Kristen Matthews is a proud Michigan native, originally hailing from the Detroit area. She cultivated her passion for radio at Specs Howard School of Media Arts and embarked on a career journey as an intern in Detroit in 2011, eventually finding her way to Lansing, where she's spent the last 12 years of her radio career. Nestled in Lansing, she shares a home with her husband, baby, and two beloved pets. When not on the airwaves, she immerses herself in Dungeons & Dragons, indulges in movie nights, bakes delectable treats, enjoys reading, attends concerts, and is an avid aficionado of all things related to The Office. Explore her writing and learn all about the Lansing area restaurant scene, odd things about Michigan, and all the most interesting real estate the Midwest has to offer.
The Best U-Pick Pumpkins Patches in Mid Michigan
Heading into the fall and spooky season, pumpkins make for the perfect combo-decor item. Here are the best places in Mid-Michigan to pick your own pumpkin.
Michigan is Home to One of the Most Stressed Cities in America
Out of over 180 cities, one Michigan city finds itself on the top of the list for one of the "most stressed cities in America". Find out which city is stressing.
Owner of East Lansing Restaurant Embroiled in Federal Lawsuit
The owner of a restaurant in East Lansing is being taken to federal court over alleged "tip sharing". See which restaurant chain is embroiled in this lawsuit.
15 Products Michiganders Will Never Buy the Off-Brand Of
For certain products, Michiganders definitely have their favorites and off-brand just won't do. Find out which name-brand products Michiganders are loyal to.
Bring On the Tears: Michigan Shelter Dog Breaks Out to Hang Out at Nursing Home
Grab your tissues and read this heartwarming story of how a Michigan shelter dog broke out more than once, only to go to a nearby nursing home.
22 Reasons Why Living in Michigan is Overrated
It's not all sunshine and daisies. When it comes to living in Michigan, some things are just overrated. Read 22 of the most overrated things about living in the Mitten State.
This Michigan City is Officially the Saddest in America
When it comes to the happiest cities in America, there's one city in Michigan that did so poorly that it came in dead last, making it the saddest city around.
Have You Driven on the Shortest Highway in Michigan?
Michigan plays pretty fast and loose with the term "highway". See where the shortest highway in Michigan can be found.
Michigan’s Ultimate Milkshake Experience: 4 Places to Get Yours
If you've got a sweet tooth that needs satisfying, here are four different places in Michigan where you can score an extreme milkshake.
Two Michigan Lakes Named ‘Most Polluted’ in America
You'd think our lakes would be cleaner with the nickname, "The Great Lakes State". Sadly, Michigan has two lakes that are some of the most polluted in America.
Look Through the Creepy Ruins of Michigan’s Otter Lake Sanitarium
It was once a safe place for orphaned children and those looking to recover from addiction. Now, Otter Lake Sanitarium sits abandoned and crumbling. See inside.
What’s Going on With Kirkland Brand Baby Formula in Michigan?
Costco's Kirkland brand baby formula is a great product that compares well to name brands. But where is it? It seems that Michigan Costco stores have none.