Big Changes at Small Stores
Her only line not made stateside is the selection of heavy silk tunics from a cooperative in India. "The beadwork is high quality. You can tell they were designed by a woman: the back is longer than the front, and"--she points to a lively circle pattern on one--"no embarrassing placements on the front."
Busy Hands, 306 S. Main (Suite 1C), 996-8020. Tues.-Thurs. noon-6 p.m., Fri. & Sat. noon-8 p.m., Sun. noon-5 p.m., Mon. by appt.
Biercamp looks like the kind of mirage you always want to appear in the north woods when you're hungry (and sometimes does appear if you're in the foodie mecca around Traverse City): homemade sausage, homemade bacon, homemade jerky, homemade hot dogs, pretty high-quality other stuff to put on, under, or near them, a cooler full of Towne Club and Faygo, and decor that owes a lot to chipped white enamel and family photos.
And now, two years after opening Biercamp, owners Hannah Cheadle and Walter Hansen also sell beer.