Traverse City News and Events

Crosswalks Key To Pedestrian-Friendly Plan Throughout City

By Craig Manning | May 21, 2018

Efforts are underway by the Traverse City Planning Commission to make Traverse City more pedestrian-friendly – a plan that emphasizes new crosswalks throughout the city.
According to Planning Director Russ Soyring, most of the improvements relate back to the “Complete Street” resolution that the Commission adopted in 2011. Part of the resolution was a local ordinance that required motorists to stop for pedestrians in marked crosswalks.
The ordinance led to the establishment of several new crosswalks throughout downtown Traverse City, situated in the middle of blocks and characterized by in-street “stop for pedestrian” signs. The goal was to make it easier for pedestrians to cross the street and ...

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Boardman Avenue Closures This Week

Lane closures will take place in the 200 block of Boardman Avenue starting today (Monday) at 7am ...

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Here Are The 2018 Outstanding Educators

Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District, Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce, and TBA Credit Union have ...

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Pride Events To Include Picnic, Parade, Public Art

June is National Pride Month, and the local organization Loud and Proud is hosting a series of ...

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County Administrator Field Down To Three

Just three finalists remain for the position of Grand Traverse County administrator after commissioners spent two days ...

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Today Monday, May 21, 2018

10:00 AM

"The Joy of Great Works of Art"

Learn about significant artists of the past few centuries & the influence they’ve had on our lives, architecture ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Welcome May With Art"

Local artists Annie George & Margaret Weeks are exhibiting paintings through May. A reception will be held on ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

NMC Juried Student Art Show

Featuring the work of NMC & local high school students. Runs May 16-27. Mon.-Sat.: 10am-5pm; Thurs.: 10am-8pm ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Summer Member Exhibition & Retrospective

Celebrating OAC's 70 Years. Featuring a multi-media presentation on the history of OAC going back to 1948 ... More Info >>

11:30 AM

"Two Sisters"

This exhibit features artwork by Theresa Youngman & Catherine Ufer. It runs from May 10 - June 24. Hours ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

Sunset Coast Birding Hike

Featuring GTRLC Land Stewardship Specialist Jake Bournay, who will bring his binoculars & spotting scope. More Info >>

1:30 PM

Learn More About Probate Court

Presented by the Senior Center Network. Judge Melanie Stanton will provide insight into such topics as being unable ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

Guided Walking History Tour of Traverse City

A 2 1/2 hour, 2 mile walk around the city & through its historic neighborhoods. Held at ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

High School Art Exhibit

Featuring sculptural work by four schools: Frankfort High School, Interlochen Arts Academy, The Leelanau School, & Brethren High ... More Info >>

4:00 PM

Aikido at LIFT Youth Center - An Adaptive Arts for All Experience

Held every Mon. from April 9 - June 18. Registration required. More Info >>

5:00 PM

"Art in the Peaceable Kingdom"

Two galleries, 70+ artists interpreting Edward Hicks' 1833 "Peaceable Kingdom." An opening reception will be held on Fri ... More Info >>

6:30 PM

Recycle Art

Teens (ages 12 & older) are invited to create a work of art from odds & ends. Also ... More Info >>

6:30 PM

Village Council Meeting

Today's focus is environmental programs with host GT Regional Land Conservancy Executive Director Glen Chown. More Info >>

7:00 PM

Here:Say Presents: Toe to Toe

Scheduled performers will tell true stories of having to put up their dukes. More Info >>

Two Charged In Separate Marijuana-Related Crashes

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Registration Open For Smart Commute Week

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Police Chase Prompts In-Depth Investigation

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Nominations Now Open For 2018 Traverse City 40Under40

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Downtown Plan Outlines Priorities, Projects For Coming Year

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Country Club Plots Pool, Expansion

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Home Sales Climbing Again

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Frankfort Man Claims Large Sum Of Money Turned Into Sheriff's Office

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City Tax Hike, Utility Rate Increases Could Fund Improvements

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Celebrate Maritime History During Glen Haven Days

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Angel Care To Open Second Child Care Center In Partnership With Old Mission School

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Buddy Guy Added To Cherry Fest Lineup

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Running Races And Super Summer Soon

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Sex Assault Suspect Found In Car Crash

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