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Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids Location Announces Opening Weekend Events

Tanger Outlets will open in Byron Center on July 31. The grand opening weekend will include fireworks, celebrity appearances, prizes and more.

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Grand Cocktail Competition to Kick off Restaurant Week 2015

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids 2015 is more than a month away, however the pre-event, the Grand Cocktail Competition featuring many of the restaurants participating in Restaurant Week GR is being launched nest Monday, July 6 to get the public involved in cocktail tasting throughout the month of July.

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World Cup Final Watch Party at Rosa Parks Circle on Sunday

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team advanced to the World Cup Final with a 2-0 win over Germany on Tuesday. The championship game will be played on Sunday.

A watch party will be held at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids. All are encouraged to wear red, white and blue.

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Courtesy of Pop Cult
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Amway Family Fireworks Entertainment Spotlight – Pop Cult

We’re gearing up for the 2015 Amway Family Fireworks at Ah Nab Awen Park on July 4th! Leading up to the event, we want to give you a glimpse into some of the great performers you’ll be seeing throughout the evening leading up to the fireworks.

This time we're highlighting Pop Cult!

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5 Things to be Sure to Bring to the Amway Family Fireworks

The Amway Family Fireworks are this Saturday, July 4 at Ah Nab Awen Park!

In preparation for this fun, family event, we've compiled a list of the five essential things that you should bring with you to make sure you fully enjoy the festivities!

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TVLand Pulls ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Episodes From Lineup, Guess Why

Amid continued controversy over the Confederate flag, corporations seem to be racing one another to pull down anything and everything associated with the Civil War symbol. The Dukes of Hazzard even had the image taken off merchandise of the iconic General Lee (which kept the name, for … reasons?), and now TVLand has upped the ante by pulling them Duke boys off their lineup altogether.

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Courtesy of Sundance Institute/Jakob Ihre
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Grand Rapids DJs Review ‘The End of the Tour’

The End of the Tour is set for limited release on July 31. The movie has earned great reviews, even Oscar buzz, at Sundance Film Festival and other select screenings.

Some of The End of the Tour was shot in the radio studios and offices of Townsquare Media Grand Rapids, which is home to 100.5 The River97.9 WGRDChannel 95.7Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR and 1410 AM The Touch.

A few of Townsquare Media's DJs got an early look at the film. Here are their reviews.

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Photos from the Neon Vibe 5K Finish Line & Post-Party [Photos]

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Neon Vibe 5K at 5/3rd Ballpark on Saturday night!

It was a great night of neon, running, music, dancing and fun! Check out some of the photos we snapped at the finish line and during the amazing post-parties! 

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Karl Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Karl came calling today.

Karl visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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GRandJazzFest Looking for Volunteers

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is looking for a few good men, and women. The need volunteers to help at the Jazz festival Aug. 15 and 16 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.

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‘American Idol’ Sends Cease And Desist To Senior Citizens’ Charity Event

"It’s a little ridiculous, but that’s the way people are — they have too much time on their hands," last year's winner said.

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Where to Park for the Amway Family Fireworks in Downtown Grand Rapids [Maps]

Coming downtown on July 4th doesn't have to be scary! There are lots of places to park, and here's a helpful guide on where they are, and a map to help you find them!

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