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    Comics and graphic design artist Paul Sizer created this special art for the September issue of Encore

    Get Serious Kalamazoo has a thriving comics scene
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    Bain in an upstairs room of his Black Owl Cafe; a room he is hoping to open to the public soon.

    Creativity Unbound Is there anything Black Owl Café’s Darren Bain hasn’t done?
  • Steven Van Antwerpen and his 2-year-old son, Derk, check out vintage toys and tools at the Allegan Antiques Market.

    Antiquing We Will Go Treasure hunting at the Allegan Antiques Market
  • Renee Newman and Derek Theil

    Renee Newman and Derek Theil in the doorway of “Felix,” the 1964 Airstream trailer they lovingly restored.

    Camping, Old Style Vintage Trailers are becoming trendy, but it takes a special breed to love them
  • Bob Kettemen of Taco Bob’s in downtown Kalamazoo shows his appreciation for Kevin Seckler, the KDPS officer who patrols downtown.

    Getting to Know You KDPS' Canvassing Program has officers getting to know those they serve
  • Get Ready to Roll Local bike gurus are getting folks ready to hit the road
Darin-Bain-Kalamazoo-Coffee-Co.-Black Owl Cafe

Bain in an upstairs room of his Black Owl Cafe; a room he is hoping to open to the public soon.

Creativity UnboundIs there anything Black Owl Café’s Darren Bain hasn’t done?

To help the public utilize water trails, Lemberg created an atlas that is printed and available online.

Blazing a Water TrailWMU prof helps launch river and big-lake ‘blueways’

What's Happening in SW Michigan

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    Kalamazoo Heart Walk
  • Bell's-Anniversary-ale
    Bel's 30th Anniversary Ale
  • Harvest-Fest-Tillers
    13th annual Tillers Harvest Fest
  • WMU-football
    WMU Football vs. MSU

Up Front

Schoolcraft contest beckons aspiring authors

Good Works

Faiths come together to meet community need

Savor

Good food, good folks found at street-side BBQ stands

Enterprise

Junior Achievement is ‘bridge linking education and business’

Arts

Portage native Bret Green stars in new CBS series The Inspectors