Hope, change, the future and Time Myth

I like the idea of erecting the Time Myth sculpture on the Open Space along Traverse City's waterfront. This sculpture would bring a change to the Open Space, and I believe that we are ready for a change. Change is good. It brings...

The Foodies

The Grand Traverse region is home to scores of small, successful fruit, coffee, salsa, tea, bread, and other food entrepreneurs. TCBN publisher Luke Haase sat down with four leading foodies on a recent wintery afternoon. Included in the roundtable were:Melissa Ewing, Undercover Vegetable CompanyJeff Hughes,...

The forgotten berry? Industry works to promote cherries

When it comes to berries, America's favorites are strawberries and blueberries, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. We also eat more bananas than any other fresh fruit, followed by apples, and oranges. The cherry - the fruit most important to Michigan -...

Museum exhibit uses technology and math to make art

TRAVERSE CITY - Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but at one area museum, art is now in the hand that holds the video game controller. Walk into the Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City and you'll...

ISC can examine, fix your network from off site

TRAVERSE CITY - Technologies like email and the Internet have changed the way companies do business. As a result, the networks that deliver these services are essential to the daily operations of just about any business. An interruption in data services, even for a few...

Cyber liability: Is your back covered?

A company's entire database was encrypted by a disgruntled employee. A ransom note read in effect: "try and break the code or pay me $1 million and I'll give you the password." The company paid the $1 million.A hacker infiltrated a well-known online shopping web...

Doing more with less: How small businesses can compete online

I'm frequently asked by local small business operators what my company, Oneupweb, can do to help them with their online marketing efforts. My answer is an embarrassingly blunt, "very little." It's not that we don't provide those services, or that they don't work....