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Goodbye, Mario's. Hello, Harvest

The rumors careening around town are true: Mario’s is being sold.

The legendary restaurant/bar — a Saugatuck mainstay since 1967 — will change hands soon. A new name, cuisine and interior will follow. 377 more words


This Old House #4

Last week’s house — the most recent in a series seeking readers’ help identifying homes photographed for a 1930s WPA project — remains a mystery. 122 more words


Best Western Saugatuck Hotel

There are a few tourist towns we like to visit in the winter.  The prices of the area hotels are over half off summer rates.  There are still many things to do and see even if there is snow on the ground.  212 more words

Trip Reviews

Eminent Domain: Coming To Saugatuck Soon?

This morning’s post on a recent Town Hall meeting with state representatives carried a brief mention of a proposed bill. It would create an entity — the Connecticut Transit Corridor Development Authority — aimed at encouraging business development within a 1/2-mile radius of rail or bus transit stations. 259 more words


Butler Restaurant in Saugatuck

We have never tried the Butler Restaurant before in Saugatuck. Walked past it, looked at a menu but never gave it a try.  We decided to change that on our last trip. 225 more words

Three Great Ways to Create Barefoot Coastal Style

Today’s post is by Michigan-based design duo Gwen DeBruyn and Amber Burger of Bayberry Cottage, designers of the Saugatuck home (“In Living Color” 177 more words