On the cover: While the Aerial Lift Bridge is Duluth’s icon, the downtown is becoming its revival hot spot. Photo by Dan Stocke.
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Get Down, Duluth by Molly Hoeg
Boutique stores, microbreweries, restaurants, movies, live entertainment and quality residences: Meet the new downtown Duluth.
A Downtown Redo Done Right by Konnie LeMay
How through cooperation and pluck, Houghton, Michigan, turned road construction into a major celebration of local businesses.
Over/Under: An Underwater Photo Feature
Divers turned photographers bring us rare underwater views of the history that lies beneath the surface of Lake Superior’s waves.
LAKE SUPERIOR LIVING
Home: Gather Around the Kitchen by Claire Duquette
Transforming a 1947 kitchen from cramped space to a gathering spot.
Recipe Box: Herb Gardens by Juli Kellner
Outside or in a window box, growing your own herbs is easy and tasty.
Health & Wellness: A Matter of Balance by Claire Duquette
The owner of an Ashland yoga studio/saloon sees equilibrium in the mix.
Coffee Roasting: Spilling the Beans by Ada Igoe
A surge of boutique coffee roasters wakes up the local options.
Restaurants: Local Treats by Ada Igoe
Made-from-scratch bakeries that offer community gathering places.
Entertainment: Live, in Grand Marais by Bob Berg
It’s a small town with big selections for live entertainment.
Cookbooks: Serving the Wild Harvest by Mark Phillips
The Old Rittenhouse Inn works with local foragers for unique recipes.
Restaurant & Lodging Listings
Details and updates on regional restaurants and lodgings.
Lake Superior Directory
Events, services, destinations and more from around the Big Lake.
Behind the Pages
Welcome to the Big Lake: We Really Are Cool by Konnie LeMay
Around the Circle: Our ‘So Big’ Lake & a U.P. lexicon by Phil Bencomo
Reviews: Books of history & mystery
Lake Superior Journal: A New View by Tom Pink
By the Shores: Michigan’s Wide Open Water by Shawn Malone
Lake Superior Day(s): A Big Day on the Big Lake by Phil Bencomo
Heritage: Étienne Brûlé: Breaking Trails by Jeannie K. Hanson
Event: Duluth Home & Garden Tour by Bob Berg
Travel & Events by Bob Berg
Michigan • Minnesota • Ontario • Wisconsin
Lake Superior Marketplace
View•Point: Stellar Stone Stacking by Lauri Hohman