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.
MI-Works Names Kalamazoo’s Bronson Healthcare Employer of The Year
With jobs and employment being a hot topic as the country deals with one of the side effects of the the pandemic, Kalamazoo-based Bronson Healthcare has been named Employer of the Year by the Michigan Works! Association, for "their commitment to training and developing a pipeline of skilled and…
Kalamazoo Closing Homeless Encampment September 29th. Now What?
The City of Kalamazoo has announced it will be closing the homeless encampment along Ampersee Street on Wednesday, September 29th, at 5pm. The reason given is it's a health and safety issue.
KVCC, Six Local Brewers Win Medals At 2021 at Major Beer Festival
Kalamazoo Valley Community College and six Michigan brewers all picked up some hardware at the 2021 Great American Beer Festival.
‘Chasing Classic Cars” Wayne Carini Will Be at Gilmore Saturday
With "car" in his last name, how could Wayne Carini not be into cars, and restoration? The host of "Chasing Classic Cars" will be at Gilmore Car Museum on Saturday, which happens to be Ford Model A Day at the museum.
Two Reasons The Michigan State Police Say ‘Slow Down’
The Michigan State Police sends out pictures to us all the time. They're almost always related to something tragic or criminal. There were two fatal crashes over the past weekend.
Hot Rod Drag Week On And Racing Back To Martin 131 Dragway Friday
For car guys and gear heads, this is about a good as it gets. Picture it. You've got a street-legal race, and in this competition, you drive it on the street. That's HOT ROD Drag Week, a competition for both performance and endurance.
Remember When We Packed 36,102 Into Kalamazoo’s Waldo Stadium?
Grab a seat, it's story time. This is a story from about twenty-two years ago. Western Michigan's annual football home opener is known as Comm-University Night. As I remember it, the Comm-University named event started in the early 1990's, and when current athletic director Kathy Beau…
Taco Bob’s Celebration of Life and Street Party Is Friday Night
A part of the downtown Kalamazoo Mall will be shutdown Friday evening as Taco Bob's celebrates the life of it's founder with a street party, with live music and a charitable auction benefitting the foundation created in his memory.
This May Surprise You. Amazon in One Michigan’s Biggest Employers
A press release touting Amazon's new buildings and growth in Michigan got me to wondering where they rank as far as number of employees in Michigan.
Clink The Glasses! It’s Wine and Harvest Festival Time in Paw Paw
On what is already a very busy weekend, another annual West Michigan event is grabbing our attention. The Paw Paw Wine and Harvest Festival is set for this Friday through Sunday.