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The B.O.B. to Partner With House of Blues on New Entertainment Venue

The Gilmore Collection announced Tuesday that they will be teaming up with House of Blues Entertainment for their new music venue, 20 Monroe Live, that will be located directly next to The B.O.B.

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Grand Rapids Police Department Recruiting via Facebook
Grand Rapids Police Department Recruiting via Facebook
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GRPD is Hiring and They’ll Pay For Training

Have you ever thought about being a Grand Rapids police officer?  GRPD is looking to hire new officers and experience is not a issue.

Grand Rapids Police Department is willing to send you to Grand Valley State University’s Police Academy for free as well as pay you during the 16 week class...

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City Of Grand Rapids Announces Guidelines For Bonfires [Video]

A few weeks ago The City of Grand Rapids passed a new ordinance allowing recreational bonfires inside the city limits.  Applications for bonfire permits will be available on September 22nd via an online form...

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Burgeoning Craft Beer Industry Creates Niche Market For Limited Release Beers
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New Holland Brewing Co. Opening ‘The Knickerbocker’ Brewery Downtown This Thursday

Yet another iconic West Michigan brewery is building a location in Downtown Grand Rapids.  New Holland Brewing Co. is opening The Knickerbocker downtown this Thursday, September 15th...

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Does Anybody Work at Target?

Okay, my headline, Does Anybody Work at Target, is a bit facetious, but let me set up this story.

My wife Kathy and I were out shopping Saturday, and stopped at Target for a few things. As we were finding what we needed, I was struck by the fact that I hadn't seen a single  "red-shirted" target employee. At the check out, for sure, but not in the rest of the store and isles. I wanted to find an umbrella, so began looking for someone to ask where they might be. It was a long trip.

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Spotted: Awesome/Silly License Plate in Grand Rapids

Have you spotted any funny/awesome license plates around Grand Rapids? Snagged any pictures? We found a pretty good one.

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Southbound 131 Closed South of West River Dr. Due to a Crash

Southbound US-131 is currently closed south of West River Drive due to a crash involving multiple vehicles.

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Tired Of Only Picking Berries And Apples? – Find Farms In Michigan To Pick Any Veggie You Want!

Curtis thought he came across an anomaly this weekend when he drove by a farm that was allowing customers to go out in the field and pick their own broccoli and cauliflower...

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New Fall Freeway Construction Starts Today For West Michigan

One of Michigan's great sayings is "We have two seasons here in Michigan, winter and construction.", and this Fall is no exception.  Starting today, two new freeway construction projects begin in Grand Rapids and Lowell...

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What’s Better Than an Accordion Player Serenading you at Dinner

We're blessed with a wealth of fine restaurants in Grand Rapids, and it's always difficult to choose between them all. That is, unless you want some sure-fire fun with your meal, like an accordion.

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Central Michigan Beats Oklahoma State on Miracle Play [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

The Central Michigan Chippewas played the top-25 ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys close on Saturday, well enough to be down by just 3 points as time was expiring. The Chips scored a miracle touchdown on the final, un-timed down of the game to shock OSU.

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GVSU Sets Record Enrollment With Over 25,000 Students

Grand Valley State University reports they have set new enrollment records including: total enrollment, first-year students, minority students and those living on campus.

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