Pick (269)™ – Farmers’ Markets

When summer starts slowly creeping up on us, we can’t 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

National Comic Book Day in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Did you know that April 28 is National Comic Book 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… Read More
Posted on February 14th, 2017

Girlfriend’s Getaway

Get your girlfriends together for a day full of activities and events created just for you! Downtown Kalamazoo’s Girlfriends Getaway is Saturday, March 11 and registration is now open!       Here’s how it works: head to www.girlfriendsgetawaykzoo.com and Read More
Posted on February 1st, 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

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