The new Dabney & Co., named after a pioneering mixologist who was forced to buy his way out of slavery, will open in the former Civil House Coffee space in downtown Kalamazoo.
The only Black- and Indigenous-owned marijuana business in Kalamazoo is targeting another 400 pounds a month when their expansion is completed. But Ahki Canna is an outlier in an industry dominated by the white and wealthy.
One of the first clinics in the country for mind-and-body family care is opening in Kalamazoo. An explicit goal is to protect against the harm from a healthcare system that makes Black families particularly vulnerable.
The Kalamazoo GOP is using 2020 election misinformation to rally election inspectors for upcoming votes.
A worst-case scenario played out over years, ultimately dooming the three decade-long way downtown Kalamazoo has been funded and managed. But it has also opened the door to new ways of doing things.
The Ample Pantry’s new owners pledge to keep the same meals in an expanded menu and other upgrades to help the restaurant cater to market demands.
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.
That’s a question parents and the crossing guard at King-Westwood Elementary have been asking of a bureaucracy slow to answer.
A shortage of substitutes is straining teachers as COVID prompts reconsideration of work-life balance.
The lunch rush may be solid, but La Familia Café is one of only a few places to offer a full suite of morning dishes downtown.