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Holland Is The Best Small Town In America To Start A Business

Gotta business idea? Go west, young man (and/or young woman), to the Lakeshore.

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Did You Hear The “Big Boom” In Grandville This Weekend? [Poll]

On Saturday, April 15th, around 8:30pm, the Kent County Sheriff Department and WZZM 13 started to receive calls about a "big boom" heard in Grandville...

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22 Times Instagram Was Totally Right With #OnlyInMichigan

Truth, Michigan is a pretty special place.  We’ve got tons of natural beauty and wilderness, along with a Great Lake on either side of the state...

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Kelly Clarkson Falls to Her Knees After Hitting Hilariously Wrong Note [Watch]

Kelly Clarkson has one of the most powerful voices of this generation, but even she has her off moments.

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Five Out-Of-The-Way, Inexpensive Grand Rapids Restaurants

Okay, I admit it. I am a cheap bastard. I don't like paying a lot for food when I go out. This skill has allowed me to find some pretty darn good dining spots for those on a budget.

Here are five of my favorites.

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Adopt Kate Spayed From Crash’s Landing

Crash's Landing provides an excellent service to West Michigan by providing shelter for hundreds of cats. It's important work, but they like to have a little fun along the way too and that often includes clever names for their cats.

This week we'd like to introduce you to Kate Spayed.

See what they did there?

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Last Chance to Have Taxes Prepared for Free

Tax Day is getting close, very close, Tuesday, April 18, as a matter of fact. No, it's not the 15th this year since that falls on a Saturday, so, yes, you have three extra days.

Are you waiting till the last minute, as thousand of others do? Why not take the worry out of filing and get some help, and get it for FREE?

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Animal Hit and Killed on I-196 in Grand Rapids Was a Dog and Not a Bear [VIDEO]

UPDATE: When the DNR went to retrieve the animal, they discovered that it was a black dog, not a bear.

On the same day the DNR sent out notice that bears would be waking up and on the move in Michigan, it appears a bear has been hit and killed in Grand Rapids. 

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No, Someone Did NOT Try to Snatch a Kid at the Gaines Twp. Target

You may have seen a Facebook post being shared by your friends warning parents about a potential child abduction at the Target in Gaines Twp...

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‘Don’t Breathe’ Director Fede Alvarez Will Take Us Back to the World of ‘Labyrinth’

Everyone has that a special movie (or two) from their childhood that they feel protective of — a film so formative and beloved that even the slightest hint of “remake” elicits a drastic eyebrow-raise. For me, it’s Jim Henson’s Labyrinth, a beautiful and wildly imaginative film filled with great music, performances and wonderful Henson puppetry that also happened to introduce me to my first crush: David Bowie. (I was five. It was significant.) And although revisiting that world with a new director could be fun under the right circumstances, I reserve the right to remain skeptical.

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Frederik Meijer Gardens Announces Their 2017 Summer Concert Series Lineup

Summer is almost here, and one of the greatest parts of summer in West Michigan is the Frederik Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series! Well, now we know the lineup for this year's shows...

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Grand Rapids #2 Best Food & Beverage Destination in the World

And, the accolades just keep piling up!

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA), the world’s leading authority on food and beverage tourism, has announced the winners of the 2017 FoodTrekking Awards for excellence in food and beverage tourism, and we are a winner!

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