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A ship is always safe at shore but it’s not what it’s built for – Albert Einstein

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FIRST OF ALL, I’m so excited that our awesome Behind the scenes shooting Movers and Shakers at TCAPS. Christine Guitar, Teri Gorsline and the new Superintendent Dr. John VanWagoner.

kids are back in school. It's so great for them to be with their friends, make new friends, be social in person, grow, flourish, be challenged and be kind of normal again. I know our daughter Teaghan was so excited for her first year at Traverse City West Middle School. Here is hoping everyone stays safe and healthy and it can continue. It was just so wonderful to see my daughter smiling again and see her jump on the bus at 6.37am! (For the record I have not missed the getting up before dawn.) You know that saying about stepping outside of your comfort zone? That great things happen, you’ll grow, you’ll prosper, if you don’t try you won’t know? These unprecedented times were a forced change, not chosen. But it’s unbelievable how people are adapting. Everyone we came across while making this magazine issue is stretching their comfort zones to new heights. I am so thrilled that my husband Tom and I, with our magazine, get to share what your neighbors and friends have been up to through these crazy times and we are excited to shout out to the world in the pages you are about to read!

On location at Bassett Island, Tom shooting Now and Then. See page 62.

Teaghan and ‘proud dad’, Tom at West Middle School orientation day.

I hope this issue makes you smile. That you are in awe of the beauty of a northern Michigan fall through the lens of Todd and Brad Reed’s Photography. That it engages, entertains, and maybe even urges you to try a few new things! Like planning a family get together at Lakemore Resort, or a magical night under the stars with your kids at the Forks River Camp. The hip farms seem to be the other new trend and finding cider. Just meander the fall roads, we found eight places to venture to. I hope you love it, read it, and it sits proudly on your coffee table for all to see.

“Out of our comfort zone!” Building our new BayLife office in the garage of our new home overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay.

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TODD AND BRAD REED PHOTOGRAPHY

contents LIVING THE NORTHERN DREAM FA L L 2 0 2 0

features

34 AUTUMN GLORY Through the lens with Todd and Brad Reed we celebrate the spectacular colors of fall. In our complicated world of today, the trees teach us how to let go.

PHOTOGRAPHY BY KATE BRUINSMA

PHOTO BY SALLY BLACK

50 WELCOME TO LAKEMORE RESORT For the past year, four local business-minds were on the historic shore on Arbutus Lake cooking something up!

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LOCAL SCOOP

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LOCAL DISH

23 NORTHERN HERO with Andrew Dzierwa

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BEHIND THE DISH

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WICKED GOOD EATS

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HOME GROWN & LOCAL

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TRENDING NOW

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STYLE IN THE CITY

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A VIEW FROM ABOVE by Jim Anderson

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PROJECT HOME

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THEN & NOW

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18 MOVER & SHAKER with Dr. John VanWagoner

NORTHERN ENCOUNTERS with Todd and Brad Reed Photography


A VISION FOR GROWTH IN 2020. That’s Business Elevated.

Let’s get there together.

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Brittany Darga CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Brittany Darga, Todd and Brad Reed, Andrew Dzierwa CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Tom Gorsline, Jim Anderson – Anderson Aerial Photography, TB Photography, Kate Bruinsma GRAPHIC DESIGNER Bethany Gulde www.bethanydesigntc.com ADVERTISING SALES Teri Gorsline teri@baylifenorth.com ABOUT THE COVER Enjoying the Drive Todd Reed M22 between Manistee and Onekema BAY BREEZE MEDIA LLC 10966 S West Bay Shore Drive Traverse City, MI. 49684 231-715-6088 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR AND INQUIRIES editor@baylifenorth.com @BayLifeMagazine @BayLifeMagazine BAYLIFE Magazine Number 52 is a bi-monthly publication of BAY BREEZE Media, LLC. Advertising Rates available at baylifenorth. com. or calling 231-715-6088. BAYLIFE Magazine is a controlled subscription, direct mailed to 7000 affluent homes located on Old Mission Peninsula, Wayne Hill, Slabtown, Traverse City, Incochee and distributed to locations throughout the Grand Traverse Bay and Northern Michigan. BAYLIFE Magazine is owned exclusively by BAY BREEZE Media, LLC. 2020. All content of this publication is protected by copyright and may not be reproduced in whole or in part for any reason without prior approval of the publisher. BAYLIFE Magazine is family owned and is a registered trademark of BAY BREEZE MEDIA, LLC.

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A safe sanctuary in chaotic times. A conversation with membership director, Susan McElduff How long is the history at Traverse City Golf & Country Club? Since 1915 and still going stronger than ever.

In this COVID-19 world, how important were all the new amenities that opened last year? We had expanded everything. The extra space allowed for social distancing in all areas of the club and its grounds. We still removed stools from the bar and table spacing, for inside dining at 50% capacity. On the 4,000 square feet grand patio we have still been able to follow the rules and have events up to 250 people.

What about the pool? Our outdoor aquatics complex became a life-savor for families this summer. Traverse City had very limited choices for kids, but we had children’s summer activities, junior golf clinics, junior tennis, kids yoga, swimming lessons, and sports camp. Our new memberships for June exploded because of families seeking a safe place to play. 10

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What other precautions were adopted? All areas are by a reservation system, so we know who is in the club, with limits on times. Sanitation of golf carts, no rakes, single riders and spaced tee times. Masks provided and sanitizers throughout.

What is the new way to “country club” at Traverse City Golf & Country Club? No stuffiness included. It’s for young and old. Generations of family members gather here. Friendships are made, it’s a personal retreat, for business and personal. It is truly a second home for our members.

What else do we need to know? Our renowned golf course was designed by Tom Bendelow, one of America's pioneer golf course architects. Bob Hope even played here. Our fitness center is state

of the art. We have tennis and pickleball. We are extremely proud of our social events and kids’ activities. You’ll find a wet sprinkler slip and slide party with pizza. Halloween parties, yoga by the pool, wine dinners, date nights, sleigh rides to name a few. Oh, and the fabulous food. If you have never dined at our club, you are missing out. Chef Chris and our excellent staff are also like an extension of our members families.

Winter plans? We can move inside with 6 dining areas to spread out. Utilizing our banquet rooms. For outside we are planning crosscountry, sledding, snowshoe and looking into a skating rink. Not forgetting firepit and heaters. We are trying a Halloween treasure hunt for candy on the golf course, and a Santa parade. Photos shared are from 2019-2020


Shelley and grandchildren.

Arnold grandchildren.

The grand patio.

Morgan family and friends.

Tom and Michele Burszynski, Norma and Cathy Schmitt

“What I love about the club is that there is something for every member of our family! Golf for my husband, social events and a ladies’ group for me, date night events for us as a couple, and super fun kids and family events for my daughters.” - Lydia Potthoff Family pool party.

Suzy Kline

Avery and Addison Taggart with friends.

Lydia and Paige Potthoff

Penelope Potthoff

Chef Chris

Winston and Sophia Call

Mac Arnold and grandchild.

Warren Call

The Laura's, Laura Noordhof and Laura Harris.

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ON THE

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5th Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Invitational Lochenheath Golf Club September 2, 2020

Lois McManus, the Varsity Golf Coach for both the Boys & the Girls teams at Traverse City Central .

Mark Newhouse, State Farm Insurance and Tim Tate, Tate's Autobody

Dave Seman and Kevin Beaudoin.

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Toby-Boynton Fisher, owner of the Traverse City Golf Center and Long Drive Specialist for the Bigs Golf Scramble.

Kevin Clous, Steve Gilman, Patrick Burley and Aaron Bodary. These two teams are representatives from co-Title Sponsors Bill Marsh and Serra Traverse City.

Jeff Heydlauff and Eric Cline, Max Janis and Joe Kuberski

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Traverse is now recognized as “Michigan’s Book City.”

Doug and Anne Stanton have perfected the art of striving for a dream, working diligently to accomplish it, and stepping up to passionately take on another. Doug is a #1 New York Times best-selling author; Anne, a former journalist and editor. Together, they founded the National Writers Series —which Anne now runs. Nearly ten years later, they continue to inspire the community by bringing national authors and drawing sold-out crowds. While their impact is far-reaching, Anne and Doug’s commitment to Traverse City remains passionate and steadfast. “This town is small enough that you can have an impact, yet large enough, in both cultural and financial capital, to make things happen,” said Doug. Their praise for West Shore Bank is just as enthusiastic. “You get real people, who answer the phone right away, and take care of what you need—right away,” said Anne. “That’s worth something.” West Shore Bank. For Life’s Grand Adventure.

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Local Good News Who’s Rockin’ 2020

Marathon Man Tony Anderson crossing the line on his 51st and final marathon in his quest to run one marathon in every state plus Washington, DC to raise funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters. To-date he has raised over $750,000.

Breaking Free! “Unmasked” in custom masks. Don Rutt, Tom Cosgrove and Pat Rutt.

Do-Over Randy Billingsley did a “pivot” during the lockdown and started a new career! Randy has joined RE/MAX Bayshore as a Realtor for our area! Here is a plug. Mobile 231.590.8770 or email randybillingsleytc@gmail.com.


The Big 21 Happy Birthday Mary Chesney. Pictured with Mason Rohrback.

I Do Ivan Pylpchuk and Jala Sue. Pictured with Jala’s children.

54 Ski-tastic Years Back for his 54th season! Denny Hoxie back in the workshop at Don Orr.

She said YES Engaged! Lisa Pointe and Dan Brady Sep 6th, 2020 on the 18th hole of the Hessel Ridge Golf Course. Wedding June 19, 2021


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Boat Babes The premier opening of Lakemore Resort on Lake Arbutus. Owners Connie Deneweth and Tricia Adams model the boats on the beach. (kids not included in rentals).

Meet Tippi Lou Tracey Lark, owner of Relish Boutique got a new puppy! Tippi Lou Lark a Bernedoodle (a cross between a Bernese mountain dog and a poodle).

Senior Surprise Tammy Simmerson led her team at The Red Dresser putting together gift bags for 100 local senior citizens living in three local nursing homes. With COVID-19 and the nursing homes still on lock down, this kind act was to let them know they haven't been forgotten. 16

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MOVERS & SHAKERS JOHN R. VANWAGONER II, PH.D

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John VanWagoner II, P h.D. SUPERINTENDENT Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) vanwagonjo@tcaps.net | 231.933.1727

You moved here from Alpena, Mich. How do you and your family like Traverse City so far? We have always loved the Traverse City area. Like many families who move to this area, we love all of the recreation opportunities that the area provides. I told my wife 15 years ago that if we ever had the opportunity to live here we needed to jump at the opportunity. We feel very fortunate to be here.  As TCAPS superintendent, you make decisions on two passionate things people care about; their tax dollars and children. How do you deal with that pressure? We are a public school that educates many students and we represent all of the people in our community. This area has always supported the school system; however, the public expects every dollar that they provide to be used wisely. As a taxpayer and a parent, I have the same expectation and work hard to ensure that happens as the chief leader and learner of the school district.    18

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Becoming a new superintendent in the middle of a pandemic, with COVID-19 rules changing every day has to be a challenge. It is a challenge; however, I have great people to work with in TCAPS that have made the transition a good experience. All superintendents across the nation are dealing with the pandemic and we are doing the best we can with the training that we have.

You are a parent too? I have four girls. One in high school, two middle schoolers and one in elementary. They are excited to live close to the sandy beach and to join some of the clubs and other unique activities that the region has to offer.

On a lighter note, tell us something about you that we would never guess? I love to work on home improvement projects. We are excited to do some updates to our new home.

What is one thing you’ve already achieved on your bucket list? I have been fortunate to attend the Super Bowl and many other major sporting events.

Who is your hero? I have always admired my father. He was a hard worker all of his life and I would not be where I am today without the encouragement of both of my parents.

Any lasting words to leave us with? Traverse City is a wonderful place with great people. We are very excited to be a part of this community.

Any words of wisdom you live by? When one door closes another one opens.


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Big Cheers! Black Star Farms is a shining star! Let’s raise a glass and celebrate. The winery has national big news to share. U.S.A. Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards named the Inn at Black Star farms Best Wine Country Hotel 2020! A panel of experts partnered with 10 Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Now, the whole country is in on the secret of the beauty of the Leelanau Peninsula vista. “The nomination in itself was an extreme honor, and one that shines a spotlight on a tremendous team we are so fortunate to have at our Inn,” beams Sherri Campbell Fenton, Managing Owner. “It’s very exciting to see our unique experiences and incredible wines making such a tremendous, lasting impact on so many.”

Cancer Awareness isn’t Canceled October is Breast Cancer Teri Gorsline and her mother, who fought Awareness Month and we a 10 year long battle with brea st cancer usually have a plethora of and passed away in 2008. fundraising events to share. The TC Track Club is still honoring their annual Remembrance Run went virtual renamed the Good Fight 5k. But our press time was too late for registering by the deadline. Think pink and consider supporting the Women’s Cancer Fund that locally helps fund the Cowell Family Cancer Center on the Munson Medical Center campus. You can donate right online www.munsonhealthcare.org. 20

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WRC Executive Director Juliette Schultz with store manager Carol Rose

How can you help? In 2019, the Women’s Resource Center provided 9,445 nights of safe housing for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. You can help with this vital work by simply clearing your clutter! Drive those carloads of treasures straight to their brand-new store on the East side. You’re driving to Costco anyway. The new WRC Thrift store is in addition to their 31 South location, and it’s been open for about six weeks. We asked their executive director Juliette Schultz about the new location. “Our overall operating budget is $2 million, our store location brings in about $250,000. The other is all reliant upon state and federal grants, which are prone to cutbacks. Our goal is to be financially sustainable. For every $2 spent, $1 goes right back to our survivors. That is 50%. This wouldn’t have happened without store manager, Carol Rose. She opened the very first store for us over 30 years ago,” says Juliette. “Every month we also give away about $8,000 of clothing and household items to members of our community that need them most,” says Carol. “Come and shop here too, the stigma of thrift shopping is over.” 1331 S Airport Rd., www.womensresourcecenter.org


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A Night of Fright on this Haunted Farm Trail The Ghost Farm 510 Pierce Rd., Kingsley $15 per person www.ghostfarm.net

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LOCAL

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West Side Beverage owner Tom Gretmacher

Size Matters Farm Club -The hot new farm, brewery, restaurant, bakery and marketplace. Nestled in Leelanau County off the Tart Trail.

Fleet to Farm The visionary owners of the Little Fleet, Gary and Allison Jonas, rocked the east side of Front Street with their food truck and bar garden concept. Now they’re shaking up the Leelanau countryside with 35 acres to stretch out on. Making a trip out, down on the farm, a very chic thing. It’s been a couple of years in the making. Drawing inspiration from a concept they experienced on a visit to Australia, they returned home and hatched a plan. They partnered up with friends, Nic and Sara Theisen, from Loma Farm and their creation was born. It’s a farm, brewery, restaurant, bakery and marketplace. Farm Club is right by the Tart trail, and only 7 miles from downtown. The fire pits are ready to fuel the fun for the cooler temperatures. 10051 S. Lake Leelanau Dr., Traverse City, 231-252-3079, www.farmclubtc.com

Since 1945, West Side Beverage has been a Slabtown staple. Owner Tom Gretmacher decided 2020 was the year to be bigger and better! “I’m the fourth owner and I didn’t know the magnitude of this Slabtown community. It has a lot of history; I don’t own it, I’m part of it,” says Tom. The state of Michigan computed that about 20,000 cars pass daily in front of Tom’s store on West Front Street. “Investing back into the building made sense.” He closed down the store, and broke ground on January 3, 2020, for a $1 million renovation, adding two condos and doubling his store space to add a deli and pizza oven. “Everything was coming along great until March,” laughs Tom. The store was closed for eight months, and only recently reopened August 8. “It’s been a whirlwind,” he said. Step inside, it’s sparkly and new, stacked head to toe with an epic array of shiny bottles. It’s an adult beverage utopia! But Toms prize delight is the addition of the deli, offering high end Boar’s Head meats, for mouthwatering sandwiches. And… hot pies of delicious pizza. Gluten free? No problem, he has a 10inch zucchini crust with your name on it! If you’re on the way home, pick up dinner and a cocktail. Did we mention he added extra parking too? 912 W. Front St., Traverse City, 231-947-9312

Jacobs A-MAZE-ing Transformation Fall isn’t complete without a trip to Jacob’s Corn Maze on M-72. The original farm has been in Mike Wittkopp’s family since 1892. His grandfather was the famous Jacob. In 2017, Mike retired from banking and was propositioned by Nate Crane, owner of Rare Bird and Brewpub with an idea; create a family outdoor experience, modeled after Uncle John’s Cider Mill north of Lansing. Mike was intrigued at this notion. “We are on the same page,” replied Mike. “It was very fortuitous,” laughs Nate. Next came Troy Daley, who specializes in events with Brewpub tours. “I’ve always admired Troy,” says Nate. The partnership was formed, and work got underway. Preserve the original barn, while adding an event center, a brew tap bar, casual food and a seating pavilion. Zoned as agriculture they were deemed essential, so work never shut down. The big transformation is complete; Jacobs Farm is now open. “We have big ambitions for 2021,” says Troy. 7100 East Traverse Hwy, M-72 West, Traverse City, www.jacobsfarmtc.com


NORTHERN

HERO

Veterans being honored for their service at the Veterans Cup, held annually at Centre Ice Arena Photo courtesy of Alie May Photography

Supporting Those Who Have Served

‘Northern Hero’ focuses on highlighting inspiring groups, events, and individuals within our community. We seek to find people who give back to the community in selfless ways. Bay Life Magazine is a proud supporter of our military and is especially grateful for their service to the United States. In consideration of the sacrifices that active and veteran service members make to keep our country safe, we believe it’s necessary to feature the local services that support them. Within the greater Grand Traverse Region, there are multiple outlets that support both active duty and veterans service members. These outlets include (but aren’t limited to):

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Grand Traverse Area Veterans Coalition American Legion Post 35 VFW Cherryland Post 2780 Mid-Michigan Honor Flight Reining Liberty Ranch

Among these outlets, many will assist veterans with finding medical treatment as needed, counsel, veteran-family assistance, or help transitioning out of active duty and into the workforce. For example, Reining Liberty Ranch offers veterans an outlet to enjoy a boarding stable and trail rides, a garden, and various amenities. In January of 2020, Northern Michigan welcomed the new Colonel Demas T. Craw Veterans Affairs Clinic in Traverse City. This exciting new edition limited the necessity for veterans to travel outside of our region for medical treatment.

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The local Sons of American Legion chapter specializes in seemingly small tasks that often go a long way in the eyes of our veterans, said George Champlin, the President of the chapter. These tasks might include paying a utility bill, helping around the house, and raising money through their annual garage sale. George can often be found handing out flags at the annual Patriots Game at Thirlby Field or Veterans Cup at Centre Ice Arena. George said that his local chapter, and other local veteran initiatives, “will do anything to help our veterans.” Andrew Dzierwa was born and raised in Traverse City and is passionate about promoting the people and culture within his hometown. Andrew works full-time at Hagerty, and enjoys fishing and playing the piano in his free time. To nominate an individual for this column email: editor@baylifenorth.com

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BEHIND with Chef Eric Nittolo of Lochenheath

INGREDIENTS Fresh tuna - “bluefin, bigeye, ahi” Black sesame seeds Wakame “seaweed salad” Sriracha Mae ploy “sweet chili sauce” Pickled ginger Nori sheets - Seaweed paper Wasabi Paste Sushi Rice - “botan calrose” 4 T - Rice wine vinegar 4 T - Sugar Fried shrimp - freezer section of grocery store - prepare as stated

DY N A M I T E T U N A

the shrimp on the rice. Some of the shrimp will stick out either side of the rice. Next, add wakame and sushi ginger top of the shrimp to add flavor to your roll. “Side note” - you can add cucumber, carrot threads, etc to the rolls if you wish. Build the flavor profile you desire most. Add sriracha as the sauce to your roll, just enough to flavor the shrimp.

INSTRUCTIONS

Now the roll - moisten your hands and gently lift the end of the roll with your thumbs and fold over the roll, as you create your roll, keep rubbing the roll with moist hands, sometimes you have to just rub copious amounts of water so that the roll does not crack. When you have your roll, place in the fridge and allow it to set. Usually takes about 5 minutes. These can be done ahead of time so that you can focus on the tuna.

For the Rice

For the Tuna

Have a small bowl of water set aside for wetting your hands so the rice does not stick

This is the easy part of this dish!

Lay on a flat surface Nori Sheet the side with lines facing up, moisten hands with water, using the lines as a guide, press about half inch thick of rice between line 2 and 4. Press the rice down with moisten hands. Next place

In a bowl, place your sesame seeds, if you prefer the white seeds then just substitute them. Place the tuna in the bowl and cover all the sides with the seeds. In a cold saute pan with cold oil, (any oil is

“I chose this dish to share because of not only its simplicity, but the quality is exceptional even if you can only find the frozen saku tuna blocks. If you enjoy tuna, then this is something that can be easily prepared.” - Chef Eric Nittolo fine, but olive is overkill), place the tuna in the pan with a few tablespoons of oil and put on a medium heat setting, as soon as you hear and see the tuna start to sizzle, take off the heat and flip over. Let sit in the pan for 20-30 seconds. There is enough heat in the pan to sear the one side of the seeded tuna. For the Plating As you can see I enjoy paint brushes and dramatic styling. So have fun with this and if you have any questions please contact me on messenger or chefnittolo@gmail.com


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Because sandwich. 1217 E. FRONT ST. ~ 231.929.2999 1294 W. SOUTH AIRPORT RD. ~ 231.935.9355

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wicked GOOD EATS

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Finding Cider Apple orchards, autumn skies, hard cider, and pumpkin pies. Howlers and growlers! We have all the in-cider information.

1. Left Foot Charley

5. Taproot

2. Acoustic Tap Room

6. Bee Well Mead + Cider

3. Townline Ciderworks

7. Suttons Bay Ciders

806 Red Drive, Suite 100, Traverse City Wine and hard cider situated in the villages. Must try – 5 Time Award Winning Cinnamon Girl 119 N. Maple Street, Traverse City Flights are served in a wood guitar. Must try – Rock Hard Cider 11595 US 31 S., Williamsburg Wine and cider on the family farm. Must try – Award Winning Wood Aged Big John

4. Tandem Ciders

2055 N. Setterbo Rd., Suttons Bay Tasting room with draft, bottles and cans. Must try – Scrumpy Little Woody

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300 E. Front Street, Traverse City A plethora of local ciders on tap. Earth to table full menu. Must try – Taproot Madagascar Vanilla Bean 116 N. Bridge Street, Bellaire Mead and cider and pop – Kids welcome. Must try – Ghost Cider

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10530 E. Hilltop Road., Suttons Bay Family owned, spectacular view. Must try – Power Island

8. 45 North

8580 E. Horn Road., Lake Leelanau Family owned vineyard and winery. Must try - Singletrack

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Sales, Rentals, Service, Accessories | Pedego Care 5 year Warranty Owners Dan and Pam Marsh 823 S Garfield Ave, Traverse City, MI 49686 M-F 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm PedegoTC.com, 231-421-1771

of Traverse City

Our Legendary Steaks, Seafood and Prime Rib Have Made Us a Northern Michigan Landmark Full menu! Not taking reservations at this time. Outside waiting only. Hours: Monday - Thursday 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM Friday - Saturday 4:00 PM to 11:00 PM | Sunday 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM

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HOME GROWN & LOCAL

Harbor Springs Mattress Co.

Owner/Founder Rory Karpathian


HOME GROWN & with Harbor Springs Mattress Company

“It is a true labor of love for us.� - Rory Karpathian

Local

415 South Union St, Traverse City www.harborspringsmattress.com

Your company is family owned, small batch and natural, what makes your mattresses so unique? When you make something you are proud of, it is easy to stand behind your work. Almost no one in the country hand-tufts mattresses anymore like we do. We make a true mattress that lasts 25 years, we use all-natural fibers, and we handcraft each mattress one at a time to order. Natural materials are safe, healthier, stronger, and more durable. They are made with generous layers of pure, unbleached cotton, natural-latex and made in Michigan wool. What is the origin story of how you got into the mattress business? I started in my early 20s working for one the biggest bedding manufacturers outside of Detroit. Over the next 30 years, I witnessed the mattress industry change for the worse and at one point I just felt I could no longer stand behind the poor quality that was being churned out. In 2004, I took a leap of faith and went out on my own to focus on old fashion craftsmanship, longevity and honesty. How long does your custom process take? Each craftsman can make about one or one and half mattresses a day. It is a true labor of love for us. Each mattress is hand sewn, hand-cut and hand-tufted. The result is luxurious comfort, resilient support and enhanced durability. We also build our own box springs, and use real springs rather than a hollow base or foundation. All of your mattresses are 100% natural. What else is unique? We offer five different models and they all have a 25-year warranty. We also have handcrafted custom sizes for antique beds, trailers, and boats, as well as extra-long beds. You have stores in Rochester, Harbor Springs and now Traverse City. What are your hopes for the TC location? We hope TC will appreciate the opportunity to buy something that is locally made, finely crafted and a 100% natural. Buying local means service is local. We offer a free comfort adjustment in the first year of purchase because we really want our customers to love their mattress for decades.

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TRENDING

NOW

Eco Lodging at Forks River Camp

“We then dreamed up a communal building with heat and ac, fridge, stove, oven, gas and charcoal grills, a screened in dining room and an outdoor shower!”

Ready for a semi rustic experience? Look no further, the Forks River Camp is “country club camping” style. In the Winter 2020 BayLife issue, we featured The Royal Stag Lodge, a luxury hunting and fishing abode on the Au Sable River, and it is owned and run by Will and Krystin Saputo. It’s just one of their many properties they offer. They’ve expanded their guest experiences and over the COVID-19 shutdown, the Forks River Camp was born. And, it is all built by Will’s new construction company! It is the ultimate staycation getaway, the magic of under the stars, with all of your creature comforts. “We had our first interest in three days, first guest booking within five days, and first stay in 14 days!” says Will. Reserve your rustic getaway at www.theroyalstagproperties.com.

The Forks River Camp is located on 800 feet of river frontage of the south branch of the Boardman River.


A Complete Holistic Hair Care and Color System

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Invisalign for adults and teens.

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Experience the Schulz Ortho Difference 231-929-3200 | SCHULZORTHO.COM Invisalign and custom esthetic braces treatment. Call for free consultation.

Call for store hours after October

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“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” Rachel Zoe

COGNAC & ONYX

Rich browns and classic black are officially the chicest pairing for the new season. As seen on the runways Preem by Thornton Bregazzi, Prada and Christopher Kane. We used this as our inspiration to shop local and support our small businesses.

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RITZY

Zadig and Voltaire Snakeskin Bag, $798 Ella’s, Traverse City

Black tourmaline with quartz from Brazil, $795 Becky Thatcher Designs Traverse City, Glen Arbor, Leland

CHICHI

Plaid Poncho, $87 The Happy Woman, Suttons Bay

UNDERSTATED North Face Hat, $20 Zany Boutique, Traverse City

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SWANKY

Smartwool Merino Scarf, $65 Boyne Country Sports, Traverse City

Sorel Joan of Artic Wedge, $200 Coastal, M22, Glen Arbor

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Skinny Distressed Jeans, $38 Relish Boutique, Traverse City


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Works of Art Labors of Love Handcrafted by Frank and Kim Yanke

328 Munson Ave, Traverse City | Established 1981 yankedesignsTC.com | frank@yankedesigns.com | 248.798.8186

Has your auto insurance agent talked to you about No Fault Auto Reform? Susan Soffredine Rauser, Agent 874 E. Eighth St Traverse City, MI 49686 Bus: 231-421-9596 susan.rauser.u83x@statefarm.com Mon-Thurs 8:30am-6pm Fri-8:30am-5pm By appointment

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If not, I will! I know life doesn’t come with a schedule. That’s why at State Farm you can always count on me for whatever you need – 24/7, 365.

GET TO A BETTER STATE . CALL ME TODAY. ™

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autumn Nature’s last spectacular show through the lens of Todd and Brad Reed

SLEEPING BEAR SCENIC DRIVE Brad Reed


GHOST RIDER Todd Reed

FRAMING AUTUMN Todd Reed One of the concepts my son Brad and I emphasize to our photography students is framing. Using something in the foreground to frame or partially frame an image provides immediacy, depth and added interest elements. I framed this shot shortly after sunrise at the beginning of November along the Lost Lake Trail.


WORKSHOP AT LUDINGTON STATE PARK Brad Reed

WET ROCKS Brad Reed


GLORIOUS REFLECTION Brad Reed


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THE STYLES ROADSIDE STAND Todd Reed

6324 W. Western Ave., Glen Arbor

Open year-round. 231.835.2120 C RYS TA L R I V E RO U T F I T T E R S . C O M

GOURDY

Northport Boat Yard is seeking a full-time tech. The ideal candidate is familiar with marine components & has a good working knowledge of boat systems. Up to $35/hour plus benefits.

SCREAMING Todd Reed

Interested candidates should email their resume to zfarrow@npbby.com or call 231-386-5151


MADE IN THE USA Todd Reed

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Elevating the Human Spirit™

Home. If you love it, don’t leave it.

OCTOBER APPEARANCE

With Comfort Keepers, you can plan to stay in your home. We offer multiple levels of service so you can continue to enjoy the place you love most.

Todd Reed Sometimes it seems like we wait forever for the leaves to turn along the shores of the inland lakes tied to Lake Michigan. Then, seemingly overnight, a glorious change greets us on a morning like this one on Hamlin Lake.

Elevating the Human Spirit™

866-929-9044 comfortkeeperstc.com

Bay Life - 10-20

Premier Floral Design and Gift Emporium, specializes in unique gifts and custom flower arrangements for every season and occasion.

SUTTONS BAY LIT UP Brad Reed Two minutes before I made this image of Suttons Bay, the shoreline was dark and in the shadows. The magic light of October instantly transformed this scene into a powerful and graphic photograph.

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AUTUMN MAJESTY Todd Reed This maple tree along Michigan’s west shore is a muse of mine. For years I have checked it out each fall. I don’t think I have ever seen it more beautiful than on this October day.


Treat Yourself

445 E Front St | Traverse City, 49686 231-642-5333. sweettartlette.com

TODD AND BRAD REED are a father and son outdoor photography duo who now has Rachel Gaudette as part of their team. The Reed’s gallery is located in downtown Ludington.

In 1998, Todd’s image “God’s Light,” which shows a lightning bolt hitting near the Ludington North Breakwater Lighthouse, won 3rd place overall in the Nikon International Photography Contest. In 2005, Brad’s image “Power and Light” won runner up in the Nikon International Photography Contest. They have published in numerous magazines. God’s Light Rachel’s image “Namaste” won the West Michigan Tourists Associations statewide photo contest in 2014 and appeared on the cover of their travel guide. Several of Team Reed’s self-published books have earned international, national and regional awards, including best coffee table book in North America.

We have the retail therapy you need!

Power and LIght

“Brad, Rachel, and I love teaching photography workshops and helping people capture their vision better with a camera!” - Todd Reed “Michigan has such a beautiful story to tell and we feel honored to be full time outdoor photographers and story tellers.” - Brad Reed “One of the best parts of our job is getting to know our customers in the gallery on a personal basis and then helping them pick out the perfect image for their homes and offices.” - Rachel Gaudette

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BY J I M A N D E R S O N

South Manitou Island Lighthouse - Lake Michigan Jim Anderson, owner of Anderson Aerial Photography, captured this stunning fall image of the South Manitou Lighthouse located on the eastern side of the island. The 100 foot lighthouse tower, active from 1871 to 1958, marked the location of the only natural harbor between here and Chicago. Ships took refuge here during storms and steamers stopped at the island to refuel with wood for their boilers. www.andersonaerialphotography.com 44

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For the third year in a row we congratulate

Glenn C. Hirt

Managing Director – Investment Officer

for being named to the 2018, 2019 & 2020

Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisors Ranking. This annual list recognizes advisors as among the top in America.

HIRT | JULIAN | BLACK

Financial Consulting Group of Wells Fargo Advisors

10850 E. Traverse Hwy, Ste. 5575 Traverse City, MI 49684 231-922-4213 • 800-782-0228

www.HJBFCG.com

Ranking algorithm based on industry experience, interviews, compliance records, assets under management, revenue and other criteria by SHOOK Research, LLC, which does not receive compensation from the advisors or their firms in exchange for placement on a ranking. Investment performance is not a criterion. Wells Fargo Advisors is a trade name used by Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, Member SIPC. Investment and Insurance Products: u NOT FDIC Insured u NO Bank Guarantee u MAY Lose Value

STAY SAFE. STAY CONNECTED. contempory worship @ 9a traditional worship @11a

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"I always put in one controversial item. It makes people talk." Dorothy Draper

NATURAL ELEMENTS Bringing the outdoors in

HARVEST

PUMPKIN

Samoa 2 Tiered Chandelier Betsie Bay Furniture, Frankfort

Candle Nest of Grand Traverse, Traverse City

FOLIAGE

Folium Mirror Betsie Bay Furniture, Frankfort

CHESTNUT

Rug Betsie Bay Furniture, Frankfort

COZY

Leather Sling Stool Nest of Grand Traverse, Traverse City


420 South Division Street • Traverse City 231.932.9700 • www.KitchenChoreography.net

New Construction • Remodel • Restoration Including Contract Management

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A Remodel Touch Down. Your den. Your home. Your life.

Small-batch sustainable soft goods made with intention and care. Inspiring raw materials that spark creativity and connection. We invite you to join us in supporting the textile economy in Northern Michigan. The Village at Grand Traverse Commons 800 Cottageview Dr | Suite 20 | Traverse City havenclothingtc.com

Warehouse MRKT \\ 144 Hall St. No 101 \\ Traverse City, MI 49684 freshwatertextiles.com

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PROJECT

Hello, Gord-Geous.

HOME

PUMPKIN–MANIA

Oh, my gourd, and just like that it was fall. What do you get when you drop a pumpkin? Squash. What do you get when you rethink your pumpkins? A whole lot of fun. Let’s spice things up this Fall. Here is a little inspiration to guide you along. Give ‘em pumpkin to talk about!

PUMPKIN TEA LIGHTS

Carve it out, add a tea light.

PUMPKIN CENTERPIECE

Who needs a vase? ng centerpiece. givi nks Tha

PUMPKIN RISERS

Create height and dimension to your buffet.

PUMPKIN SOUP BOWL Pumpkin soup in a pumpkin.

PUMPKIN TOPIARY

Stack them in size and color.

PUMPKIN MUMS “MUMKINS” Carve out, add a potted mum plant.


The Annual Custom Furnishings Sale 20% off through November 30th! 209 E FRONT ST | TRAVERSE CITY | 231.947.9401 SWINGBYELLAS.COM

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WELCOME TO LAKEMORE RESORT ON ARBUTUS LAKE Written by Brittany Darga | Photography by Kate Bruinsma


The Lakemore Resort Dream Team Dean and Tricia Adams family, Connie Deneweth family and Mitchell Blue family.

Swimming

and boating by day, grilling and campfires by night, nothing says “up North” in Michigan more. Guests at Lakemore Resort in Traverse City don’t have to leave the grounds to experience it all. Located on the west shore of Arbutus Lake in Traverse City, the 10-acre property was home to 15 small 1930s era cottages. Dean and Tricia Adams, of Bay Area Contracting, with partners Mitchell Blue and Connie Deneweth, wanted to keep the historic feel but wanted to update it so guests could stay year-round. Three houses that sleep 12 each have been completed with another four on the way, scheduled to be completed in about a year. Each house has a yard, three shared docks, and 850 feet of shared beach. Each house also has a spectacular view of the water, a 500-acre inland lake, about 20 minutes from downtown Traverse City. The goal is for the location to become a “campus” with amenities for weddings, large family reunions, and special events. Guests are able to rent houses all together or separately. There are options to block off part of a house so that only four people can stay, and it is priced accordingly. “We are from Traverse City and know what ‘true up North’ feels like,” says Mitchell. “We wanted to create that, plus add a unique updated rustic feel and look.”


All three houses sleep 12 each, and have spectacular water views.

Driving

up to Lakemore Resort, the first thing guests may notice is the spectacular view of the lake, since each house sits on a hill. At first glance, each house may look identical. Although there are many similarities there are subtle differences. Each house has its own color theme – brown, navy, and green are currently built; the teal, black, blue, and gray house are under construction. From the outside, the houses are white, but look closely, and each house has different color shutters, window trim, garage and front doors. Inside the differences are a bit more apparent. “Each house is mostly the same, except for the color,” Mitchell said. “Everything was very well thought out and we were very hands on throughout the entire building and decorating process.” Mitchell added that he has been on site working on this project with his partners for about 2 years. “We meet as a group at least once a week,” he said. Stepping into each house, guests can immediately see there is a theme of family and togetherness from the photos that hang in the entryway mudroom. The photos are of kids and adults enjoying all that summer has to offer – swimming, boating, water skiing, and the sun. Each house’s color theme can be seen in different ways. For example, once guests open the brown front door to the brown house, the color can be seen in items such as cabinets, frames and décor.

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In the kitchen the color schemes of blue, brown and green echo in the cabinetry. They each have an island that doubles as bar.

Follow

the laminated vinyl plank (with a cork underlay to minimize wear and tear) from the entryway and down the hall and it will take guests to the master bedroom with a king-sized bed and a three-quarters bathroom. Step out and go to the kitchen, and the color brown is again evident in the cabinets and the white and brown granite countertops. Amongst the stainless-steel appliances and white tile backsplash, are smatterings of brown in an area rug and in décor such as a vase. In the green house, there are smatterings of green; in the navy house, navy. Each kitchen has an island that doubles as a bar area, with bar stools on one end. There is also a gas stove, microwave, dishwasher, and a full refrigerator, with a separate full freezer in a different space. “We wanted more refrigerator space to accommodate large groups of people,” Mitchell said. Walk into the dining rooms and, again, guests get a sense family from the dining table for eight and the décor that says “gather around the table,” or “eat.” Step into the four seasons screened in porch from the dining room and experience the view of Arbutus Lake up close. A gas fireplace is available here so the room can feel cozy on those cooler summer or fall nights. A picnic style table is here for meals or family game nights, as well as porch style furniture for a peaceful getaway to read or relax. The windows can be closed to allow the room to be used in the winter. “We want guests to come here and relax and not have to worry,” Mitchell said. “We provide lots of board games, cards, toys for kids, as well as linens, bath and beach towels, dishes and other items.”

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Memories will be made here. The welcoming table beckons a family gathering.

From

the kitchen, the living room can easily be seen because of its open concept floor plan. A LED lit and mist fireplace is the main focal point here, providing the ambiance of a gas fireplace without the heat. Brown furniture surrounds the room, tying in the color theme; in the green house, it’s some green furniture, and in the navy house, navy furniture. Upstairs is where most of the sleeping space is, and it has three bedrooms that have queen beds, plus two sleeping nooks with twin beds, perfect for kids. There are also two bathrooms, both of which have access to be shared with all rooms. The bed frames are built in and have lighting overhead, much like a hotel. Each house has a walk-out finished off lower level, complete with family room, wet bar, and another bedroom with a queen and a twin bed, as well as a full bathroom. A laundry room can also be found here, with a washer and dryer available for use. Walk to a beach locker room, which is off of the family room, and find beach towels for each guest, as well as a cooler and beach bags. Outside the doors of the beach locker room is where all of the outside summer fun starts. Walk out to the patio and the first thing guests may notice is the view of the lake. While taking in the view, guests can use the built-in grill, patio dining area, outdoor shower, gas fire pit for fuss-free evening campfires, and hot tub. The green and navy houses share a large hot tub, and the brown has its own. Each home is smart home wired so the owners have access to the decibel level of the house and patio. To be respectful of other guests, there is a no noise after 10 pm ordinance.

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Each home has a first floor master with a king sized bed. All of the beds are built-in, much like a hotel.

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path that is original to the property that has been there for nearly 100 years takes guests down to the beach. While on the beach, simply relax in the sun, go for a swim, or rent a fishing boat or pontoon boat by the day or by the week. Necessary boating items such as life jackets and gas for the boat are included. If guests are not comfortable driving a boat, “captain services” are available. In the evening, take advantage of the community firepit, located next to the beach. For large events, the “grand lawn” is available, which has room for up to 130 people. Space for a DJ and catering can be offered as well. Lakemore Resort is also available in the fall and winter so guests can enjoy being close to many fun activities including wineries, hiking, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and snow tubing. “We wanted a way to show people Traverse City, but in a unique old-fashioned way,” Mitchell said. “There’s everything you need, all in one spot.”

Weddings, holidays, family reunions etc. This "campus" eagerly awaits your families special occasions. These Traverse City families have envisioned the perfect Traverse City family getaway.

Step right up to the lake-house bar! Connie Deneweth, Mitchell Blue, Tricia and Dean Adams are ready to welcome you.


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BASSETT ISLAND - GRAND TRAVERSE WEST BAY Richard Bassett resided and fished for several years on this small island located north of Marion Island, (also known as Power Island) is attached by a narrow strip of land or an island depending on how high or low the water levels of the Lake Michigan is. Campsites are located today on both islands and are managed by Grand Traverse County Parks Commission.

PHOTO COURTESY OF TRAVERSE AREA DISTRICT LIBRARY

BASSETT ISLAND

THEN

Bassett Island circa 1899

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NEW L E AF I N T E R I O R S

Interior Design | Kitchen & Bath

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NORTHERN ENCOUNTERS

CAPTURED BY TODD AND BRAD REED PHOTOGRAPHY

Rachel Gaudette’s Day 242 of 366 by Rachel Gaudette

The golden light and beautiful clouds over Torch Lake reminded me of a fall day! I saw the pilings in the water and knew the best view would be on my stomach, leaning over the dock. What a magical morning! www.toddandbradreed.com


Exceptional beds, locally handcrafted with natural fibers. 415 S UNION ST | TRAVERSE CITY | 231-421-3816 HARBOR SPRINGS | SUTTONS BAY | ROCHESTER | TRAVERSE CITY HarborSpringsMattress.com


STRUGGLING WITH MASKNE? You’re not the only one. Schedule any of our HydraFacials and let our professionals help heal your skin. Plus, we’ll give you tips and recommendations on how to keep your skin flawless, even behind the mask.

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BAYLIFE MAGAZINE Fall 2020  

Baylife Magazine is the premier lifestyle publication for the beautiful waterfront town of Traverse City, Michigan. Within the stunning colo...

BAYLIFE MAGAZINE Fall 2020  

Baylife Magazine is the premier lifestyle publication for the beautiful waterfront town of Traverse City, Michigan. Within the stunning colo...