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15 Bicyclists on 300-Mile Ride From Rockford to Raise Money for Haitian Orphans

This morning between 7:30 and 8am, a group of 15 Rockford area residents left the Cannon Township Offices for a 6-day, 300-mile bicycle ride to raise awareness and money for an orphanage in Port Au Prince, Haiti.

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Courtesy St. Cecilia Music Center
Courtesy St. Cecilia Music Center
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St. Cecilia Music Center’s Great Artist Gala and Concert Tickets are on Sale

St. Cecilia Music Center’s 2015 / 2016 Single Tickets go on are on sale now for the Great Artist Gala and all concerts in their new upcoming season.

Quick information about St. Cecilia Music Center’s new season is available on Facebook. More information and online tickets are available at www.scmc-online.org and can also be purchased by phone at 616-459-2224.

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Chuck Royce Sr. (Photo: St. Cecelia Music Center)
Chuck Royce Sr. (Photo: St. Cecelia Music Center)
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Charles (Chuck) Royce Passes Away at the age of 90

One of Grand Rapids’ longtime and dedicated leaders, Charles (Chuck) Lund Royce, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 20, 2015. He recently celebrated his 90th birthday at St. Cecilia Music Center surrounded by hundreds of well-wishers, family, friends, artists, students and others from a wide range of organizations whose lives he touched through his philanthropy and community involvement.

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New Movies Include ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Gabriel’ [Video]

Pixar's Inside Out opens this week to excellent reviews. Many are calling it Pixar's best film.

Watch the full trailer and get Grand Rapids showtimes for Inside Out and ten other films opening this week.

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Adopt Chablis From Crash’s Landing

Summer is often a time for family reunions, but summer is also a great time to bring a new member into your family.

Welcome Chablis from Crash's Landing into your family!

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Jemal Countess/Getty Images
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Jerry Seinfeld Adds Second Grand Rapids Show

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has added a second Grand Rapids show to his tour date at DeVos Performance Hall on September 10.

The star of Seinfeld, and popular video series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" will now perform a show at 7:00 p.m. and another at 9:30 p.m. on the same date. 

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Coloradans Attempt to Describe Michigan Things and Landmarks (Hilariously) [Video]

We've been having some fun with some of our colleagues in different cities across the country over the past few months. We've had Texans attempt to pronounce the names of places/things in Michigan, and now we've taken things a step further.

Watch in awe as some of our friends from Grand Junction, Colo. attempt to describe common Michigan things. 

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Susan Evangelista/YouTube
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Watch This 1985 Fashion Show At The North Kent Mall And Be Left Speechless [Video]

You DO remember the North Kent Mall don't you?

This little gem of a video of the Uniquely You models from 1985 is a sheer time trip back to the awful fashions we considered so cool back then.

This fashion show has it all -- '80s fashions, mullets, vogueing (before it was cool), and the gosh darn NORTH KENT MALL!!!!!

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Courtesy Circle Theatre
Courtesy Circle Theatre
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Circle Theatre’s Season Continues in July With Lively Comedy

 

Circle Theatre continues the 2015 season in July with the comedy BECKY’S NEW CAR by Steven Dietz, running July 9-25.

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‘The Secret Life of Pets’ Trailer: This is What Your Dog Really Does All Day

Talking dogs and cats have been a staple of animation since the medium’s earliest days, but The Secret Life of Pets trailer actually presents a fairly fresh take on this trope. The talking animals here are ordinary house pets, alone all day while their humans are at work, and we get to see how they pass the time.

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Gripping Father’s Day Ad Emotionally Thanks…Single Mothers?

We've seen plenty of spots (all touching and heartfelt) paying homage to dads leading up to Father's Day, so it's a little jarring to see one recognizing moms.

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Lowell Police Department Warns Residents of Light & Power Scam

The Lowell Police Department would like to notify area residents that a telephone scam is being targeted at Lowell Light & Power customers.

The caller states that they are from Lowell Light & Power and tells the customers if they don’t pay, their power is being shut off. 

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