June 9, 2018 RSS feed / Columnists


As we begin celebrating the 70th Lilac Festival, the lilacs are starting to burst into bloom. There will be shades of light lavender, white, and deep purple. The aroma from the lilacs will fill the air.  More...


Gin Horses and Mackinac Distilleries Made for Tipsy Times

Mackinac has had a reputation as a “watering hole” for many a sailor in the summer. More...

A Look at History

Name of Juniper Trail Is Reminder of Early Mackinac Island Forest

From Sugar Loaf to Crooked Tree Road is a well-used horse pathway, Juniper Trail. The trail skirts the northern border of the Turtle’s Back, the upper plateau close to the center of Mackinac Island. More...

Nature Notes

Spring Peepers Provide Evening Chorus

It’s always amazing to me how much different the sounds, sights, and smells of Mackinac are at different times of the day. More...

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