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Holiday Gift Cards – Contactless Curbside Pickup Available!

Holiday Gifts Made Easy With Contactless Curbside Pickup! Buy a $25 Gift Card, and receive a $5 Gift Card – Black Friday through Christmas Eve This year has been, well, something else. With the holiday season upon us, we’re hoping to make the gift-giving portion as stress-free as possible by offering curbside pick for our […]

New Restaurant Opening in 2021

Greenleaf Hospitality Group is excited to announce that a new restaurant concept is slated to open in the summer of 2021 in Downtown Kalamazoo! Sign up below to receive updates on the new space, menu, and more as they become available. Click Here  

Zazios Last Day of Service – Nov. 14, 2020

With a new year approaching, we’re excited to announce a new restaurant concept will be following suit! Our Zazios team has spent the past 16 years making memories, celebrating, and most importantly, learning how we can best serve you – and we’ve loved every minute of it! While it is always sad to close one […]

West Michigan’s Best & Brightest 2020 – Elite Winner

We’re excited to announce that Greenleaf Hospitality Group (GHG) was once again awarded 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For award for West Michigan 2020! GHG received specific recognition as the Best of the Best Large Companies highlighting our commitment to Responsible Business, volunteer/community work, and our PTO policy (donation & enhancement). Congratulations everyone […]

Greenleaf Hospitality Group Gratitude Calendar

During this time of change, Greenleaf Hospitality Group (GHG) encourages you to get curious and learn more about gratitude! To help, we’re inviting you to participate in our 30-Day Gratitude Challenge starting Monday, April 14. The attached calendar is for your reference – print it, save it, and share it if you’d like! You’ll see […]


March 14, 2020 ECHL CANCELS REMAINDER OF 2019-20 SEASON PRINCETON, N.J. – On Saturday, the ECHL Board of Governors approved the cancellation of the remainder of the 2019-20 Season. A statement from ECHL Commissioner Ryan Crelin: The decision by the ECHL to cancel the remainder of the 2019-20 Season does not come lightly, as this is […]


Season Ticket Holders Tickets for 6 remaining home games of the 19/20 season will be credited towards their season ticket packages for the 2020/21 season. In addition, each account (including half season, 5-pack and 3-pack holders) will be issued 2 bonus buddy pass tickets. If you have renewed your full season tickets for the 2020/21 season […]

Greenleaf Hospitality Group’s Mary Hoppe Highlighted in KVCC Apprentice Program Segment

Greenleaf Hospitality Group’s very own, Mary Hoppe – Eng HVAC Apprentice, was recently featured on a segment highlighting Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) program. View the full story here.

K-Wings Unveil Second Game for ‘Green Ice Weekend’

Kalamazoo’s longest-standing tradition extended to two games at Wings Event Center on March 13-14. KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced Monday an exciting addition to the club’s promotional calendar. The K-Wings are extending the team’s world famous Green Ice game to a second date due […]

K-Wings Partner with Western Michigan University for Feb. 15th Game

A portion of the proceeds from the K-Wings’ WMU ticket package will benefit the Western Michigan University Legacy Scholarship Foundation. KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced Tuesday a partnership with Western Michigan University for the team’s WMU/Esports game Saturday, February 15 at 7:00 p.m. at Wings […]


FOLLOWING THE FALL’S SOLD OUT INAUGURAL US TOUR, “BABY SHARK LIVE!” WILL PLAY OVER 70 NEW MARKETS IN THE US AND CANADA November 19, 2019 – Pinkfong and Round Room Live are proud to announce that Baby Shark Live!, the brand new, fully immersive concert experience, will continue to make a splash across North America and play […]


Kalamazoo officially recognized for largest lightsaber battle in history, set November 2 at Wings Event Center during Star Wars Night. KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced Tuesday that the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS officially recognized the organization as the Title Holder for the largest lightsaber battle in history. The record […]


Kalamazoo set to travel to Fort Wayne Friday, before hosting the Utah Grizzlies Saturday. OVERALL RECORD: 4-3-2 LAST WEEK: 0-2-1 RESULTS Friday, Nov. 8 – Fort Wayne 6, Kalamazoo 2 (Wings Event Center – Kalamazoo, MI) | Box Score >> The Kalamazoo Wings opened up their first three-game weekend of the season with the first of two games against […]


K-Wings face Toledo and Wheeling this week, as Kalamazoo prepares to attempt Guinness World Record Saturday during Star Wars Night. OVERALL RECORD: 3-1-0 LAST WEEK: 2-0-0 RESULTS Wednesday, Oct. 23 – Kalamazoo 6, Fort Wayne 4 (Wings Event Center – Kalamazoo, MI) | Box Score >> The Kalamazoo Wings won their second straight division game on home ice Wednesday, […]

Open Interviews – Old Burdick’s Downtown

Old Burdick’s Downtown and Wings West are hosting open interviews on Friday, November 1 at our Downtown location. Date: November 1, 2019 Times: 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm. Location: Old Burdick’s Downtown 100 W. Michigan Kalamazoo, mi 49007 Old Burdick’s is currently hiring for the following positions: Server Cook Dishwasher Host Supervisor Parking is available in the […]


Kalamazoo reveals its final roster heading into its 46th season, which starts Saturday in Fort Wayne. KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced its season-opening roster Thursday ahead of the team’s 46thseason. The roster consists of 14 forwards, 8 defensemen and two goaltenders.   Kalamazoo Wings Season-Opening […]


Kalamazoo officially opens camp Tuesday with 30 players, including the return of veteran forward Yannick Veilleux. KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, announced its training camp roster Tuesday as the team opened camp with its first official practice. The roster is made up of 30 players, […]


Practices at Wings Event Center are open to the public. A full training camp roster will be announced Tuesday. KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks, revealed its full training camp schedule Monday leading up to the team’s season opening game Saturday, Oct. 12 at Fort Wayne. […]



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 […]