Hi. I'm the managing editor for the websites of Townsquare Media in Southwest Michigan and lead explorer of Season 1 of the Haunts and Legends of New York video series (http://bit.ly/HauntsAndLegendsNYS) and host of Foodamazoo (http://bit.ly/Foodamazoo).
MOD Pizza Set to Open in Kalamazoo
Look for a new pizza player to enter the Kalamazoo restaurant scene soon. MOD Pizza is coming to town.
The Tallest Man Who Ever Lived Died in Michigan
The tallest human ever known to roam the earth, Robert Wadlow, died in Michigan. Wadlow's short life began in Illinois near St. Louis and he died at age 22 in Manistee.
When The Sign Says Road Closed – There’s a Reason Why, Reminds the Cass County Road Commis…
Driving and finding a 'Road Closed' sign is almost always an aggravation. Now that means a detour, perhaps lengthy, to get where you're going. But there likely a good reason for the road to be closed, and quite a bit of trouble ahead if you attempt to circumvent the closure.
This Three Rivers Factory Reportedly Says Michiganders Don’t Want to Work, So They’re Hiri…
A hiring manager for a Three Rivers factory made waves recently at a workforce development panel recently when he is reported to have said he's hiring employees from Puerto Rico because people in St Joseph County don't want to work.
Leland’s ‘Chubby Mary’ Is the Most Michigan Cocktail Ever Created
The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down of the great drink they call the Chubby Mary. Well great if you want a smoked fish in your cocktail.
Is There a Cancer Cluster in Allegan County – ‘Justice for Otsego’ Needs to Know
A new Facebook group is pushing for answers to rising health concerns in the Allegan County city of Otsego.
Bizarre Moment in Michigan History Explored on ‘Curse of Civil War Gold’ TV Series
It's a story you may have heard before, Union soldiers from Michigan secretly moved tons of Confederate gold north during the Civil War. The search for that mythical gold in West Michigan is the basis for a new History channel show, The Curse of Civil War Gold.
How One Kalmazoo Minister Ensured Michigan Had the Nation’s Best Hot Dogs
It seems odd that a Unitarian minister would be responsible for Michigan having the best hot dogs in America, but that's the story of Kalmazoo's Caroline Bartlett Crane.
Do You Remember Northern Michigan’s Bosch Beer?
Bosch Beer will spark some memories in Michiganders of a certain age. The Upper Peninsula brewer dates back to 1874.
Michigan Once Considered a Plan That Would Have Built a Bridge to Mackinac Island
Today the fudge-filled historic Mackinac Island is famously car-free, but could you imagine a vehicle bridge to the island? It almost happened.