Kristen Matthews is a proud Michigan native, originally hailing from the Detroit area. She cultivated her passion for radio at Specs Howard School of Media Arts and embarked on a career journey as an intern in Detroit in 2011, eventually finding her way to Lansing, where she's spent the last 12 years of her radio career. Nestled in Lansing, she shares a home with her husband, baby, and two beloved pets. When not on the airwaves, she immerses herself in Dungeons & Dragons, indulges in movie nights, bakes delectable treats, enjoys reading, attends concerts, and is an avid aficionado of all things related to The Office. Explore her writing and learn all about the Lansing area restaurant scene,, odd things about Michigan, and all the most interesting real estate the Midwest has to offer.
15 Reasons Why Spring is the Worst Season in Michigan
Of all the seasons that Michigan experiences, spring is by far the worst. And here's why...
Mid-Michigan Restaurants Worthy of Featuring on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives
Some Mid-Michigan restaurants have such excellent food, service, and vibes that are so good they should be featured on 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'. Here's where Guy Fieri should come.
It’s Time to Say Goodbye to One of Michigan’s Last Beloved Dime Stores
As big box retailers dominate, dime stores are fading away. Learn about the closing of one beloved dime store in Michigan.
A New Business Just Opened in East Lansing Perfect for Those With a Sweet Tooth
Satisfy your sweet cravings with this new business's wide selection of soda pops and candies in East Lansing.
Does Michigan Have a Driving Test Requirement for Senior Citizens?
Does Michigan have any driving test requirements for senior citizens? There's one state that does.
MSU Alum Buys the Majority Stake in Lansing Brewing Company
Michigan State alum and craft beer expert, Mark Rieth, returns to the industry with Lansing Brewing Company acquisition.
SEE: Hailey Whitters and Meg McRee at District 142 in Wyandotte
Experience the magic of Hailey Whitters' tour kickoff in Wyandotte, MI. A blend of smiles, laughter, and unforgettable music moments.
What to Plant in Your Michigan Yard to Repel Mosquitoes
Discover how residents in Michigan are preparing for mosquito season and creating a mosquito-free backyard oasis with natural plants.
Is This the End of An Era for One Lansing Bar and Dance Club?
After almost a decade in business, another Lansing establishment has closed its doors. Are they closed for good?
Michigan Celebrity Restaurant Among Highest Rated Celebs Spots In America
One celebrity restaurant in Michigan ranks so well that it makes a 'best' list for America. See which restaurant makes the list and where it ranks.