Bundle Up For Saturday's Bonteboktoberfest Or Brew At The Zoo!
We're hearty Michiganders! We better be for Saturday's Bonteboktoberfest, or Brew at the Zoo, at Binder Park Zoo. The event is Saturday evening from 6-10pm.
SOS Promises Better Service With Latest Computer Upgrade
Stop me if you've heard this before. The Michigan Secretary of State says a computer upgrade will make service, better, faster, more emotionally satisfying.
Do You Too Have Mixed Emotions With Another Kzoo Lottery Winner?
Does this sound familiar? I'm happy for Kalamazoo's latest lottery winner. I'm glad he or she won. But....not that happy. And it's not necessarily because I'm jealous, though that factors into it, too.
Look At These Numbers And You'll Be Too Scared To Drive Again
We see these kinds of numbers all the time. The ones emailed to me today got my attention. And if you know me, you probably know what I'm going to say next: Just how stupid are people.
WMU Opens E-Sports Facility on Friday
The tremendous growth of esports is nowhere more evident than at Western Michigan University, which opens an esports facility on Friday.
The Best Craft Beer in the World Is Still Here
The Great American Beer Festival results are in, and Michigan is still home to some of the best beer on the planet.
Binder Park Zoo Is Home To The Cutest Red Panda Ever
There's cute and then there's cute. Oolong is a male red panda cub at Binder Park Zoo, born in late June.
Seriously? Are 'This Is Us' Fans The Biggest Morons?
After you read this, you may think I'm completely wrong. And you may be completely right. But, seriously?
Horror Fans, Scream: Original Michael Myers Is Coming To Niles
If you just can't get enough of scary horror movies, and you love haunted houses, this may be the perfect scenario for you. The original Michael Myers from the first Halloween movie will be at Niles Scream Park. However, it will cost you.
Michigan's 2018 State Christmas Tree Is Ready
The state says the tree will be cut on October 25th. "Harvested" is the word they use, and it's quite the undertaking.
There's So Much More Art Prize To See Than We Did
It's Art Prize Time in and around downtown Grand Rapids. We spent Saturday afternoon in-between birthday celebrations walking around and there's so many photos I want to share with you.
Benson: 'It Was Like Going To Foreign World, Another Planet'
Right near the top of my list of phrases I hate is "I'm really easy to shop for". You know how some people can't wrap their minds around directions or algebra. Ok, for me, it's gift giving. I was all set this year for Kathy's birthday. And then disaster happened.
Check Your Freezer; Deadly Ground Beef Recall Announced
You may want to check your freezer, just in case. The USDA says a major Colorado meat processor has recalled for over 132,000 pounds of ground beef from the beginning of summer. But if you bought ground beef and froze it, it might be worth taking a look.
WMU Opens Manufacturing Lab in Grand Rapids
A year ago, Western Michigan University announced a collaborative effort with Grand Rapids Community College, and with West Michigan manufacturers to help ease the need for talent in manufacturing. Wednesday, the first examples of that effort were put on display.
This Hastings 'Dream Home' Comes Complete With A History
You don't see houses like this come up for sale just every day. A Victorian, Queen Anne style home in Hastings, built by a (be it, minor) Michigan historical figure.
Borgess Hospital Gets A New Name
The city's first hospital is getting a new name. Borgess Hospital, which came to be in 1889, will renamed to match up with its corporate siblings.
Broadway Star, WMU, Barn Theatre Alum Marin Mazzie Dies at 57
One of the brightest stars on Broadway, actress Marin Mazzie, a WMU alumnus and Barn Theatre veteran, has died at the age of 57.
Leverage: What Striking Westnedge Construction Workers Have
It's always good to have a bargaining chip in any kind of dispute, especially a labor dispute. That may be the case for the workers on Westnedge, as the summer long nightmare project nears completion. but for now, work to complete the project has stopped.
Bucket List Artist; Tickets On Sale For Cher at Van Andel
Did you have someone, a star from the previous generation you just had to see? That's why they call them "legends". For me, it was to see Sinatra, and the Beatles. What about you?
Report: Tigers Broadcasters Impemba, Allen Got Into A Fight
If you were watching Wednesday night's Tigers game from Chicago, maybe you too thought it was interesting that Matt Shepherd and Kirk Gibson were announcing the game. The Athletic- Detroit's Katie Strang is reporting it's because