2012 has brought a wide variety of stories to rivergrandrapids.com.

National and local stories were both popular this year.

We've gathered the most-viewed of 2012 to take another look.

 

 

 

 

 

10 - BLACK FRIDAY LINES FORM A WEEK EARLY IN GRAND RAPIDS

Want to get a Black Friday deal in Grand Rapids?  You'd better get there EARLY!

9 - DETROIT MAN MASTERS CARNIVAL GAMES

If your house needs more over-sized stuffed animals, this may help.

8 - SANTA'S REINDEER CAM

As Santa keeps an eye on you, you can keep an eye on his reindeer.

7 - GRAND RAPIDS MOM'S 'PREGNANT AND I KNOW IT' VIDEO

Fun video out of Grand Rapids went viral!

6 - ST. PATRICK'S DAY CUPCAKE RECIPE

Need more sweets?  This is a good place to start.

5 - BEST PLACES TO SWIM IN GRAND RAPIDS

Warm sounds good right now, doesn't it?

4 - JENNIFER ANISTON HATED 'THE RACHEL'

Did you like it, hate it, or love it so much you got it too?

3 - BLACK WIDOW SPIDERS FOUND IN GRAND RAPIDS

You might walk a little more carefully around town after reading this.

2 - RUSSIAN OLYMPIC JACKETS: AWESOME OR AWFUL?

I like them.  What do you think?

1 - WHAT"S THAT RED MICHIGAN SHIRT DAN WEARS ON BIG BROTHER?

Not proud to say I have invested many hours of my life watching this show.  But it is one of my favorites.  What WAS that red Michigan shirt Dan Gheesling always wore during Season 14 of Big Brother?  We got to the bottom of it and it was our most-viewed story of 2012.

Enjoy our review of what was popular in 2012 and have a Happy New Year!