WMU-Cooley Law School Gets Green Light For Kalamazoo Credit Hours
Getting a law degree from Western Michigan University and not having to trek to Grand Rapids or further for all the schooling has become a reality. The Western Michigan University-Cooley Law School has received
The Plainwell Man Who Produced Two of Aretha's Number One Hits
In 1985, Aretha Franklin was already a legend; two years from being the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. She could've rested on all of her lofty achievements. But she didn't.
August 19th, 1996 - The Queen Came To Kalamazoo
It was Monday night, August 19th, 1996. Almost twenty-two years ago to the day. The Queen, Aretha Franklin came to Kalamazoo to play Miller Auditorium.
Buying Online? State Will Get Its Cut Beginning Oct. 1
One of the advantages of buying online is going away. After September 30th, Michigan will be collecting sales tax from online purchases from out of state retailers.
You Still Don't Get It: Slow Down, Move Over
The State of Michigan is harping about it, because you still aren't doing it enough.
Calling All Girls. American Girl Live Coming To Miller in January
It'll be like sleep over camp. The American Girl Live stage musical will be at Miller Auditorium just past the holidays, in January. And it sure sounds like a wonderful present to put under the tree.
Olga's Kitchen Expanding With 2nd Kalamazoo Location
Olga's Kitchen, which has been a staple at Crossroads Mall for years, is expanding with a second Kalamazoo area location in early 2019.
Wine Loft, 501 Location Has Fascinating History, Was Sears Store
The really cool thing about doing the 501 Party again in downtown Kalamazoo is the history in some of the buildings that are hosting those 501 Friday parties. For instance, the 501 Friday party this Friday is at The Wine Loft. Did you know that used to be a Sears store?
Ribfest Headliners 'Survivor' Land on Lofty 'Billboard' List
Saturday night's headliners at the Firekeepers Casino Hotel Ribfest have landed on a prestigious list of all-time hit songs.
Parchment Water: Step By Step Instructions for Flushing Pipes
The City of Kalamazoo has requested all Parchment Public Water Supply customers to flush their water pipes. Here are the instructions to accomplish that.
K'zoo Asks Parchment Water Customers To Flush Their Pipes ASAP
The City of Kalamazoo is asking Parchment Public Water Supply customers to flush their water pipes as soon as possible, to help expedite the conversion to Kalamazoo's water supply.
Slow Justice; Appeals Court Says Dalton Confession Inadmissible
A Michigan appeals court has ruled that police violated Jason Dalton's constitutional rights, thus throwing out any statements he made during his interrogation.
This Could Very Easily Become My Favorite Beer
Got a press release from the folks at Bell's on Monday, touting a new beer that will join the Bell's lineup early next year. Bell's Official will begin to hit bars and shelves in February of 2019. And as I read through it, some key words jumped out at me, and I think this has the pote…
Can Your Pizza Delivery Person Do This?
Sometimes your life can change in a New York minute. Bryce Dudol wasn't planning a career in music. He was just delivering a pizza in Shelby Township.
City of Kalamazoo Says Latest Tests Show Water is Safe
The City of Kalamazoo release water test results on Tuesday, showing drinking water supplied by the city is within the safe range.
Three Female WMU Pilots Fly Off With Aviation Competition Title
Three WMU aviators walked (flew?) away with first place in the collegiate division and fifth overall at the female only Air Race Classic cross-country flying event.
A New Benson Show Quickie: April The Giraffe Is Pregnant
Do you remember the internet and YouTube sensation, April the Giraffe? She was pregnant and the virtual universe followed her every breath as the birth was live-streamed.
Fun Stuff On Thursday: Music and Sensory Challenges Event
If the wet weather forecast for Thursday pans out as expected, the kids are going want something fun to do. The Kalamazoo Valley Museum has just that with a Music and Sensory Challenges Event, along with an instrument petting zoo.
BPZ's Reptile Weekend Is Back
How do you get a group of excited children mesmerized? Binder Park Zoo will show you, during Reptile Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, August 4th & 5th.
There's Going To Be A Lot Of Unhappy Toddlers; Goldfish Recalled
How do you explain a voluntary precautionary recall to a 4 year old? A lot of parents may be asking themselves just that. The makers of Goldfish crackers are pulling four variations of their popular cracker, due to possible salmonella concerns.