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Detroit Red Wings Release Statement About the Use of Their Logo at White Nationalists Meeting

The Detroit Red Wings released a statement Saturday afternoon denouncing the use of their logo at the White Nationalists meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia...

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We Are Less Than a Week Away From Grand Rapids Getting Its First Cat Cafe

If you love cats & coffee - this is your new hang out spot! On Thursday, August 17th at 10 a.m. Happy Cat Cafe will officially be open to the public.

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5 Cheapest Waterfront Homes for Sale in Kent County

If you dream of living the waterfront lifestyle, but think it's out of your price range, here are the 5 cheapest waterfront homes we found for sale in Kent County.

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Words That People From Michigan Just Can’t Pronounce Properly

It's been said that the Midwestern accent is  the most widely perceived "mainstream" American English accent.  In fact, a lot of TV and Radio broadcasters prefer their anchors and DJs to have this Midwestern accent because "it plays well in all parts of the country...

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UPDATE: The Last Jukebox Made in Grand Rapids has been Located!

Last week I did a post on the history of jukeboxes being made in Grand Rapids, MI. Over 1 million jukeboxes were manufactured in a building over on Cottage Grove SE. That plant has since shut down, and the manufacturing of those devices has moved out of the country...but I was able to locate the very last jukebox that was made in that location!

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Applebee’s to Close More Than 100 Restaurants, Will Any of Them be in West Michigan?

Bad news for fans of Applebee's (and IHOP). The parent company for both restaurants announced Thursday that they will be closing more than 100 Applebee's locations and 20-25 IHOP locations in the coming months.

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Meet Harold From Crash’s Landing

Harold is a sweet, social cat, yet he has not made that final connection and found a forever home.

Meet Harold, visit him at Crash's Landing, then welcome him to your home!

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Wurzburg’s and the Good Old Days of Shopping Downtown Grand Rapids

 

Remember shopping in downtown Grand Rapids in the "good old days? Those were the times of the big department stores, Herpolsheimer's, Wurzburg's and specialty stores. The biggest, and fanciest was Wurzburg's.

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What Do You Think Michigan’s Favorite Emoji is?

I'll give you a hint: we don't use this emoji for its actual meaning.

Figure it out yet? Here's another hint just in case: you can find it in the produce section at the grocery store...

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Sparta Man Pleads Guilty in to Sexual Assault Charges Involving Two Young Boys

23-year-old Tyler Lowis of Sparta is facing life in prison after pleading guilty to several felony charges in connection with the sexual assault of two young boys...

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West Michigan’s Rooftop Bars

Before the sun turns to gloom and the warmth turns to cold - make the most out of what's left of summer. And while there is plenty to do and take advantage of in West Michigan, something we don't have much of is rooftop bars...

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ArtPrize Hosting Kick-Off Party, Opening Volunteer Registration

ArtPrize begins next month! The events leading up to the art competition have begun and that includes volunteer registration.

ArtPrize will also host their Volunteer Kick-Off Party on Thursday, August 10.

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