Showing Unity Against Crime

Lake Interlochen residents were honored to host many Arlington police officers and politicians at the annual National Night Out. The October 4, 2022 event was held on Porto Bello Court. It was truly an evening of “blue” and “brass” and neighborhood fun. Arlington Mayor Jim Ross and Arlington Police Chief Al Jones arrived early and […]

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Red, Hot & Blue Boat Parade ’22

On a July 4th night of excessive heat and humidity, residents of Lake Interlochen celebrated their freedom with the 17th annual Independence Day Boat Parade. Sixteen patriotically decorated  pontoon boats were cheered by spectators from their backyard shade and air-conditioned homes along the route. Brian Dawson was Grand Marshal, honored for his extraordinary efforts in […]

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2022 Annual HOA Meeting

On Monday January 10, 2022, the Lake Interlochen Homeowners Association will hold its 49th Annual Meeting. All HOA members are invited to gather at 7 p.m. in St.  Stephen’s Methodist Church, 1800 West Randol Mill Road. Light snacks will be provided. Social distancing should not be a problem in the large hall. Among topics on […]

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Christmas Boat Parade 2021

These Crowley Road residents were among the many backyard spectators for the annual Lake Interlochen Christmas Boat Parade. The boats were sparkling, the music was merry and the weather was pleasant — all in all, another spectacular display of the Lake Interlochen lifestyle. Eleven colorful boats sailed and sang Christmas carols up and down the […]

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2021 Christmas Lights Winners

There is new energy in the 46thannual Interlochen Christmas Lights Awards: Seven first time winners including two rookies in their very first Christmas. It was difficult for the judges to decide among at least 20 worthy and eligible finalist nominees for only 11 prizes. The Saxe Award –The Duperre Family. 1122 Crowley. Our newest award […]

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Beyond the Lights

Although the sparkling magic of the Interlochen Christmas Lights comes alive after dark, there are other displays that touch the senses of the season. Here’s a sampling: The Sound Molly the Goldendoodle perks up when she hears the Christmastime music from Mike Saliba’s animated orchestra on Porto Bello Court. The Word Passages from the Gospel […]

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The 46th Year of Christmas Lights

The Interlochen Christmas Lights began in 1976 when Carole Findlay and her late husband Bob encouraged their neighbors to decorate their homes to call attention to the brand new sub-division. This will be the 46th year of our unique, free, neighborhood volunteer event which has brought joy to millions of children of all ages. Thanks […]

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Frightening + Fantasy = Halloween 2021

Interlochen Nightmares (click “Read more” then click on link for scary video clip) IMG_0067 Although the Lake Interlochen neighborhood is known for its Christmas decorations, the Halloween holiday also brings some fabulous front yard displays; fantasy by day, frightening after dark. Here’s a pictorial tour through our spooky streets this year:   

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National Night Out 2021

Dozens of Lake Interlochen residents, ages 5 to 85, gathered on Porto Bello Court for this year’s National Night Out, the annual event promoting police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. We were pleased that Arlington Police Deputy Chief Baker spent some extra quality time with us.

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