Northern Michigan

Regional Feature: W.B. Builders, Inc.

This house is a bit out of the box, being so contemporary,” explains Deb Brown, managing partner for W.B. Builders, Inc. “This was a little bit of a refreshing change – to get the opportunity to build something uncommon.

Building Community: Camp Daggett

The camp’s mindful approach to programming is perhaps explained best by its mission to “provide quality character building experiences through educational and recreational programs in a safe, fun environment; serving all ages with an emphasis on youth.”

Out and About: Cross-Country Skiing is Uniquely Delicious in Gaylord

The Treetops Culinary Adventure Series, the Skiable Feast is a 6K cross-country ski excursion augmented by gourmet food and drink stations along the trails. Treetops rents equipment for the intermediate-level trek. Groups of friends and family can traverse the trail at their own pace.

Regional Feature: J. Cesario Builders, Kelly Paulsen Interior Design

Sometimes they’re called “bungalows” and sometimes “casitas,” but whatever you call them, these 1,080-square-foot homes are pure luxury. Built by James Cesario of J. Cesario Builders and designed by Kelly Paulsen, you can find them at Hearthside Grove in Petoskey.

Regional Feature: JPR Builders, Inc., Lake Street Design Studio, Designs by Dawn

Sure, this beautiful Burt Lake getaway is paradise now, but it wasn’t always so. When homeowner Jennifer Ozment first bought her 5,200-square-foot home...