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    Comedian and musician Stephen Lynch.

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    Revealed 2021 Unseen Encore photos we just have to share
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    Marijuana plant

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    Cannabis Country Growers of all sizes are making SW Michigan a hotbed for marijuana farming
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    WMed Dean Paula Termuhlen overlooking downtown Kalamazoo from the seventh floor of the WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.

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    Paula Termuhlen WMed’s new leader is committed to diversity and skilled at building it
  • encore-magazine-feature-bell-sept-21 'It's Been Quite a Story' Larry Bell has changed beer for the better
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    Musician and comedian Stephen Lynch

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    Live Again At Last Stephen Lynch is touring again and thinking about his legacy
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    A group of riders organized by Pedal passes through downtown Kalamazoo on a Thursday night ride.

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    Bitten by the Biking Bug Groups, civic leaders work to make area more bike-friendly
  • encore-magazine-feature-hidden-plain-sight-june-21 Hidden in Plain Sight Look closer or you might miss these great SW Michigan sights
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Marijuana plant

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Cannabis CountryGrowers of all sizes are making SW Michigan a hotbed for marijuana farming
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WMed Dean Paula Termuhlen overlooking downtown Kalamazoo from the seventh floor of the WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.

© 2021 Encore Publications/Brian Powers

Paula TermuhlenWMed’s new leader is committed to diversity and skilled at building it

What's Happening in SW Michigan

Up Front

Top 'breweriana' picks from the Cone Top Brewery Museum
History and mystery abound in local cemeteries
Park yourself at one of these county gems

Good Works

Niles couple establishes clinic to aid roadies
Newcomers Club has connected women for 80 years
Collaborative results in new book aimed at second–graders

Savor

Charcuterie takes meat and cheese platters to a new level
New locations, growth for local craft brewers
Gull Lake Distilling Co. transforms iconic Galesburg theater

Enterprise

Local company creates sleepover parties for kids and adults
Rescued Metals is heaven for repurposers and DIYers
Data and tech company expands during pandemic

Arts

Annual ceremony celebrates artists, volunteers and supporters
More Arts for our readers
Sandy Bremer has gone from treading the boards to teaching

Back Story

Director of Volunteers, Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
Owner, The Heritage Company Architectural Salvage & Supply
Bike Friendly Kalamazoo

SPECIAL SECTION

Kalamazoo Foundation
greenleaf trust