August 2022 Issue
Trucks, Drinks and Deliveries: Three trends shaping the local food and beverage scene
People have been calling Traverse City a foodie town for years and that buzz isn’t going away. Despite staffing challenges, supply chain hurdles, and a pandemic that hit restaurants particularly hard, TC’s food and beverage scene isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In 2022 alone, a slew of new establishments have opened their doors in and around Traverse City – from Modern Bird to North Bar to The Burrow.
While things aren’t decelerating, though, they are constantly evolving. Here are three defining trends currently shaking up the food and beverage scene in northern Michigan – and what they might …
Tax Planning In a Bear Market: Don’t let indecision be your decision
We have found ourselves in a bear market and are starting to come to terms with the vast impact this will have on our lives. There are many negative implications over which we often have no control. However, there is one area within a bear market that we cannot only control, but can take advantage of. And that is tax planning.
Tax planning in a bear market is just as much about avoiding paying too …
Flying High: Cherry Capital Airport director on industry upheaval and when to book for spring break
In the midst of the busy summer tourism and travel season, the TCBN caught up with Cherry Capital Airport Director Kevin Klein to hear the latest about airport traffic, the industry, the economy and more.
TCBN: This must be a very, very busy time. How’s the airport doing?
Klein: We’re doing well. I can’t say that we’re not seeing some of the shortages and increased costs due to fuel. But in June 2022, we had …
How to Find What You Love, Love What You Do, and Do It for the Rest of Your Life
By Marcus Buckingham
Reviewed by Chris Wendel
During his long career as a researcher and bestselling writer, Markus Buckingham’s groundbreaking work helped develop the Strengthsfinder self-assessment, which helped businesses identify talents that match people to fulfilling roles.
The idea is that each of us had unique experiences and talents, that if guided correctly, can make us more valuable in the proper setting. In his latest book, “Love + Work,” Buckingham takes this attribute matching further …