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The Court Yard Restaurant

If you find yourself in Alpena looking for a good meal, then skip the drive-ins and forget the chain restaurants. Head instead to 2024 US 23 South, home of the

The Awesome Mitten-TART Trail System

TART Trail System

Northern Michigan is a haven for bikers and hikers. We have lovely summer weather and fantastic trails. Among the best of those trails is the TART trail system. TART stands

The Awesome Mitten- Enerdyne and Brain Storm

Enerdyne and Brain Storm

Located on Suttons Bay’s colorful St. Joseph’s Street, Enerdyne is a store committed to science and fun. It has been serving the village since 1980 year-round. It started out as

The Awesome Mitten- The Perry Hannah House

The Perry Hannah House

Sixth Street in Traverse City is a quiet, cobblestone street lined with large trees and grand Victorian homes, but none is more stunning than the massive Perry Hannah House, better known

The Awesome Mitten - Yale Bologna Festival

Yale Bologna Festival

Yale is normally a small town of around 2,000 people. But every summer in late July tourists descend on Yale to celebrate bologna, the king of meats. The Yale Bologna

The Awesome Mitten-Jack of the Green

Jack of the Green

Check the bottom for details on how to win a garden supply pack! There is a rare sort of garden and gardening supply store off the beaten path of 461

Awesome Mitten-Chateau Chantal

Chateau Chantal

Nestled in the rolling hills of Old Mission Peninsula, Chateau Chantal winery and vineyard commands a gorgeous view of the sparkling blue Grand Traverse Bay and Power Island. The winery has produced

Awesome Mitten-Right Brain Brewery

The Right Brain Brewery’s New Home

Right brain thinking focuses on abstraction, artistic ability, and emotional response. The right part of the brain is often thought of as the center for imagination and creativity, and creativity

The Awesome Mitten- Bella Fortuna North

Bella Fortuna North

Prepare yourselves foodies. An authentic Florentine restaurant named Bella Fortuna North is opening in Lake Leelanau on June 29th. Bella is an elegant establishment with friendly staff situated behind NJ’s

The Awesome Mitten-The Village Cheese Shanty

The Village Cheese Shanty

There sits a small shack in the heart of Leland’s historic Fishtown. Nothing special outside sets the shack apart from the fishing shanties surrounding it, except for a green sign