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Adopt Hero From Crash’s Landing

Not every day goes exactly like we would hope. Some days we need a hero to help us through. Crash's Landing has a hero to brighten your day. His name is Hero!

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Grand Rapids Symphony Returning to Carnegie Hall

Nearly 12 years ago, the Grand Rapids Symphony capped off its 75th anniversary season with a trip to the Big Apple and a concert in New York City’s Carnegie Hall. New York Times critic Bernard Holland, noting the enthusiastic reception for the orchestra in the 2,800-seat hall, began his review with, “The Grand Rapids Symphony came to Carnegie Hall on Saturday night and brought a good part of the city with it.”

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Carrabba’s in Kentwood Shuts Down Unexpectedly

Another restaurant in the Grand Rapids area has closed its doors.

On Thursday morning, Carrabba's Italian Grill, on 28th Street in Kentwood, had a sign on their door that said
This location is NOW CLOSED...

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GRPS Forced to Declare Snow Day Due to ‘Day Without Immigrants’

Officials from GRPS said Thursday that they saw such a severe dip in attendance that the day will likely not count as a school day, and they will instead count it as a snow day.

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Rosa Parks statue, downtown Grand Rapids (Jojo Girard/TSM)
Rosa Parks statue, downtown Grand Rapids (Jojo Girard/TSM)
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Mike Ilitch Paid Rosa Parks’ Rent For Years

The Detroit Red Wings honored their late owner Mike Ilitch Wednesday night before their game against the St. Louis Blues at The Joe.

It also came out yesterday that Ilitch quietly made sure that civil rights legend Rosa Parks was made to feel appreciated.

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Michigan House At SXSW To Feature GR Mayor Rosalynn Bliss [Video]

South By Southwest (SXSW) is a huge arts, music and cultural festival in Austin, TX. And Michigan is represented at the event by the Grand Rapids based Michigan House.

At their house warming send off party Wednesday, they announced their lineup of speakers and performers, one of which will be Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, who will speak of Michigan's successes.

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New Donut Shop is Totally Unique, and, Killer Delicious

I literally stumbled on a new donut shop in town call the Donut Conspiracy. I had to meet a friend and they said to meet them at the shop, which I had never heard of before. It's located off the East Beltline near the Knapp's Corner Meijer store, in the strip mall next to it, sort of behind Wendy's. I'm telling you, if you go in there, you may not come out alive.

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The Grand Rapids Drive’s NBA D-League Becomes The G-League [Video]

The NBA Developmental League, of which the Grand Rapids Drive is a member, has long been affectionately known as 'The D-League'. Not anymore.

Now it's the G-League, and the 'G' doesn't stand for Grand Rapids.

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Wyoming Business Could Face Charges For ‘Bed Of Nails’ Booby Trap That Injured Officer [Video]

It was one of the more painful news stories of the past week. A Wyoming police officer chasing down suspects landed on a homemade 'bed of nails' made of deck screws and wood.

And now the business that set up the trap could face charges.

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Davey is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Davey 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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Two Grand Rapids Brewpubs On USA Today’s 10 Best List

What's better than cracking open a frosty craft beer from a Grand Rapids brewery?  Cracking open that same beer in the brewpub where it's crafted...

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MC Sports Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Liquidation Sales Are Coming

MC Sports announced Tuesday afternoon that they are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

The announcement Tuesday didn’t mention any store closings, but they are planning to reorganize the company under the Chapter 11 bankruptcy code...

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