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March 29 2019

When you study the buildings of a community, you learn a great deal about architecture, but also about the people who designed and built

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March 01 2019

Every year my company, National Flavors, located in Kalamazoo, develops hundreds of new flavors for the packaged food and beverage indust

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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

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January 01 2019

Happy 40th birthday to the Air Zoo!

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November 01 2018

Hold the pumpkin pie.

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October 01 2018

Winesap

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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.

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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

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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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