I grew up in South Haven. Gotta love the Lake Michigan shore! I still feel a yearning for the beach, pretty much daily. I moved to Grand Rapids to go to Calvin College and study theater. Eventually I changed my major to another passion of mine- media. I was lucky enough to nab a position as an intern at Townsquare Media. About 10 years later I’ve had the pleasure of working in many positions, and I love that I get to spend every week day 10-3 talking with you on GRD! The Liquid Lunch is one of my favorite parts of the day! I just got married in September. My husband (that's still a little weird to say, haha!) Charlie and I laugh together every single day, and he puts up with all of my nonsense—which is not a small amount of nonsense… I may have a slight problem with watching too much TV: Anything on Investigation Discovery, Chopped, Real Housewives, documentaries on Netflix… I could go on. Other things I love: My own rude and feisty orange cat (Money Bags! Yes, that's his real name!), the beach (you may have thought I covered that already, but I really, really love it, OK?), reading, ‘90s alternative rock, people watching, drinking on patios, and most of all -- my dear, dear family.
Downtown Holland Businesses Holding Job Fair Tuesday
Looking for a new gig? More than a dozen downtown Holland businesses are hiring. They'll be looking for candidates at a job fair this Tuesday, April 16.
Red Sun Rising Release Video For ‘Wouldn’t It Be Nice’ Cover
What do you think of their version of the Beach Boys classic?
More Than 20 Mailboxes Vandalized in Hudsonville
The incidents were reported in the area of 36th Avenue and Baldwin Street early Sunday.
Police Warn of ‘Publishers Clearing House Scam’ in West Michigan
IRS scams are big this time of year, and now police say there's another type of scam we should watch out for in West Michigan: One involving fake contest winnings from Publishers Clearing House.
Off-Road Vehicle Park Coming to Southeast Michigan
Those looking for a place to take their dirt bikes, ATVs and SUVs off-roading will have a new park to visit in southeast Michigan in 2020.
Bed Bath and Beyond Closing 40 Stores – Will That Include West Michigan Locations?
Following the footsteps of JC Penney, Gap, and Victoria's Secret, Bed Bath and Beyond is the latest retailer to announce store closures.
Melon Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination
So far, 93 people have gotten sick. No deaths have been reported. The outbreak has affected nine states, including Michigan.
Grand Rapids Named One of Best Places to Live in America
U.S. News and World Report has just released their list of the best places to live in 2019, and Grand Rapids has made the Top 20.
Restored Grand Haven Catwalk Coming Back Next Month
Those looking forward to hitting the pier in Grand Haven this summer are going to have to wait even longer...
Movies on Monroe Summer 2019 Line Up Announced
Grand Rapids outdoor film series, Movies on Monroe, kicks off in June with six nights of double features.
Willie Nelson Coming to Grand Rapids Summer 2019
Country music legend Willie Nelson is making a stop in Grand Rapids this summer.
Grand Rapids Ranked Second Best Beer Scene in America… Again
For the second year in a row, GR has missed out on nabbing the top spot for "Best Beer Scene in the U.S." Who took the title this year?