Romney leads local presidential donations

NORTHERN MICHIGAN - Mitt Romney is beating all comers in campaign fund raising among donors in northern Michigan, bringing in more than a third of the region's contributions and perhaps benefiting from his past largesse to GOP organizations.By the end of the third quarter, the...

Tastes of the sea highlight restaurant openings

REGION - Three area chefs with three different takes on seafood are adding to the local restaurant scene over the next month.Red Ginger will open the week of Nov. 5 in the former Kurtz Music building on Front Street next to the State Theatre. Offering...

Latin American flavors coming to Union Street

The guys who brought Blue Tractor Cook Shop to Olde Towne in the summer of '06 will open its next-door neighbor, Café Habana, this spring. Traverse City natives Jon Carlson and Greg Lobdell will expand the Blue Tractor building on its north side to house...