Traverse City News and Events

Planning Commission Nears Zoning Plan For Eighth Street

By Beth Milligan | Feb. 22, 2019

The Traverse City Planning Commission is closing in on a new zoning plan for Eighth Street – one that would help streamline the corridor from five different zoning districts to one cohesive district with the same standards for building heights, parking, lighting, and allowed uses. Officials hope the move will help spur more investment and attractive development along Eighth Street, which will undergo a major road reconstruction this summer and is also targeted to officially become part of downtown Traverse City.

An ad hoc committee of planning commissioners met six times in 2018 to try to create a new form-based code for Eighth Street, a simplified zoning plan that would ...

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TC Clerk Marentette Appointed To State Election Modernization Team

Traverse City Clerk Benjamin Marentette has been appointed by Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson to a ...

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TC Patriot Game Seeking Applications From Veterans Groups

The TC Patriot Game is accepting applications from veterans organizations to receive the proceeds from the 2019 ...

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Man Who Offered Students Rides Intended No Harm, Authorities Say

The Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office has identified and cleared a man who offered rides to students ...

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Grants Nearly $37K To Local Groups

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation granted nearly $37,000 in funding to two local ...

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Today Friday, February 22, 2019

8:00 AM

Call for Artists: Ceramics Exhibition

Apply through March 23 for "Bodies of...", a juried ceramics exhibition. More Info >>

8:00 AM

Call for Artwork: "A World Without Abuse"

Area artists are invited to share their unique, artistic vision in the 2nd Annual “A World Without Abuse ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

NMC Black Student Union Festival

Feb. 21-24. BSUFest is to be a black cultural campus festival bringing progressive black businesses & colleges to ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Call for Photographers - Northport Photo Exhibit

2019 Northport Photo Exhibit: June 21-30. Limited to 35. Photographers Reception: June 21, 6pm. More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Neu Histoires"

This exhibit by Jesse Jason will feature a collection of abstract, narrative works with a central focus on ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Call For Artists: Modern Archetypes

An all female artist exhibit exploring the idea of human consciousness & how archetypes unite all of us ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Discover With Me: Grocery Store

Play food & play money will make this trip to the museum grocery store a great chance for ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Furniture, Fiber, Photography, and Sculpture

Runs through Feb. 22. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Horizon Books, TC Events

10-11am: Story Hour - Cats. 8:30-10:30pm: Live Music with Jim Crockett Trio. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Wine Label Art Competition

Mission Point Lighthouse Friends and Bowers Harbor Vineyards are sponsoring a contest to design a label to be ... More Info >>

10:30 AM

Storytime at Leland Township Library

Stories and play designed to promote joy and growth in literacy. Children ages 0-6 and their caregivers welcome. More Info >>

11:47 AM

Call For Artists - Northport Plein Air Paint Out

Open now thru May 1. Artists paint July 27 & 28. Reception & wet paint sale on July ... More Info >>

12:00 PM

Grand Traverse Art Bomb

A collaborative art show with talent from around northern MI. Featuring three reception events throughout the show. It ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

"Entire Life in a Package"

The story of millions of refugees with millions of packages, suitcases...sacks. “Life packages” that hold the desire ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

2019 Northwest Michigan Regional Juried Exhibition

Featuring art made by local artists over the last year, juried by a regional arts professional. Runs Feb ... More Info >>

4:00 PM

Happy Hour with the Farmers

CSA Day. Connect with farmers over drink specials and local food. More Info >>

6:00 PM

Friday Family Fun Night

Enjoy a potluck dinner, games for kids & adults, music & more. Table Health will provide a healthy ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

"Disney, Desserts & Broadway!"

This event features performances of classic Disney & Broadway hits, followed by desserts, face painting, book coloring, photo ... More Info >>

7:00 PM

"You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"

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7:00 PM

Peg + Cat - Live!

This comedic musical is based on the Emmy-winning PBS Kids program of the same name.  More Info >>

7:30 PM

An American in Paris: The NMC Concert Band

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Downtown Plaques To Showcase Traverse City History

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Commission Meeting Nearly Canceled Over Prayer Policy

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Questions Raised Over County Prayer Policy

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Parks Projects: Upgrades Planned For Civic Center, Medalie, Power Island, More

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Real Estate Sales Continue To Slow, But Prices Rise

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BSUFest To Highlight Diversity At NMC, In Community

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Northern Michigan's Safety Net Is Broken

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Tuscan Bistro Closes, Chef Cannon Heads To GT Resort

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The Snow Day Effect

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New Direct Flights Between Traverse City And Sarasota

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TC Pit Spitters To Host GLIAC Baseball Tournament

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Open House Planned On Fife Lake Roundabout Design, Construction Schedule

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Playing The Lottery: Medical Marijuana Businesses Battle For Licenses

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Man Arrested After Crashing Into Ditch

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