Category Archives: Tony Gates Morning Show Blogs

DeltaPlex Arena closing permanently this summer

13 On Your Side is reporting the DeltaPlex Arena will be closing permanently on July 31. This was Grand Rapids’ main concert venue before Van Andel was built in the mid 90’s. The venue was home to a number of semi-professional sports teams along with the Golden Gloves boxing championship. What’s your favorite memory of…MORE

Popeyes offering Netflix username and password for those stuck at home

If you’re bored and want to binge your favorite programs on Netflix Popeye’s wants to give you their username and password. According to Popeye’s, “everyone is family, and families share video streaming accounts.” As part of what they’re calling “Fried Chicken and Chill” Popeye’s will share their username and password with the first 1,000 folks that…MORE

Paul Stanley says he was ‘blown away’ by Demi Lovato’s Grammy performance

While a typical diehard rocker’s knee jerk reaction would likely be to despise all Disney-bred pop tarts, Paul Stanley apparently isn’t among them. The singer-guitarist has taken to the Internet to shower Demi Lovato with accolades for her performance at Sunday’s Grammy Awards ceremony. Rewatching the Grammys and once again blown away that the most…MORE

Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Extremely sad news reported from TMZ today. Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has passed away after a horrific helicopter crash. TMZ also reported that no one on board the helicopter survived the crash. Bryant played 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant was considered one of the greatest NBA players of all-time…MORE

108-year-old woman’s secret to a long life? Champagne

Doctors would tell you that the secret to a long life is healthy living. Well, that must apparently include a glass of the bubbly now and then. At Dorothy Flowers’ birthday party last week, the staff at her nursing home told Yahoo Style UK what they believe is responsible for her 108th trip around the sun. According to manager Helene…MORE

Make money traveling with your dog

Here’s an opportunity for your dog to earn its kibble. Vacation home booking company Snaptrip is looking for “furrfluencers” to travel the UK with ol Rover while writing reviews. The site boasts 36,000 dog-friendly cottages, but they want to see how those places really measure up in that department. The ideal canine candidate needs to be between six months and three…MORE

Online dating is the most popular way people meet now

This can’t be too surprising. In a world filled with Tinder, Bumble, eHarmony, and Farmer’s Only, online dating has become the most popular way that people meet now. According to a new study from Stanford University, 39% of current couples met online. That number is up from 22% a decade ago. How did you meet your…MORE

Michigan ranked in bottom half of 50 friendliest states

Big Seven Travel created a list, ranking every state on how friendly they are. Unfortunately, if you’re a Michigander, your state falls in the bottom half of this list. Michigan is ranked 28th on the list of “The 50 Friendliest States In America”. Here’s the description Big Seven Travel came up with for the mitten…MORE

Mike Tyson Reveals he Smokes $40K of Weed Monthly

Mike Tyson may have a habit.   View this post on Instagram   #MikeTyson reveals he smokes $40K of weed monthly 😙💨🍂 #twobeestoldme A post shared by Two Bees Entertainment 🐝🐝 (@twobeesent) on Aug 13, 2019 at 12:14am PDT The former heavyweight boxer revealed in a podcast that he smokes $40,000 in weed a month.…MORE