Contact Us
Offbeat

Offbeat - Page 16

Blake Shelton
Christopher Polk, Getty Images

Plane Diverted, Forced to Land Due to Loud Country Fan

An overenthusiastic Blake Shelton fan caused a plane bound from Atlanta to Los Angeles to land in Albuquerque on Christmas Day after he inadvertently caused a mid-air commotion.

Read More

Category: Offbeat Tags:
Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

World’s Largest Paper Ball in Minnesota

In an effort to show citizens of Minnesota how much paper they waste and how important recycling is, they set a new world record. They made the largest paper ball ever assembled. In keeping with Guinness World Records guidelines, no adhesives or tape was used.

Read More

ME

Sarah’s New Year’s Resolutions

I don't have any resolutions...I think.  I have things I want to do in 2015.  So, wouldn't that be more of a bucket list vs. resolutions?  Resolutions, in my book and are things that you want to change or do differently.  There is nothing I would choose to do differently at this time.  But, oh boy, are there things that I want to do!

Read More

Category: Morning Buzz, Offbeat
Getty Images
Getty Images

The Pros Of Being The Designated Driver

Every group of friends needs one and if you drew the short straw, don't fret.  Being the designated driver doesn't have to be the end of the world.  You don't have to be blitzed to have a good time and here are a few reasons why being the designated driver isn't so bad.

Read More

Category: Celebrations, Offbeat
Times Square
Getty Images

Staggering New Year’s Eve Facts to Usher in 2015 With a Bang

The eyes of America turn to Times Square come New Year's Eve, so get ready for some eye-popping stats about the big night.

Read More

Category: Offbeat
Erron

Meet Mrs. Vassalboro

I've had the pleasure of getting to know Erron Jacques over the last couple of months.  As the owner of Erron Jean Photography, she took family pictures of my family.  She was friendly and compassionate to each child and to what they wanted their personal image to be in the picture.  Experiencing her kindness, I wasn't surprised when she announced she was running for Mrs. Maine.

Read More

Getty Images
Getty Images

Celebrating New Year’s Eve With Small Children

Ringing in the New Year with small children isn't easy.  Even if you allow them to watch the ball drop, staying up that late can be very difficult for them.  If they do stay up, finding ways to entertain them in a child-friendly manner can be tricky.  Here are some ideas on celebrating the New Year with your kiddos.

Read More

Category: Celebrations, Offbeat
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

New Year’s Resolutions

With New Year’s resolutions coming up in a few days here are a few facts about this yearly attempt to start the New Year on a better course. Regardless of the year, each year there are the resolutions at the top of list, like lose weight, quit smoking, get organized, spend less and save more, exercise, and help others.

Read More

lights

When Should You Take Down Your Christmas Tree?

Before you take on the daunting task of taking down the Christmas Tree, perhaps you should take a look at these dates.  Are you superstitious?  Taking down the tree too early or too late may bring you a streak of bad luck.  What do you think?

Read More

Category: Christmas, Offbeat
flutterbye

What Toy Didn’t Stand Up To Its Hype In Your House?

Commercials always make toys out to be these amazing pieces of magic.  When kids see that, they always want it.  Of course, having already been there and done that as a child yourself, you try to tell them that toys in commercials never live up the their hype.  But, I guess you have to live and learn.

Read More

Category: Offbeat, Opinion, Television

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://b985.fm using your original account information.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on B98.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on B98.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Stinger's Scoop Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.