Up Front

Error message

The Mailchimp PHP library is missing the required GuzzleHttp library. Please check the installation notes in README.txt.

Warning message

The subscription service is currently unavailable. Please try again later.
February 01 2019

In 1981, while working at the Kalamazoo Public Museum, I created a program called “Lost Kalamazoo” that described a variety of local buil

Read more
January 01 2019

Happy 40th birthday to the Air Zoo!

Read more
November 01 2018

Hold the pumpkin pie.

Read more
October 01 2018

Winesap

Read more
September 01 2018

The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is 90 years old this season, and I am happy to say I’ve been a part of it for almost half of those years.

Read more
August 01 2018

In the course of four decades, Binder Park Zoo has evolved from a small petting zoo to a cultural organization and facility that has more

Read more
July 01 2018

Did you know that the Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy has 18 preserves that are open to everyone from dawn to dusk with no admission

Read more
June 01 2018

I’ve lived here for 50 years and have seen many wonderful public sculptures installed, so it’s hard to choose favorites, but I enjoy art

Read more
May 01 2018

Ah, May. It’s that time of the year when Kalamazoo County starts to come alive with outdoor activities.

Read more
April 01 2018

After 18 years, 10 Gilmore International Keyboard festivals and hundreds of performances by accomplished and aspiring artists, I have acc

Read more

Pages

Subscribe to Up Front

POPULAR STORIES

For most of his 90 years, Murphy Darden has been riding a

Friday, February 01, 2019

While Kalamazoo’s skyline is being dramatically altered b

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

More than ever before, it seems, people love photography.

Saturday, December 01, 2018

Those who know Rendal “Ren” Wall call him "the real deal.

Thursday, November 01, 2018

A frame containing the personnel file and a picture of a

Monday, October 01, 2018