Category Archives: Food and drink

Adolescent alligator

Note from Magnum Hospitality: This month, Pearl’s is celebrating its 13th year of business in beautiful Elk Rapids and we want you to celebrate with us! We’ll be having an event on Saturday May 14, but we’re offering a coupon … Continue reading

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Shoreline Fruit to expand

A new Agriculture Renaissance Zone has now been approved, clearing the way for a $7.5 million expansion of Shoreline Fruit south of Elk Rapids at Angell Road and U.S. 31. Details are in today’s Record Eagle, page 3A. More good … Continue reading

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Pandemonium comes to Village Market

The Magician and Soft Parade, too Because of a change in Michigan liquor laws, grocery stores are now able to serve samples of beer. After meeting the mandatory state requirements, Village Market in both Elk  Rapids and Rapid City is … Continue reading

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Wursting away

Taste of Germany There is a rich history of German settlers in northern Michigan. Still today, according to the census data, almost 30% of Elk Rapids residents are of German descent. Elk Rapids Schools will be celebrating this heritage with … Continue reading

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Tapioca prices going up?

Each year, an ever larger portion of the world’s crops — cassava and corn, sugar and palm oil — is being diverted for biofuels as developed countries pass laws mandating greater use of nonfossil fuels and as emerging powerhouses like … Continue reading

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A happy Wanderer?

Beer Alert! You may have Flo on your left and Mary on your right, but if you don’t have a Wanderer from North Peak Brewing Co., you’re just not that cool.  MLive North Peak Brewing of Traverse City has just … Continue reading

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Even our pets are aging

They are what they eat Even though most Americans might believe that “senior” dog food is formulated differently than food for young adult dogs and pups, experts say that brands can vary widely in their ingredients and there are no … Continue reading

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