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

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

Where to take Mom this Mother’s Day in Kalamazoo, MI

Moms are the best!   If you’re looking for a place to treat mom to this weekend, check out these local restaurants offering scrumptious brunches, sweet treats and freebies on Sunday. To all the mamma’s out there – Happy Mother’s Day!  … Read More
Posted on May 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

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

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