The Little Traverse Inn

9 Best Places to Eat a Meal in Leelanau County

Leelanau County is well-known in our state for its beautiful landscape, sugar-sand beaches, and unlimited wineries. However, Leelanau County can also be known for high-end restaurants and expensive establishments. Fortunately, you’ve


A #MittenTrip to Escanaba: Paradise in the UP

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula is best known for the large number of year-round outdoor activities it offers. My #MittenTrip to Escanaba encompassed the best of the best when it comes to summertime

Hop Lot Brewing

Hop Lot Brewing Company

About a year and a half ago, a wonderful idea was brewed up. I think you know where I’m going with this: Hop Lot Brewing Company, in the quaint village of

Party in the Pantry

Traverse City knows food. Our local cuisine attracts people from all over the world. The music scene is exploding and producing some of the most lively, upbeat music that I

Paddle for Pints

With August quickly disappearing, we only have a short time to complete the activities on our summer to-do lists. Well, I am here to inform you of an item that

TC Cycle Pub

Writing for the Awesome Mitten has sent me on some amazing adventures over the past two years. Every now and then, I receive an assignment that is exceptionally delightful, one

Stormcloud Brewing Company

Those that have visited the quaint town of Frankfort know that it is nearly perfect. The one thing it seemed to be missing, however, was a brewery of their own

The Awesome Mitten - Michigan's Best Live Music Venues

Michigan’s Best Live Music Venues

Michiganders are smart: we know that life is not complete without live music. More often than not, the venue can make a large difference in the enjoyment of the musical

The Awesome Mitten - Slabtown Cafe & Burgers

Slabtown Cafe & Burgers

Slabtown Cafe & Burgers in Traverse City offers indoor and outdoor seating along with a delicious variety of burgers and more. Available and hours are Monday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.