Ford Arts, Beats & Eats: Take Your Pick!

Photo credit - warmheartcoldRoyal Oak’s Ford Arts, Beats & Eats Festival, a celebration of art, music, and cuisine returns Labor Day weekend, September 2-5! The festival has expanded for 2011, adding 4 additional blocks, with more fine artists and restaurants, as well as 80,000 additional square feet of space in the Royal Oak Music Theatre. The Theatre will feature a mini Michigan art & craft show and live music in a comfortable, air conditioned space. Continue reading

Top Five Things You Must Do Before Summer Ends

Flickr Photo Credit - Adrienne AdamsCollege senior Ashley Prescott winds down her summer in Traverse City with some advice about the best ways to have fun in her adopted hometown.

During the two months I’ve called Traverse City home, I’ve tried to immerse myself in the entire  northern Michigan experience.

I’ve watched the sun sparkle on Grand Traverse Bay, breathed the fresh smell of pine while driving through open land, and felt the warmth of beach sand beneath my bare feet. And now it’s almost over!

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