Working (Out) Together

Biking to work, hitting the gym, weighing-in? Sounds like a decent workout program. It's even better when it happens with employer reimbursements and co-worker encouragement.Many area businesses are reacting to rising health care insurance costs with a hands-on fix and putting money into prevention instead...

Northern Lights

The dream of living in vibrant Traverse City is no longer just a twinkle in the eye for some recent newcomers, six of whom share their story of how and why they chose to come north from all over the world.By Kandace chappleShannon WilcoxMoved from...

In The Palm Of Your Hand

They're small, square and addictive. And they're suddenly every man's playing field. The app industry, which didn't exist just a few years ago, is now credited with creating more than half a million developer-related jobs in the U.S. By 2014, mobile internet is predicted to...

Local waste Fighters

What some area businesses are doing to keep it greenWhen the TCBN asked, we received - dozens of emails about what you and your businesses are doing to keep Traverse City the oasis it is. Here is a sampling of what is green in Traverse...

A new phase for New Designs

TRAVERSE CITY - New Designs For Growth isn't about what you'll see. It's about what you won't see. That's how Doug Verellen, co-chair for NDFG, explains it. "What's so cool about living in this area, is exactly what's in danger as the area grows," he said....

New retailer sells authentic Amish wares

INTERLOCHEN - Old World Gifts & Furnishings recently opened for business on U.S. 31 just east of Interlochen, offering Amish gifts and furniture handcrafted in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The 6,000-square-foot building is distinct with its Amish flavor, red siding and cuckolas on the...