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.
Would You Take a Train Up North? Train Service To Northern Michigan Becoming Reality?
It's an interesting question to ponder: Would you take a train Up North?
Ready to ‘Ohh and Ahh’? Detroit’s Woodward Dream Cruise is This Weekend
I don't know why, but this year, the Woodward Dream Cruise just kind of snuck up on me. This annual event that sprouted organically in Motown has become a major event
Michigan Social Media Rejoices As Ilitch Fires Tigers GM Avila
Whenever fans want a manager or executive replaces, it does take on a somewhat blood-thirsty nature. Think Matt Millen with the Detroit Lions, Rich Rodrigues with Michigan, more recently Jeff Blashill with the Red Wings.
Mackinac Bridge Builder, 93, Gets A Piece Of What He Built
One of the builders of the Mackinac Bridge, Jack R. Thompson, was given a piece of the original grating of the bridge he helped build in the middle 1950s.
Whitmer Signs Bill Allowing Self-Serve Taps For Beer, Wine, Drinks
At first glance, it seemed like a dumb idea, but 45 other states are okay with it, and there appear to be some safeguards built into a new law legalizing self-serve beer, wine, and drink taps.
Was the Kalamazoo Township Police Station Ever A Bank?
You see the drive-thru window and it's a legitimate question. Was the Kalamazoo Township Offices and Police Department on Riverview and Mt. Olivet ever a bank or credit union
Former Michigan and Detroit Lions Coach Gary Moeller Dead at 81
Complicated" might sum up the coaching career of Gary Moeller, who died Monday at the age of 81.
Detroit Red Wings, GM Yzerman Name Team’s Next Coach, No Stranger to Kalamazoo
"Derek has an impressive resume, particularly the work he's done with young players and prospects throughout his career. We're excited to have him leading the charge behind the Red Wings bench.
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.