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.
Bronson Offering Big Bucks To Nurses To Work Inter-Hospital Rotations
Nurses will tell you they're not in it for the money, but Bronson's new traveling nurse program is certainly making it a lucrative option just the same.
WMU’s A.J. Thomas Signed By Chicago Bears After Rookie Mini-Camp
Undrafted Western Michigan football safety A. J. Thomas apparently impressed the new incoming Chicago Bears coaching staff and front office
Kalamazoo Air Zoo Says Look No Further Than Adele Luta To Inspire Young Women
The term "dream big" is thrown around a lot, but it's easy to see where Adele Luta's reality is bigger than any dream she might have had growing up.
Lil’ Bro Michigan State’s Ring Sticks It To Michigan, But Does It?
One way of looking at the ring Michigan State Football had minted is, it's a celebration of both the Peach Bowl victory and, during the season, the win again "big brother" Michigan.
To Serve and Protect, and These Three In Kalamazoo Did Just That
It was a DNR officer and two Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers who teamed up to save an owl. And not just any owl, a rare young short-eared owl.
Now and Then: How the Kalamazoo Valley Museum Has Grown, Changed
It's funny how age changes your perspective. When I was a kid, a trip to the museum was quite the event. If it was a great museum, it was a chance to explore a special place. Then you get older, you sort of forget about museums.
Hey, Michigan, Sandusky’s Cedar Point Opens This Saturday, May 7th
A tip from someone who has done Cedar Point in May. The lines are shorter, the weather is pretty fair, and it's just nice when it's less crowded.
Warner Vineyards in Paw Paw, Michigan Debuts A Brew Haus
If there was any question about whether beer is a big deal in this part of Michigan, consider this: Warner Wines in Paw Paw has opened a Brew Haus.
Locally Produced TV Show Examines The History of Kalamazoo Beer
It would be easy to dismiss three people discussing the beer history of Kalamazoo as simply another "talking heads" show, but given it's beer and beer's prominence in both terms of a local industry and how much of the product people consume now in both Kalamazoo and Michigan, it's a fascinating look at how we got to "here".
What The ??? Monday’s Gas Spike Is the Highest Price I’ve Seen in Michigan
I don't know why I take it so personally, other than, it is coming out of MY wallet. Monday's 45-cent gasoline price spike just struck me, not so much as shocking as it was brazen. It's like these SOBs are going to raise it another 45 cents...and all at once; not a dime here and a dime there?