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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…

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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…

2013 Traverse City tree lighting

This past weekend, Traverse City joined other cities around Michigan with its annual Christmas tree lighting. The tree, located in the heart of downtown Traverse City at Cass and Front Street, was one of the many highlights within the night’s…

A Healthier Michigan’s A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries: 2013 Central & Northern Lower Peninsula edition

Welcome to another installment of A Healthier Michigan’s A-Z Guide to Michigan Wineries. Previous installments took us east and west, but this week we’re heading to where all the action is: the central & northern lower peninsula. There’s clearly “something…

Food

 

Five Northern Michigan counties participate in Live Healthy Live United 365 Challenge

As our country makes strides towards preventative healthcare and wellness initiatives, a common theme arises: workplace wellness programs work. Studies are proving these programs not only help prevent future health issues by stressing preventative care, but also increase productivity and…

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Traverse Traveler app

Michigan, the Great App State

There’s an app for that. A part of our daily jargon, that phrase has become an integral part of our tech-centered world. From an app that calls you when your baby wakes up in the next room (seriously) to an…

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Destination Michigan: Best stops for a quick weekend getaway

This summer, take a family vacation to a place with both beautiful scenery and must-see attractions – The Mitten State! The diverse cities of Michigan offer everything from scenic beaches and unique dining to kid-friendly activities and entertainment, perfect for…

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