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New Development Downtown on West Fulton to Bring More Quality College Housing

Rockford Construction announced that they have closed on the final parcel of land and will be breaking ground this month on quality, market rate housing with college students in mind in Grand Rapids’ West Side neighborhood. Fulton Place will be located on Fulton Street West, between Lexington and Seward Streets.

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Watch the New ‘Star Wars: Episode 7’ Trailer!

The brand new Star Wars: Episode 7 trailer premiered this morning at Star Wars Celebration, as J.J. Abrams and the film’s cast showed off the footage to a packed audience of hardcore Star Wars fans. But, you don't have to be in Anaheim to get a new look at The Force Awakens: we've got the trailer for you right here, right now!

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Speakers Announced for FAILURE:LAB at Wealthy Theater on May 15 [Photos/Videos]

FAILURE:LAB showcases individual and personal stories of failure. Six speakers for its third Grand Rapids event have been announced.

FAILURE:LAB Grand Rapids will take place at Wealthy Theater on Friday, May 15. Tickets are now available.

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Vandermill Cider Expands to Grand Rapids [Video]

Grand Rapids, already Beer City USA and Best Beer Town in the U.S., is expanding it's alcoholic craft beverage scene by welcoming Vandermill Cider.

Vandermill, LLC, a hard cider maker based in Spring Lake is coming to GR's Northeast side. 

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City of Grand Rapids Survey Seeks Input to Improve Bicycle Safety

Spring is here, cyclists have hit the streets and Grand Rapids is aiming to make the roads safer for those riding bikes.

A new survey asks for community input to help develop an outreach campaign to reduce the number of bicycle/vehicle accidents.

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Beech-Nut Recalls Baby Food Possibly Containing Glass

Beech-Nut Nutrition is recalling more than 1,900 pounds of baby food products because they may be contaminated with small pieces of glass.

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Detroit Lions to Host Youth Football Camp in Muskegon

The Detroit Lions will host a youth football camp this summer at Muskegon High School.

The camp will teach fundamentals of football and is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. until noon on Monday, June 8, through Thursday, June 11.

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Hank Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Hank, a 2-year-old Pit Bull/mix dog, came calling today.

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

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St. Cecilia Music Center Hosting Fabulous Wine Tasting Benefit May 1st

All of West Michigan is invited to one of the best wine tastings of the year at St. Cecilia Music Center on Friday, May 1st starting at 5:30 p.m.

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GRPD Warns Drivers Not to Cut Through Parking Lots to Avoid Construction

The Grand Rapids Police Department is warning residents about cutting through businesses' parking lots to avoid construction.

In a Facebook post Tuesday, the GRPD warned residents of the fines and points attached to being ticketed for the offense. 

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Statewide Tornado Drill Planned for Michigan on Thursday

State police and emergency management officials are asking Michigan residents to take part in a statewide tornado drill this week.

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SiTE:LAB Taking Over Three Acres in Grand Rapids for Rumsey Street Project [Video]

SiTE:LAB is an all-volunteer organization which creates temporary site-specific art. Its venues at ArtPrize have been award-winning.

Now, SiTE:LAB is set to begin a two-year project with the City of Grand Rapids and Habitat for Humanity of Kent County called the Rumsey Street Project.

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