Up Front

February 01 2020

For a new appreciation of the natural beauty and wonder that abounds in Southwest Michigan, see it in the winter.

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January 01 2020

This month All Ears Theatre begins it 19th season — and my 11th with this talented group.

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November 01 2019

We all take a special pride in products in made in Kalamazoo, and the Kalamazoo Valley Museum is one of the best places to learn about th

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October 01 2019

Michigan’s past is saturated with innovation, victories, mayhem and tragic events — the perfect mixture for creating haunted locations.

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September 01 2019

The Lloyd Schmaltz Museum of Earth History is a true hidden gem.

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August 01 2019

Choosing my favorite historic photographs of the Kalamazoo area is a hard task for me.

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July 01 2019

As the historic preservation coordinator for the city of Kalamazoo, I see a lot of historic buildings and their befores and afters.

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July 01 2019

Cary Mannaberg can generally be found in one of two places: on a Southwest Michigan waterway paddling a canoe or kayak or rowing a boat,

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June 01 2019

The Space Needle. The Golden Gate Bridge. The Arch in St. Louis.

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May 01 2019

Trees are a marvelous harbinger of the seasons, especially when they sport the new green of spring, the full emerald of summer or the bri

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