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.
Even For DooDah, This Is Weird; The Reverse DooDah Parade Aug. 15
Well, if you're craving a little normalcy, the DooDah Parade is probably not the first thing that would come to mind, but, it does represent a long time local tradition and with some tweaking, to accommodate this year like no other, get ready for the Reverse DooDah Parade to start the path back…
Back To The Future: Steak ‘N Shake is Bringing Back Car Hops
In the year like no other, it's time for a bit of Back to the Future, or if you're old enough to remember the movie, American Graffiti, or the TV show similar, Happy Days. Restaurant chain Steak 'n Shake is bringing back car hops.
It’s Not Ribfest, But If You’re Jonesing For Ribs This Friday
This is not a replacement for Ribfest. The annual celebration of everything porcine would have been this past weekend, but, well, you know. It didn't happen because of...again, well, you know.
Oh, Yes. The Perfect Beer Pairing For Your Personal Ribfest
So I started doing some research on the perfect beers to pair with ribs, for if we were going to Ribfest, or, in the case of 2020, maybe doing a home-made DIY Ribfest on your patio. And as the search results came up, I thought, this is right in my wheelhouse.
Glimmer of Good News: Michigan Jobless Rate Drops In June
In the year 2020, when good news is as scarce as NFL championships in Detroit, a small sliver of good news to pass along. The Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget says the June unemployment rate in Michigan dropped sharply.
Attention, Romantics, Here It Is: Wine and Crackers
Our friends in Battle Creek, the romantics at Kellogg's, are back for the second year in a row, with an item that just screams romantic, the House Wine - Cheez It combo pack. Is there any better way to say "I love you"?
With Plenty of Covid Precautions, Parade of Homes Is On
The Home Builders Association of Kalamazoo says they're taking as many precautions as possible, and the Parade of Homes for the Kalamazoo area is on, for August 5-8th.
Added A Teenager To Your Auto Policy? Here’s Some $$$ Saving Tips
If you're adding a teen to your auto policy, you're probably in a state of shock. But there are ways to lower that, almost (in some cases) triple digit, increase.
If You Miss This Comet This Week, You’ll Have To Wait 7000 Years
A recently discovered comet, named Neowise, is giving us a once in a lifetime look, because of its brightness, at something very rare, a peak at a conglomeration of dust, ice and gases dating back to the formation of the solar system.
Gibson Offers Rewards For Return Of ’50’s Shipping Ledgers, More
The Gibson Guitar Company, whose roots go back over a century to Kalamazoo, is offering a major reward for the return/recovery of a set of shipping ledgers dating back to the late 1950's.