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Building Community, A Blend of Wooded Seclusion & Friendly Neighbors

Lake Superior Magazine visited Brickyard Creek in the Fall of 2017. They came to write an article on our cottages for their Lifestyle section and walked away with a deeper understanding of what makes our community special. Click the Lake Superior Magazine logo to read all about it.

“Joys come from simple and natural things: mists over meadows, sunlight on leaves, the path of the moon over water.”  ~Sigurd Olson

Manager Updates

BYC Storm Review and Winter Reminders

BYC Storm Review and Winter Reminders

Hello from the 'Creek, The Sunday morning after Thanksgiving, the world was coated in white. Trees bent at awkward angles, and nothing looked the same as it did before. After my first cup and before I could talk myself into going back to bed (in the hopes it was just...

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A “Real” Winter at the ‘Creek

A “Real” Winter at the ‘Creek

Hello from the 'Creek! It is almost impossible to remember that in the late Fall Brickyard Creek experienced soggy gray days, day after day after day. And while it was a bit of a downer and difficult to work outdoors, the higher than average temperatures lulled most...

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BYC Manager Update – Summer 2018

BYC Manager Update – Summer 2018

Sitting near the shoreline the other night with a sizable group of BYC residents reminded me once again how blessed we are to be located next to the greatest of all lakes. The sky was that deep Bayfield Blue, the air mercifully dry, and the temperature in the low...

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Manager Report – Winter 2018

Manager Report – Winter 2018

The ‘Creek Life Strapped in snowshoes, we tried to stride but mostly stomped our way across the open clearing. When we located the buried viewing deck, we stopped and with a satisfying plop found ourselves comfortably on our back staring up at the Milky Way. It was...

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Winter Note and Assessment Schedule

Winter Note and Assessment Schedule

Seasons greetings from the ‘Creek!I am at the moment perched in front of a satisfying fire after an invigorating hike through our winter wonderland. Almost seems routine after weeks of frigid cold and lake effect snow. That is not to say that the experience is any...

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Brickyard Creek Manager Report – Feb 2017

Brickyard Creek Manager Report – Feb 2017

Hello from the ‘Creek, Already January is over, but in some ways I feel like winter has yet to begin. Any progress to the contrary has been quickly erased by misty, gray days reminiscent of late fall. In fact, the open water makes the relatively recent Polar Vortex...

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Brickyard Creek Manager Note

Brickyard Creek Manager Note

Hello from the ‘Creek, Missing was the crunch of leaves and the crisp air that expands the lungs. I’ve yet to wake to the shimmer of frost covered trees, but instead had come to expect the well acquainted sound of water dripping off the roof. Persistent drizzle and...

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BYC Manager Update – Early Spring 2016

BYC Manager Update – Early Spring 2016

“In every walk in nature we receive far more than we seek”– John MuirHello from the ‘Creek,It has only been a few years, but already the “polar vortex” type winter seems distant and on the fringes of memory. My recollection is with numbers. The five weeks...

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Committee Updates

Board Updates

Around the Yard – October 2020

Around the Yard – October 2020

As we wind down another summer at The Yard, I wanted to provide the community with an update on several governance matters.    Board Vacancy and Replacement: After 12 years of service as a member and officer on the BYC Boards of Directors, Kay Biga notified the...

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Around the Yard – August 2020

Around the Yard – August 2020

It has been an active, busy and important spring and summer at BYC. Let’s go right to the headlines to get you up to date:  Condominium association merger overwhelmingly approved: By Saturday, July25th we have received ballots of approval from 100% of BYC I and BYC II...

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Around the Yard – May 2020

Around the Yard – May 2020

If this were a typical Memorial Day weekend, our community would be gathering for our annual meeting this morning at the Pavillon and enjoying margaritas and Coronas tonight at our potluck gala. This is, of course, no ordinary year, but things are beginning to return...

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Around The Yard – March 2020

Around The Yard – March 2020

Life in the time of COVID-19 means that things are changing daily. Life at Brickyard Creek is no exception. Bayfield and Ashland Counties “advisory” requesting visitors and seasonal homeowners to “stay in their winter residences” is in force until further notice....

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Around the Yard – February 2019

Around the Yard – February 2019

It is mid-winter at Brickyard. It is a snowy, beautiful winter wonderland. It is also cold and most days very quiet. Things ARE, however, happening so here some quick updates on the “breaking news”. REVIEW AND PREVIEW   Watch for Jeff Garrett’s Winter 2019 Report. It...

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Around The Yard – December 2017

Around The Yard – December 2017

1. LET’S BE IN TOUCH: At the October meeting, the Board of Directors noted that over the past four years the BYC Community has twenty-three new owners. That is one-third of our membership! We have also seen an increase in the number of year-round and full-time summer...

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Around the Yard – Fall 2017

Around the Yard – Fall 2017

This is the first of a series of updates we will be sending from time to time to keep everybody up to date on news, issues, and events “Around The Yard.” Here goes…. NEW OFFICERS: At the time of the annual meeting the Board had not yet elected a new slate of officers,...

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Board Update On Renting

Board Update On Renting

Greetings Brickyard Creek Association Members, Your Brickyard Creek Association Board of Directors wants to provide you with an update on an important issue presented at the May 28th Annual Meeting.  Please spend some time to review this message and contact any of the...

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