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.
All Michiganders are Guilty of Making This One Driving Mistake
If you drive in Michigan fairly regularly, you've probably made your fair share of 'Michigan Left' turns. But did you know you're probably doing it wrong?
Using a Rideshare Service in Michigan? Here’s How to Stay Safe
If you're using a rideshare service, like Uber or Lyft, there are a few things you should know before getting in the car. Here's how to stay safe.
Take a Short Trip to Michigan’s Shortest Highway
Michigan plays pretty fast and loose with the term "highway". See where the shortest highway in Michigan can be found.
The Top 15 Best Schools to Teach at in Michigan
Attention Michigan teachers. If you're looking for a new job, these school districts in Michigan are going to be the best for you. See which make the top 15.
How Much You’d Need to Make Per Hour to Afford Rent in Each Michigan County
It's no secret that rent costs are high. How much would you actually need to make per hour to afford rent? Here's how all the Michigan counties stack up.
Michigan is One of the Country’s Loudest States
It turns out that Michiganders have a volume knob that's cranked to 11. See where Michigan ranks for the loudest states in the country.
One Michigan Restaurant is Dubbed ‘The Most Legendary in the World’
One Mid-Michigan restaurant is so extraordinary is was named one of the most "legendary" in the world. See which restaurant landed in the top 15 of 150.
Is It Legal to Warm Up Your Car in Your Driveway in Michigan?
Something you probably do without thinking is warm your car in the winter. However, can you legally do that in Michigan? Well, that depends...
It’s Illegal to Throw These Things Away in Michigan
Double-check before you throw these items away in Michigan. You might be surprised to find out that it's illegal to toss some of these items in the trash.
Do Michiganders Really Need to Rake Their Leaves?
I don't know about you, but spending hours and hours raking leaves just doesn't sound appealing to me. So do we really have to? Find out what Michigan DNR says.