Tim Harris has been sharing his talents with Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR on air and behind the scenes since September 2012. You might have heard him also on WFGR's affiliated station, 100.5 The River, and as the host of "Sunday Morning Townsquare" on 6 a.m. Sundays on WFGR, 100.5 The River, 97.9 WGRD, Channel 95.7 and 1410 AM The Touch. Formerly, he worked as morning show host and corporate program director at WKLA FM and AM, WKZC FM and WMTE AM and FM in Ludington and Manistee. He's also no stranger to Grand Rapids, having shared the mic with 100.5 The River's Andy Rent at WCUZ FM from 1991 to 1998. A Specs Howard School of Broadcasting graduate, Tim is a native of the Detroit suburb of Richmond. A married Whitehall resident with two daughters, he's been a volunteer firefighter with White Lake Fire Authority and runs a DJ service.
Joni Mitchell Is Reportedly Not in a Coma
Joni Mitchell, who was rushed to a hospital a month ago, is reportedly in a coma and unresponsive. TMZ reports that Mitchell is still in UCLA Medical Center and still unconscious, “with no immediate prospects for getting better.”
Kirk Gibson, vows to ‘meet the challenge’ with His Battle with Parkinson’s
The Detroit Free Press and WZZM TV has reported that Detroit Tigers legend and former Michigan State 2-sport star Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Gibson, in his first year back as an analyst with Fox Sports Detroit, has been absent from the FSD broadcast booth since the Opening Day telecast. ...
Where to Eat in Grand Rapids?
I can't begin to tell you how many times I get asked “Do you know a good place to eat in G.R.?” Well, now I'll know where to send them!
TREK Recalls Nearly 1 Million Bikes
Nearly one million Trek bikes are being recalled in the United States and Canada after an injury that left one rider paralyzed. Included in the recall are 900,000 bikes in the U.S., and 98,000 sold in Canada, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. A quick-release lever on the bike's front-wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, resulting in either complete
Ah, yes. The dog days of summer Growing up in a small suburb of Detroit in the '70s and '80s, the day would start with rolling out of bed on a muggy summer morning. Our home back then didn’t have central air. So, the house was already getting warm with the morning sun, get to the kitchen and pour yourself a bowl of Cap 'n Crunch cereal, and head outside to play.
Vinyl Is Back, with Styx Pushing Its Eight Albums
Many old-school groups seem to be releasing music this spring, either digitally re-mastered classics or brand spanking new music. Styx is heading out on tour to support its eight-album vinyl box set collection, which is slated for release May 12. No tour dates have been released yet, although tickets are to be available through Ticketmaster.
Chocolate and Peanut Butter Is a Knockout for Manny Pacquaio
Butterfinger Cups is touting itself as the go-to treat for Manny "Pacman" Pacquaio, who is the reigning WBO welterweight world champion and is defending his title next month.
Open Up and Say Ahhh …
Contrary to some parents' popular belief, their children were not born with a fear of the dentist; rather, the apple may not fall far from the tree. A new nationwide survey, out today from Delta Dental Plans Association, finds that children may be picking up on their parents' fear of visiting the dentist.
Do You Have a Plan for Severe Weather?
This is the beginning of severe weather in West Michigan. Do you have a plan of action for you and your family?
Boz Scaggs’ New Album ‘A Fool To Care’ Out Next Week; Listen Now On Amazon
Boz Scaggs is releasing his new studio album A Fool To Care on March 31 via 429 Records. Ahead of that, Amazon is currently streaming the full album exclusively now.
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Getting May Releases Digitally and on DVD [Video]
Fans of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele will be able to have the ultimate at-home chick flick experience when Fifty Shades of Grey gets released in May.
An Apple a Day 12 Ounces at a Time?!
Growing up in a small suburb of Detroit, I remember going to the store with my dad in the summer to get supplies for barbecue outside for dinner. That usually included a few cold beers for dad and my uncle. I remember Red, White & Blue; Goebel; Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) and even grocer Kroger's had a generic brew.