Traverse City News and Events

Developer Abandons 100-Foot Building Plans; Will Build To 60 Feet Instead

By Beth Milligan | July 21, 2019

Traverse City developer Tom McIntyre will not appeal a court ruling blocking his chances of building a 100-foot building on State Street, telling The Ticker he will move forward instead with a 60-foot building on the site next to the Park Place Hotel.

McIntyre lost a lawsuit last month in which he sued the City of Traverse City over Proposal 3, the city charter amendment requiring a public vote on buildings over 60 feet high. McIntyre asked the courts to declare Proposal 3 illegal, saying it unfairly interfered with owners' property rights. McIntyre had already gone through the city's outlined approval process for his proposed 100-foot-tall Peninsula Place building ...

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International Joint Commission Makes First TC Visit In 27 Years To Hear Resident Concerns For Great Lakes  

The international body that helps protect the shared waters between the U.S. and Canada – notably ...

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New Leaders For Dennos, TSO

Two high-profile Traverse City arts organizations are under new leadership, with the new executive directors of both ...

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Assessment Identifies Top Regional Health Priorities

Providing preventative and accessible mental health services and substance abuse services have been identified as the top ...

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Schooner Madeline Hosting Free Sails 

The public is invited to sign up for a complimentary sail on the schooner Madeline. Each year the ...

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Today Sunday, July 21, 2019

8:00 AM

Ride Around Torch (RAT)

Projecting 1,000 cyclists this year, & possibly even breaking the record for the most riders since the ... More Info >>

9:00 AM

Interlochen Farmers Market

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9:00 AM

Lake Leelanau Farmers Market

Held on Sundays through Sept. 1. More Info >>

9:00 AM

New Views: Home/Place - An Exhibition

A juried show of 27 2D & 3D works that explores home & place identity from original & ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

"Small Works, Big Impact: Community College Project"

Over 100 community members, ages 3 to 80+ created work for this exhibition. It is a fundraiser & ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

"You Are Here: Maps & Roads of Leelanau"

Featuring maps ranging from 1850-1960 & a display of early surveying equipment. More Info >>

10:00 AM

The Magic Thursday Artists Summer Show & Sale

Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Enjoy over 100 works of original art in oil, pastel, acrylic & watercolor ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Little Bunny Foo Foo: A Play for Small People

The new outdoor venue will have food trucks, ice-cream & more. Complimentary post-show talk back on July 21 ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Yoga + Beer

One hour flow class at Silver Spruce Brewing Company. More Info >>

12:00 PM

Christine Woomer's Studio Show & Sale

See years of Christine's work in many different mediums. More Info >>

1:00 PM

"Armand Merizon: His Life and Art"

Armand was a lifelong Grand Rapids painter remembered for his detailed landscapes & brilliantly colored abstractions. More Info >>

1:00 PM

"Lee Sung Keun: Interconnected "

S. Korean artist Lee Sung Keun creates sculptures of primordial shapes that, at first sight, evoke human cells ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

"Minglings: The Migration"

Featuring internationally recognized fiber artist Gerhardt Knodel. Inspired by a 17th century Ming dynasty textile fragment that traveled ... More Info >>

1:00 PM

"Transfigurement II"

MI ceramic artist Susanne Stephenson presents this retrospective exhibition.  More Info >>

2:00 PM

70th Anniversary/Ice Cream Social

The Elk Rapids District Library is celebrating its 70th Anniversary in the historic Island House with an ice ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

Home/Place: A Sign of the Times

An historic wind storm ripped through Leelanau County in early Aug. 2015, leveling acres of woodland, forest & ... More Info >>

2:30 PM

Stockade Labyrinth Sculpture Tour

Led by MLAP Special Projects Manager Troy DeShano. The hike covers 2 miles of rustic hilly trails through ... More Info >>

4:00 PM

Full of Hope Dinner & Drinks for Suicide Prevention

Dinner, drinks & live entertainment. From 4-9pm, 20% of all sales will be donated to the Traverse City ... More Info >>

6:00 PM

"Much Ado About Nothing"

Presented by Riverside Shakespeare. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Picnic dinners are encouraged. More Info >>

7:30 PM

World Youth Symphony Orchestra

Returning with Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Music Director JoAnn Falletta at the helm. More Info >>

8:00 PM

Manitou Music: Jazz North

“Little” big band Jazz North performs everything from funk to swing to rhythm & blues, from Latin to ... More Info >>

Looking Back On Apollo 11 From Traverse City's Space Scene

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Commissioners Object To Mandated Sexual Harassment Training

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Mental Health Services To Expand At TC West, Kingsley Middle School

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Norte Youth Leadership Council Readying For Long Ride

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Red Kettles Coming Out

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Two Injured In M-22 Crash

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What Zillow Says About Traverse City Real Estate

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Commissioners Reject Changes To Marina Parking

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Cadillac: Pro-Wrestling Hotbed Of The North

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Where Has All The Permit Parking Gone?

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GT Pavilions Receives $50K Grant From Blue Cross

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County Looks To Update Sexual Harassment Policy For Officials

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June Home Sales Dip, But Big Year Still Underway

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New Sidewalk Construction On Kinross, Grant Streets Starting This Week

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