Kathy Vogel

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Kathy Vogel is a NE Ohio radio veteran who’s worked on-air in Cleveland, Akron, and Canton. She was the host of the Emmy-nominated children’s TV show “Ask Gilby”, and has appeared in several indie films. In addition, Kathy is a voice over artist, award-winning screenwriter, and founder of Crack Wise Magazine.
Kathy married into a rock & roll family: Her father in- law is world-class drummer Joe Vitale, and her husband is Joe Jr., frontman of the band Ravenwood. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys wine, friends and family, and laughter.


Wednesday, 01 February 2023 10:23

Princess Night

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Whether or not you want to call it a milestone or a rite of passage, going to the prom is a big deal. And it's become a bigger deal as the years go by with "promposals" and whatnot. But getting all the things that a young gal needs for the…
Monday, 23 January 2023 10:54

The Ultimate

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A man from Maple Heights is doing Northeast Ohio proud. History teacher and track coach Corwyn Collier is on the cover of the January/February issue of Men's Health magazine. And on top of that, he's been named Men's Health Ultimate Guy 2023. His story is absolutely amazing. The 41-year-old was nearly…
Monday, 16 January 2023 10:53

Viva La Nekkid!

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The residents at Pleasant Pointe Assisted Living in Barberton have gone "nude" for a good cause! This is the 5th year they've put out a calendar. So, they've dropped their clothes, did photoshoots at various landmarks in Barberton, and compiled the best 12-month calendar ever. Granted, the residents weren't really…
Wednesday, 11 January 2023 12:00

Don't Mind Me!

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A couple in Connecticut recently discovered they had a new roommate-- a black bear hibernating under their deck. Vincent Dashukewich says this bear is like no other he's ever seen, because this bear has no interest in heading back into the woods.  “He’s been super chill, I’ve gone out to check…
Tuesday, 03 January 2023 12:27

Welcome Back!

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Cell phones have made pay phones obsolete. Seriously, when and where was the last time you saw a pay phone-- and did it actually work? Well, pay phones are making a comeback. At least they are in Philly. PhilTel, an "amateur phone collective" is building a network of public phones in…
Monday, 19 December 2022 10:01

Green With... Sweetness

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Not a holiday went by when growing up without this dish on the table. All the major holidays were spent at my aunt and uncle's house, and it's provided me with so many warm memories that I reflect on frequently. As a nod to those memories, not a Christmas goes…
Monday, 12 December 2022 10:18

All the Christmas

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There's this one house that sits at the corner of High Mill and Strausser that always has some kind of lawn decorations going on-- especially when whatever holiday rolls around. But this year for Christmas, they've outdone themselves. You can barely see there's a house here! This picture doesn't really…
Tuesday, 06 December 2022 13:05

Akron On Deck

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I had no idea this existed, but I love it! Art x Love, a creative agency in Bath, just released its second deck of playing cards featuring Akron landmarks, businesses, and icons from local artists.    Pretty sweet! I ordered both sets. Love supporting artists and their work, while being…
Tuesday, 29 November 2022 12:30

Say Cheese!

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Smile! This sounds a like a fun idea anytime-- great for a date night, for the family, for friends. Jessica Volke and Chase Christie recently opened up the "Treat Yo Selfie" selfie studio at the Ohio Station Outlets in Lodi. For $25, you can snap your selfies (or have a…
Monday, 21 November 2022 10:13

Divine Dish

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I read a story recently about the most-Googled odd Thanksgiving side dishes. The most popular, including in Ohio? Ambrosia Salad. I think my aunt used to make it when I was a kid as part of her Thanksgiving spread. It got its name because the ingredients were considered luxurious and…
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