NowKalamazoo original story ‘Can-Do’ is about to do a lot more for Kalamazoo entrepreneurs
The food industry start-up incubator Can-Do Kitchen is changing its name, moving to a bigger facility, and expanding its scope to help all entrepreneurs in Kalamazoo.
NowKalamazoo original story It’s always the season for the ‘Kitchen Witch’
A local mixologist has a newly-released book of both cocktails and “don’t call them mocktails” – just in time for the holiday season.
NowKalamazoo original story School kids to face higher COVID-19 risk, despite vaccine access
Many school districts are removing the protection that masks have provided as hospitals raise red flags and local and state leaders decline to intervene.
More people than ever are being treated for COVID-19 in hospitals in Michigan and Kalamazoo County. At the same time, the state’s positivity rate has also reached a new high.
Deaths are still half what they were a year ago, but rising. School outbreaks surge again ahead of holiday.
NowKalamazoo original story Learning to checkmate life’s wrong moves
Chess club returns to Urban Alliance in Kalamazoo’s Edison neighborhood for fun and outreach intended to last a lifetime.
NowKalamazoo original story Growing a new business in good soil
The Craft Soil Company has opened up a new gardening store, focusing first on artisan soil as more supplies come in.
NowKalamazoo original story Who keeps school children safe as they cross the street?
That’s a question parents and the crossing guard at King-Westwood Elementary have been asking of a bureaucracy slow to answer.
The single-day positivity rate hit highest ever on Saturday. But vaccination numbers jumped as kids became eligible.
NowKalamazoo original story ‘It’s been hard on a lot of chefs’
When he’s not cooking for pop artists on tour, R. Stanley’s restaurateur and local chef Ralph Humes’ kitchen plans are low key. But the pandemic has made it difficult to decide what’s next.
The first data covering children ages 5 to 11 shows that vaccinations are off to strong start in Michigan. But total vaccination rates still have a long way to go.
The positivity rate climbed above 14% in Michigan while case numbers rose. Deaths remain relatively low compared to last fall, but still rising. School outbreaks reach new highs.
NowKalamazoo original story New Robin brand gives Kalamazoo bigger wingspan
Downtown cocktail lounge Stamped Robin expands globally-inspired esthetic to next door coffee and food spot Café Robin, which officially landed last week.