Gibson Guitars Corp. was established in 1917 at 225 Parsons Street and quickly grew to become a premier manufacturer of American-made instruments. Today, Heritage Guitars is unpretentiously and inconspicuously continuing to create some of the world’s finest guitars at the same address, still using some of the vintage equipment.
This incredible SW Michigan lakefront home actually began as what home builders refer to as a “spec home.”
A man pleasantly chats with those nearby while he waits in line for his turn to shop at Kalamazoo’s Loaves and Fishes (KLF) food pantry.
Young and old will enjoy autumn in Southwest Michigan, with many entertaining outdoor excursions amid fabulous fall foliage.
The staff at Olive Cart specialize in creating flavor explosions that will send your taste buds to another galaxy.
Introduced to Jim Roberts through a mutual friend, the homeowner felt an instant ease with the builder. Though he had interviewed other builders, Roberts remained the standout, and Jim Roberts Construction in Kalamazoo was hired to build his new home.
It is precisely this caliber of applicant -- as well as judges and even audience members -- that the Stulberg has drawn annually since its inception in 1975. Intended as a memorial for the late Julius Stulberg, a beloved and respected professor at Western Michigan University and conductor of both the University Symphony and Kalamazoo Junior Symphony for many years
As he tells it, the creation of Kalamazoo Candle Company was a “happy accident” when he found himself with some free time around the holidays. McFarlin decided to search online for things he could make and sell for extra cash. He literally Googled, “things I can make,” and a list of 50 things popped up. As he browsed the list, candles caught his attention.
Welcome spring in Southwest Michigan with an entertaining, educational outdoor adventure at the W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary.
There is no shortage of views from this breathtaking 3,100-square-foot, three-bedroom, three-and-one-half-bath residence on Gull Lake. The moment you walk into this simple but elegant home, you’re greeted with a stunning wall of glass