Traverse City News and Events

Traverse City Will Have A New Mayor This Fall

By Beth Milligan | June 22, 2021

After six years as mayor and 22 years serving on various city boards, Traverse City Mayor Jim Carruthers confirms to The Ticker he will not seek reelection as mayor this fall. Carruthers is still deciding whether to run for a partial commission term that will open when Commissioner Roger Putman steps down in November, while former city commissioner Richard Lewis confirms he’ll run for mayor. The city commission is expected to experience significant turnover in November with incumbents including Putman, Christie Minervini, and Brian McGillivary leaving office and a handful of new faces vying for seats.

Carruthers cites the time commitment involved with serving as mayor and competing personal demands ...

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Life On The Margins Up North

What’s it like to grow up in, move to, and live, work, or raise children in a ...

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TC To Receive $2 Million To Monitor Wastewater For COVID-19 Through 2023

The City of Traverse City is set to receive $2 million in funding from the state of ...

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From The Grammys To Across The Street From His Parents In Traverse City

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Sidewalk Construction Starting On Hastings, Garfield

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Today Tuesday, June 22, 2021

10:30 AM

Bikes for All MeetUps

This program is for individuals with special needs who are 26 years & older. Norte has a growing ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Nature - Sacred & Profane"

A 2 person exhibit featuring gallery mainstay, Kristen Egan & her sculptures comprised of gourd, wood & clay, ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

A Celebration: The Paintings of Amy L. Clark-Carels

Runs May 3 - Aug. 31. Featuring many paintings of local landmarks — from Alligator Hill to interior ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Call for Artists

Artists' submissions will be considered for participation in "Artists for Wings of Wonder." This exhibit/fundraiser will be comprised ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Call-For-Entries: Everyday Objects Exhibition

The exhibition runs Aug. 27 – Oct. 28. Online applications for this juried show may be submitted through ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Clothesline Exhibit Call-for-Entries

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is moving art outdoors. The Clothesline Exhibit, July 24 – Aug. 27, is ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Essential Cargo: Explorations in Hand-Built Ceramic

Ceramicist Scott A. Leipski creates work from recurring memories & an obsession with his own youth. He uses ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Feed Me! A Word Feast

Feed Me! is part of the Glen Arbor Arts Center’s exhibition "Food Is Art/Art Is Food," which runs ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Mark Gleason: "Carry the Fire"

Runs June 21 - Aug. 1. Gleason is a contemporary realist. An online collector preview will open June ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Nature: Sacred & Profane

Featuring Kristen Egan & Derek Weidman. May 24 - June 26. Collector preview opens May 23 at midnight. ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Passionate Reality: Life in Full Color

Through the imaginative colors & bold brush strokes of six northern Michigan artists, Passionate Reality: Life in Full ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Resilience: African American Artists as Agents of Change

This exhibition honors aspects of African American history & culture & its contributions to all of America, highlighting ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Rufus Snoddy: Disappearing Man

June 6 - Aug. 15. Open Weds. - Sun., 11am-4pm. More Info >>

11:00 AM

Russell Prather: And the Heart is Pleased by One Thing After Another

June 6 - Aug. 15. Open Weds. - Sun., 11am-4pm. Russell Prather makes visually volatile renderings of simple ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

The Collective Impulse - Online Exhibit

Featuring the work of artists Ruth Bardenstein, Jean Buescher & Susan Moran. The three artists met in Ann Arbor ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Tom Parish: An American in Venice

June 6 - Aug. 15. Open Weds. - Sun., 11am-4pm. Tom Parish (American, 1933 - 2018) committed his ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Yarn Therapy: Get Hooked

Meets every Tues. at 11am. Bring your own project. Class size is limited. 231-276-6767. More Info >>

12:00 PM

Northport Village Arts Building Members' Exhibit

Runs May 28 - July 4. Open Weds. through Sun., 12-4pm. More Info >>

1:30 PM

Farmers Markets! A Health & Wellness: Live Your Best Life Class

To register, email: jransom@tadl.org More Info >>

2:00 PM

Disability Network's Quarantine Cooking

Held via Zoom on Tuesdays. Learn how to prepare & cook food using different adaptable tools making cooking ... More Info >>

6:35 PM

TC Pit Spitters vs. Kenosha Kingfish

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7:00 PM

Theatre Under the Tent: Dance Night w/ JazzNorth

JazzNorth is a little Big Band comprised of area professional musicians who play a large variety of genres: ... More Info >>

East Front Street, Grandview Parkway Reconstruction Expected To Significantly Impact Downtown

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State AG Will Not Pursue Charges Against Clous

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Man Killed Near Goodwill Inn

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First Clues Emerge In Traverse City's "Healthier Drinking Culture" Project

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Whitmer Lifts All COVID-19 Restrictions On Gatherings, Face Masks Effective June 22

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Work Schedule, Closures Announced For Four Mile/Hammond Roundabout Construction

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GT County Commissioners Clean Up Ordinances, Approve Airport Agreement

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The Summer Of Ticks

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City Of TC Names New Communications Specialist

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Construction Accident Stops Work On First Day Of Cass Bridge Project

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City Names Three Humanitarian Award Recipients

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Ann Cardon Memo Released; Full Document Here

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Fresh Coast Market Wins National Award

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Trail Projects Underway: Hickory Expansion, Boardman Lake Extension, Pyatt Lake & Maple Bay Upgrades

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