January 2019 Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine
POWDER CONFIDENTIAL - Come close, we’ll tell ya all the good scoop from our Up North ski slopes.
COPS TO THE RESCUE, WITH DOUGHNUTS - The amazing story behind the little Clare, Michigan bakery that could.
AT HOME IN THE PORCUPINE MOUNTAINS - Sometimes what you need most is to take a few steps off the grid.
MARRIED IN TRAVERSE CITY’S CATHEDRAL - A pure and simple winter wedding at Historic Barns Park.
PLUS | MEDICAL INSIDER - Meet Pioneers in Patient Care
Up North - Central Lake’s Mike King rips it up on two skis; Eastport’s Margie Guyot paints in the winter wilds.
This Is MyNorth - Hang out with us online, on social and at MyNorth Tickets.
January Events - Pull on that snowcap and hit the town.
Travel - Classic movie houses for date night.
Up in Michigan - Making the most of a midwinter thunderstorm.
Outdoors -Discover the weirdly wonderful world of winter biking.
Dining - The tacos we crave most..
Drinks - Toasty-good hot cocktails.
Love Of The Land - Take a crisp, cedar-scented escape to Sturgeon River Preserve.
On the Cover:
All in for snow days.
PHOTO BY ERIK OLSEN
And Deborah Wyatt Fellows's column ...
THANK YOU, PIONEERS
BY DEBORAH WYATT FELLOWS
Northern Michigan lost three really good men in an extremely small window of time in late November, early December.
I can’t possibly do any of them justice. Seek out the stories and profiles of each of them and you will grasp the loss.
Dean Robb fought for social justice his entire law career, working on high profile cases but also fighting for many
people who weren’t famous, who just needed an advocate. Dean was a lover of knowledge, history, laughter, talented
in his notorious Mark Twain one-man show, and exceedingly compassionate. And he loved Leelanau County.
George Weeks was as gentle a soul in outward demeanor as Dean was boisterous. But as Michigan’s premiere
political journalist, George had the kind of newspaperman grit and determination to dig for the truth of a story,while still managing to forge respectful relationships, even friendships, with political figures on all side of the aisle. And George loved Leelanau County.
Bernie Rink, the founder of Bosky-del Vineyards, also passed away in late November. Bernie had a style all his own.
... Read the rest of Deborah Wyatt Fellows's column in the January 2019 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine.