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New Emojis are Coming to a Phone Near You [Video]

Are you a big emoji user? All those cute, crazy, weird symbols we use in our phone texts and emails. Get ready because more have just come out.

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Restaurant Week Grand Rapids a Dining Delight in August

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids (RWGR) announced yesterday that over 50 restaurants, including 10 new participants, in the Greater Grand Rapids Area will take part in the 12- day culinary event from August 10 – 21, 2016. For the 7th year, RWGR celebrates the culinary scene in Greater Grand Rapids and encourages people to “Taste the City” by dining out.

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Softball at it’s Best…Priests versus the Media Thursday Night at Fifth Third Ballpark

This Thursday at Fifth Third Ballpark, the game of games will be played.

It's the "29th Annual Let's Go to Bat for Kids" softball game, priests and seminarians versus lots of local media personalities. Who will win? Guess!

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Courtesy of Circle Theatre
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Charlotte’s Web at Circle Theatre

Circle Theatre continues their Main Stage season this month with a Magic Circle production of Joseph Robinette’s dramatization of the children’s classic Charlotte’s Web starting on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m. inside the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Aquinas College.

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The Warriors and the Cavaliers Meet on the Baseball Field? Could be [Video]

Game 7 is coming up! Game 7 to determine the NBA Champion. It will either be the Cleveland Cavaliers or the Golden State Warriors.

So in honor of the league's two best teams, we take you 'out to the ball game' and this  Sandlot parody.

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Meijer LPGA Classic - Round One
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Meijer LPGA Classic at Blythfield Country Club is Full of Fun and Food, and Golf, too

This years Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give at Blythfield Country Club is one of the most fun events in the West Michigan area. Fourty Three of the top fifty women golfers in the world are here this weekend, and all of the top ten players and money winners are here. What does that mean? You can watch the best women's golf in the world. But, there is more to this years tournament than ever before.

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Killler Whale Calf At SeaWorld San Diego
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Whales Traveling Exhibit Open at Grand Rapids Public Museum in October

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced today that a new exhibition entitled Whales: Giants of the Deep will open on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Interactive, immersive and featuring the latest in international cetacean research, this exhibit is an experience that brings adults and children eye to eye with some of the world’s most elusive creatures.

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Downtown 4th of July Amway Family Fireworks to be Bigger Than Ever

All of us at 100.5 The River and our Grand Rapids Townsquare Media family are so excited to be a part of this years downtown 4th of July Amway Family Fireworks. This years event, which will actually be on Friday, July 2, marks the sixth year of Amway’s sponsorship of the annual fireworks display, which promises to be bigger than ever before. As always, they will be at Ah-Nab-Awen Park, on the river in front of the Ford Presidential Museum. Of course, they're free and open to the public.

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4th Annual Andy Rent River Golf Outing is July 18

Time to play golf! And there's no better time to play than in the Annual Andy Rent River Golf Outing, July 18, at Watermark Country Club.

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Here are Your Front Row Seat for the Fireworks

Downtown Grand Rapids will be packed with people for the annual Amway Fourth of July Fireworks and entertainment. However, if you come down on Monday, the 4th of July, you will have missed them. The Fireworks and celebration are on Saturday, July 2!

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Aretha, The Queen of Soul, at DeVos Performance Hall in October

Known around the world by her first name, and as the undisputed, reigning "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin is coming to Grand Rapids DeVos Performance Hall on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 7:30 PM.

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Rock the Block Street Festival is fun for Whole Family

Saturday, June 11, is the day, and Grand Rapids’ Madison Square neighborhood is the site for the sixth annual Rock the Block (RTB) Street Festival hosted by LINC Community Revitalization, Inc.

The community-wide event will have activities for families and children, food stands from local restaurants, a street market, a resource fair and live entertainment from hip hop group, Dead Prez. The duo will perform on LINC’s RTB main stage from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Additional live entertainment will begin at 11 a.m. and run throughout the day including local singing groups, dance and step troupes and fitness exercises.

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