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Whitecaps Community Foundation and Fifth Third Ballpark to host Inner-City Youth Baseball All-Star Game

The Fifth Third Ballpark stadium lights will be on tonight, Monday, July 27, but it won’t be the West Michigan Whitecaps taking the field. Instead, the Whitecaps Community Foundation will host the first-ever All-Star Game for the YMCA Inner-City Youth Baseball and Softball Program.

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Disney’s “NEWSIES” Tickets go on Sale Today!

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway Grand Rapids are proud to announce tickets for the highly anticipated Grand Rapids engagement of NEWSIES are on sale to the public today, Monday, July 27 at 10:00 AM. The Tony® Award-winning production will begin performances at the DeVos Performance Hall on Tuesday, September 22 for a limited engagement of one week through Sunday, September 27.

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New Movies Include ‘Pixels,’ ‘Southpaw’ and ‘Paper Towns’ [Video]

This weekend's new releases cover topics ranging from video games to boxing to exorcisms.

See all of the trailers with Grand Rapids showtimes!

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Adopt Mao From Crash’s Landing

There is still a lot of summer left and a lot of time to make memories with a new family member.

Adopt Mao from Crash's Landing!

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Amtrak Exhibit Train in Grand Rapids Tomorrow

The Amtrak Exhibit Train, showcasing the past, present and future of America’s Railroad®, will be open to the public for free tours this Saturday in Grand Rapids as part of the national Amtrak Train Days tour.  The Exhibit Train is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.at the Amtrak Station at 440 Century Avenue SW.  

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“Company” Opens at Circle Theatre August 6

 

Circle Theatre continues the 2015 season in August with COMPANY, a game-changing musical that features a sophisticated and honest look at modern, adult relationships. From musical theatre's most renowned composer, Stephen Sondheim, COMPANY is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre. With a book by George Furth and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, this Tony Award winning musical (Including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Lyrics and Best Book) runs August 6-22.

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Miss Lacy Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Miss Lacy the dog came calling today.

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

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Mel Trotter Ministries Closing Some Thrift Stores in Restructuring

Mel Trotter Ministries, a local non-profit serving the hungry, homeless and hurting of the Greater Grand Rapids area, announced a restructuring of its thrift stores and auto program to better serve the needs of the West Michigan community.

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New Scams Popping Up Around West Michigan

The Ionia County Sheriff's Office took to Facebook today to warn residents about a few scams that have popped up in the area recently.

One scam involves an "unmarked" police vehicle, while another involves extortion and compromising photos. 

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New Movies Include ‘Ant-Man,’ ‘Boulevard’ and ‘Irrational Man’ [Video]

This week's movie releases finds a wide variety of options from the big-budget Ant-Man to Woody Allen's latest film Irrational Man.

View full trailers for all of the new movies and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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The fun and Outrageous “OddBall” Happens September 12 at the UICA

The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) will host it’s fifth annual OddBall fundraiser and ArtPrize kick-off party on September 12th and will, once again, present an evening of outrageous and unexpected fun. UICA invites the public to enjoy an exclusive first look at the ArtPrize Seven exhibition SENSE while enjoying unique contemporary entertainment. All proceeds from the event support UICA’s mission year-round, including education, exhibitions, and community events.

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Adopt Truxton From Crash’s Landing

Truxton was saved from a near-death experience just two months ago. He was found laying hurt in the street as cars drove past. He was saved and brought to Crash's Landing.

Now Truxton needs a home.

Can you adopt Truxton?

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