Category: Michigan

No Charge Air Zoo

The Kalamazoo Air Zoo will continue to offer free admission for all of 2010. A limited-time summer deal was extended a couple of times in 2009, and attendance skyrocketed. I read earlier that the museum had made up for all lost admission fee projections with increased rides and concessions. The Air Zoo is a great […]

Michigan WASPs

WWII women pilots to get ‘long-overdue’ honor; Local woman who died while serving as a WWII pilot is among them Kalamazoo Gazette: Mabel Rawlinson was killed on Aug. 23, 1943, when her plane crashed during a training exercise at a military base in North Carolina. Rawlinson, 26, was a member of a newly formed unit […]

Michael Moore Comedy Fest

Michael Moore plans comedy festival in Michigan town TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Oscar winner Michael Moore has more big plans for his adopted northern Michigan hometown of Traverse City, where he’s already established a film festival. Moore said Saturday that he and comedian Jeff Garlin, a star and executive producer of the HBO series […]

Bring: Sandwiches, Chips, Ammunition

Open Carry Picnic in Kalamazoo, Michigan: It resembled most any Sunday afternoon picnic in Bronson Park. Except most of the people assembled around tables filled with watermelon and grilled goodies had firearms in holsters strapped to their waists. The Glocks and the Smith & Wessons remained holstered but visible during a three-hour Open Carry Picnic […]