Mark Frankhouse joined the Townsquare Media team from Detroit and is now enjoying the role of Assistant Director of Content for the Kalamazoo Market and one-half of The Rocker Morning Show w/ Meatball on Kalamazoo's Rock Station 107.7 RKR. He graduated from Specs Howard School of Media Arts in Southfield, MI in 2012. After working at a Top-40 station in Detroit, he moved to Kalamazoo in 2017, and it was the best move he ever made. A lover of all music, a vocalist, a former wrestling commentator, and an avid collector of shiny cardboard, Mark lives to entertain. Southwest Michigan is now his permanent home and he looks forward to being able to entertain and inform the community of everything going on near you.
Kalamazoo’s Oakland Bistro Added To Growing Lists of Restaurants Closing In The Area
The Oakland Bistro on Oakland Drive announced that they would indeed be shutting their doors December 31st as well and they wished their customers a heartfelt goodbye in a Facebook post:
OPINION: Michigan Pets Should Be Protected Under The Fair Housing Act
I think it’s time we do away with pet fees and we do away with acting like pets act like the Looney Tunes Tasmanian Devil. If you’re going to overcharge me to live where I’m living, you don’t need the extra $25 for my cat that sleeps 80% of the day.
This Old Kalamazoo 107.7 RKR Commercial & Billboards Will Give You Serious Nostalgia
Enjoy some of this nostalgia below on a most fitting Throwback Thursday and let us know if you remember any of these billboards, or perhaps some other ones we don't have pictures of. Rock on Kalamazoo.
Kalamazoo Area Soil Friends Farm Has Filed 12-Count Federal Lawsuit Against Comstock Twsp.
The full lawsuit and complaint can be read below, which the owners feel provides more than enough proof to receive compensation for the harassment they say they've gone through since this whole thing began.
Taking Pictures of The Grinch In Michigan Could Get You Sued By Dr. Suess Intellectual For $120,000
Dr. Seuss Int. literally hires out a team this time of year to reverse image search and sue photogs who have used their characters for profit. So, unless you have $120,000 for a license to use their characters, that’s not a lawsuit you’ll win.
Tensions Rise As Bronson Brings Down Iconic Crosstown Fifth Third Building
The building at the center of the discussion is the old Fifth Third Bank, and the people at Heritage Architectural Salvage & Supply aren't too happy about it.
When You Shop At Kalamazoo’s Christmas Emporium You Help Children In Need
In 2022 for the holiday season, the Christmas Emporium did not open but this year they are ready to sell for the holidays. But they aren’t selling to make a profit, as every year 100% of the proceeds go towards a great cause.
This Artesian Spring In Norway, Michigan Is The Most Crisp Water You’ll Ever Drink
In 1903 Oliver Mining Company was searching for iron ore and drilled a hole about a thousand foot deep. The hole cuts several steeply dipping porous strata that trap water at higher elevations to the north. The difference in elevation creates the pressure in an artesian well.
These Are The 6 Coziest Towns To Live In Michigan During Winter
We’ve scoured the nation to discover the coziest Hygge towns in America, perfect for those seeking a refuge from the winter’s chill.
Paw Paw, Michigan Shares A Name With This 1980’s Hanna-Barbera Cartoon
It also draws inspiration from the pawpaw fruit which was cultivated in the area from the indigenous tribes that once lived here in Michigan. But it wasn’t just this town that your inspiration from the fruit but also a 1980s Hannah-Barbera cartoon by the name of Paw Paws: