My obsessive love of rock didn't surface until later in life -- around the same time I began learning electric guitar and listening to artists like Jimi Hendrix. I spent the next decade learning everything I could about rock. Along the way I found myself gravitating towards against-the-grain bands like Pearl Jam, Modest Mouse and Queens of the Stone Age. I began pursuing a career in radio after realizing I would be able to talk about music all day and get free CDs and concert tix. After grinding it out on the intern circuit, I landed a job at the Banana! I later became a writer for Loudwire.com and I'm currently the Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media Flint.
Why Michigan is Considered Midwest When it’s Barely ‘Mid’ and Not at All ‘West’
For a very long time, Michigan's classification as being in the "midwest" has bothered me. I had a few theories on why this might be, which I discovered were mostly incorrect.
Join Us for St. Paddy’s Day Kegs & Eggs + 1/2K Draft Dash This Sunday
We're celebrating St. Paddy’s Day with Kegs & Eggs at the beautiful Flint Farmers’ Market Downtown! This GREEN party will feature beer, live entertainment, and will kick off with a highly dramatic fun 1/2k Draft Dash!
Alec Baldwin Visits Flint to Participate in Water Crisis Documentary
Yes, THAT Alec Baldwin. He was here. I saw him.
Flint Files Lawsuit Against Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioid Crisis
Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and the City of Flint has filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers, and distributors for "their role in the opioid crisis in Flint."
Walli’s Restaurant, Fox Sports Bar & Grill ‘Closed Until Further Notice’
Walli's Restaurant and The Fox Sports Bar & Grill has been closed for days and placed a sign on the door that says "closed until further notice," and some believe that "further notice" may never come.
Score Free Applebee’s for a Year and $5,000 in the Neighborhood Treasure Hunt
Get out your phone and start searching -- the Neighborhood Treasure Hunt is on!
Neighborhood Treasure Hunt Rules
2019 Tropical Treasure Hunt Official Rules NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Participate in the 2019 Tropical Treasure Hunt (aka Neighborhood Treasure Hunt) for a chance at great local prizes (7a), and a $5,000 grand prize (7b)...
When Will Recreational Weed Be Legal in Michigan?
In the 2018 mid-term elections Michigan voters said yes to Prop 1, which legalizes possession and recreational use of marijuana for those over the age of 21, but when does the law go into effect?
Flint Once Had its Own Amusement Park… and We’re Not Talking About AutoWorld
Up until very recently, I thought AutoWorld was the only amusement park that ever called Flint home. I was wrong.
Taco Bell is Testing the Toasted Cheddar Chalupa in Flint and It’s Amazing
Taco Bell has chosen Flint as the testing ground for the potential new promotional menu item known as the Toasted Cheddar Chalupa and holy crap is it good.
‘The League’ Star is Bringing a Sports-Comedy Party to Flint’s Capitol Theater
A pair of comedians, one of whom you'll recognize from FX's 'The League,' are bringing the unique sports-focused comedy event 'Late Night Tailgate' to the Capitol Theater on October 19th.
Mt Morris Township Police Respond to Video of Officer Shooting Dog [VIDEO]
Video of what appears to be a Mt Morris Township police officer shooting a dog from his cruiser has caused a small uproar online, but what really happened?