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MichiganVote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-01-06 03:59 PM
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4. I work in the Kal. area. There are many things to do...
Both Kal. and G.R. have biking trails. There is a nature center in Kal. that is very pleasant. Western Michigan University hosts countless concerts, plays, art exhibits, sports games. Lakes? Go 20 miles in any direction and you'll find lakes to fish, boat, or just plain swim in. Beach stroll? From Kal. most people head toward South Haven. In Allegan and Kent counties people tend to frequent Holland State Park or Grand Haven State Park. Kal. has a nice Art museum, the usual movie theaters.

If you're looking school districts, you'd be wise to check out the Kalamazoo Promise (see web page for Kalamazoo schools).

Eateries? Plenty in any direction. Your co-workers can fill you in.

Policially Kalamazoo is not nearly as "Scamway" like as G.R., Holland etc. Both satellite and charter cable is available.

Welcome to Michigan!
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  -I'm moving to southwestern Michigan. Some questions. GOPBasher  Sep-01-06 02:39 PM   #0 
  - Well the South West part of the State is red  notadmblnd   Sep-01-06 02:47 PM   #1 
  - The Allegan area has some beautiful lakes and hills  1gobluedem   Sep-01-06 03:12 PM   #3 
  - Thank you for the info and link!  GOPBasher   Sep-01-06 07:19 PM   #6 
  - Thanks for the reply!  GOPBasher   Sep-01-06 07:18 PM   #5 
  - Welcome to Michigan, GOPBasher  SharonRB   Sep-01-06 02:51 PM   #2 
  - Thanks!  GOPBasher   Sep-01-06 07:19 PM   #7 
  - I work in the Kal. area. There are many things to do...  MichiganVote   Sep-01-06 03:59 PM   #4 
  - Thanks for the info!  GOPBasher   Sep-01-06 07:20 PM   #8 
  - Welcome to Michigan!  livvy   Sep-01-06 08:18 PM   #9 
  - Good to know!  GOPBasher   Sep-01-06 09:32 PM   #10 
  - Just remember to check your basement and garage for pods  TahitiNut   Sep-02-06 11:00 AM   #11 
  - Thanks for the welcome!  GOPBasher   Sep-02-06 07:38 PM   #13 
     - Rent this CLASSIC movie ...  TahitiNut   Sep-03-06 10:39 AM   #15 
  - welcome to Michigan!!  auntAgonist   Sep-02-06 04:35 PM   #12 
  - Thanks for the welcome!  GOPBasher   Sep-02-06 07:39 PM   #14 
  - Bell's Beer  meganmonkey   Sep-05-06 08:34 PM   #16 
  - Is that a local beer I should try? I've never heard of it. n/t  GOPBasher   Sep-07-06 09:39 AM   #20 
     - Yep - it is a great local brewery  meganmonkey   Sep-07-06 09:59 AM   #23 
        - Cool, I'll have to check it out. n/t  GOPBasher   Sep-08-06 12:35 AM   #27 
  - I went to WMU/grew up in Grand Rapids  noonwitch   Sep-06-06 09:13 AM   #17 
  - Thanks noonwitch!  GOPBasher   Sep-07-06 09:42 AM   #21 
  - I was at WMU from '83-'87  Susang   Sep-12-06 06:33 PM   #29 
  - Galley Subs!  jeanarrett   Sep-19-06 02:24 PM   #35 
  - i don't have anything useful to add to others' posts....  Scout   Sep-07-06 08:18 AM   #18 
  - I use the palm of my right hand.  TahitiNut   Sep-07-06 09:14 AM   #19 
  - I've seen oven mitts with Michigan maps, but no mittens.  Scout   Sep-07-06 09:14 PM   #25 
  - Thanks for the welcome!  GOPBasher   Sep-07-06 09:43 AM   #22 
  - Welcome to Michigan!  bif   Sep-07-06 10:45 AM   #24 
  - Thanks for the welcome!  GOPBasher   Sep-08-06 12:35 AM   #26 
  - Kalamazoo had a cool bar called Club Soda that  sonroadera   Sep-11-06 07:46 AM   #28 
  - I'll look for it. n/t  GOPBasher   Sep-18-06 10:31 AM   #34 
  - Club Soda just went out of business this month!  KzooDem   Sep-19-06 07:32 PM   #36 
  - I'm from Kalamazoo  mformichigan   Sep-16-06 03:49 PM   #30 
  - Thanks for all the info.  GOPBasher   Sep-18-06 10:30 AM   #32 
  - Active Democratic Party  douginmarshall   Sep-17-06 12:41 AM   #31 
  - Thanks for the info. n/t  GOPBasher   Sep-18-06 10:30 AM   #33 
  - Welcome to Kalamazoo!  KzooDem   Sep-19-06 08:05 PM   #37 
  - Ditto  mformichigan   Sep-25-06 12:57 PM   #38 
  - Come south young person!  erinlough   Sep-26-06 05:40 PM   #39 
  - Get ready to be asked numerous times what Church you attend.  sarcasmo   Sep-26-06 06:06 PM   #40 

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