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.
Unique Mode of Transportation Can Only Be Found in Michigan
Did you know that Michigan is home to a mode of transportation that can't be found anywhere else in the United States?
A Michigan Tourist Town is Ranked ‘Wilder’ Than Las Vegas
You've heard the phrase, "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas? Vegas might need to be replaced with a surprising Michigan tourist destination city, see which.
22 Reasons Why Living in Michigan is Overrated
It's not all sunshine and daisies. When it comes to living in Michigan, some things are just overrated. Read 22 of the most overrated things about living in the Mitten State.
Two Michigan Lakes Named ‘Most Polluted’ in America
You'd think our lakes would be cleaner with the nickname, "The Great Lakes State". Sadly, Michigan has two lakes that are some of the most polluted in America.
Look Through the Creepy Ruins of Michigan’s Otter Lake Sanitarium
It was once a safe place for orphaned children and those looking to recover from addiction. Now, Otter Lake Sanitarium sits abandoned and crumbling. See inside.
Rock & Rye And Ice Cream Come Together At This Michigan Ice Cream Shop
One southeast Michigan ice cream shop brought us Mountain Dew soft serve earlier this summer. Now, they've got Rock & Rye soft serve. Find out where.
Sunflower Festival is This Weekend at Blake’s in Armada, Michigan
It's sunflower season! Walk through fields of this gorgeous flower and pick your own during the Sunflower Festival this weekend at Blake's Orchard & Cider Mill.
History Was Made by a 12 Year Old Michigan Girl Who Can Kick Your Butt
A 12-year-old girl from Michigan recently made jiu-jitsu history, not only by winning, but by what she was wearing while she competed.
Do Michiganders Call it a Hoagie, Grinder, Submarine, or Hero Sandwich?
You know that long bread roll that's filled with meat, veggies, and condiments? As a Michigander, do you call it a sub, hoagie, grinder, or hero sandwich?
Michigan is One of Multiple States Affected by Frozen Strawberry Recall
If you bought or ate some frozen strawberries recently, you may want to double-check that they aren't affected by this recall happening in Michigan.