Frk returns to Griffins

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Right wing Martin Frk, 20, was reassigned from the ECHL’s Toledo Walleye to the Grand Rapids Griffins by the Detroit Red Wings Thursday. After skating 15 games with the Walleye since Nov. 4, Frk has earned 13 points and 10 IPM in addition to emerging in six contests with GrandContinue reading “Frk returns to Griffins”

Indie pick of the week: Derek Atkinson

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit With strong vocals and instrumentation, Derek Atkinson’s music is a grungy blend of reggae and alternative rock, a sound he describes as “Sublime meets Johnny Cash.” “It’s usually pretty hard to describe my sound, and I hear the same from a lot of people, because it blends so many differentContinue reading “Indie pick of the week: Derek Atkinson”

Tazo Organic Spicy Ginger: a rooibos tea with a bite

There’s something about the taste of ginger and citrus– it’s a tasty blend. Tazo’s Organic Spicy Ginger meshes those flavors with lemon verbena, chamomile, fennel and licorice, to blend with a smooth green rooibos tea. The combination is tasty, a full flavor that stays with you after each sip. Tazo describes their Organic Spicy Ginger…

Indie pick of the week: Robb Murphy

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Singer-songwriter Robb Murphy’s music is deep and inspiring, reflecting on life through stories of falling in love, and finding yourself. With acoustic riffs and synthesizer pop instrumentals, Robb’s songs take listeners on a journey to another place. His sound is reminiscent of Death Cab for Cutie and Guster, with the lyrical depth of City and Colour. Growing up in a musically-inclined family in Comber, Ireland,Continue reading “Indie pick of the week: Robb Murphy”