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Vol XVII – #036 – Top 10 Subs in Michigan

Link below to mlive.com http://www.mlive.com/dining/index.ssf/2017/05/10_of_michigans_best_sub_shops.html Village Cheese Shanty Located in the charming Fishtown area of Leland, right on the water, the Village Cheese Shanty is the place to stop from mid April through October. The bread here is what it’s all about, a delicious, house-made pretzel roll created by owner David Kareck.  It’s chewy, with a bit of caramelized flavor,… Read more »

Vol XVII – #023 – Diversions, Reflections, Cheese, Spörck and Snow

(Report by Jim)  In celebration of Fishtown opening up for the season, I am going back in time to the incredible record snow of 2013-14. This is what it looked like IN MARCH. We predicted an average if not low year that season and boy, were we off. The winner of the contest won with the highest guess out of… Read more »

Vol XVI – #087 – Friday, Another Beautiful Day

The old house in the picture at the top was the featured on the Leland Report, February 8, 2002.  A number of years ago it fell down or was knocked down and is has been lying in a pile for awhile.  It’s another beautiful day here in Leelanau County.

Vol XVI # 012 – A Cold and Not So Nice Day

One of those days that you want to sit by the fire and watch the “Master’s”.  Today’s pictures are from mid-morning after an light overnight snow which recovered the ground after the last overnight snow melted.  The most irritating thing about today is the wind gusting out of the southeast at 22 to 28 mph and the temperature at freezing.  I made my… Read more »

Vol XVI # 011 – A Beautiful Cold Day

A beautiful, but cold day, Fishtown became alive with visitors.  Reflections, Carlson’s Fish Shanty and Dave’s Cheese Shanty were open for business and customers they had.  In spite of the degrees, the picnic tables were occupied.  Rain and snow are forecasted for tomorrow, the winter of 16/17 continues.