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Woman Uses Founders Beer to Announce Baby Boy to Husband

There are a lot of creative ways to break the news of your baby boy or baby girl, but nothing says Grand Rapids quite like using a six pack of Founders beer.

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Polar Bears At San Francisco Zoo Get 10 Tons Of Fresh Snow
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Everything has fun in the Snow [Video]

I can't resist sharing this with you today. It's Saturday, and you need a "feel good" story. So, let me take you to the Oregon Zoo.

Animals playing in the snow just may be the only thing you need to watch today!

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50th Anniversary of the Apollo 1 Spacecraft Commemorated With Vatican Observatory Director Coming to Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) just announced some exciting news. The Director of the Vatican Observatory, Brother Guy Consolmagno is coming to Grand Rapids for a  presentation of “Discarded Worlds, Astronomical Ideas that were Almost Correct" on Saturday, February 11 at 11 a.m. Tickets are on sale now!

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Video Games Live! With the Grand Rapids Symphony Tonight

If Video Games are a part of your life, especially the classics Mario™, Zelda™, Halo®, Final Fantasy® and more, tonight will be a little bit of heaven for you.

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Painting Makes a Special Daddy-Daughter Time

Come on dads and grandads, it's time to spend some quality, bonding time with your daughters and granddaughters. It's time to paint!

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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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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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Baby names 2016
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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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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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5 Things for Kids to do During Christmas Break in Grand Rapids

Kids are always excited for snow days and time off from school, but finding fun and affordable things to do throughout Christmas break can be challenging.

Check our list of fun things to do over Christmas break in Grand Rapids and make it a fun vacation for the whole family.

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Lightning McQueen, Mater and Finn McMissile of "Cars 2" Roll Into Bob's Big Boy
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Pixar Bringing ‘Cars 3′ to North American International Auto Show in Detroit

Pixar has announced that the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will include an early look at Cars 3 and debut a life-size version of one of the film's stars.

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