Supporting youth mental health: Opportunities and obstacles
A recent community conversation amplified the needs and solutions to maintaining young people’s wellness.
COVID Update: 5 weeks of declines
COVID infection numbers have been dropping for five straight weeks now, but rates are still higher than they were a year ago.
New cocktail lounge mixes culture and history
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.
Kids and adults still scream for ice cream
A locally owned ice cream truck company has recently launched. It’s a combination of tastes and sounds that are nostalgic to some and strange to the younger crowd. But for everyone, it’s just in time for the heat wave.
COVID Update: Cases down, but deaths up
The number of new COVID-19 cases dropped 15% over the past week. But deaths increased slightly, especially in Kalamazoo County.
Bronco footballer returns to campus as BBQ stand-out
With inspired recipes and a rotating menu of meats and sides, the new House of Soul and Seafood by Chef Jarrell McKinney gets a crowd even before the doors formally open.
COVID Update: Slowing down
The decline in new COVID-19 infections in Michigan is slowing down. And a drop in deaths has turned out to be a blip.
From high school to a Fresh Thyme Market deal
Teenage entrepreneur announces a retail deal for her eco- and body-friendly personal care products.
COVID Update: Cases down 25%
The number of new cases of COVID-19 fell 25% over the past week, suggesting the spring surge of the virus is truly over. But the data is less cheery in Kalamazoo County.
‘This is my thing’
A Portage chef trained in both nutrition and culinary arts packs flavor for all sorts of dietary needs into a unique meal prep business.