GR Say It Isn’t Snow, But It’s Coming
This time last year and we already had snow in Grand Rapids. And our sister radio station 100.5 The River had already switched to Christmas programming as a result. This is what it looked like a year ago in GR in October. Halloween and time change this weekend means we're really close to that first snow...
GR Sports Bars Where You Can Watch Big 10 Kickoff Weekend
The wait is over it's the Big 10 Kickoff Weekend - finally! And the first game of the Big 10 Season is actually Friday night at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisc. with the Illinois Fighting Illini vs. (14) Wisconsin Badgers on BTN (Big 10 Network)...
Thumb Up for Bistro Bella Vita
Sometimes one of the best restaurants in Grand Rapids is right under your nose. I've been living in downtown for a year and half and have walked by this restaurant almost every day to and from our Studios on Ottawa NW. So imagine my surprise when I got invited to Bistro Bella Vita this Wednesday with two of my co-workers...
Why Are There White Box Outlines on the Sidewalks Around GR?
This week mysterious white box outlines are going up all around GR and will be in surrounding neighborhoods soon. So what's going on? Is this some new outline for a bus stop? Nope the new area is called PARKING ZONE for ride on scooters, E-Bikes and sit on scooters, which I never seen...
Major League Baseball – Playoff Preview
Hockey just concluded the Stanley Cup Playoffs with Tampa Bay beating the Dallas Stars. And now Major League Baseball seems to be the only sport playing somewhat of a normal time table. It's October and the playoffs are here and, sadly, this is another sport where a team from Detroit is not participating after the Pistons in the NBA and the Red Wings in the NHL missed the postseason...
Tupelo Honey Now Open in Downtown Grand Rapids
Tupelo Honey the restaurant has its roots in the Carolinas, and their first location was in Ashville, NC. They now have around 15 locations across the U.S. and we get the newest location right here in Grand Rapids.
Revised Big 10 Football Schedule Officially Released
Last week, the Big 10 reversed its decision and announced that they will play football this fall instead of waiting for spring. But we had to wait a week to see the new schedule.
Daylight Saving Time All Year in Michigan?
Right now in Michigan we're scheduled to come off Daylight Saving Time right after Halloween on Sunday, November 1. But what do you think of Michigan staying on Daylight Saving Time all year? There are eleven states including Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and now Florida trying to stay on Daylight Saving Time all year, pending government approval...
UPDATE: The Big 10 Will Play Football Beginning in October
The presidents of the fourteen Big 10 Schools will have to get together and vote on whether to play now or wait until spring.
Cold Weather Kicks Off Cuffing Season In Grand Rapids
This is a new term for me - Cuffing. We used to call it "Coupling" back in High School where you had a girlfriend for the cold Michigan winters. And then you'd want to be single with school out for the summer. This week, mother nature threw another curve ball at West Michigan singles...
No Big 10 Football? Root for Notre Dame
Notre Dame may be the best team to root for this fall without Michigan and Michigan State playing. Are you ready to say "Go Irish?"
With No Big 10 Football, Adopt a College Football Team: Big 12
College football on Saturdays. But who do we root for? Other leagues will be playing so let's take a look at the BIG 12 and maybe you can adopt a team.