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.
Tropical-Themed ‘Junglebird’ Coming To Kalamazoo’s Exchange Bldg.
A new tropical-themed restaurant is coming to downtown Kalamazoo early next year. Junglebird will be located in the Exchange Building. Junglebird will be joining Mediterranean-themed Cairo's Kitchen at the new building at 155 W. Michigan Ave.
‘Out-Of-The-Box’ Detroit Cookie Co. Is Opening in Grand Rapids
There are few things in life, simple pleasures, if you will, better than milk and cookies. It brings a smile to your face just thinking about it, doesn't it? Coming home after school, pulling out some ice cold milk ("don't drink straight from the carton!") pulling out some Oreo&a…
Portage Northern Grad Named First PBP Announcer for A Men’s Team
"I don't chase history. Sometimes history finds you"
KVCC, Six Local Brewers Win Medals At 2021 at Major Beer Festival
Kalamazoo Valley Community College and six Michigan brewers all picked up some hardware at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival.
Taco Bob’s Celebration of Life and Street Party Is Friday Night
A part of the downtown Kalamazoo Mall will be shutdown Friday evening as Taco Bob's celebrates the life of it's founder with a street party, with live music and a charitable auction benefitting the foundation created in his memory.
This May Surprise You. Amazon in One Michigan’s Biggest Employers
A press release touting Amazon's new buildings and growth in Michigan got me to wondering where they rank as far as number of employees in Michigan.
Clink The Glasses! It’s Wine and Harvest Festival Time in Paw Paw
On what is already a very busy weekend, another annual West Michigan event is grabbing our attention. The Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival is set for this Friday through Sunday.
Watch As Cooperstown Welcomes Kalamazoo’s Derek Jeter to the HOF
It seems like forever ago, but the day has finally arrived. Kalamazoo's Derek Jeter is being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame today.
Another Amazing Corn Maze Message From Gull Meadow Farms Revealed
It's an interesting time in our country right now. These are heady, historic times, not just with a world-wide pandemic, but also with so many social issues being talked about and debated, left and right. For any business to take a stand or to even show a point of view is a slippery slope, but …
Can’t Wait: Kalamazoo Cider Mills Getting Ready For Big Season
One of the biggest annual events is the start of apple cider season. This year, it'll be starting about September 11th and go into early November.