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.
Just How Close Was Motown Legend Marvin Gaye To Becoming a Detroit Lion?
I just heard about Motown legend Marvin Gaye trying out for the Detroit Lions. I know he was Motown musical royalty, but football?
HGTV’s Bargain Block Shows Two Guys Rebuilding Detroit One House At A Time
Over the years we've seen a lot of blight and hopelessness when the topic of the City of Detroit is mentioned. Then along came Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas.
State Eases Construction For The Holiday; What About Gas Prices?
The state of Michigan sends out these press releases pretty much every warm-weather holiday, trumpeting that they're easing up on construction projects during, in this case, the Memorial Day Weekend holiday.
Binder Park Zoo Goes Digital With Ticketing Process
Binder Park Zoo is the latest venue to move us closer to a cashless society, announcing you can now buy advanced tickets online at the Binder Park Zoo website.
Chesley, The Detroit Zoo’s Anteater Has Died. She was 26.
Chesley, the oldest-living giant anteater living in a zoo setting, passed away on Monday at the age of 26. She came to the Detroit Zoo in 1997.
50 Years Ago This Week, Michigan Voters Legalized The Lottery
The Sixties were a time of social revolution and change, and the Seventies picked up where the 60's left off. And Michiganders said, why can't we have a state lottery like other states?
First of Two Total Eclipses of the Moon Over Michigan This Year Coming May15th
Interestingly there four lunar eclipses in 2022, with two partial ones, including one this weekend (Saturday, April 30th).
As Weather Warms, Gilmore Car Museum Is Ready To Bring The Fun
Being cooped up all winter is no fun at all, and this roller coaster we've been on hasn't exactly been a treat either. Now, as May approaches, the Gilmore Car Museum is rolling out some fun events, starting with the return of cruise-ins and a Mustang show.
Gee Whiz! Fired For Peeing in Drain, Detroit’s Zamboni Driver Sues Team Over Termination
Fired Detroit Red Wings Stadium Operations Director Al Sobotka has sued the team over his dismissal. He says the reason he was fired was peeing in a public space, more specifically urinating into a drain pipe.
On This 110th Birthday of Detroit’s Tiger Stadium, How Does ‘White Christmas’ Tie In To This?
Detroit's Grand 'Ol Lady of a ballpark would've been 110 years old. Alas, Tiger Stadium at Michigan and Trumbull is but a memory, but "The Corner" generated memories for generations of Tigers fans.