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August 2012 Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine

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Get On the Water

Behind The Boat

S’Mores Gone Local

One Captain, One Crewman

The Isle of Bike

Finding She

Special Section: Traverse City Filmgoer

Plus! Northern Home & Cottage

 

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August 2012 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine

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Get On the Water

Behind the Boat

We love to pull people on stuff behind the boat...two skis, one ski, wake boards, inner tubes, what else? We head to classic water ski resort White Birch Lodge to play with the possibilities.

S’Mores Gone Local

Sure, the S’more is a classic and all, but why not make it better? We round up recipes that’ll take your gooey treat at the campfire to a higher flavor plane.

One Captain, One Crewman´╗┐

Ross Lang was a commercial fishing legend, running his boat Joy out of the Leland harbor. Then, one tragic day, after a career in fishing, he drowned. We sit down with Brian Price, who fished with Ross for more than a decade, to get a sense for this remarkable northern character.

The Isle of Bike

A bike is not just a bike on Mackinac Island. it’s a mobile expression of self, a pet, a friend, a piece of art...photographer and island summer resident Andrejka Hirschegger shares images and insight to reveal the secret world of bikes on Mackinac.

Finding She

The Westmoreland sank in 1854, taking 17 lives with it and becoming one of the iconic ship tales of the Great Lakes. We go on the water with the shipwreck hunter who found it and here his tale of discovery.

Special Section: Traverse City Filmgoer

How to have the absolutely best time possible in Traverse City when you are here for the Film Festival. Eat, shop, party

Plus! Northern Home & Cottage

Photos from our Northern Home & Cottage Tour! PLUS: Dreamy images from the Victorian-era Bay View community.

 

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Departments:

  • Up North: Cherry scientist Nikki Rothwell shares intell on the crop collapse; sweet books for beach combing rock pickers, three Northern designers score in D.C., three fab August festivals.
  • August Events: Music outdoors! Festivals! Farmers Markets! Summer full on.
  • Travel: Kick back on a big ole summertimey porch. Here’s four inns where you can rock(er) on.
  • Up in Michigan: Connecting the generations in a canoe.
  • Dining: A bumper crop of new restaurants Up North. Food editor Tim Tebeau gives the rundown.
  • Local Foodie: Lulu’s chef Henry Bisson shares an amazing (and, ok, somewhat elaborate) halibut recipe. Immerse. Indulge.
  • Wine: New wineries are proliferating. Take a look at the expanding roster.
  • Into the North: Summertime!

And, of course, Deborah Wyatt Fellows's column:

Three years ago, I wrote a tribute to our motorboat—the much-used, ever-loyal, red and white Rinker. As I wrote back then:
“Fifteen years (and several props later), the indomitable Rinker has provided us with experiences to cherish for a lifetime. Until we put it into the water for the first time I’d forgotten the sense of liberation found in skimming across the face of a lake. I’d spent so much of my adult life next to the water that I’d really stopped feeling the life spent on the water that marked my childhood summers …

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