About ten years ago, Melissa Benovic was traveling with her husband, Ilker Arslan, to Istanbul, Turkey, where they visited the Grand Bazaar. It was the first time she had seen a mosaic lamp, and she was in awe of the craftsmanship and beauty of the pieces.
Helping veterans transition from active duty back to everyday life is one of the greatest investments a community can make.
Part of an island chain that extends north to the Straits of Mackinac, North and South Manitou Islands are located in the sparkling waters of Lake Michigan near Leland, and are accessible only by private watercraft or by the Manitou Island Transit Ferry.
What better way to learn about and understand the challenges a particular group of individuals face than by holding a gathering with community members to ask them directly?
LIAA is not your typical nonprofit in that its broad framework builds stronger communities through a unique combination of education, information, and technology.
In the Grand Traverse area, two old-style ranches -- Ranch Rudolf and Wolf Lake Ranch -- are great destinations for escaping the hustle and bustle of our daily routines.
The El Grupo Norte organization began when two parents, both physical therapists, decided to help alleviate the snarled car pickup lines at their kids’ school and at the same time create a healthier alternative: a bike club.
Traverse City’s bustling downtown boasts two diverse performing arts theaters – City Opera House and the Old Town Playhouse – offering hundreds of opportunities for unique entertainment experiences.
Krueger’s first love, pottery, was a sort of accident. After enrolling in college, he soon found out it was the art classes that drew him in. In one, he was given five pounds of clay and had to figure out what to do with it. He was captivated...
At-risk youth are often encouraged to find a productive outlet to relieve their pain, angst, or anger, and often a physical activity such as running, football, or boxing is recommended. For Bill Bustance, it was boxing.