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2014-05-12 23:03:35

This Year’s Festival to Include VIP Party, Wine Education Tent, Second Music Stage and a Juried Art Show with Best of Show and People's Choice Awards Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The 2014 Traverse City Wine & Art Festival presents a new and improved event for its 6th year. This year’s festival, to be held at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons on Saturday, June 21, celebrates regional wine, food and culture of northern Michigan. More than 5,000 people...

2014-03-29 23:00:48

Attendees enjoy delicious food and wine pairings and fun hat contests at 22 wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail hosted by the Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Association. Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail's annual Spring Sip & Savor event is being held May 3-4, 2014. As vineyards wake to the sun and warmth of May, attendees enjoy delicious wine and food pairings at each of the 22 participating wineries on the wine trail and...

2014-02-28 23:02:42

New Three-day Wine Tour Encourages Slower-paced Exploration of Wine Region Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Just in time for Michigan Wine Month in April, the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail is rolling out a new program entitled the “Leelanau Loop Adventure.” The new tour gives wine enthusiasts an opportunity to explore the renowned wine region at a more leisurely pace during the months from September to June. “The loop adventure encourages participants to slow...

2013-08-27 23:29:24

Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a northwest Michigan home inspection company located in Traverse City, is pleased to announce that he is now certified by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI) to inspect for Wood-Destroying Insects and Organisms. Traverse City, Michigan (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC...

2013-06-06 23:22:24

Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City Home Inspections LLC (http://www.traversecityhomeinspections.com), a home inspection company serving Traverse City and Northwest Michigan, reports that radon gas testing is now required by some insurance and mortgage companies and advises home sellers to have their home inspected before listing so that any potential problems can be addressed to speed up the selling process. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Timothy Evans, owner of Traverse City...

2013-03-05 23:00:58

Michigan Lupus Foundation Support Group meetings are offered at no charge to anyone interested in participating. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 There will be a Michigan Lupus Foundation Support Group meeting in Traverse City on Wednesday, March 20th. Details: Wednesday, March 20th 6:30pm — 8:00pm Location: Munson Community Health Center Conference Rooms A & B 550 Munson Avenue Traverse City, MI These meetings are designed to assist people with lupus and their...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'