Getaway to Michigan's Little Traverse Bay: Harbor Springs, Charlevoix and Petoskey
These three towns, all within an hour's drive, entice with welcoming downtowns plus stunning scenery along Little Traverse Bay, northeast of Traverse City. See our picks for what to do.
Black-Owned Bookstores Step Into the Spotlight
Online sales and the social justice movement are expanding the reach of Black-owned bookstores. Here’s a sampling of the vibrant and creative Black-owned book shops in the Midwest.
Why Traverse City, Michigan, Is a Food Paradise
In northern Michigan, the lake shapes the climate. The climate creates the ingredients. And the ingredients make the meal. Just ask the chefs who call Traverse City their home.
Midwest Lakeside Resorts That Have Been Totally Transformed
The dress codes have loosened (and Patrick Swayze, alas, isn't teaching the mambo), but at next-gen resorts across the Midwest, you can taste the glory days of lakeside vacations.