Drink + Eat: The business up food and drink Up North.

It's a month of firsts for our area's wine industry, starting with a statewide event that will pair a local vintner's wines with "tweets." Next up is a first-of-its-kind training program that will produce a workforce skilled in cool climate viticulture. And, lastly, a Leelanau...

Drink + Eat: The business up food and drink Up North.

Craft beers, their makers and their fans are gathering in Traverse City in a couple of weeks at the inaugural Winter Microbrew & Music Festival (see details below) so I decided to see what's up with that most critical part of beer-making: hops. There's been...

Drink + Eat: The business up food and drink Up North.

We raise our glasses to longtime contributor Cari Noga, whose monthly Michigan Grapevine column provided years of regional wine news and commentary to our readers. She leaves a big wine glass to fill, but we feel confident that TCBN Head Writer Lynn Geiger, who will...

Multi-physician practice groups plead guilty to mail fraud

TRAVERSE CITY - Traverse Anesthesia Associates, PC, and Pain Consultants, PC, have pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud for double billing insurance companies for certain medical procedures, according to the U.S. Attorney's office for the Western District of Michigan. They will be sentenced...

Chrome, sweet, chrome

WILLIAMSBURG - Attention Harley owners: Vandy's Speed Shop, a new business providing aftermarket and performance accessories and service for Harley-Davidson motorcycles, opened on June 2.The shop, which is not a Harley-Davidson dealer, is located at 7960 M-72 East in Williamsburg in the old C&J Auto...

What’s News

ACCOLADES? The Traverse Area Association of Realtors (TAAR) was recently honored as "Outstanding Ambassador Association" for its activities locally and in Eastern Europe by the National Association of Realtors and its Council of Certified International Property Specialists.TAAR was cited for outstanding efforts in sponsoring an...

What’s News

ACCOLADES? Floor Covering Brokers of Traverse City was honored as "Business of the Year" for the northern region by the Better Business Bureau. The award was given at the BBB's annual Best in Business award luncheon in Grand Rapids on Oct. 17.FCB, owned by Tim...

Resort names new GM

ACME - Paul J. McCormick has been promoted to vice president and general manager of Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. The announcement was made by Scott Dalecio, president of KSL Resorts, a division of KSL Recreation Corp., which owns and operates the resort.Irving Kass, the...

Mason’s Big League Pizza is a major hit

BELLAIRE - Roger and Terry Mason can't believe it's been a year since they opened Mason's Big League Pizza in Bellaire. It has been a labor of love and commitment to providing the best quality product to their customers.The carryout and delivery business is located...