DreamWheels! Lowriders make a special appearance in this year’s show

This year’s DreamWheels! red carpet show will feature three lowriders. Originating in the 1940s, these cars are known to be “low and slow” and be raised up or lowered through hydraulics.

By:Joanne Bailey-Boorsma

DreamWheels!: Pin Up Girl Contest set to take place at Rogers Plaza

Ten ladies compete for the title of Miss Metro Cruise 2016 in the annual Pin Up Girl contest at Rogers Plaza Saturday afternoon with returning champ Miss Metro Cruise 2015 Stacey Davis, a.k.a. Ginger Snaps, helping to judge.

By:By Joanne Bailey-Boorsma

DreamWheels!: The artwork of Dom Federico

Dom and his wife have been collecting art since 1973. Their private garage houses more than 30 unique and classic cars, but simply filling the garage was never the focus.

By:Mike DeWitt

DreamWheels!: Restored local diner setting for this year’s ‘DreamWheels!’ show

This year, WKTV features the classic diner Pal’s Diner as the backdrop to this year’s DreamWheels! show which is set for Saturday, Aug. 27 from 6 – 8 p.m.

By:Joanne Bailey-Boorsma

August 25, 2016

Humane Society Pet of the Week: Pablo

Meet Pablo! He is a 3 year old Pit bull Terrier mix who loves meeting new people.

By:Kimberly Thomas

August 25, 2016

And then there were castles: visiting Loire Valley

Princes may be in short supply, and glass slippers too uncomfortable to wear while walking, but the castles in the Loire Valley make for a land of fairy tales.

By:Lynn Strough

August 25, 2016

Explore a Hop Farm, Sample Michigan Beers Made with Michigan Hops

“This is a rare opportunity to get a look into what happens to bring our hops to harvest,” Hop Head Farms co-founder Bonnie Steinman said. “We do not offer public tours during harvest…”

By:John Liberty

August 24, 2016

Gerald R. Ford International Airport records busiest month in airport history

July passenger numbers were up 1.69% year-over-year; resulting in the busiest July ever, and breaking an all-time monthly record from July 2015 with the Gerald R. Ford International Airport set to break its annual passenger total.

By:Tara Hernandez

August 24, 2016

53rd Annual Marshall Historic Home Tour is September 10 & 11

The 53rd annual Marshall Historic Home Tour will offer more than 20 sites, including six private residences. The Marshall Historic Home Tour began in 1964 as a kitchen tour and has grown into the longest-running home tour in the Midwest.

By:Bill Mabin, West Michigan Tourist Association