Category: Dining

October 2019 Brewery of the Month – Keweenaw Brewing Company

The Keweenaw Brewing Company opened in April of 2004. Located in the middle of downtown Houghton on the historic Keweenaw Peninsula of the Upper Peninsula, the KBC, as it is known to the locals, produced over 400 bbls in the first year of operation. With the goal of turning beer drinkers into craft beer lovers, […]

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September Brewery of the Month – Blackrocks Brewery

In 2010, David and Andy were looking down the barrel of economic downsizing in their industry. Looking at it as an opportunity instead of a problem, the two set out to take their basement hobby to a new level. The two agreed upon a Nano Brewery (1 BBL brewhouse). They had no idea the amount […]

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August Brewery of The Month – Alpha Michigan Brewing Company

Brewery of the Month in August

The Alpha Michigan Brewing Company was incorporated in 2017 and opened on Memorial Day weekend in 2018. They are dedicated to brewing with a purpose and support numerous community fundraiser and local businesses. The brewery is located in the former Porter School bus garage, which was later the Alpha-Mastodon Fire department garage/office, and finally, before […]

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July 2019 Brewery of the Month – Ore Dock Brewing Company

The Ore Dock Brewing Company started in the summer of 2009 during a 4,000 mile road trip across the western U.S. In their travels, they made a habit of visiting local breweries. They especially enjoyed the breweries that exhibited a clear link to their community, utilized locally produced ingredients and products and fostered local art […]

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June 2019 Brewery of the Month – Leinenkugel’s

In May 1867, the Leinenkugel Family Brewery was founded in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin by Jacob Leinenkugel. He was a family man driven by an iron work ethic, he know that his German family heritage would play an integral part of his brewery’s success. Today, the sixth generation of Leinenkugel’s continues to brew some of the […]

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May 2019 Brewery of the Month – Bells

Bells is a craft beer brewery originating in Kalamazoo, MI. For 30 years now, they have continued to grow and evolve, dedicate their mission; be fiercely independent, 100% family owned, deeply rooted to their community, be committed to the environment and brew inspired beer. Five delicious tapped Bells beers will be available exclusively at 5 […]

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Mother’s Day 2019

Another year goes by and another year to celebrate your number one lady…Mom! Treat her to a well deserved day out to the Island, starting with brunch and ending with a spa service. Mother’s Day this year is Sunday, May 12. Mother’s Day Brunch10 AM – 4 PM Mom deserves the best, so come dine […]

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April 2019 Brewery of the Month

April Brewery of the Month

Welcome Beards Brewery! Founded in 2012 by two Petoskey locals with a common passion for craft beer. Ben Slocum and Peter Manthei started their home brewing partnership which became fueled by demand and thus plunging into commercial brewing. Over five years, the innovators at Beards Brewery created over 100 delicious recipes inspired by local seasonal […]

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April 2019 Events & Promotions

Easter Buffet Enjoy an Easter Brunch at the Island on Sunday, April 21 from 10 AM – 4 PM EST. Featuring a delectable menu of: Omelet Station French Toast Bake Waffles Scrambled Eggs Bacon Sausage American Fries Fresh Fruit Garden Salad/Assorted Dressings Applewood Smoked Carved Ham Cranberry Apple Brie Stuffed Chicken Baked Cod Mashed Potatoes […]

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Easter Brunch

Easter Brunch at the Island

Enjoy an Easter Brunch at the Island on Sunday, April 21, 2019 from 10 AM – 4 PM EST. Featuring a delectable menu of: Omelet Station French Toast Bake Waffles Scrambled Eggs Bacon Sausage American Fries Fresh Fruit Garden Salad/Assorted Dressings Applewood Smoked Carved Ham Cranberry Apple Brie Stuffed Chicken Baked Cod Mashed Potatoes & […]

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