Tim Harris has been sharing his talents with Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR on air and behind the scenes since September 2012. You might have heard him also on WFGR's affiliated station, 100.5 The River, and as the host of "Sunday Morning Townsquare" on 6 a.m. Sundays on WFGR, 100.5 The River, 97.9 WGRD, Channel 95.7 and 1410 AM The Touch. Formerly, he worked as morning show host and corporate program director at WKLA FM and AM, WKZC FM and WMTE AM and FM in Ludington and Manistee. He's also no stranger to Grand Rapids, having shared the mic with 100.5 The River's Andy Rent at WCUZ FM from 1991 to 1998. A Specs Howard School of Broadcasting graduate, Tim is a native of the Detroit suburb of Richmond. A married Whitehall resident with two daughters, he's been a volunteer firefighter with White Lake Fire Authority and runs a DJ service.
Vinyl Is Back, with Styx Pushing Its Eight Albums
Many old-school groups seem to be releasing music this spring, either digitally re-mastered classics or brand spanking new music. Styx is heading out on tour to support its eight-album vinyl box set collection, which is slated for release May 12. No tour dates have been released yet, although tickets are to be available through Ticketmaster.
Chocolate and Peanut Butter Is a Knockout for Manny Pacquaio
Butterfinger Cups is touting itself as the go-to treat for Manny "Pacman" Pacquaio, who is the reigning WBO welterweight world champion and is defending his title next month.
Boz Scaggs’ New Album ‘A Fool To Care’ Out Next Week; Listen Now On Amazon
Boz Scaggs is releasing his new studio album A Fool To Care on March 31 via 429 Records. Ahead of that, Amazon is currently streaming the full album exclusively now.
‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Getting May Releases Digitally and on DVD [Video]
Fans of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele will be able to have the ultimate at-home chick flick experience when Fifty Shades of Grey gets released in May.
Ain’t Gonna Be Nothin’ But Finger-Lickin’ Good Chicken Served at King of the Wing
On Wednesday you may see more people reaching for a glass of milk or extra ranch dressing to cool the burn! It's hard to believe it’s already time for the third annual King of the Wing. It's at Grand Woods Lounge, 77 Grandville Avenue SW in Grand Rapids, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. EDT Wednesday (March 25).
Michigan Kick Butts Day Events Target Getting Kids to be Smoke-Free
Kids were kicking butts across Michigan today in places like Grand Rapids, Grand Haven and Hastings, but it wasn't because they were bullying their peers. They were standing up to Big Tobacco as part of the 20th annual Kick Butts Day.
Ugliest Room in Grand Rapids Found in Eastown, Garnering Homeowner a $10,000 Renovation
It's a big year for the Home Builders Association of Greater Grand Rapids, which is celebrating its 70th year. The association decided to share their celebration, teaming with Option 1 Credit Union to "find the ugliest room in Grand Rapids." The winner was announced today.
West Michigan Women’s Expo Rolls in This Weekend at DeVos Place
The 17th annual West Michigan Women's Expo at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids is this weekend.
It’s Still Soup Time!
By Laurenda Marie Bennett Photos do not always do soup justice, particularly this one.
Grand Rapids Symphony Announces Lineup for 2015 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops
The Grand Rapids Symphony's 2015 D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops summer concert series will include Five For Fighting and the music of Neil Diamond, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Billy Joel and Elton John in July.
It’s Been a Wacky Winter of Weather [Infographic]
Lots of snow in November, almost no snow in December and now near-record cold has added up to one of the most unusual winters ever in West Michigan.
Binge Watching Stacks Deck on TV Viewing with Shows Like Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’
Binge television watchers just love shows like Netflix's "House of Cards" because the entire series is available all at once. That means there will probably be plenty of folks watching the third season premiere of the Netflix series, where Kevin Spacey plays fictional Vice President Frank Underwood with presidential aspirations. Two words: Binge watching, instead of going to the movies.