Traverse City News and Events

Road Commission Projects On Deck: Environmental Study For Possible Bypass, 2020 Bridge Replacements Over Boardman

By Beth Milligan | Jan. 23, 2020

Getting traffic across the Boardman River will be a key focus point for the Grand Traverse County Road Commission this year, with officials eyeing a two-year, $1.5-$2 million environmental study that would be the first step in pursing a long-discussed bypass over the river. The Road Commission also plans to replace multiple bridges over the Boardman River this year on River and Garfield roads, with construction likely to begin mid-summer.

Road Commission board members have expressed support for renewing bypass talks as part of the East-West Corridor Study, a consultant-led evaluation of solutions for improving cross-town traffic. A bypass – such as one that would cross the Boardman to ...

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TC Arts Commission Seeking Artists For Pitch Night

The Traverse City Arts Commission is seeking local artists from Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, and Leelanau counties ...

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Amid Nationwide Lucky's Market Closings, TC Store To Remain Open

Lucky's Market is reportedly closing 32 of its 39 stores nationwide - though the Traverse City store ...

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These Local Teachers Are Institutions

Sometimes educators become “institutions.” You know the type: teachers who have been in the same jobs for ...

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Eighth/Boardman Light Planned For Early March Installation

Issues with a supplier have led to repeated delays on installing a new traffic signal at the ...

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Today Thursday, January 23, 2020

8:00 AM

Winter Paintings at BLK\MRKT

Claud Mills presents Traverse City area winter scenes in oil on canvas. A reception with the artist will ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Preschool Art Drop-In

Fun art projects for preschoolers & their grown-ups. More Info >>

9:00 AM

Systems Change On-Ramp

Presented by Rotary Charities of TC. More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Love Locally" - Call for Artisans

Higher Art Gallery is looking for artisans of handmade goods for their Valentines Day Pop Up Shop. The ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World

Featuring the photography of Howard G. Buffett. Forty photographs document the world hunger crisis as part of a ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Dark Skies: Call for Artists

Submit up to three pieces in the medium/media of your choosing that celebrate the night sky. More Info >>

10:00 AM

Ergo Sum: A Crow a Day

On Aug. 1, 2014 artist Karen Bondarchuk set out to mark the passing time that her mother – ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Furniture, Fiber, Photography & Sculpture Exhibition

Featuring a multi-media Pop-Up Exhibition from the Benzie Area Historical Society. An opening reception will be held on ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Northport Photo Exhibition: Call to Artists

Photographers of all skill levels are invited to submit their work to the Northport Photo Exhibition, which will ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Pulped Under Pressure: The Art of Handmade Paper

With traditional hand papermaking at its core, this exhibit underscores important contemporary issues steeped in history & craft. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Visual Arts Student Exhibition

Browse artwork by Interlochen Arts Academy students at the Juried Student Exhibition, which represents the various forms of ... More Info >>

10:35 AM

Open Call for Submissions: "Citizen's Coping"-Artists respond to 4 years of an Administration

Higher Art Gallery is the incubator to new Non-Profit Art Organization: Project Civilization which is having it's first ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

InterActive Storytime

Featuring "Ten on the Sled" by Kim Norman, followed by an activity. More Info >>

11:30 AM

SCORE Marketing - Panel Discussion

An interactive workshop with Director of Content Marketing & SEO at OneUpWeb, Freddy Hunt; Owner of Contempo Solutions, ... More Info >>

12:30 PM

Call for Photographers

Photographers are invited to apply for Crooked Tree's annual juried photography exhibition, now through January 27. More Info >>

1:00 PM

Plein Air: Call to Artists

Northport's 2020 Plein Air event takes place from Sat., July 25 at 7am through Sun., July 26 at ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

Call for Artists: Art Fair

Artists & artisans are invited to apply for the 60th annual Crooked Tree Art Fair, now through February ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

The Iron Fish Winter Blizzard Art Invitational

Featuring artwork from Benzie Central & Frankfort High School students. Runs Jan. 12-30. An opening reception will be ... More Info >>

5:00 PM

Happy Hour for a Cause

Funds raised will go to the Grass River Natural Area educational programs. Pearl's will provide complimentary hors d'oeuvres ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

Ukulele Jam Session Featuring S.T.R.U.M.

Bring your own instrument or borrow one from the library. More Info >>

6:30 PM

A Magical Feast with Ben Whiting

An evening of magic & laughter presented by Ben Whiting, an award-winning magician, actor & playwright. Magic, cocktails ... More Info >>

6:45 PM

Detox Yoga Flow

This one hour class involves a lot of twists & poses that are focused to help eliminate toxins ... More Info >>

7:30 PM

"Indecent"

This play with music tells the moving story of the production of a controversial Yiddish play. More Info >>

7:30 PM

2020 One-Act Festival

From selecting the scripts to casting & directing, Interlochen Arts Academy theatre students will manage every aspect of ... More Info >>

7:30 PM

Dublin Guitar Quartet & Roomful of Teeth

The Dublin Guitar Quartet brings contemporary music, featuring eight & eleven-string guitars. Roomful of Teeth is a Grammy-winning ... More Info >>

Unfair Funding? GT County Seeks Answers On Mental Health Services

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Time To Make Tracks

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DDA Targets 2020 Projects, Wadsworth/Hall Intersection Improvements

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Viking Cruise Ship Will Visit Traverse City

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Oral History Projects Aim To Capture Local Stories, History

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Downtown TC Hosts Chili Cookoff Today

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REO Speedwagon To Play Cherry Festival

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Woman Arrested After Assaulting Officer

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Shakeups In Downtown Real Estate

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Year-End Reports Show Local Construction, Growth, Crime Trends

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City Commission Decisions Coming On Coal Tar Ban, Setbacks, Front/Madison Stop

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Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Propane Tank

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Equestrian Festival, Grand Traverse Band Ink Partnership

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The Ripple Effects Of High Water Around Traverse City

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