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KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced Tuesday the signing of two former Western Michigan University forwards, Justin Kovacs and Matt Iacopelli to the 2019-20 roster. Kovacs, 27, returns to Kalamazoo where he started his pro career in 2015-16. The Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich. native appeared in eight games for the […]


K-Wings Single Game Tickets On Sale Now

KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced Friday that single game tickets for the entire 2019-20 home schedule went on sale this morning at 10 a.m. The K-Wings’ 36 home games feature a mix of popular past promotions, such as Orange Ice, Marvel Night, Nickelodeon Night, Teddy Bear Toss, Star Wars […]

Enter Kalamazoo’s Best Beard Contest and Win Tickets to See ZZ Top

Kalamazoo, MI – Rock legends ZZ Top are set to roll into Kalamazoo for a concert on Wednesday, October 30, at Wings Event Center. In honor of the band and their iconic facial hair, Wings Event Center is on the search for Kalamazoo’s Best Beard! The Best Beard(s) will win a FREE pair of tickets to […]

Webster’s Prime Celebrates National Filet Day with Feature $35 Menu

Kalamazoo, MI (August 13, 2019) – Webster’s Prime is celebrating National Filet Day today with a feature menu offering a 3-Course Filet Dinner for just $35.   Guests dining from the Filet Day Menu will enjoy choice of salad, a 6oz grilled filet with vegetable and mashed yukon gold potato, and choice of dessert. While […]

ZZ Top – 50th Anniversary Tour Rolls into Kalamazoo this Fall

“That Little Ol’ Band From Texas,” the longest running major rock band with original personnel intact, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, ZZ Top are set to roll into Kalamazoo for a concert Wednesday, October 30, at Wings Event Center. There are three of them — Billy F Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard […]

Kalamazoo to Host 2019 USA Curling National Championship

Kalamazoo, MI (October 2, 2018) – The USA Curling National Championship returns to Kalamazoo February 9-16 for the 2019 tournament. The teams will be competing for the USA Championship title and a chance to represent Team USA at the subsequent World Championships. USA Curling and the Kalamazoo Curling Club will partner with Wings Event Center […]

Starbucks and Beauty Lounge Opens at Radisson Plaza Hotel!

Kalamazoo, MI (April 17, 2018) – Centrally located downtown Kalamazoo, Radisson Plaza Hotel is adding to the hustle and bustle of Spring with the additions of a beauty lounge for wedding parties, a full-service Starbucks, and an option to order online from Old Burdick’s Bar and Grill. Starbucks Grand Opening is May 4, 2018 from […]

Downtown Breakfast Restaurant To Be Renovated, Rebranded, Then Reopened

Kalamazoo, MI (January 17, 2019) – Downtown Kalamazoo breakfast restaurant, Burdick’s for Breakfast, is kicking off the new year with a complete renovation and rebrand. The last day of service as Burdick’s for Breakfast is Sunday, January 20th. Burdick’s for Breakfast is locally owned and operated by Greenleaf Hospitality Group and located in the […]

Kalamazoo chef to compete in International Culinary Olympics

It’s the honor of a lifetime for a chef to compete in the international culinary Olympics. This month, two chefs from west Michigan are making the trip to Germany to cook for the title. Tom Giles is the Certified Executive Chef at Western Michigan University and will be competing with the Michigan’s Great Lakes Culinary […]


She Means Business!

Toni Daniels has spent the last two years breaking the glass ceiling in the hockey world. She is just one of two female franchise leaders across 87 professional hockey clubs in three different leagues across the United States. Upon her arrival to the Kalamazoo Wings, she was able to bring a fresh perspective and a […]

Greenleaf Hospitality recognized as a Gold Level Fit Friendly Worksite

The Fit-Friendly Worksites program is a catalyst for positive change. Worksites throughout the nation can be part of the initiative by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. Greenleaf Hospitality Group was recognized as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. Offering employees physical activity […]

Kalamazoo Leader in Hospitality Named One of Nations Best and Brightest

Kalamazoo based leader in hospitality, Greenleaf Hospitality Group (GHG), is proud to be named one of the nation’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies of 2015. This honor comes after being reviewed by an independent research company on principles including employee engagement, retention, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance, community initiatives, and many others. The Best and […]

Diggs’ detailed financial reporting drove turnaround at Greenleaf Hospitality

When Ken Diggs began his role as CFO with Greenleaf Hospitality Group Inc. in 2011, he joined a company amid a series of financial challenges. The Kalamazoo-based firm owned 23 separate business units, including the AA professional Kalamazoo Wings hockey team, the Wings Event Center, the Radisson Plaza Hotel, restaurants, retail shops and parking garages. […]

Premier Partner Spotlight: Greenleaf Hospitality

Who would have thought that a part time job to pay the bills would turn into a career? Nate Shaw, Sous Chef, and Alexa Tipton, Event Coordinator for Webster’s Prime located inside of the Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, are amazed that 8 years later they have had the opportunity to progress their jobs into […]

Wings Pursues Event Business & Upgrading Hockey Fan Experience

Kalamazoo, Mich. – Wings Event Center announced their name change from Wings Stadium to Wings Event Center in March showing a change both in offerings and the company’s direction moving forward. Director of Sales for the Kalamazoo Wings Toni Daniels said with the growing variety of events at the facility, “we wanted to show that […]

Food and Beverage Career Fair May 5th

Greenleaf Hospitality Group is hosting its 3rd Food and Beverage Career Fair from 1 to 5 p.m. on May 5th at Old Burdick’s Bar and Grill in the Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites to select and develop more world class talent. We are looking for hosts, servers, stewards, and cooks for all our food and […]

Wings Stadium Is Now The Wings Event Center

Kalamazoo, Mich. – For the first-time in 41 years, Wings Stadium will have a new name. Effective immediately, Wings Stadium will be known as the Wings Event Center. The name change will be the first of several changes made to the facility located at 3600 Vanrick Drive. Primarily known as the home of the Kalamazoo […]

Radisson Wins Carlson-Rezidor Responsible Business Award

Kalamazoo, Mich. – Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, a proud company of Greenleaf Hospitality Group, was awarded Responsible Business Award recently at the Carlson Rezidor Annual Business Conference in the Bahamas. “It’s an honor to be recognized by Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group as the 2014 Responsible Business Award winner,” said Tim Rayman, general manager at […]