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.
Grand Rapids Gray Skies Distillery has a New Name
Following a trademark dispute, the new name of the Grand Rapids-based company is Eastern Kille Distillery.
Doors Smashed at Anna’s House in Kentwood
Usually open at 6a.m., Anna's House near Woodland Mall remains closed Wednesday morning as police investigate.
Napoleon Dynamite Live – A Conversation with the Cast, Coming to Grand Rapids
Chat with Napoleon, Pedro, and Uncle Rico!
GR’s Gray Skies Distillery NOT Closing, But They Are Changing Names
Grand Rapids' Gray Skies Distillery shared a post to Facebook that got people talking and prompted lots of questions.
New Mexican Restaurant Opening in Southeast Grand Rapids
Tacos Don Betos on the corner of Eastern and Alger will be holding a grand opening soon.
Record-Breaking Cold, Several Inches of Snow in West MI This Week
While Sunday remains in the upper 30s to lower 40s, temperatures will drop over night, possibly bringing record-breaking cold to West Michigan on Veteran's Day.
Griffins Offer Boy Tickets After No One Shows Up to His Birthday Party
What started off as a disappointing birthday ended with a young hockey fan making friends all over the world!
Most Grand Rapids City Offices Closed Monday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day
If you have business at any City of Grand Rapids offices on Monday, take note that most will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day.
Ann Curry Tweets Praise for Grand Rapids Airport
Journalist Ann Curry recently had an awesome experience at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids and shared it on Twitter.
Free Meal for Vets on Veteran’s Day at City Barbecue
All day on Monday, November 11, all veterans and US military can stop by any City Barbeque location and receive a free sandwich, two sides, and a regular beverage, on either dine-in or carryout orders.
Theory of a Deadman Release Animated Video for New Song ‘Strangers’
Theory of a Deadman's new album "Say Nothing" drops January 31. Following the first single "History of Violence", Theory have released a new song, "Strangers" today, along with a powerful animated video.
Get $1 Vodka Cranberry Lemonade at Applebee’s in November
The holidays can be stressful. To help us chill out this November, Applebee's is offering up $1 Vodka Cranberry Lemonades.