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.
Chesley, The Detroit Zoo’s Anteater Has Died. She was 26.
Chesley, the oldest-living giant anteater living in a zoo setting, passed away on Monday at the age of 26. She came to the Detroit Zoo in 1997.
Did you Know Michigan’s Most Famous Museum Started With a Different Name?
Some people may not know that The Henry Ford Museum was at one time known as the "Edison Institute Museum and Village". This is because Henry Ford named his museum after his idol and friend, Thomas Edison.
First of Two Total Eclipses of the Moon Over Michigan This Year Coming May15th
Interestingly there four lunar eclipses in 2022, with two partial ones, including one this weekend (Saturday, April 30th).
With The Second Round Pick, The Detroit Lions Choose Sanders and Key
The football "draft-niks" will be watching anyway, but for some of the rest of us, who are a bit more casual when it comes to watching things like the NFL Draft, this could be fun.
The Grand Rapids Hero Who Was First To Hear ‘Houston, we’ve had a problem.’
"Houston, we've had a problem." Spoken by Astronaut Jim Lovell in real life, it was communicated to Col. Jack Lousma. Lousma, a native of Grand Rapids who grew up in Ann Arbor, was the CAPCOM recipient of the communication from space. CAPCOM is the acronym for Capsule Communicator.
While Digging Up The Patio, Bad Brewery Co. In Mason Finds Historic Buried Bottle
This photo posted by Bad Brewery in Mason (Michigan) reads like it's an item begging to be on Antiques Roadshow.
British Invasion? This Is About The Time Motown Invaded England
“It was like manna from heaven…It fulfilled every promise, every hope we’d had about why that music was so magnificent.”
Report: Craft Beer is Big Business and Bell’s Is Still a Major Player
The craft beer business is showing no signs of slowing down, according to an industry website.
Take A Peek Inside The Home Of The Son Whose Mom’s Cow Burned Down Chicago?
This is a "rabbit-hole" story. Like every major city, my hometown, Chicago, has stories and then there are legends. It's just that given Chicago's, shall we say, colorful past, even by those standards, this one is a doozie.
He Started at MSU and Grand Rapids; Chicago’s Pat Foley Retiring
First, it was Mike "Doc" Emrick, now it's Pat Foley. Two of the greatest play-by-play voices ever to call hockey will soon be retired. Emrick retired after last season's Stanley Cup Final and now Pat Foley, the Hall of Famer and long-time voice of the Chicago Blackhawks is hanging up his microphone when the season ends in a couple of weeks.