Author: Sarah Himes

Menu Monday: Big Buck Brewery

Known for their delicious foods and drinks, Big Buck Brewery in Gaylord is now serving up their tasty menu and beers “to-go”. With 17 beers on-tap, you can fill up a ‘growler’ or get a 4-pack of their custom brew to enjoy responsibly from home.  This includes their ‘Buck Naked’ which is described as “an easy-drinking Blonde ale for those…

Better Business Bureau: Black Friday Shopping Tips

Black Friday is almost here, but are you really getting the best deals? Troy Baker, from the Better Business Bureau, shares his do’s and don’ts to get the most out of your holiday shopping. For those who are heading out to the stores this year, make sure you know the store’s policies ahead of time. This includes returns, COVID-19 health…

Local Youth Program Helps Tackle Local and Global Challenges

There’s a unique program designed to develop young people and their communities. Created by AmeriCorps, in partnership with Child & Family Services of Northwestern Michigan, YouthWork encourages youth to participate in critical projects for nonprofits and government agencies in Northern and Central Michigan. It’s a perfect opportunity for participants to learn real-world skills while taking action against local and global…

Michelle Bakes: Sweet Potato Pie

It’s the simply sweet alternative to the traditional pumpkin pie and a very flavorful addition to the Thanksgiving table. In this Michelle Bakes, she shows us how to turn a holiday staple, into a delicious dessert. Sweet Potato Pie by Trisha Yearwood Ingredients 1 1/2 cups canned sweet potatoes or 2 to 3 roasted, peeled, and pureed sweet potatoes 3/4…

Cadillac Musician, Luke Winslow-King to Perform Live Virtual Show November 21

Cadillac born musician, Luke Winslow-King will be showcasing his talents during a live virtual performance on November 21 at 7 PM. He will be playing old and new songs, including “When Kiss Came to Cadillac”. It tells the story of when KISS performed in the Cadillac High School gymnasium back in October 1975. Luke’s live virtual performance is presented by…

Married in the Mitten: Brengman Brothers Winery

This year has brought many obstacles leaving some brides and grooms to rethink their wedding plans. This includes their venue and guest list. For those Matt and Ashley Photography who were still looking to get hitched during these interesting times, some opted for a more intimate setting, like a micro-wedding. Thankfully, Brengman Brothers Winery in Traverse City were able to…

Northern Michigan Health Departments and Centers Create Flu Shot Drive-Thru

COVID-19 has been the hot topic these days when it comes to important health issues, but that doesn’t mean everything else should take a back seat. This is why various Northern Michigan health departments and centers have come together in order to provide drive-through flu shots to those living near Cadillac, Grayling, Lake Ann, Mesick, Bear Lake, and Traverse City….