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Day Out With Thomas: The Thrill Of The Ride Tour 2014 Goes Green As Thomas The Tank Engine's Best Friend Percy Makes North American Debut
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Is This the End for Thomas the Train?

Say it isn't so. The children's TV series and books that my kids, and so many kids grew up with, Thomas the Tank Engine, may have left the station for the last time.

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Circle Theatre
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“Over The River & Through The Woods” Opens August 11 at Circle Theatre

The heartfelt comedy, Over The River & Through The Woods, opens on Thursday, August 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Circle Theatre, inside the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Aquinas College.

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Big Bird and Friends do Summertime [Video]

It's time for some Summertime fun with Big Bird and his Sesame Street friends.

This is a really fun video as we take you back to 1991. Remember 1991? Anyway, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince had a big hit with "Summertime."

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Jason Bourne is Back [Video]

I don't know about you, but I'm really excited about the new Jason Bourne movie with Matt Damon. It's one of my favorite movie franchises, and it's good to have Damon back. In this fifth installment, he is remembering who he truly is, and tries to uncover hidden truths about his past. It looks so good, that, if you haven't seen it yet, I thought I'd share the movie trailer with you.

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Courtesy BWGR
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Broadway Grand Rapids Brings “Cinderella” to DeVos Performance Hall

Broadway Grand Rapids presents RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, at DeVos Performance Hall September 27-October 2.

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James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke is a big hit With the First Lady [Video]

This latest edition of Carpool Karaoke with James Corden from the Late Late Show on CBS, has gone super viral.

It seems that Corden's White House tour took an unthinkable turn when First Lady Michelle Obama joined him for a drive around the grounds singing Stevie Wonder and Beyonce. Yes, you're right, just a ride around the White House grounds. You can't take the First Lady out on the streets and just drive around. That's a no-no.

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Time to Eat! Restaurant Week Menus are Ready

Ahhh, the food, the flavors, the deliciousness of it all. Restaurant Week Grand Rapids is just around the corner, and it's a 12-day culinary delight with thousands packing restaurants trying out new food creations and celebrating the wonderful chef's and restaurants we have in Grand Rapids.

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Rio 2016 Olympics Inaugural Ceremony of Korean Athletes
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The Olympics are Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will open a new mini exhibit An Olympic View, this Saturday July 23rd. With the Summer Olympics arriving soon, this exhibit celebrates the history of the Games, athletes from Grand Rapids, as well as the Brazil, the 2016 host.

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Gaming Companies Highlight Their Latest Products At Annual E3 Game Industry Conference
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Nintendo Fans, the Classics are Coming Back

Are you a gamer? Love to play video games, or you just try to keep up with the kids?

Now, it's your turn. Nintendo, a partner in this new Pokemon Go craze, is bringing out something pretty slick.

According to the website brobible.com, they are bringing back the classic NES gaming system.

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Courtesy Windmill Island
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Windmill Island at the Height of Beauty Next Week

Next week, July 24-30, Windmill Island Gardens will celebrate Peak Week, the period of summer when the gardens are at the height of their beauty! The week will be filled with flowers and fun for all ages. As an added incentive to enjoy the gardens during Peak Week, an accompanying child can enter for free with every purchase of an adult ticket!

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"Starlifter"
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Air Force Band ‘Starlifter’ Plays at Ford Museum on Thursday August 4th

Thursday evening, August 4, will be a special evening at the Ford Presidential Museum. The USAF Band of Mid-America’s Starlifter will present a free concert open to everyone with no tickets required for admission. In addition, the Amazing Clark Magic Show begins at 6:30 p.m. and Starlifter takes stage at 7 p.m.

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Charlie Brown is Coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum

Summer isn't even over yet, and I'm looking forward to fall. Okay, for one reason...Charlie Brown is coming to town!

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