I joined The Rocker in March of 2012 as co-host on The Rocker Morning Show. When not on the air, I enjoy long walks on the beach, milkshakes with two straws, and really bad horror movies. Other watchables on my list are British comedies and documentaries. I enjoy drinking good bourbon, knitting, staring at my cats, and volunteering at the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre.
Table-Top Gaming Convention to Return to Kalamazoo in 2018
What is Marmalade Dog? Glad you asked! It's three days of table top games, vendors, events that all converge in the Western Michigan University's Bernhard Center. Last year's event included everything from Munchkin to Risk to My Little Pony, so there is something for everyone. Meet ot…
Kalamazoo Game Designer Talks Unreal Estate and More
A few weeks ago I was the lucky recipient of a copy of the new card game, Unreal Estate, designed by Kalamazoo's own Jason Slingerland. After busting it out a Friendsgiving to rave reviews, I reached out to Slingerland to talk about his game, what he gets up to in Kalamazoo, and more.
You Won’t Believe The Holiday Beer Release at Boatyard in Kalamazoo
Breweries are known to release special brews for the holidays. Something that hints of Christmas cookies or peppermint mocha. But Boatyard has outdone themselves this year with The Most Extensive Christmas Beer Release Party on the Planet! There's something for every beer lover's palate.
Ulta Beauty to Take Over Old Country Buffet in Kalamazoo
Old Country Buffet on West Main in Kalamazoo closed their doors seemingly overnight. The building won't be empty for long. Ulta Beauty is renovating the space for a new location. I will forever refer to that location as The Beauty Buffet. You can totally use that. Tell your friends.
The Rocker Cheap Date: Justice League this Sunday for $6
It's justice for all at Celebration Cinema, Crossroads this Sunday. See Justice League for only $6. The powers of the DC universe combine to fight one common foe. Jason Momoa is in it. It's perfectly acceptable to attend the show on that fact alone. For real.
Another Restaurant Closes in Battle Creek
According to an article from the Battle Creek Enquirer, Smith sites age and familial obligation as his reasons for making this tough decision.
This 90s Christmas List will Kick Your Nostalgia in to Overdrive
Being born in the 80s meant I got to enjoy all the wonder that was the 90s... for better or for worse. I mean, no one is looking for Hypercolor shirts to come back. Certainly everyone is done frosting their tips. But, man, the toys from the 90s were the best. Here's a rundown of everything I wa…
Female Veterans in Kalamazoo? Prepare to Stand Down
There will be speakers sharing personal experiences with military sex trauma and post traumatic stress disorder, plus free dental, eye, and hearing screenings, spa services, employment information, and so much more.
Help a Gobles Baby Get the Transplant She Needs
Emily and Zachariah Payne of Gobles were focusing on stocking up on diapers and figuring out how to put a the crib together, never thinking that their new daughter, Rilynn, would be diagnosed with Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease. She needs a new kidney. Her parents have to figure out a…
Winter Date Ideas in Kalamazoo
As the weather gets colder, it's easy to close the door to the elements and set your social calendar on "hibernate." But just because it's a bit chilly, doesn't mean it can't be a bit steamy. Reddit's Kalamazoo board was abuzz with winter date ideas, so I thought I…