Local coffee shop/bakeries lure locals and travelers alike, with wonderful bread and pastry aromas and a friendly atmosphere. There’s usually something that makes each one unique.more »
Autumn’s crisp, clear days and crinkly, colorful leaves call out for a good Sunday drive – any day of the week. more »
Brownstone and water laid the foundations for Washburn, established in 1883. Its waterfront location provided the railroad with a port and the area provided lots of native brownstone for buildings. more »
Jan 21, 2010 5:09 PM Wisconsin
Stretching for 7 miles, the skinny sandspit of Park Point in Duluth is the quintessential beach settlement and the birthplace of the city. more »
May 29, 2012 9:16 AM Minnesota
It’s not often you expect to find diamonds, rubies, emeralds, agates and copper nestled alongside each other – especially in the Keweenaw Peninsula. But every one of these minerals can be found at the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum in Houghton. more »
Jul 31, 2013 5:05 PM Michigan
Regional breweries – buoyed by changes in the law and consumers' growing interest in local craft brews – are booming by the Big Lake, especially along the Minnesota shore. more »
While the Lake Superior region is no Hollywood movie-making mecca, over the years more than a dozen films have been shot in the area, starring the likes of Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Jimmy Stewart, Patty Duke and Richard Thomas. more »
Jan 1, 2008 2:34 PM Travel
There's an economic boom on the rise in the Keweenaw Peninsula, fueled by the next generation of business families and new entrepreneurs. more »
Aug 12, 2013 9:11 AM Michigan
All around the region, establishments offer combination opportunities to make your meal into more. Dinner and a movie or dinner and a play are just the beginning. more »
Mar 5, 2013 11:46 AM Travel
On a warm spring afternoon in Duluth, all 17 tables on Mexico Lindo’s outside deck overlooking Lake Superior were occupied. A gentle breeze carried bits of conversation and laughter. more »
Jul 17, 2012 2:31 PM Travel
Lake Superior as a backdrop is one sure way to make a wedding memorable. We asked a few newlyweds what, for them, made the Big Lake the perfect place for their big day. more »
Apr 11, 2013 9:17 AM Lifestyle
When you come to the curve in the road on Highway 61 that is Beaver Bay, Minnesota, for your own sake – pull over. more »
A robust group of pioneers in the late 19th century first blazed a trail to the Slate River Valley. These days, an enthusiastic generation of progressive farmers and entrepreneurs carry on in their footsteps, but in a 21st century style. more »
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