Been doing this a long time. At KFR, since '87. Have had an awful lot of fun through the years here. This is one special radio station. Love living here; both my sons were born here. Michael works for the schools, and David graduated Western and is now living the dream in Chicago. Proud to say they're my best friends as is the love of my life, Kathy, the hottest woman alive.
Two Michigan Breweries on List of Top Fifty Fastest Growing
While an inevitable shakeout is occurring in the craft beer industry, business is good for many, including two Michigan breweries named to a list of the top 50 fastest growing breweries in the United States, by the Brewers Association, a trade organization "dedicated" to small and independ…
Ford Museum Opens “Extraordinary” Photo Exhibit
Sometimes maybe we forget that we have a Presidential Museum just up the road from us, in downtown Grand Rapids. Yes, the President of the United States was from these parts. And with that comes relatively easy access to history and historical documents. Last year, the museum hosted a Rock n' R…
Summer Job? Kalamazoo Sets Up Youth Employment Program.
For young people looking for the extra money that a job can supply, nothing beats knocking on doors, applying in person or online. But there's only so many jobs, so the City of Kalamazoo has a little help to offer in the process.
Phil Collins To Play Detroit; First Time in 15 Years
It's been a while since Phil Collins has performed solo in Michigan; fifteen years to be exact. Collins announced his "Still Not Dead Yet LIve!" Tour, and Detroit is the only Midwestern location on the 15 city tour.
Cheesecake Factory Coming To West Michigan; Penny Should Be Happy
I know it's silly, but the first thing I thought of when I heard the news of the new Cheesecake Factory coming to West Michigan is Penny Hofstadter would be happy.
Better Than Spring. Forget The Snow. Monday Is Oberon Day
So, I'm looking to make a haircut appointment for next week, and the voice on the other end of the call says "what about Monday?". No, can't do that. It's Oberon Day. "Yeah, that's a holiday.' We both laughed.
So You Want To Play Football At Western; Here’s How
Sure the odds are against you. They might even be a million to one, but if you don't try, then they are a million to none, which is basically zilch. So if you have a "high motor" and think you can play at a high level, like smaller Division 1 football, this might be your shot.
Don’t Forget to Renew Your Boat’s Registration, Too
Lots of trips to the Michigan Secretary of State's office this time of year, what with all the babies of June brides. It's even easier with online services, but there's one thing not to forget.
Cold Case No More; Man Charged in 1986 Bangor Murder
This is the stuff you see on TV dramas. A murder case goes cold; a detective takes one last look and becomes determined to solve it, and an arrest takes place.
Fairmount Dog Park Is Now Free To Use
Rover now has a new place to explore, and Fairmount Dog Park, just off North Prairie and Blakeslee Ave. is now free to use.