Grand Rapids http://wkar.org en West Michigan's mysterious Mr. Rover http://wkar.org/post/west-michigans-mysterious-mr-rover <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Harry Wyckom was a turn of the 20th century Grand Rapids insurance salesman...and model. Wyckom posed as the character <a href="http://prezi.com/zqnksk12yjsm/mr-rover-visits-grand-rapids/" target="_blank">“Mr. Rover”</a>, a traveling dandy who was pictured in scenes all around Grand Rapids and Western Michigan in front of notable buildings and scenic areas. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:01:07 +0000 Peter Whorf 56164 at http://wkar.org West Michigan's mysterious Mr. Rover Symposium highlights Michigan's role in modern architecture http://wkar.org/post/symposium-highlights-michigans-role-modern-architecture <p></p><p>The history of 20th century design in Michigan isn’t just about automobiles. After World War II, Michigan was a hub for architects who broke away from the neo-classical shapes inspired by ancient Greece and Rome. The era of modern architecture lasted about 30 years and produced many structures still seen today. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:53:59 +0000 Kevin Lavery 55522 at http://wkar.org Symposium highlights Michigan's role in modern architecture Current State #150 | September 3, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-150-september-3-2013 <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:26:04 +0000 Current State 41698 at http://wkar.org Former Spartan opens HopCat bar in East Lansing http://wkar.org/post/former-spartan-opens-hopcat-bar-east-lansing <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">No Lansing area bar has generated a buzz lately like the </span><a href="http://hopcatgr.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">HopCat</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in East Lansing. Lines have been common since its opening just over a week ago at Grove and Albert in downtown East Lansing. &nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:56:26 +0000 Current State 41696 at http://wkar.org Former Spartan opens HopCat bar in East Lansing