Clearwater Township, MI

Cast Iron Kitchen Coming To TC, Habibi Moving, Cut & Run Coffee/Coworking Space Opening; More Restaurant/Retail News

Cast Iron Kitchen is opening a Traverse City restaurant in the former McGee’s 31 space near Chums Corner, Habibi Middle Eastern Coney & Curry is moving to the Cherryland Center, new coffee shop and coworking space Cut & Run is opening in the Breakwater building in the Warehouse District, and numerous other businesses are on the move in The Ticker’s latest look at local restaurant and retail news.
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The Wind Beneath The Blue Angels' Wings

Crowds gather along Grand Traverse Bay to gaze into the sky for the biggest beach bash of the year. A voice shouts, “There they are!” Cameras rise in unison, and the thundering roar of the F-18 Super Hornets announce the bold arrival of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.
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Tall Ship Madeline sails again on West Grand Traverse Bay

It has been well over two years since the Traverse City icon and Good Will Ambassador, the Tall Ship Madeline,gracefully sailed over West Grand Traverse Bay’s waters and beyond. The 55-foot ship, with a sparred length of 92 feet, was built between 1985 and 1990 by more than 165 Maritime Heritage Alliance (MHA) volunteers who gave over 40,000 hours to build the schooner, a replica of an 1840s commercial vessel that once sailed our local waters.
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The Interlochen Collection: Roger Bobo

Hear performances featuring the legendary tuba player Roger Bobo, from his time as a teenage camper at Interlochen's National Music Camp to his quarter of a century with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Music heard in this episode. Ralph Vaughan Williams, Tuba Concerto; Orien Dalley/University Orchestra with Roger Bobo (August 1956)

Nonprofit to host free homebuyer, money management classes

TRAVERSE CITY – Registration for Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency's Money Management and Homebuyer Education is open for the month of July. Due to the increase cost of living and additional expenses that the local community is facing, the agency’s Financial Management Services Department is offering free Money Management Workshop and Homebuyer Education for the month of July.

Junior Riders Sweep Podium in $100,000 WCHR Central Hunter Spectacular at Traverse City

Junior riders reigned supreme in the Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel International Ring, securing the top three spots in Saturday evening’s $100,000 WCHR Central Hunter Spectacular. The star-studded class welcomed 31 competitors across professional, junior, and amateur lines, but the win was claimed by 17-year-old Augusta Iwasaki and Attendu De Lannois Z, owned by Ashland Farms.

Mändli Makes it to the Winner’s Circle in Traverse City

Beat Mändli (SUI) is done being a bridesmaid in Traverse City. Already three times a second-place finisher since arriving during week two of the Traverse City Spring series, presented by Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel, he secured the win to kick off week three in Friday’s $37,000 Launch Consulting CSI3* Welcome Stake with Vic Des Cerisiers.

Hundreds protest in northern Michigan after overturning of Roe v. Wade

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- On Saturday, people in Traverse City joined others across the country to protest the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Hundreds of people gathered in the Open Space Park, chanting, "my body, my choice." People held signs in the air expressing their...

Lights Out: Here’s What’s Behind The Recent Uptick In Local Traffic Light Outages

Feel like there have been an unusual number of traffic light issues around town lately? You’re not wrong. In the past four months, the Grand Traverse 911 Facebook page has posted more than 15 bulletins notifying locals about traffic light outages or malfunctions, including five incidents in June alone. Those light problems have occurred all over the community, including at major intersections on Grandview Parkway, Munson Avenue, South Airport Road, and more. Is this streak of outages merely a coincidence? Or is it the sign of a wider-spread problem with local infrastructure? The Ticker investigates.

Traverse City waterfront hotel kicks off season of great outdoor dining spots

TRAVERSE CITY, MI - Nothing says summertime chill in Traverse City more than relaxing outside - and bonus points if you can snag a spot by the water. The team behind the newly-renovated Delamar Traverse City hotel is loving their location along Grand Traverse Bay this time of year, and recently threw a garden party to celebrate the kick-off of their summer patio season.