John Robinson was raised in Stockbridge and began his media career at age 15 playing bass guitar and singing in a local rock band. From there he went into radio after receiving his license in 1974, along with being a TV host, author (ten books published to date), columnist, actor, producer, and emcee. He's been honored as Contributor of the Year by Townsquare Media and has also received a President's Club Award. His passions are all kinds of pop culture and Michigan history.
Take a Ride Around An Abandoned Bicycle Racetrack, the Dorais Velodrome, in Detroit
One of the most unusual abandoned sites in Michigan is not a house, store, factory, asylum, cemetery, restaurant, or mine: it's a bicycle track.
There’s a Lost Racetrack in the Heart of Saginaw, Michigan Nearly Everyone Has Forgotten About
The Saginaw County Fair used to be the home of one of the biggest fairgrounds in the country, beginning way back in 1866. The complex now sits abandoned and nearly forgotten.