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.
Former Kalamazoo Growlers, South Bend Cubs Pitcher Gets Called Up To “The Show”
The Cubs were ready to release him at the end of spring training 2019. They thought they had better talent ahead of him in the outfield. But they offered him a chance to stick around if he'd immediately switch and become a pitcher.
Do You Really Want Two-Way Traffic in Downtown Kalamazoo?
As if there wasn't enough for us to disagree about; a published report says the City of Kalamazoo, rich with power, is moving ahead to turn the one-way streets downtown back to two-way thoroughfares, likely in the next two to five years.
This Chicago Scavenger Hunt Might Be The Funnest, Toughest Ever
This might be the hardest scavenger hunt there is. It's based at the University of Chicago. Think Nobel Prize winners, scholars, and The Big Bang Theory.
Larry Bell’s Purchases Food Dance Building For His Foundation
It's funny how real estate and areas change. Twenty-five years ago, Food Dance at Michigan and Pitcher Streets in Kalamazoo was a fairly new restaurant on the cusp of what would become a thriving downtown restaurant and bar/beer scene in Kalamazoo.
Traumatic Memories Return For Portage Woman Testifying in Sister’s Death in NYC
"This was a whole piece of my life that was ripped out that I'll never get back." - Ava Elsman
Allegan, Battle Creek And Two Grand Rapids Beers Win 2022 World Beer Cup Medals
The World Beer Cup gold medal winner in the group is from The Mitten Brewing in Grand Rapids. Its a brown ale, Triple Crown Brown.
Bronson Offering Big Bucks To Nurses To Work Inter-Hospital Rotations
Nurses will tell you they're not in it for the money, but Bronson's new traveling nurse program is certainly making it a lucrative option just the same.
WMU’s A.J. Thomas Signed By Chicago Bears After Rookie Mini-Camp
Undrafted Western Michigan football safety A. J. Thomas apparently impressed the new incoming Chicago Bears coaching staff and front office
Kalamazoo Air Zoo Says Look No Further Than Adele Luta To Inspire Young Women
The term "dream big" is thrown around a lot, but it's easy to see where Adele Luta's reality is bigger than any dream she might have had growing up.
Lil’ Bro Michigan State’s Ring Sticks It To Michigan, But Does It?
One way of looking at the ring Michigan State Football had minted is, it's a celebration of both the Peach Bowl victory and, during the season, the win again "big brother" Michigan.