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Boat (269)™

Soak up every last minute of the summer heat by spending the day in the water! Fish, swim, water ski, sail or boat in one of Kalamazoo County’s 83 lakes with public access, or feel the sand in your toes… Read More
Posted on August 10th, 2017

Swing (269)™

Golfers can tee it up with nearly two-dozen courses within an hour of downtown Kalamazoo! We’ve highlighted some of 269’s most well-known courses here, but feel free to check out our golf guide to for more courses to explore.   … Read More
Posted on August 10th, 2017

Paddle (269)™

In a state surrounded by water, it’s only appropriate that we acknowledge one of the greatest things about summertime in Michigan; water related activities! One of our favorite ways to enjoy all of this fresh water is by paddling it.… Read More
Posted on June 12th, 2017

Wander (269)™

Around every corner here in 269, no matter the season, there’s a park or trail perfect for those much needed hikes to help you escape to nature.   This list is perfect for those days when you get the urge to… Read More
Posted on May 1st, 2017

Comic Book Stores in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Did you know that April 28 is National Super Hero Day? We’re highlighting two of Kalamazoo’s comic book stores including Fanfare, that’s been around since 1983; and Rocket Comics, which opened in 2015! Not from around here? No worries! Fanfare… Read More
Posted on April 28th, 2017

Sites of (269)™

The amount of history in the 269 area is not only abundant, it’s practically overflowing with under-the-radar type information from the past. We wanted to highlight a few historic sites and pay tribute to the rich history in our area of… Read More
Posted on April 11th, 2017

Number 215 of (269)™ – Vicksburg Historic Village

Two-hundred-sixty-nine is not just the area code for Kalamazoo County. It is also the starting number of unique, off-the-map activities that people can explore in southwest Michigan! With all that the area has to offer, there are much more than… Read More
Posted on February 14th, 2017

Winter (269)™

While some people might shudder at the thought of freezing temps and snowy streets, we throw on an extra layer (or two), and embrace the endless possibilities that those flurries bring! Head to our local ski resorts and toboggan runs, or… Read More
Posted on January 26th, 2017