. 11 is Hot Toddy Day. And for those of us living through another Michigan winter, the cocktail can lift spirits, liven up parties and maybe even help quell a sore throat.

(Courtesy/Crystal Mountain via Pure Michigan)
6 Winter Sports Parks in Michigan to Check Out Before Spring Arrives

They’re only here for the winter—so get in on the fun while you can at these Michigan sports destinations.

Downtown Rochester lights up for the annual "Big Bright Light Show." (Courtesy/Big Bright Light Show via Facebook)
7 Michigan Cities that Always Go Big for the Holidays

Even for a busy man on the move, Santa Claus must know that Michigan is the place to be this season.

Downtown Rochester lights up for the annual "Big Bright Light Show." (Courtesy/Big Bright Light Show via Facebook)
7 Michigan Cities that Always Go Big for the Holidays

Even for a busy man on the move, Santa Claus must know that Michigan is the place to be this season.