Author: Jillian Manning

Jillian Manning is a local author and journalist. She loves exploring Northern Michigan, getting lost in a good book, and catching a Traverse City sunset.

Three Women Shaping Northern Michigan

Friday, February 25, 2022 9:00 AM by Jillian Manning

March is Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating three of the women who are shaping the future of Traverse City and beyond. As leaders of a world-class resort, a pie emporium, and the largest running club in the state, these women are creating legacies that will carry on for generations. And along the way, they’ve made our region a more wonderful place to live and visit.

Under the Radar: Hidden Gems in NoMi

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 11:00 AM by Jillian Manning


The northern Michigan area is home to dozens of incredible attractions, like the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, the Village at Grand Traverse Commons, and the region’s many freshwater beaches. But whether it’s your first visit or your hundredth, there’s still more to explore. Let’s get to know some of the Traverse City area’s hidden gems.

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