Traverse City News and Events

Roundabouts Are Here To Stay, With More On The Horizon

By Craig Manning | May 16, 2021

It’s time for locals to get used to roundabouts. That’s the advice of Grand Traverse County Road Commission (GTCRC) Manager Brad Kluczynski, who tells The Ticker that the trend of roundabout construction in and around Grand Traverse County – and statewide – “is not something that’s going away anytime soon.” In light of in-progress roundabout construction at the intersection of Parsons and Airport Access roads, as well as work slated to start in June on new a roundabout at Four Mile and Hammond, The Ticker takes a closer look at the trend, digging into the numbers to ask the question: Do roundabouts really work?

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Michigan Relaxes Mask Requirements Following CDC Changes

Michigan residents - including both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals - will no longer be required to wear ...

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2021 Scale Up North Awards Winners Announced

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Garfield Planning Commissioners Approve Chick-fil-A, Preliminary BATA/Housing Development Plans

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Today Sunday, May 16, 2021

7:00 AM

Virtual 2021 Bayshore Marathon

Featuring a marathon, half marathon & 10K. Register. More Info >>

8:00 AM

Iceman Cometh Virtual Training Challenge

Ride 500, 1,000, or 3,000 miles to prepare for the 2021 Bell's Iceman Cometh Challenge presented by Trek. ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Tails to Trails Remote Four-Paw 5K

Join remotely anytime between May 14 – May 23 to complete your four-pawed 5K. Don’t have a dog? ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Mini Masterpieces

Outdoor exhibit. Tiny works will be hung on trees along the GAAC’s gravel walkway from Lake Street to ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Small Works Holiday Exhibition - Call For Entry

A showcase of 2D + 3D work that offers small, original art at affordable prices, $150 or less. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Accepting Boat Auction Donations

Maritime Heritage Alliance is now accepting donations of watercraft & nautical gear for the upcoming June 5th Boat ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Manitou Music Poster Competition - Call For Entry

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is accepting submissions of original paintings for its 2022 Manitou Music poster competition. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Stay Home, Stay Safe – An Artful Collaboration

Over 350 middle & high school art students from around Leelanau County are currently utilizing paper maché masks ... 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

Alternating Views

3 person show featuring local artists: Ken Scott - photography; Julie Kradel - clay sculpture; Molly Davis - ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art

This exhibit explores the imaginative ways that air is used as a tool to create large-scale sculptures. The ... 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

Members Create Exhibition

On display: 41 works in both 2D & 3D by northern Michigan artists & beyond. The online version ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Rose All May with Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail

For an advance ticket purchase price of $35, ticket holders can enjoy a 3 oz. glass of rosé ... 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

Traverse City Uncorked

Featuring self-guided tours of more than 40 area wineries while offering incentives, hotel discounts & a chance to ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

2021 Jordan River Arts Council Scholarship Show

Held through May 21. Awards ceremony on Sun., May 16 at 2pm. Open Sat. & Sun., 1-4pm or ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Blessing of the Blossoms

Service will include journalist Mike Norton singing the classical Impossible Dream. Listen to his ‘dream’ again during COVID ... More Info >>

Frankfort's Garden Theater Hires New Director

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Kingsley Rocks Business Expo Planned For Saturday

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Nominate Now For 2021 40Under40

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Organizers Eye Return Of Summer, Fall Events

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TCLP Set To Install 15 New EV Charging Stations In Traverse City

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NMC Maritime Cadets Head To Sea

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Events Return To Old Mission, Plus Township Approves Seven Hills Development & Parks Contract

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National Writers Series Announces Summer 2021 Lineup

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TCAPS Spokesperson Takes New Job With City Opera House

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Use Less Salt: City, County Seek To Find Safer, Cheaper Solutions For Icy Roads

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Michigan Hits First Reopening Milestone; Leelanau, GT County Lead State In Vaccinations

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Restaurant Servers Spill All

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Illegal Dumping In Northern Michigan's Forests Has Become An Epidemic

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Three East Bay Township Developments Up For Approval

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