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Bellaire Theater

(231) 533-8725

214 N Bridge St, Bellaire, MI 49615  Cross Streets: Between M-88 and W Forest Home Ave


Lulu's Bistro

213 Bridge Street Bellaire, MN 49615. Phone: (231)533-5252 Email: ...

Pat and I had our wedding reception here in August of 2005.  It has a stellar menu, great ambiance, wonderful service and fine wines. Considered a 5 star restaurant in our book!!

The Bellaire Bar

Located in downtown Bellaire, on Bridge Street a couple doors down from LuLu's.  Great casual dining, menu is pretty extensive, service is prompt, prices reasonable. 


The Rowe Inn

Located in Ellsworth this is somewhat of a drive, but well worth it! Again another 5 star restaurant.  Click on the name for their web site.


The Press Box

131 (east side) just North of the light in Mancelona

Mancelona.  A 5 minute ride from the house.  Great Friday night all you can eat perch dinners!  One of the best burgers in the area.  Pool tables, Keno, giant screen TV for sports viewing.


The Alden Bar        231.331.6214

Located in Alden.  The best way to get there is the Leonard Road exit, turn right and keep going until you hit the town.  It is in downtown Alden on the left.  GREAT burgers, pool tables and has an outdoor deck. Giant screen TV for sports events, Keno

Alden's Millhouse - 231-331-4711 -

The Alden Mill House started in 1984, 22 years ago, by selling Chef Gino's all purpose seasoning Miracle Blend and other Pepper Mill Spices.  Over the years Chef Gino developed his own custom seasoning blends that have been used in some of America's finest clubs and restaurants.  Chef Gino won numerous awards and ribbons in culinary art shows from Michigan to Florida.

Central Lake Michigan a Terrific Town!

Custer actor"The first pioneer to settle in Central Lake, Michigan in Antrim County was James Wadsworth, the son of Abram Wadsworth, founder of Elk Rapids.  James started the first business here in 1861, a sawmill, and a dry goods store, located where State Street Bridge is today.  By the year 1864 the entire population of Antrim County was 328... So begins "Evolution of a Village" Click here for the rest of this word document. 

July 4 paradeThings have changed a lot but Central Lake retains its historic character while its citizens enjoy an area of spectacular beauty.  Central Lake, Michigan is full of historic buildings, museums and art galleries.  Central Lake C of C Children’s Museum is where individuals can see how the children of the past dressed and were raised, with authentic clothing and toys on display.



Pat and I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to Pearl's.  We found the atmosphere comfy and friendly and the food delicious...worth the ride!!

Pearl's New Orleans Kitchen Restaurant
617 Ames Street  Tel: 231-264-0530
Elk Rapids, MI  49629 Fax: 231-264-0532