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Top TV Sports Commercials are the Best [Video]

We're in one of the great sports weekends of the year, with the last week of the regular season of the NFL, come on Lions, beat the Packers, and loads of college bowl games. Watching all that football means you will also be watching tons of commercials. So, I thought it would be fun to take a walk down memory lane…

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New Year’s Resolutions a Success or Bust?

Are you making a New Year's resolution? Did you know that about 60% of us do make New Year's resolutions, but statistics show that only about 8% of us follow through. I'm there. Still, year after year, we keep making them – hoping this is the year we will make it happen. Is that you?

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Bye, Bye Kmart and Other Grand Rapids Businesses

2016 was quite a year, huh? We elected, and will be swearing in, a new President very soon, had to say goodbye to so many movie stars, recording artists, and others, who have made a difference, or had an effect, in our lives. And, locally, we have seen many, popular, or formally popular, businesses close up. 

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Sheldon the Cat Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday

Sheldon the cat, came calling today.

Sheldon visited with Andy Rent as he talked about her on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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National tour of Pump Boys & Dinettes makes a pit stop in West Michigan

More great theater is coming to West Michigan, Byron Center, actually.

On January 26th, 2017, Pump Boys and Dinettes, moves into the Van Single Fine Arts Center for a one-night only performance of the “friendliest, happiest show in town.”

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Lots of fun in Grand Rapids for the Kids and Family During Christmas Break

Are you looking for things for the family to do over Christmas break? This might be your answer. How about a Snowflake Break?

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is once again hosting family-friendly fun over this year’s holiday break! Now through January 3, the GRPM will celebrate Snowflake Break with additional hands on activities, all included with admission.

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A Beer Lovers Paradise at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Beer Lovers rejoice! The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) continues its very popular Beer Explorers program next year, actually just a few weeks away, on January 12, 2017. Held in partnership with Founders Brewing Company on Thursday evenings, it gives Grand Rapidians a new twist on a Founders beer tasting.

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Top Baby Names for 2016 From Spectrum Health

Spectrum Health just released their list of the top baby names for 2016, and the list of popular boys’ names underwent more changes in 2016 than an infant’s diapers.

Seven new names popped up in the top 10―including one with presidential gravitas.

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Arizona is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Arizona the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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How About Some Fun for New Year’s Eve in West Michigan?

Christmas is almost hear and there is still so much to do. But, let's not forget the New Year follows close behind. Whether you chose to quietly ring in the new year, or blow it out, here are some ideas for you that the West Michigan Tourist Association has put together.

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Last Minute Christmas Shopping Online Still Possible

Are you still struggling to finish, or begin, for that matter, your Christmas shopping? Do you hate the crowds at the mall and stores, and the stop-and-go traffic just to get there?

Do not fret. It's still possible to shop online and have your gifts before Christmas. Now, if you intended to mail the gifts, that's another story, but you still should be able to get what you want delivered to your house before the big day.

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Free Hotel Rooms Offered Over the Holidays

I'm finding goodness in so many people and businesses this holiday. It seems, whatever that 'spirit' is, we get it, at least over the holidays. And, that goodness is spreading to people who have friends or family members hospitalized, in nursing homes or in treatment centers over the holidays.

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