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Courtesy Nana's Run
Courtesy Nana's Run
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Fight Against ALS Helped by Nana’s Run

Runners and walkers have a great incentive to get out and get active Saturday, May 20. It's the annual Nana's Run, a 5k run/walk for the fight against ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).

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Courtesy Tom De Vette
Courtesy Tom De Vette
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Do You Remember Towne Club Pop?

Ahhh, the good old days. If you're from Grand Rapids or have lived here a long time then you probably remember Towne Club Pop. I do. When I first moved here it was a little bit of heaven when you could go to the Towne Club Pop centers.

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"Diamond-Place"/courtesy Clark Communications
"Diamond-Place"/courtesy Clark Communications
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The Medical Mile Continues to Grow With the $42million Diamond Place project underway in Grand Rapids

Ground was officially broken Tuesday for another new development in Grand Rapids. City of Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss joined Third Coast Development and PK Development Group leaders as well as other project partners in officially getting the $42 million Diamond Place project on Michigan Street in Grand Rapids started.

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Festival of the Arts Performance Application Deadline is Near

Are you a singer, dancer, solo, group, choir, whatever? Do you have a desire to be on the "big stage?" Festival of the Arts 2016, the annual first of June entertainment and food extravaganza in Grand Rapids is accepting applications from all hopeful performers, but the deadline is near.

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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Comic/Ventriloguist Jeff Dunham at VanAndel Arena in January

Jeff Dunham, the wildly popular and internationally acclaimed comic/ventriloquist is loading up the bus along with his cast of characters and heading to the Van Andel Arena here in Grand Rapids, Thursday, January 14th on their “Perfectly Unbalanced” International Tour.

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Photo: Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
Photo: Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Grand Rapids #3 in the U.S. for Economic Growth

A new report was published last week that is very exciting for Grand Rapids, and West Michigan.

Bureau of Labor and other national data places Grand Rapids at #3 for economic growth on list of 373 of the nation’s metropolitan statistical areas.

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Jazz Great, Christian McBride, Performs at St. Cecilia Music Center in February

Jazz returns to St. Cecilia Music Center in February with the Christian McBride Trio. They'll be here on February 19, at 7:30 p.m. The trio is formed around premier bassist Christian McBride, along with pianist Christian Sands and drummer Ulysses Owens, Jr.

One of the most dynamic bassist of his generation, 41 year-old Christian McBride creates a jazz tour de force with Sands and Owens, both younger emerging artists. They have been performing as a trio for about three years. In 2014, Christian McBride released his fifth recording “Out Here” on Mack Avenue Records featuring the trio.

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SE Grand Rapids Dig Out Their Neighbors And Then Have A Party

I live in SE Grand Rapids and there were no parties going on on my street after the dig out.  I just think this story is so cool!  Neighbor helping neighbor will help to bond these people for way longer than the Blizzard Of 2011!

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