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.
When You Enjoy the Beauty of Meijer Gardens, Think of Lena Meijer
You may not have known Lena Meijer. As with many women of her generation, she was the backbone of the family. In this case, it's the family was the Meijer family, whose stores are all over the Midwest now. Lena Meijer was a daughter, a wife, a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and eventually a philanthropist. She died this past Saturday. Meijer was 102.
Detroit Red Wings’ Yzerman Brings Lidstrom On-Board As Vice-President
Getting the band back together again, that term has a lot of nostalgic charm to it. And if the hiring of Nicklas Lidstrom, as the Red Wings vice-president of hockey operations helps lead to a trip to the Stanley Cup Final, then this could be a stroke of genius on former teammate Steve Yzerman's part. At the moment, this is the first step in Lidstrom becoming a part of the hockey world and the Detroit Red Wings.
Are You The One Holdout? Blackberrys To Stop Working January 4th
If you own an own a classic (that's spelled: OLD) Blackberry, it will stop working on January 4th.
Michigan’s Snowplow Names Get Cuter, More Precious For Winter 2021
This all started as a way to engage the folks, especially the kids, maybe take our minds off the pandemic, and, maybe also to call attention to the hard work that snowplow drivers do every winter; giving names to the state's fleet of snowplows.
Meet The Man Who Was the GM of the World’s Champion Detroit Lions
The names Jim Campbell (longtime Detroit Tigers GM), Russ Thomas, longtime Detroit Lions GM through many, many years of mediocrity, Jim Devallano and Ken Holland (NHL Hall of Fame GM's for the Detroit Red Wings are all pretty well known; but why not the general manager of the three-time World Champion Detroit Lions of the 1950's?
Approaching 2022, Kalamazoo’s Bell’s Brewing Releases A New Beer
It seems like most of the news coming out of Comstock and Bell's Brewery has been business-related, with the sale of the brewery to New Belgium But now the focus is beginning to return to the star of the show - beer. With the approach of the new year, Bell's has announced a new beer, LoSun. LoSun is a low-calorie wheat beer.
The Real ‘Christmas Story’ House Is Just Over In Hammond, Indiana
"A Christmas Story" is all over television, especially the week leading into Christmas. The house used in the movie, is in Cleveland, Ohio. But the actual house the author of "A Christmas Story", Jean Shepherd, grew up in is in Hammond, Indiana,
Justin Verlander Is Not Coming Home, And That’s a Good Thing For Detroit
I've been reading some speculation in the Detroit media about maybe Justin Verlander coming "home". Everyone knows wife Kate Upton is from here, and a reunion at Comerica Park would make a storybook ending.
New Hi-Res Satellite Imagery Shows Lakes Erie, St. Clair From Outer Space
According to NASA's description, this is a hi-resolution images from outer space of Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair. You can see the sediments swirl in Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair. "The photograph taken from Landsat 9 image of both Detroit, Michigan, and Windsor, Ontario, from Oct. 31, 2021. The Great Lakes serve as sources of freshwater, recreational activity, transport, and habitat for the upper-midwestern US, and water quality remains a high priority."
Wanna Laugh? This Might Be The Funniest Detroit Lions Tweet Ever
Brace yourself. This might just be the funniest Detroit Lions tweet ever.