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Catch Wendy Reed while you work, Middays on Channel 95-7. Tune in to stay current with what’s happening in West Michigan, and for the best mix of hot hits in Grand Rapids. Wendy is equally likely to compliment your cute shoes, condemn you for wearing leggings as pants, or invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. Wendy loves her dog (Harry Potter), New Kids On The Block, live blogging her life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). Her hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that she’ll never make. Stream online at mychannel957.com!
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Trader Joe’s Signs Lease to Open Store in West Michigan

Two years ago, there were rumors that it may happen, and now it's official. Trader Joe’s is coming to Grand Rapids.

A lease was signed on Dec. 22, 2014 between representatives of Trader Joe's East Inc. and Grand Rapids-based CWD Real Estate Investment, leasing Trader Joe’s space in Kentwood. The space is located across from Centerpointe Mall on 28th Street, according to the Grand Rapids Business Journal

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Twisted Rooster Turns Your Favorite Childhood Lunch into Delicious Dessert for Dessert Wars

For the most part, Connie and Curtis have been the only ones able to reap the benefits of all of the competitors coming in for Dessert Wars.

But today, I was able to sit down and talk to one of them: Twisted Rooster.

Not only did I get to learn all about the desserts offered at Twisted Rooster, I also got to try out what might be my new favorite dessert - peanut butter and jelly tiramisu. 

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Sunday Morning Attack on Grand Haven Coast Guard Station ‘Act of Domestic Terrorism’

Authorities are investigating an attack this morning on the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Grand Haven.

The attack is considered an "act of domestic terrorism" by the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety, Ottawa County an

Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Griffins
Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Griffins
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Grand Rapids Griffins Host Great Skate Winterfest This Weekend at Rosa Parks Circle

The Grand Rapids Griffins will be taking to the ice in Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids and skating for 24 straight hours this weekend to raise money for underprivileged children in the area.

The 13th annual Great Skate Winterfest begins at noon Saturday and runs until 10 p.m. Sunday.

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‘Saved By The Bell’ Stars Re-Create Their Former Roles on ‘Fallon’ [Video]

Ever watch a video and notice that you have a stupid smile on your face the entire time you were watching it?

That was me with this video from NBC's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

Five of the original cast members from "Saved By The Bell" joined Jimmy to recreate their former roles in what is possibly the best eight minutes of programming to ever be aired on NBC. 

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Harper Lee to Publish ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Sequel, ‘Go Set a Watchman’

More than five decades after releasing “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Harper Lee is publishing a second book. The announcement was made by her publisher Tuesday.

“Go Set a Watchman” will be published July 14. The new book's storyline follows Scout, the little girl from "To Kill a Mockingbird" as an adult.

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Your Most Asked Questions About Super Bowl XLIX Answered

Let's face it, no one is doing anything this weekend except preparing to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday evening. It's the biggest game of the season, and folks across the country will be tuning in.

But, there are some questions, and we're here to answer them. Here are the answers to the most common questions about the Super Bowl:

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Courtesy of Ritz Koney Bar and Grille
Courtesy of Ritz Koney Bar and Grille
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Downtown Grand Rapids’ Ritz Koney Loses Lease, Will Close in February

The Ritz Koney Bar & Grille on Ionia Ave. in downtown Grand Rapids has announced that they will be closing their doors for good in February.

In a Facebook post on their page Wednesday, owners Kevin and Keith stated that the restaurant will be closing on Feb. 23. According to the post, the landlord of the building where Ritz Koney has been located for the past several years has elected to not renew their lease and is instead putting a different restaurant in that location.

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Category: Grand Rapids News

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