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Traverse City: Empty Bowls Chicken Vegetable Orzo Soup Recipe

Eat soup and help end hunger. That’s the premise of this year’s Empty Bowls event, taking place on Sunday, Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hagerty Center in Traverse City. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan…

Food

First Iceman Race? Do’s and Don’ts for a Great Experience 

The 26th annual Bell’s Iceman Cometh Challenge is sure to be a test of wills for the thousands of riders set to take on the 30-mile course from Kalkaska to Traverse City on Saturday, Nov. 7. If this is your…

Fitness

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Pink Concrete Truck Drives Breast Cancer Awareness in Traverse City Area 

It’s not every day that you see a pink concrete mixing truck on construction job sites. For Vicky Long, it’s been her everyday ride for the past five years, but the novelty stands for something bigger than herself. Long works…

Cancer Awareness

Kick off 2015 with Frozen Nose Hairs in Traverse City

Have you resolved to get outside in the New Year? Start in Traverse City on New Year’s Day with a fun 5K Resolution Run. Race promoters are asking you to step up and make the following pledges if you sign…

Fitness

Free Clinics Provide Priceless Care for Michigan’s Underinsured

Although Obamacare is helping millions of Americans get health insurance coverage, the need for free and low-cost health care clinics still exists for those who find themselves underinsured, as well as Michiganders who are still without any coverage. For example,…

Healthy Community

A week of fun and fruit kicks off this weekend at the National Cherry Festival

With beautiful weather forecasted, large crowds are expected at the 88th annual National Cherry Festival, which kicks off unofficially tomorrow and runs through Saturday, July 12. The celebration of cherries and community in the heart of Traverse City, also known…

Food

GTRec Experience Expo showcases the great outdoors

While I’m a fan of all four season in Michigan, getting outside to exercise with a two-year old can be tough in the middle of winter. Now that the snow blanketing both peninsulas has melted, getting active outside is much…

Fitness

50 reasons why Michigan is foodie paradise

Michigan is one of the culinary capitals of the United States. Surprised? You shouldn’t be! Here are 50 reasons why our state is the best state for great food and drink: Grand Rapids was named Lonely Planet’s top travel destination…

Positive Michigan

Supporting food security by filling Empty Bowls

“Put good food to good use.” This motto is the driving force behind the Empty Bowls fundraiser, which supports fighting hunger and food shortage in several Michigan communities. The Empty Bowls fundraiser in Traverse City takes place on April 13th, from…