Pick (269)™

We’ve gathered a list of U-Pick farms and orchards in the 269 area for you to explore and savor some of the best flavors that Michigan has to offer! Pick-your-own season starts in June with strawberries and goes through October… Read More
Posted on June 12th, 2017

21 Places to Grab a Burger in Kalamazoo, Michigan

We called on our social media friends and burger connoisseurs to weigh in on what they think are the best spots in the Kalamazoo area to get a burger! In order to appeal to a wide variety of styles and… Read More
Posted on May 31st, 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

Flavor (269)™ – Farmers’ Markets

When summer starts slowly creeping up on us, we can hardly wait to take advantage of all the wonderful things that warmer weather brings! In Michigan, that means an abundance of freshly picked produce, beautiful and vibrant plants and flowers, and… Read More
Posted on April 28th, 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

Pets of (269)™

When making vacation plans, pet owners often look for the lowdown on pet approved attractions, as well as recommendations on dog beaches, off-leash parks, outdoor restaurants and more. Check out our list of places you can enjoy with your furry friends… Read More
Posted on March 1st, 2017

Style (269)™

Our vibrant Art Deco downtown, eclectic shopping venues, surrounding malls and retail outlets provide you with a wealth of stores to quench your inner shopaholic! The 269 area has everything from high-end to vintage and consignment. No matter your style,… Read More
Posted on February 24th, 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

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