Battle Creek Teen Suing Dick's Sporting Goods
Following the recent announcement by Dick's Sporting Goods to raise the minimum age to purchase a gun, a Battle Creek 18-year-old is suing the store. Tristin Fulton tried to buy a gun, but was denied, an interaction caught on video shot by his uncle who is co-owner of Battle Creek gun dealer, F…
Pinball Lovers Plan for Pinball at the Zoo
Sure the graphics of today's arcade games have improved, the play is more intuitive, and you can play a multi-player game with people from around the world and never have to leave your living room. But there is still something so fun and charming about classic pinball games.
Murder Mystery Dinner at Henderson Castle - The Hunt is ON!
Nothing breaks up a dating rut like murder, amiright? Join Henderson Castle for "A Fox Hunt!" Not only will you enjoy a dinner unlike any other, you'll also be a guest at Lord Edward Cavindish's annual fox hunt... but everything is not as it seems.
Girls Night Out at Glass Art Kalamazoo
Full disclosure; this might be the start of something addictive. Glass Art Kalamazoo is hosting a one-of-a-kind Girls Night Out April 13th. Sure there will be wine and cheese, but trust me, there is nothing typical about this event. Two classes will be offered in two separate studios; glass blowing …
Sweeten Your March with the 53rd Annual Maple Sugar Festival
Pancake breakfast, horse-drawn wagon rides, blacksmith demos, and learning about homesteading life in the 1800s - sweeten up your March with this annual event.
Color Run 2018 Coming to Kalamazoo in April
Now this is what I call a fun run! Color Run 2018 is set for Saturday, April 14th at Arcadia Creek Festival Place. Known as "the Happiest 5K on the Planet," the The Color Run has partnered with Western Michigan University and is truly a run for all ages, walks of life, and running experie…
Kalamazoo Made a Mark on Renown Calligrapher from 19th Century
Handwriting is a lost art. Nothing proves that more than a brief look at the life of Louis Madarasz, a Texas born calligrapher who would go on to become one of the greatest penmen the world had ever known.
What Does Kevin Smith's Heart Attack Mean for Michigan Tour Dates
This is not news you want to hear after Kevin Smith announced two Michigan stops on the Jay and Silent Bob Get Old tour. No information, yet, as to if the dates have been postponed, or the tour has been cancelled all together.
Tony Award Winning Red at Civic Theatre
Red follows Abstract-Expressionist Mark Rothko as he begins a series of murals. His creative process is explosive, and his assistant Ken can't seem to do anything right. Is he selling out or gaining exposure?
Gander Mountain in Portage Grand Opening this Weekend
Gander Mountain, is now open at 5348 South Westnedge Avenue in Portage! It's new! It's improved! It's 31,000 square-feet of outdoorsy heaven.
Help Kalamazoo Foster Children with Duffle Bags of Love
Did you know that local Foster children show up at their temporary family's houses with their belongings in garbage bags? That's if they have any belongings at all. Some arrive with no coats, no shoes, nothing of comfort that promises a happy ending to their family strife. Imagine it; you&…
15-Year-Old 3 Rivers Girl Loses Everything in Fire - You Can Help
Imagine being woken in the middle of the night in sheer terror. There's fire. Everywhere. You're 15-years-old and you're watching everything you've ever possessed engulfed in tongues of heat and smoke. You run. You survive. But you have nothing.
I Don't Shut Down at 7pm - Why Does the Kalamazoo Mall?
I like to meet for dinner by 6:00, so I'm full and happy before the dinner rush starts, and then I fancy a stroll on the mall, seeing what wares and trinkets are in the window. But that's it; I can't go beyond the window, because most of the stores are closed by 7:00pm. Even stopping …
Jay and Silent Bob Get Old Tour Michigan
If you were a 90s kid, then Jay and Silent Bob were fixtures in your life. From Clerks, to Mall Rats, to Chasing Amy, Kevin Smith and Jason Mews created the most unlikely of heroes that the underdog could cheer for. They were Everyman... if Everyman smoked pot, talked raw, and definitely shouldn&apo…
Rocket Fizz Kalamazoo is Hiring
According to their Facebook page, they are looking for people with evening and weekend availability, great customer service skills, and a willingness to "taste unique candies and soda flavors and make recommendations."
Discovery Puts Humans in Michigan 2,000 Years Earlier
University of Michigan paleontologists recently excavated a farm in Chelsea where in-tact skeletal remains were unearthed. This single discovery could change everything that scientists know about early Michigan and change the perception of early human/mammoth interaction.
Civic's No Way Out Explores Family's Struggle in Nazi Germany
Geographically torn apart during World War II, a family’s only means of communicating with each other was through their letters. About 500 letters were later found and translated, chronicling the events taking place in Germany starting in the summer of 1938.
Best Buy Done with CDs - Where Can You Buy in Kalamazoo
Best Buy recently announced that they will no longer sell CDs. There are three great places in Kalamazoo that still sell CDs, vinyl, and everything else a music lover could hope for.
Michigan Senate Candidate Stews in Facebook Post
Unless you've been under a current events rock, you've heard that the trial against former doctor/current monster Larry Nassar didn't exactly go in his favor. Hundreds of women and girls came forward to share their accounts of being sexually abused at the hands of a man they trusted. …
Galesburg Augusts Schools Closed Due to Illness
We've been hearing about what a horrible flu season this is, and nothing highlights this fact quite like school closings. Galesburg Augusta Schools are closeddue to illness. In addition, the daycare will also be closed and many extracurricular activities rescheduled. Get well, Rams!