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Celebration! Cinema Woodland Offering 12 Free Movies For Kids This Summer

School's out! (Or almost out.) And that means that it's time to find things to do for the summer. One of the things that you definitely shouldn't miss out on is Celebration...

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Watch ‘The Sandlot’ at Byron Township’s Movies in the Park on Saturday

Summer means baseball and getting outdoors. Byron Township has an opportunity to relax and enjoy both while watching The Sandlot on Saturday, June 10.

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Waterfront Film Festival Reinvents Itself With Year-Round Facility in Holland

Waterfront Film Festival, a staple of film-arts in West Michigan since 1999, recently announced the opening of its new screening and event venue in Holland. Their new headquarters/theatre/workshop, is on Columbia Avenue, near downtown Holland. They are introducing their new facility with a Grand Opening film and celebration.

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7 Rude Things (Besides Texting, Of Course) You Can Do in a Movie Theater

So, you're all excited to take in the newest Hollywood blockbuster, are ya? Well, hopefully, no one will ruin your night with these boneheaded antics.

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Grand Rapids 2017 ‘Movies in the Park’ Lineup Announced

Movies in the Park is set to return to Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids beginning June 2. The full movie lineup and a few changes were announced by Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. this morning.

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Muskegon’s Getty Drive-In to Open For the Season April 14

Warmer weather has returned to West Michigan, and that means the return of drive-in movies! Muskegon's Getty Drive-In is set to open for the season this Friday, April 14, 2017 at 8 p...

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The Nine Drive-In Theaters That Remain Open In Michigan

In the 1960s and early 1970s, you'd be able to find over 130 drive-in theaters in the State of Michigan.  50 years later, we only have 9 drive-in theaters left in the state...

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1946 – Good Old Days of Grand Rapids [Video]

A couple of weeks ago I posted some film of old Ramona Park, Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids, from 1946. Well, let's go back there again, this time to downtown Grand Rapids.

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Reed’s Lake “Back in the Day,” in 1946 [Video]

Reed's Lake is just one of the many gems in the Grand Rapids area that makes living here so special. "Back in the day," it was really something special. People from all over would flock to the lake.

Located in East Grand Rapids, we know Reed's Lake today as the home of Roses Restaurant, part of the Gilmore Collection, municipal buildings, a bustling East Grand Rapids downtown, the East Grand Rapids Middle School, the  Grand Rapids Yacht Club, several marinas, and many houses. But, a few...okay, many, years ago, things were very different.

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Hey Buckaroo’s, Do You Remember the Buckaroo Rodeo

It's a Blast from the Past, but I thought it would be fun to see who remembers Buck Barry and the Buckaroo Rodeo. He was the singing cowboy of WOOD TV in the 50's and 60's, dominating local children's TV, and a man I worked with and admired as I began my career at TV8 in 1969.

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O’Reilly Auto Parts Has A Flux Capacitor For Sale, No Word On If It Will Take You ‘Back To The Future’

If you plug in the parts number 121G on the O'Reilly web site, oreillys.com, it will take you a page advertising a flux capacitor device, which was invented by Emmett Brown for the express intention of time traveling.

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Category: Movies, Videos, Weird News
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The Oscars had a Jim Joyce Moment, And That’s a Good Thing

The 2017 Academy Awards will always be remembered for the mix-up at the end of the awards show. La La Land was mistakenly named the winner for Best Picture, then moments later Moonlight was announced the winner.

A huge mistake, but a mistake that was handled well by all. That's something that former Major League Baseball umpire Jim Joyce has experience with. Just ask Armando Galarraga or any Detroit Tigers fan.

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