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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

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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

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May 01 2018

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

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April 01 2018

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

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March 01 2018

More than 30 years ago, the U.S.

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February 01 2018

With nearly 90 flavors of caramels or truffles available at Confections with Convictions at any given time, it’s hard to pick just five f

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January 01 2018

When I walk through the Gilmore Car Museum, my list of favorite cars changes day-to-day.

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November 29 2017

While frequenting the breweries of the Kalamazoo area, it’s easy to let your eyes wander to some of the establishments’ artistic décor to

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November 01 2017

The Kalamazoo Valley Museum has more than 55,000 artifacts in its collection, and the collection grows every year.

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October 01 2017

Eighty percent of Kalamazoo is old buildings — how could I pick only five favorites?

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