Vol XVI # 037 – Gully

In spite of the fact that yesterday was a cold and damp, we needed the rain.  Today on the other hand is sunny and not as chilly, is one fine day in May.  Lots of Gull activity due to the adding live fish to the river a few days ago.  Long time ago there were gulls all over Fishtown because… Read more »

Vol XVI # 036 – A Windy Day

Today was not a good day for the Leland Report as the server has been down all day and I’m just able to post.    NEWPORT HONORS ALEXANDER JANKO The 2016 Newport Beach Film Festival has awarded writer/director/composer Alexander Janko its OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN FILMMAKING: SCREENWRITING honor for YEAR BY THE SEA. With four sold out screenings and a wonderful… Read more »

Vol XVI # 035 – Fishtown Reflections

  Rick Lahmann, proprietor of Reflections, a many talented man. Piano player, photographer and Fishtown merchant.  Reflections is open for business. As the clouds began to move in with tonight’s rain, it became obvious that the sky was going to be the picture subject matter.        Mrs. Elizabeth “Betty” Wood Gould Poole, 95, of Metairie, LA and Leland, MI passed away… Read more »

Vol XVI # 033 – A Rainy Sunny Day

A interesting day in the Land of Delight’s weather, the sun was shinning and it was raining.  Biscuit and I stopped by to see Leif at his Fishtown Shop.  No doubt about it, Leif has developed into one of Leelanau Counties favorite artists joining the likes of Fred Petroskey, Gene Rantz, Ken Scott and so many others that we are… Read more »

Vol XVI # 031 – Have a Cup a Coffee

  A cloudy, breezy beginning to what has become a beautiful April day.  Still on the chilly side, but the weekend promises to be better.  Leland shops that were closed for the winter are beginning to open for the season.  Biscuit and I stopped by Blue Boat Coffee to say hello to Joe and Greta Campo.  Joe is co-owner along with Nels… Read more »

Vol XVI # 030 – When Winter is Really Over

A busy day that left me scrambling for pictures to take for this report.  Van’s Beach and South Beach were easy because Biscuit and I are there every morning.  On Reynolds Street, the snow is collected from all over town and dumped there until it melts.        

Vol XVI # 029 – What’s Happening Around Town?

A lot of activity around town getting Leland ready for the season.  Above… Manitou Transit is rebuilding the dock.  Below… the firehouse in it’s latest stages.  Lawn care workers cleaning up everywhere.  Store owners getting their businesses ready.  It’s still a little chilly, but I’m sure it will warm up, it always does.