Contact Us
Reviews

Reviews

lego rowing
[

NBC’s Olympic Coverage Is Bangers And Mash!

The fine folks at NBC are having some problems these days. First the whole Jay Leno/Conan O'Brien/Ann Curry personnel issues. Then they cancel one of their best performing shows (Harry's Law) And let's not even get me started about WHITNEY. Now the Olympics are here, what could go wrong with that?

Read More

Category: Reviews, Summer Olympics Tags: ,
yahoo
yahoo
[

Happy 20th Anniversary First Internet Picture!

It was on July 18th, 1992 that the first ever picture was uploaded to the internet! It's a party! These women were the first image ever uploaded, a parody band from Europe named after the company that started the internet. (Sorry, it's not "Al and the Gorette's) Who knew 20 years later, we'd still be uploading pictures and so many other things online!

Read More

Category: Funny, Reviews Tags: ,
Krispy Kreme
Krispy Kreme
[

Happy 75th Birthday Krispy Kreme!

75 years ago, in Winston-Salem North Carolina, the first Krispy Kreme store opened. This, the first White Castle, and the first McDonalds location openings are holidays in my house, so I'll see you on Monday! Have a great weekend!

Read More

flickr
flickr
[

Review: CCR Rocks Fred Meijer Gardens

I've never seen CCR - the original, as the band officially broke up in 1972, and well, that was that. Creedence Clearwater Revisted was formed in the 90's and hasn't looked back since.

They played the Meijer Gardens last night, and it was non stop 100 minutes of Great Music. They didn't miss a song that was a hit. They sounded great from beginning to end.  Yes, they even included the 14 minute version of "I Heard it through the grapvine". They only song they didn't do that I could think of was Forgerty's "Someday Never Comes" - which is a bit slow. Otherwise, they played every hit CCR ever had that I can remember...

Read More

Category: Reviews Tags: , ,
al
[

Al Green Plays Grand Rapids – But a Very Short Show

Grand Rapids Own Al Green played at the Fred Meijer Gardens last night. It would be a homecoming of sorts for Mr Green - who left here in the mid 1960's.

The reviews are in - the show was great, but started late, and Mr. Green barely played for an hour before leaving the stage. Citing the Weather (Which, in his defense was a dark to the north, but it never rained here) he left the stage after just under 60 minutes.  Now, with tickets at $70, I'm not sure I would have been a happy camper, regardless of who was on stage.

Read More

Category: Reviews Tags: ,
flickr
flickr
[

Grand Rapids Restaurant Comings And Goings.

One restaurant opens. One closes. And one gets rave reviews on a national level. Just another week around West Michigan! Sad news out of Walker. The Fire Mountain buffet closed last weekend. Owned by the Ryan's Steakhouse chain, increased competition from Golden Corral and other local buffets had to lead to the Fire Mountain decline.

Read More

getty images
getty images
[

Barry Manilow Lights up Van Andel Arena [Review]

What a show!  Barry Manilow, who is now 68, put on a fantastic show at the Van Andel Arena last night and did not let his fans down.    Everyone who came through the door got a red glow stick, and when the lights went down at Van Andel Arena, it was awesome

Read More

Category: Reviews Tags:
flickr
flickr
[

Way To Go West Michigan! We Have A “10 Best Cities for Cheapskates” Winner!

Congrats to my hometown of Kalamazoo! The "Mall City" was just named one the the "10 Best Cities for Cheapskates" according to Kiplingers' magazine! Good job Kalamazoo! Way to be cheap! No, I'm kidding! The city has a fair amount of free or low cost activities plus a lower cost of living, all within a 3 hour drive of Chicago and Detroit. Perfect!

Read More

flickr
flickr
[

A “Worst Of” List Grand Rapids Stores HAPPY To Not Be On!

The annual list of "Worst Grocery Stores in the US" just came out, and with one exception, none of these retailers are even in Michigan, let alone Grand Rapids! Go us! According to The Fiscal Times, the list of forgettable food stores is based on "ratings from 24,203 responses, and the four categories – service (includes employee courtesy and checkout speed), perishables (food quality), price and cleanliness – were scored from “very satisfied,” “fairly satisfied,” “neutral, “fairly unsatisfied” and “very unsatisfied.” Yikes!

Read More

flickr
flickr
[

Riders What Do You Think? New Helmet Law Signed By Gov. Synder

So today it happened. Gov Synder signed a bill that would allow motorcycle operators 21 or older to ride without a helmet. The Riders will need at least $20,000 in insurance to ride in the state sans helmet. Groups who supported the bill are overjoyed. They felt Michigan lost millions of dollars to other states where people can ride with no helmet. People who opposed the bill feel more money will be needed for insurance and injuries.

Read More

meijer garden
meijer garden
[

Meijer Gardens Announce 2012 Summer Concert Series!

You KNOW it's spring now! The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announces its 10th Outdoor Summer Concert Series! Great acts like the B-52's, Grand Rapids' own Al Green, Fiona Apple, Bonnie Raitt, Melissa Etheridge, Emmylou Harris and former Interlochen music student Rufus Wainwright. Lyle Lovett, k.d. lang and Huey Lewis and the News are also coming back, plus Steve Miller and Foreigner hit the Meijer Gardens stage this summer!

Read More

Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic
Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic
[

How Did I Miss THIS National Day?

Last Friday (March 30) was a very special national day. You know like "National Hot Dog Day" or "National Drink lots of Rum day". If you are one of the 6 other people who have been reading my little blog posts over the last 15 months or so, you know a couple of things about me. I like Chicago sports teams, White Castle, Mountain Dew, and ...

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wfgr.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 98.7 WFGR Classic Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on 98.7 WFGR Classic Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!