What up Kzoo? I joined the Townsquare Media team from Detroit and am now enjoying the role of Brand Manager for Kalamazoo's Rock Station 107.7 RKR and one-half of The Rocker Morning Show w/ Meatball. I graduated from Specs Howard School of Media Arts in Southfield, MI in 2012. After working at a Top-40 station in Detroit, I moved to Kalamazoo in 2017, and it was the best move I ever made. I'm a lover of all music, a vocalist, a former wrestling commentator, and an avid collector of shiny cardboard. Southwest Michigan is now my home and I look forward to being able to entertain and inform my community of everything going on near us. Let's get it!
Michigan’s Mothman: Is This Terrifying Creature Fact or Fiction?
A documentary team called Small Town Monsters created a documentary where they interviewed people who spoke about these sightings that apparently took place in 2017. The sighting allegedly took place in Indiana, Michigan, and Illinois
Is Michigan Close To Returning To Another Mask Mandate?
According to the state, since April 5th of 2020, there of been over 3 million cases reported and over 43,000 deaths in Michigan alone. As of July 2023, Michigan’s numbers on average for the week remain at about a steady 160
Michigan’s Oldest Bar, 2-Way Inn in Detroit Was Once A Brothel, Dance Hall and Jail
This establishment is legendary for not only being Michigan's oldest bar but for how many different things this small building on the corner of Nevada & Mt Elliot has shifted into. It's been almost EVERYTHING you can think of, from a brothel...to a JAIL.
Michigan Based Evil Dead Franchise Doing Magic: The Gathering Crossover
Due to launch on October 3, the Spookydrop 2023 Secret Lair Superdrop includes double-sided pulpy Horror comic cover cards, an Artist series for one of Magic’s most famous artists, and crossovers with Doctor Who, The Evil Dead, Creepshow, and The Princess Bride.
The First Electric Car Was A Model-D Made By Anderson In 1907
The electric Model D could actually travel 340 km at a maximum speed of 32 km/h, which was the usual speed for the time. It had a rechargeable lead-acid battery
Haunted Car Wash Coming To Kalamazoo Area In October At Portage Car Wash
Clean Getaway Car Wash & Express Interiors is now getting into the Halloween event game with a haunted car wash in Portage.
Michigan Has Been Declared The Best Shaped State
I like states and countries that are shaped like things. Not only is Michigan shaped like a mitten, but if you include the Upper Peninsula, it looks like a mitten that is desperately trying to cling to an overhead branch before plummeting down the face of Mount Arvon.
Low-Flying Plane Sunday In Southwest Michigan Was Local Resident’s Retirement Flight
Gobles HS football alumni John Highley will be retiring from the United States Air Force today after 21+ years of service. Jonathan is a pilot flying the C-17 Globmaster all over the world in service to our country.
1980s Meijer Commercial Features Women From Kalamazoo, Galesburg & Grand Rapids
The two local women featured are Pam Gibson from Galesburg and the other, Linda Buck from Kalamazoo. I'm curious if any of these two women are still around and are still aware that they were in this commercial and that it's available online like this.
Kalamazoo’s Big Banana Car Going On An East Coast U.S. Tour
Steve Braithwaite, who owns the Big Banana Car, has taken it across a tour of the United States already and even had a book illustrated about his journeys, and who he met along the way.
There Was Once A Piggly Wiggly In Battle Creek In The 1920s
According to a post that was made recently, there is a photo of employees of the Piggly Wiggly standing in front of the Battle Creek location in 1926. In 1927 Polk City Directories said that there were locations at 54 W. State Street, 12 N. Jefferson Ave., 212 S. Jefferson Ave., 554 E. Main, 229 W. Main, 639 Kernan Dr., and 417 Maple.
Michigan Nerds Found A Link Between M59 Exit & Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy
In Douglas Adams' The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 42 is the number from which all meaning ("the meaning of life, the universe, and everything") can be derived. It is also a subroutine programming code when initiated closes the main program. Since a person is choosing exit 42 on I-75 it also means you are leaving the main program > I-75