Traverse City News and Events

From Fishtown To State Theatre, High Waters Wreak Havoc - With Trend Likely To Continue

By Beth Milligan | Nov. 18, 2019

The impacts of near-record lake levels will continue to be felt this winter, with major repair projects needed at sites ranging from Fishtown to the State Theatre, planning departments grappling with eroding roads and parking lots, and officials considering policy changes to require building higher and further away from the water. Community leaders say the risks posed by high waters aren’t going away anytime soon, with lake levels likely to stay the same or even higher in 2020 and beyond.

In Leland, the Fishtown Preservation Society is pursuing emergency permits to begin work this winter on raising two of its historic shanties above surging water levels. The Morris Shanty, built ...

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October Home Sales Surpass Last Year

Statistics from the Traverse Area Association of Realtors show that October sales exceeded October last year, though ...

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Community Forum Planned Wednesday With TCAPS Superintendent Pavelka

Community group TCAPS Transparency will hold a public forum Wednesday, November 20 with Traverse City Area Public ...

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Proposed Setback Changes Aim For More Walkable TC

Traverse City commissioners will consider changes Monday that would require buildings to be set further away from ...

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Nominations Open For Distinguished Service Award

Traverse Connect is seeking public nominations for its annual Distinguished Service Award, presented annually to individuals whose ...

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Today Monday, November 18, 2019

9:00 AM

Nov. Coffee Hours w/ State Sen. Wayne Schmidt

9-10am: GT Pie Co., 525 W. Front St., TC. 11:30am-12:30pm: Torch Lake Cafe, Central Lake. For constituents throughout ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

2019 KAIR Festival of Trees

Featuring 35 decorated trees in sizes ranging from 2 feet to 8 feet in all colors & themes. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Carole Harris: Art Quilts

This fiber artist extends the boundaries of traditional quilting by exploring other forms of stitchery, irregular shapes, textures, ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Explorations in Wood: Selections from the Center for Art in Wood

Curated by Andy McGivern, this exhibition features 74 objects, a small sample of the work in the collection ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

JUST GREAT ART

This exhibit runs from Nov. 2, 2019 to Jan. 2, 2020. Fifteen local artists, all members of the ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Ken Cooper & Phil Joseph Exhibit

Cooper will show his abstract paintings & ceramic sculptures from his ‘Scratch and Dent’ series. Joseph will feature ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Plein Air Painters of Northwest MI's Great Art Exhibition & Sale

Held Mon. - Fri., 10am-5pm, Nov. 4 - Dec. 30. Fifteen artists will be in attendance with over ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Small Works Holiday Exhibition

Runs Nov. 15 – Dec. 18. This holiday show features art work 12” x 12” & smaller, all ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Young Playwrights Festival Entry Deadline

City Opera House invites regional high school students to submit an original one-act play—9-12 pages with 4 characters ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

BIG GROUP/small works Exhibit

Featuring over 50 artists. This show is dedicated to encouraging the gifting of original art by providing small ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

Here:Say Presents: Hide & Seek

Scheduled performers at this storytelling show will tell true, first-person stories about keeping out of sight & looking ... More Info >>

Authorities Investigate, Clear Reported Shooting Threat At West High

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A New Focus On Making Traverse City A HealthTech Hub

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Doctor Charged in “81” Property Vandalism

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Polka Fest’s Next Chapter

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At The Center Of The TCAPS Storm, Chair Sue Kelly Admits Hiring “Wrong Superintendent,” But Focused on Process, Future

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Snow Dump Brings Early Ski Resort Openings

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City Park Projects: Hickory Hills, Dog Beach, Senior Center

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City Commission Welcomes New Members, Assigns Board Appointments

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Traffic Stop Nets Meth Bust, Multiple Arrests

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Christopher Cox's Double Life

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Charges Could Follow Suicide Threat

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Cherry Knoll Expansion To Start; Montessori, More Projects On Horizon

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From Hard Seltzers To Wider Distribution, Northern Michigan Craft Breweries Explore New Paths

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City Commissioners To Be Sworn In Tonight

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