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Alligator Hill

Happy Winter Trails

The Leelanau Peninsula is blessed with an expanse of protected land thanks to the efforts of the Conservancy and National Lakeshore.   Whether you’re a local or visitor, you’ll have no problem finding a variety of Leelanau trails to enjoy.  All are unique, challenging and fun to explore!  Following are a list of some of our Read the full article…

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Crystal River Outfitters Featured in “Travel Awaits”

Do you find yourself dreaming of warm, sunny days of summer?  You’re not alone.  The folks at Real Simple say that January is the best time to begin planning your summer vacation.  After all, there are so many things to consider: where to stay, where to eat, must-see destinations and activities.  Crystal River Outfitters is Read the full article…

Hot Spiced Apple Cider

Are you looking for a perfect winter drink?  Our team at M22 Glen Arbor has created the M22 version of Hot Spiced Cider that’s sure to keep you warm on a cold, wintery night. Whether you’re home reading a book by the fire or hosting a party for the holidays, you and your guests will Read the full article…

Smartwool socks

Holiday Shopping – Our Staff Picks

We’ve put our staff to the task to find out what their favorite parts of the Christmas/holiday season are and their picks for shopping this year! Kelly Florip – 2 years with CRORD 1.  What is your favorite part of the holiday season? The best part of the holidays is definitely getting to see friends Read the full article…

M22 Wine Patio Igloo

New Experience with Igloos on M22 Wine Patio

How many of you enjoyed the M22 Wine Patio this summer?  Well, it’s not just for summer anymore.  Queue the Igloo! This winter, guests will enjoy a glass of wine or two with friends in the new Gardenigloo at the M22 Wine Patio.  The igloo accommodates groups of up to four or six people and Read the full article…

M22 Hot Cherry Spiced Wine

M22 Spiced Cherry Wine

This early winter has us thinking about the holidays and the tradition of hot spiced wine here at M22 and we may have the perfect solution with a recipe that includes our M22 Cherry Wine. Did you know hippocras is Latin for wine mixed with sugar and spices, usually including cinnamon and possibly heated?  Mulled Read the full article…

Shopping at Coastal

Top 5 Reasons to Shop Local

Demands of everyday life have us all looking for easier ways to accomplish tasks and chores.  Especially, the dreaded ones.   SHIPT provides a personal shopper.  Amazon simply has everything.  And, then there is PRIME which ships Amazon items freaky fast to your door and for FREE!  But is the convenience really all that better, always? Read the full article…

Fall 2019 Coastal Clothing

Introducing the 2019 Fall Clothing Line

A sneak peek at the 2019 fall clothing line ~ Now available at Coastal There is something about sliding into your favorite jeans, layering up with a tee shirt and flannel topped off by a cozy fleece.  Yep, that’s a sure sign that the crisp fall is in the air.  We’ll help you prepare for Read the full article…

The District’s First “Artist in Residence”

This summer marked Crystal River Outfitters Recreational District’s (CRORD) first “Artist in Residence”.  Stephanie Schlatter, a landscape painter that lives between Leelanau and Grand Rapids was thrilled with the opportunity.  “I love to paint plein air, which means outside, on location”, shared Schlatter.  “It’s the driving force of my work.” Teaming up with Crystal River Read the full article…

The Cyclery

What Should You Carry in a Seat Bag?

Now that you have your bike tuned up and ready to hit the road, it might be helpful to be prepared for the possibility that something might not go right. If you look around at cyclists who spend a lot of time riding a little bit away from civilization, you’ll likely notice that most of Read the full article…