Monday, February 21, 2005

The New York Times on Northern Michigan

The New York Times: Travel

"Like many things about the Midwest, it is more or less a secret to people from the East and West Coasts, and the local gentry like things that way. ''We have a little piece of paradise here, and we don't want to see it overrun,'' said Ken Winter, the editor and publisher of The Petoskey News-Review.

It has no proper geographical name. Michiganders call it Up North.

But it has a thriving food culture, much to the delight of those who flock here every July and August from Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati, New Orleans and other cities, fleeing muggy summer streets for the soft breezes and sparkling waters that await them in resort towns like Petoskey, Charlevoix, Harbor Springs and Leland. Many of them belong to families that have summered here for three or four generations. "


Some of us call it home...


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