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    The sun shining on the historic Kalamazoo Building downtown would soon be blocked by the rise of The Exchange building, a new multistory building constructed next door (Jan. 2019).

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    Revealed 2019 Images too good to keep to ourselves
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    Members of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of the Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, pictured here at the tribe's annual pow wow, are descendants of the original indigenous people who lived in Southwest Michigan. Courtesy photo.

    'We're Still Here' Recognition of Kalamazoo’s indigenous roots has been ‘a long time coming’
  • Encore-Magazine-feature-vicksburg-mill-october-2019

    The former paper mill in Vicksburg offers 420,000 square feet of building space.

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    'Going in Big' With plans for event spaces, breweries, museums and more, a hometown boy takes on the revitalization of Vicksburg mill
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    Where We Stand artists include: Back row, from left: Al Harris Jr., Tanisha Pyron, Audrey Mills, Brent Harris and James C. Palmore. Front row, from left: Maria Scott, Chakila Hoskins.

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    ‘A Mirror of Our Common Humanity’
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    The “hive” area of Seven Generations' office proudly displays the company’s
    ownership by the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, which influences the architecture and engineering firm’s philosophy.

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    Seven Generations Design firm sees projects as ‘opportunity to heal the land’
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    The scenic view of Portage Lake is just one of the amenities at Klines Resort.

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    The Resort Life Family makes former fishing camp a retirement haven
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Clergy and officers participating in Pastors on Patrol include, front row, from left: KDPS Assistant Chief Vernon Coakley, KDPS Chaplain Roger Ulman, POP Coordinator Pastor Gregory Jennings Sr., Pastor John Stokes, Pastor Hermon Phillips, Pastor Ron Coleman and KDPS Chief Karianne Thomas. Back row, from left: KDPS Public Safety Officer Aday, PSO Knauf, Lieutenant Treu, PSO Marshall, Lieutenant Rifenberg and PSO Walterhouse.

© 2019 Encore Publications/Brian Powers

Pastors on Patrol Faith leaders help defuse distrust of police
Encore-Magazine-feature-GLT-pow-wow-november-2019

Members of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of the Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, pictured here at the tribe's annual pow wow, are descendants of the original indigenous people who lived in Southwest Michigan. Courtesy photo.

'We're Still Here'Recognition of Kalamazoo’s indigenous roots has been ‘a long time coming’

Up Front

Museum director spotlights locally made products people loved

Good Works

Women in recovery find support at Healthy House

Savor

Family business combines fruitful flavors with corny confections

Enterprise

Delicate Dishes provides settings to make a meal memorable

Arts

Vegan artist turns to the sun to avoid using animal products

Back Story

Executive Director, Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo