Leelanau News and Events

A Reveal Date (& Retail Site) On Its Way At The Blue Maple

By Ross Boissoneau | Oct. 5, 2022

Slowly and surely, the corner landmark in the heart of Maple City is morphing into shape. Photographer Meg Paxton will use the space — now dubbed The Blue Maple — as the headquarters for her Paxton Photography as well as a retail site once the rehab is complete. “I like projects,” Paxton says simply. But this is no simple project. She’s completely flipping the interior while updating and reconstructing this historic spot.

Paxton purchased the former Gabe’s Country Market in October of 2019, renaming it The Blue Maple. The location smack-dab in the middle of downtown at the intersection of Co. Road 616 and Maple City Road was the ...

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Unoccupied Vessel Crashes Into Break Wall After Boaters Fall Overboard In Grand Traverse Bay

At 7:51pm on Oct. 3, the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an unoccupied boat ...

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Nic & The Giant Pumpkin: Leelanau, Meet Your 1,893.5-Pound State Champ!

Grower Nic Welty of 9 Bean Rows and his behemoth pumpkin (affectionately called Skrump) made the trip ...

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