Category Archives: Brad Allen’s Blog

Stream HBO for free with #StayHomeBoxOffice

HBO programming will be available to stream from home without a subscription with HBO Now and HBO Go, beginning April 3. The list of free programming includes every episode of nine HBO series including The Sopranos, Veep, Succession, Six Feet Under, The Wire, Ballers, Barry, Silicon Valley, and True Blood. You can also stream 20…MORE

Be a Light – West Michigan Hometown Heroes

Thunder 107.3 is celebrating frontline workers all over West Michigan! To those keeping our communities safe, healthy, and at home – the grocery store workers, delivery drivers, restaurant employees, healthcare workers, gas station employees, factory workers, and ALL ESSENTIAL WORKFORCE – We truly couldn’t do this without you! Nominate a frontline worker below so we…MORE

Paws, Claws & Corks is going virtual!

The Humane Society of West Michigan was planning to host their annual fundraiser Paws, Claws & Corks at DeVos Place on March 18. Unfortunately, their plans had to be changed. While they said they would love to celebrate with you in person, they have made this difficult decision in order to keep the guests and…MORE

It Is Well With My Soul

In the second week of government mandated social-distancing during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, arranger David Wise awoke one morning with an idea. He was missing his Nashville community of studio session singers, and wanted to do something to bring everybody together, virtually. The idea of a virtual choir wasn’t a new idea, but this video…MORE

Student Gets a Drive-Thru Surprise! [VIDEO]

This is a great example of finding a way to connect, even though we’re apart! Kaitlyn Watson, a student at Grand Traverse Academy in Traverse City is this year’s valedictorian!  But how will she find out if school isn’t in session due to COVID-19? Michelle Floering, GTA’s secondary principal, knows that Kaitlyn works at a…MORE

Free tacos from Taco Bell on Tuesday!

Taco Bell is offering free tacos on Tuesday, March 31! They will give away a free nacho-flavored Doritos Locos Taco to all drive-thru customers, while supplies last.MORE

Starbucks giving free coffee to first responders and healthcare workers

Starbucks announced on Wednesday that through May 3,  “any customer who identifies as a first responder or front-line worker supporting our healthcare system” will receive a free tall brewed coffee, either hot or iced. The offer is for police officers, firefighters, paramedics, doctors, nurses, hospital and medical staff and medical researchers, Starbucks said. In a…MORE

Beltline Uccellos is giving back to the community

Uccello’s has been making and giving away free food all week. Customers can choose between a pizza, breadsticks or pasta and get bottles of soda while the supply lasts. The two-liters of soda have all been graciously donated by Coca-Cola. So far, about $40,000 in food has been given away. Uccello opened a window in…MORE

Michigan gets an ‘A’ on the Report Card for Reducing Travel

Unacast is releasing smartphone data to revel which Americans are (and are not) social distancing appropriately, and good news- Michigan gets an ‘A’ on their report card! Unacast is using GPS tracking in cellphones to measure the amount of travel around the country before and after the outbreak. Since March 11, Michiganders have reduced their…MORE