"Supports Green Initiatives" designates a hotel's participation in an optional environmental program that includes the use of energy-efficient lighting, guestroom towel/linen re-use, and on-premise recycling. "Supports Green Initiatives" does not represent an official certification of any kind.
Founded in 1999, Kalamazoo Wings is minor league ice hockey team based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Often referred to as the K-Wings, the team competes in the North Division of the ECHL's Eastern Conference and plays its home games at Wings Stadium.
Michigan-based hard rock band Pop Evil is a four-piece group that was formed in 2001 as TenFive. After changing its name Pop Evil released its debut EP,Ready or Not, featuring the hit song "Somebody Like You," in 2006. The band's first full-length album,Lipstick on the Mirror, was released in 2008 by Pazzo Music and distributed for free to the band's local fans in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Maintaining a hard rock/post-grunge sound, Pop Evil released its second album,War of Angels, in 2011.
The University of Notre Dame is a Catholic research university located in South Bend, Indiana that was founded in 1842. The Fighting Irish is the name of the sports teams that compete on behalf of the school in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Coast Conference. Though the school hosts a wide variety of sports, including fencing and lacrosse, its best known teams are its football, basketball and baseball clubs.
Legendary 1980s hair metal band Styx has likely influenced the 21st century's generation of campy pop punk. Styx music was as much about the performance and theater as it was making rock anthems. Spanning over three decades of releases, Styx has settled into a role that relies on nostalgia, playing concerts packed with folks wanting to hear the early stuff. The fact that these guys have the confidence and energy to return to a different music industry shows that sometimes a passion for the rock and roll lifestyle is all you need to keep going.