Category: Traverse City Businesses

Traverse City New Businesses

Marshes To Open New Restaurant By Beth Milligan | May 29, 2018 Dan and Pam Marsh, owners of Red Ginger, have purchased the Garfield Center retail strip center, and plan to open a restaurant there this fall. The… Read More

City Commissioners Commit To Fix Eighth Street In 2019

City Commissioners Commit To Fix Eighth Street In 2019 By Beth Milligan | May 8, 2018 Traverse City commissioners Monday committed to reconstructing Eighth Street in 2019 – a verbal promise that sets a firm timeline goal for… Read More

Tall Building SLUP Back Before Commission

Tall Building SLUP Back Before Commission By Beth Milligan | Jan. 2, 2018 Traverse City commissioners tonight (Tuesday) will reconsider a special land use permit (SLUP) for a controversial 96-foot development in downtown Traverse City – even though… Read More

Rail Study, Climbing Facility, And More Ticker Updates

By Ross Boissoneau | Dec. 18, 2017 You read lots of news here (first) throughout 2017, but much has developed since we first reported some stories. So today and tomorrow (Dec. 18 and 19), we revisit Ticker stories… Read More

Independent Bank To Acquire Traverse City State Bank

By Beth Milligan | Dec. 5, 2017 Independent Bank Corporation (IBC) announced Monday it is acquiring Traverse City State Bank. According to a press release announcing the news, Traverse City State Bank will be consolidated into the IBC… Read More

Grocery Shopping Without The Store: My Shipt Experience

Grocery Shopping Without The Store: My Shipt Experience May 30, 2017 By Lynda Twardowski Wheatley Shipt, the Internet-based grocery delivery service, which arrived at Traverse City Meijer stores via much fanfare a week ago, appears to be a… Read More

$10M Development Proposed For Eighth Street

By Beth Milligan A proposed new $10 million development could bring 60,000 square feet of retail, office and residential space, three new public kayak launches and a second Higher Grounds café location to Eighth Street in Traverse City…. Read More

Traverse City to be Drone Capital

New Nonprofit Aims To Make TC ‘Drone Capital’ March 6, 2017 By Beth Milligan Could Traverse City someday become known as the Drone Capital of Michigan? That’s the mission of five local entrepreneurs who are partnering together to… Read More

History-Themed Cocktail Bar Slated For Downtown Traverse City

By Beth Milligan A new history-themed cocktail lounge could soon be headed to downtown Traverse City if city commissioners approve a liquor license for the project Tuesday at their 7pm meeting at the Governmental Center. Husband-and-wife duo Christine… Read More

Traverse City – East Bay Plaza Expanding; Other Business Openings, Closings

East Bay Plaza Expanding; Other Business Openings, Closings November 22, 2016 By Beth Milligan East Bay Plaza is undergoing another major expansion, a new event center is opening in Traverse City, Interlochen Golf Club has a new owner… Read More