Category Archives: In Town

Vol XVII – #038 – A Glazingly Nice Day

(Report by Jim today) I stopped off at Leif Sporck’s new shop in Suttons Bay being managed by Susan Alexander. I got to see her glazing some awards to be handed out for a marathon this Summer. If you are in the Holland area, see Leif at the Tulip Festival and tell him we said hi. If you are in Suttons… Read more »

Vol XVII – #025 – Then What Was It?

(Report by Jim) Filling in this last week lets me go back to all the archive photos I’ve scanned over the years. I scanned the thousand original Erhardt Peters negatives and photos that we helped secure for the museum. I scanned a stack for Marv Anderson and Frank Mead and Walter McCord when he was still with us. The photos… Read more »

Vol XVI – #364 – I Looked South, I Looked North

  Awaiting the arrival of the new dredging boat, crews are laying the tubing along the beach.  Seasonal load limit laws are delaying the transporting.   A free 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping with all book orders!  

Vol XVI – #362 – Jim’s Sunday

(Report by Jim Burnham) Another grey and rainy day, but a little warmer. Met for lunch with the Meggen’s Monday crew at Market 22 on Little Traverse Lake (great pizza, thanks Paul!). Capt. Joel Petersen tells us the dredger, being delivered OTR from Tennesee (corrected) Greenbush, MI, is only delayed by road weight restrictions in Michigan. Springtime thawing makes the… Read more »

Vol XVI – #334 – There is JOY in Fishtown

 A day dominated by heavy snowflakes and a major donation to the dredge fund. A JOYfull day indeed.  Hats off to all who have supported this effort.   A free 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping with all book orders!  

Vol XVI – #333 – Gale Force Winds Rule

  Usually the last week on January is host to the worst winter weather.  This winter has been on the mild side until this last week in February.  Oh well…    A free 2017 Leland Report Calendar is now shipping with all book orders!

Vol XVI – #277 – The Last Day of 2016

  The last day of 2016 was very ordinary.  An overnight snow provided the kids with an inch or two for some down-hilling.  Wishing everyone a Happy New Year.      Here are all our favorites from the past year, enjoy! Click on a photo to see bigger, and then arrow keys or click on the right side to scroll through…    The… Read more »

Vol XVI – #205 – A Busy Place After the Crowds are Gone

As always, “hats off” to the Leelanau Road Commission.  Mother Nature had created a hard to navigate path down to North Beach and the Road Commission crew created a scenic gateway.  The 2017 Leland Report Calendar is available for pre-order! Shipping around 11/5! New low price!  Look for the Book and Calendar Bundle here: