Along the Shore
Grand Marais—If someone told Henry Mayhew in 1895 that future generations would joyously hike on a trail from Duluth to Grand Marais for recreational purposes, the North Shore pioneer would likely have toppled over with laughter.
After all, Mayhew and many of the early
Duluth—More than 1,500 volunteers are pitching in this season to help build Bentleyville Tour of Lights, a nonprofit initiative known as the largest free walk-through lighting display in America. It attracted an astounding 270,000 visitors in 2015,
Duluth—Tart. Fruity. Lemon. Sweet with a sour finish. These aren’t the usual sorts of flavors associated with beer—at least not a finely-brewed craft beer served at one of the North Shores favorite brewpubs—but New Belgium’s Tart Lychee, currently being served as a guest tap at
Grand Marais—“It forced me to disconnect from everything. It forced me to just be here and to focus on what’s happening and how beautiful it is.”
Memphis native Allie Leon is accustomed to having a schedule, but her recent trip to the Boundary Waters forced her to
Duluth—Contractors are wrapping up renovations on the Great Lakes Academy of Fine Art, a first-of-its-kind educational facility in Duluth that trains students in Classical Impressionism, and teaches students the skills necessary to create high-quality oil paintings.
North Shore fermentation fans have two new options for locally made adult beverages near the big lake. Residents and travelers near Thunder Bay can enjoy some freshly brewed beers at the Dawson Trail Craft Brewery and those passing through Lutsen will find a glass of wine or cider at the North Shore