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Johnnie Walker

I've never been good at filling these things out, but here it goes. I like long walks in cold mountain air, preferably with snow on the ground. I enjoy drinking fine soda by the crackling fire, and deep tissue massage. I hope to one day grow up an become and astronaut, so I can fly to Venus to see if that's really where women come from. If it's true, I'll bring one back for you, too. Unless it's a dude you want, and then you're out of luck...sorry. My favorite month is October, because Halloween is the best holiday ever! It allows me to openly proclaim my love and obsession with scary movies without being seen as some sort of lunatic. Okay, not too much of a lunatic. I'm a huge fan of rock and metal music, and you'll often hear me blasting the control room speakers into oblivion every night during my show. My engineer doesn't like me very much, since he has to fix them. Sorry, Mike.
Grand Rapids at night
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Grand Rapids Ranked High as an Underappreciated City You Should Move To

Grand Rapids has made a TON of best of places to live lists, which makes this totally sensible. Thrillist has made their list of "Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To", and Grand Rapids is featured prominently in their list!

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Recycling is easier than you think! (Stockbyte/Thinkstock)
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You No Longer Have to Separate Your Recycling in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has made recycling easier for Grand Rapids residents! If you still sort your recyclables, you're able to get a new cart for them, where you can just put everything in one container! It's called Single Stream Recycling, and it's available for current city recyclers.

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San Francisco Career Fair Helps Military Veterans Find Jobs
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Michigan’s 10 Best Jobs for College Graduates

We're only a few months away from another college graduation, and a lot of college graduates are going to be jumping into the job market, looking for lots of money. We all know how tough things can be in the real world, so here are some ideas for those of you graduating this spring. These are the most available, best paying, best potential for growth, and have the best work life balance jobs open for you.

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29-Year-Old Michigan Chef Won “Hell’s Kitchen” Season 16

Michigan fared pretty well on season 16 of Fox's cooking competition, "Hell's Kitchen". Last night, February 2nd, Traverse City sous chef Kimberly Ann Ryan won $250,000, and the head chef job Yardbird Southern Table & Bar at the Venetian in Las Vegas!

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Valentine's Day candles wine just won't cut it anymore (alexkich/Thinkstock)
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Valentine’s Day is Almost Here – Guys, Check Out These Amazing Michigan Getaways

There's pressure every year to do better for Valentine's Day, if you have someone to share the day with. If you're like me and you don't, have a great Singles Awareness Day! But if you have a Significant Other, you may feel pressure to be more romantic, or do something more fun that last year.

Chocolate and flowers just doesn't cut it anymore. Especially if you're looking to get a little extra "romantic" at the end of the night.

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Grand Rapids (photo Johnnie Walker)
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Grand Rapids Tops Lots of Great Cities Lists – Braggadocio

While some people might feel that 2016 was a horrible year, it was a great year for our city, as Grand Rapids made a bunch of lists as one of the top cities to do, well basically, anything! From best quality of life, to best place to start a business, Grand Rapids is a fantastic place to be! Talk about Braggadocio!

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Grand Rapids (photo Johnnie Walker)
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The City of Grand Rapids Looking For Your Help to Make Our Neighborhoods Better

The City of Grand Rapids is looking to get residents, neighborhood associations, businesses, non-profits, and government officials together, to help build stronger neighborhoods in Grand Rapids. They're holding the Third Annual Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit on Saturday, March 4th, from 8:30am to 3pm. And it's free!

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Is your meth real? Make sure to get it tested! (Siniša Botaš/Thinkstock)
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Sparta Police Warn Meth Users of Massive Local Scam and Offer Their Help

Today, the Sparta Police Department (sadly, it's Sparta, Wisc. and not Sparta, Mich.) posted an incredibly helpful post about a massive scam in our area. Apparently, there's been some enterprising drug dealers who have been scamming meth users with crushed rock salt instead of actual meth. Sparta Police want to help, and are offering their services to test and verify your purchase to ensure you haven't been ripped off.

That's super nice of them!

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President Obama Holds Final News Conference At The White House
Freedom for you! And freedom for you! Everybody gets freedom! (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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More Michiganders Pardoned by President Obama Just Before Leaving Office

This week, President Obama has officially pardoned more people than any other president in our nation's history. With 273 more people being given another chance this week, his last in office, Obama's commutation record has hit a whopping 1,597 people pardoned! More pardons than the last 12 presidents COMBINED!

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These ladies are hiding their beer just out of frame...but it's there. (Igor Mojzes/Thinkstock)
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Beer Yoga is Totally Something That Needs to Come to Grand Rapids

There are two things I've noticed about Grand Rapids since moving here. A lot of people like to exercise, and they also love to drink beer. It IS Beer City USA, so this makes sense. And now, there's a new fitness craze coming out of Germany, and working it's way across the world. And it needs to come to Grand Rapids.

Beer Yoga!

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