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Humans of Benzie County: Male Dancer #1

“How did you start dancing?” “When I was growing up, I saw my parents dancing at weddings and house parties and how much they loved it. My father went to college on the GI Bill and taught ballroom dancing at the Arthur Murray Dance…
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Bark in Beulah Park, June 28

Darcy Library’s third annual Bark in Beulah Park is just around the corner!
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Two Cellos, Two Friends, Two Nights at The Garden Theater on June 20th, 21st

Two Cellists and Two Friends. Eugene Freisen and Crispin Campbell are delighted to announce two nights of music featuring their combined artistry on cello. The opening performance of this unique collaboration is Friday, June 20, at 8 p.m. at…
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Governor Snyder's staff holds mobile office hours at Conundrum Cafe

Conundrum Cafe has announced that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's staff will hold mobile office hours at the Elberta venue this Wednesday, June 18, from 4-6 p.m. Snyder's staff will be available to answer questions, take suggestions and help assist…
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Fairies and Forts at Michigan Legacy Art Park

Fairies and Forts is the 2014 summer kick-off event and children’s concert at Crystal Mountain Resort's Michigan Legacy Art Park, featuring Joe Reilly on Saturday, June 21. What better way to usher in the celebration of long summer days than…
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Elberta Solstice Festival, June 21, 2014

Event organizers say it will be "WILDER THAN EVER" The Elberta Solstice Festival is back for its 12th year, Saturday June 21, 2014! Join the teeming masses of music and food buffs descending on our magical village amid the dune bluffs of…
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Discover Benzie’s Homemade Soaps

“We’ve been using handmade soap for a year or two after discovering it at a local store. They discontinued it, and I’ve been buying it from Florida ever since. I would really like a local source. I cannot imagine going back to Dial.”…
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Honor’s Role in Benzie

The next Q&A in our interview series with local characters having an impact on their Benzie communities features Ingemar Johansson, who is president of the Honor Area Restoration Project (HARP) and is known throughout Northern Michigan as a…
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Living with Fire in Northern Michigan

By Jed Jaworski Current Contributor Residents of Northern Michigan, like much of the nation, are reevaluating our long held perceptions on fire in the environment. Fire professionals, ecologists and climate experts are all telling us fire…
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Biking “The Bear” Tour brings cycling tourism to Frankfort

From staff reports Beginning Wednesday, June 11, 300 cyclists participating in the 2014 NorthWest Biking The Bear Tour will begin the annual five-day tour of the Sleeping Bear Dunes, Traverse City, Leelanau and Frankfort areas. Each day,…