Category: Traverse City News

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

Kids Creek Restoration, Slowly But Surely

By Beth Milligan A $200,000 project to increase the floodplain of Kids Creek near Grand Traverse Pavilions is set to get underway in June – one of multiple projects planned to proceed in 2017 as part of 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 – What’s Next For Affordable Housing?

By Beth Milligan A new report by the Traverse City Housing Commission reflects a multi-year waiting list for low-income and affordable housing units in the city – and an uphill battle facing local entities trying to bring more… Read More

911 Texting Coming To Grand Traverse County

911 Texting Coming To Grand Traverse County March 23, 2017 By Ross Boissoneau It’s not here yet, but Grand Traverse County is moving toward enabling 911 emergency texting, potentially within the next 90 days. “We are testing a… 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

Traverse City Development – 60 Feet Or Less…What Next?

60 Feet Or Less…What Next? November 10, 2016 By Beth Milligan Following Tuesday’s passing of Proposition 3 – an amendment to Traverse City’s charter requiring a public vote on buildings over 60 feet – city staff and commissioners… Read More

Dick’s Sporting Goods on Hold – Traverse City

What Next As DICK’S Store On Hold? October 3, 2016 By Beth Milligan According to multiple sources, DICK’S Sporting Goods has withdrawn its plans to open a new store in Grand Traverse Mall. News of the retailer’s arrival… Read More