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: 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.
Gov. Whitmer Shares ‘Back to School’ Throwback Photo, Gives Advice to Students
Whoa. Big hair, Big Gretch!
New Summer Dance Festival Is This Weekend in Grand Rapids
A first-of-its-kind Summer Dance Festival with food trucks and Michigan-made beer is this weekend in Grand Rapids!
Grand Rapids’ Royals Restaurant to Reopen as Pizza Joint
A shuttered Grand Rapids' diner is getting new life as a pizza restaurant.
Say Cheese! Grand Rapids’ Grilled Cheese Fest is Returning This Fall
Is there anything better than a toasty, ooey gooey grilled cheese?
New Music and Art Festival Celebrating Grand River is This Saturday in Grand Rapids
There's a new festival in town!
LOOK: Michigan Mid-Century Modern Dream Home on Market for $899K
Love mid-century modern? You might want to sit down...
New Grand Rapids-Area Splash Pad Opens This Weekend
Just in time, before summer slips away!
UPDATE: 45 Sick in Michigan, 10 in Kent County, in E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Wendy’s Lettuce
The CDC is investigating an E. coli outbreak in four states - including Michigan - potentially linked to Wendy's lettuce. As of Monday, August 23, 2022, the number of E. coli cases in Michigan is 45.
LOOK: West Michigan Concert Venue, Historic Building Up For Sale
A unique West Michigan music venue is permanently closing after 11 years in operation. The historic, beautiful 1919 building is now on the market.
New Bar and Grill Opening Up at Site of Former BIB in Gun Lake
A new spot for Chicago-style pizza, burgers, BBQ, beer, and bourbon is coming soon to Gun Lake.