A half-century ago, the now-historic landmark was ever so close to being scrubbed from the scene forever. Then, Victor Callewaert and Harry Ryba changed the island’s future for the better. Click here to learn more about the Island House Hotel’s history and renovations.
There was plenty of laughter and love between Robyn and Darrin during their fantastic wedding held at the Island House Hotel during a picture-perfect Memorial Day weekend. Click here to follow their story.
The 167-year-old Island House Hotel on Mackinac Island is getting a $4 million makeover. Co-owner Todd Callewaert said it’s the biggest renovation at the hotel along the shoreline on Main Street in a decade and includes the hotel’s 90-plus rooms, dining room, and outdoor pool area. The project, launched in 2015 and half of the rooms already are finished. […]
Ryba’s Fudge Shops will be featured on Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2018 at the Detroit Lions vs. Chicago Bears game in Comerica Park. #ChivsDet #OnePride #ComericaSmallBiz #RybasFudge #MackinacIsland
Savoy’s coworkers at the Seabiscuit Café on Mackinac Island banded together with the Callewaerts family to organize a fundraiser. The Callewaerts own the Seabiscuit and a host of other businesses on the island: the Island House Hotel, Ryba’s Fudge Shops, Island House Bike Shop, Starbucks, Mary’s Bistro Draught House, Pancake House, Pine Cottage Bed & Breakfast, 1852 Grill Room, Ice […]
Employees of Seabiscuit Cafe & Ice House BBQ on Mackinac Island came together to raise more than $9,000 in donations for the Copper Country Flood Relief. Learn More
Seabiscuit Cafe employees raise funds for Copper County Flood Relief Learn More
The fudge created on this island is world-famous. Back in the days when sugar was scarce and expensive, only the elite could afford this luxury. Mackinac sweet shops catered to the rich tourists who visited the island and throughout the following century perfected their candy-making skills. A fudge lover’s dream. IMAGE: BILL WIATRAK Now that sugar […]
One of Mackinac Island’s most prominent business families is hosting a fundraiser for flood-stricken Houghton County. After storms swept through the Upper Peninsula last week, prompting Gov. Rick Snyder… Learn More
The 70th Annual Lilac Festival concluded its 10-day celebration with a Grand Parade filled with creative floats, dazzling colors, and crowd-pleasing numbers played by various musical groups that marched down Main Street Sunday, June 17. Learn More