What I call “laughin’ and scratchin’, I’ve been doing a long time. I grew up in Chicago, and the long and winding road of radio brought me to Kalamazoo in January of ‘87. Had an awful lot of fun at one special radio station, next door, but like Tom Brady, let’s see what we can do here. Both my sons were born here. Michael lives here and is a long time Rocker listener, and David is now living the dream in Chicago, hoping to be a comedy writer. Proud to say they're my best friends, as is the love of my life, Kathy, the hottest woman alive.
Own The Irving Gilmore Mansion in Kalamazoo For Less Than $450K
It would be difficult to get more "Kalamazoo history" than Irving Gilmore.
All-Star Game Moved To Denver; Here’s 5 Reasons For Detroit
This post is about the decision to move the game to Denver this year. Why not Detroit instead? What has Denver got, other than big mountains, that we don't have?
Good: Employees Getting 2nd Shot, So Local Pub May Close For Day
Here's a man you want to work for. Specifically, in this example, former K-Wing Lou Nisker. Nisker's Slap Shot Hockey Bar at Drake Rd. and West Main posted a message on Facebook Monday.
This Was The Worst Game When I Was Kid, But It’s Still Sold
This topic comes up from time to time, usually over beers, when waxing nostalgic about our childhoods, and about how our kids don't have it as good with all the hi-def video games. I'm not going to to try and tell you, the current EA this or NFL2021 that are not better, because who are we …
Look Who Made The ‘Most Popular Beer’ At The Ballpark List
I know. I know. These lists come out one after another, and it can be overwhelming. But our lives are so slow these days, due to pretty much everything being shut down by the pandemic, that we need something, even if it's for bragging rights. So here goes.
Art Hop is Back Friday Evening, April 2nd
Kalamazoo's Art Hop is back Friday night (April 2nd). The Art Hop will be in Bates Alley and on the Kalamazoo Mall, celebrating what organizer says is "sustainability".
Petty’s Wildflower Guitar, Slim Harpo’s ‘Lovell’ Fine Tributes
I don't know if it's coincidence or if there's a bit a guitar battle happening here, but since all the activity in the past few years at 225 Parsons, I've been put on more interesting guitar related email lists, including a company doing PR for Kalamazoo former crown jewel in the…
Breaking: Everyone 16 and Older in Kalamazoo Can Get Vaccinated
Very mixed news regarding Covid on Monday afternoon. Kalamazoo Country medical officials announced that everyone ages 16 and older in Kalamazoo Country can get the Covid vaccine, beginning Tuesday, March 30th.
Kalamazoo’s Historic State Theater Has Party Plans for May
Here's another positive sign that our lives may get back to some kind of normal, some time this year.
Why Is Aretha Franklin’s Estate So Upset About the NatGeo Series?
The Aretha Franklin project running on NatGeo this week is causing some consternation in the Franklin family, and I can't quite understand why.