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.
First Illinois Plate (From 1904) With Michigan Ties Auctions for $34,000
Do people still collect license plates in their garages? I remember as a kid, both my dad and then, later, my father-in-law had them tacked up on the wall of the garage.
Yum or Yuk? Oktoberfest Beer Season in Michigan is Here
It's late August and this happens every year. We come to the stunning realization that Summer is almost over. "Where did it go?"
Detroit’s Ford Field Turns 20; Some Great Events but 92 Losses
Ford Field in Detroit is celebrating its 20th anniversary today. How much celebrating can you do when you're talking about Marty Mornhinweg and Joey Harrington?
Ready to ‘Ohh and Ahh’? Detroit’s Woodward Dream Cruise is This Weekend
I don't know why, but this year, the Woodward Dream Cruise just kind of snuck up on me. This annual event that sprouted organically in Motown has become a major event
Mackinac Bridge Builder, 93, Gets A Piece Of What He Built
One of the builders of the Mackinac Bridge, Jack R. Thompson, was given a piece of the original grating of the bridge he helped build in the middle 1950s.
Just How Close Was Motown Legend Marvin Gaye To Becoming a Detroit Lion?
I just heard about Motown legend Marvin Gaye trying out for the Detroit Lions. I know he was Motown musical royalty, but football?
HGTV’s Bargain Block Shows Two Guys Rebuilding Detroit One House At A Time
Over the years we've seen a lot of blight and hopelessness when the topic of the City of Detroit is mentioned. Then along came Keith Bynum and Evan Thomas.
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.
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.