Our long awaited battle of the batter, culinary conflict, super sweet skirmish... OK, enough of that... Dessert Wars is today at the Imperial Ballroom at the Amway Grand Plaza from 6pm to 8pm! Come join the River staff and sample desserts from a dozen local restaurants and bakeries.
Google has been working on a concept called 'Project Glass.' It's basically a mini-computer built on to glasses. The computer responds to voice commands and can do anything from giving you directions via Google Maps, taking photo's and video's, and surfing the web.
The asteroid named 2012 DA14 will be passing within Earth's geosynchronous orbit this afternoon at around 2pm EST. This will be the closest an asteroid has passed by Earth since man began recording such events. NASA will be tracking the asteroid with their telescopes and broadcasting it live on UStream.
On Sunday, February 10th, Breeana Dixit was struck by a car and killed. She was a recent graduate from Western Michigan University and a transplant from St. Clair Shores. Here family is mourning her loss and asking for help to pay for her funeral arrangements. Her mother, Julie, set up a GoFundMe page for donations.
Rockford hosted it's annual Sweetheart Splash over the weekend to help raise money for charity. Tons of people took the plunge into the frigid waters of the Rockford River on Saturday afternoon. You can see couples, church groups, parents, grandparents, and children dive into the freezing waters in a gallery of photos put together by Gene Parker. Check it out after the jump!
The Grand Rapids Police Department recently released their list of the 25 most dangerous intersections in Grand Rapids. Streets that show up several times on the list are 28th St., Division Ave., the East Beltline.
The internet is quickly becoming the dominant market space of the 21st century. More and more consumers are not only purchasing via the internet, but also using the web as their primary source for finding businesses that meet their needs
It's official, we have found the woman with the world's biggest hips! Mikel Ruffinelli is a 5'4" 420 pound mother of 4. Her hips measure an astonishing eight feet round. According to the description of the this YouTube video "The 39-year-old's waist measures just 40 inches but her 100 inch hips are as so wide she can't fit through doorways and has to buy two seats on planes and trains."
UPDATE (1:20pm) : One lane of Westbound I-96 is now reopened after numerous crashes and slide-offs earlier.
WZZM 13 is reporting that WB I-96 is closed due to several slide offs and rollovers. Westbound I-96 is currently closed at Exit 23, 16th Avenue, Marne. The photos attached are of a rollover accident between 68th and 48th Ave.
With nearly 24 hours of snowfall across the region, accidents have been piling up throughout West Michigan. WZZM 13 is reporting that police are currently dealing with multiple accidents on US 31 in Muskegon County.
A multiple vehicle crash has caused Eastbound I-96 to close at 48th Avenue in Ottawa County. At this time, it is unclear as to how long it will take for emergency responders to clear the debris and reopen the freeway.
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