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Perseid Meteor Shower Pajama Party in Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids Public Museum and the Grand Rapids Amateur Astrological Association will host a Perseid Pajama Party at Cascade Township Park on August 12 and 13.

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Matt Milhouse
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Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids Pre-Opening Evening Gala [Photos]

Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids officially opens on Friday, July 31, but many got an early look at the new mall Thursday night at a pre-opening event.

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Grandwich Competition to Name Best Sandwich in Grand Rapids

The search for the best sandwich in Grand Rapids is on! The annual Grandwich competition is back for the fifth year and will run through July 31.

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Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Amway Family Fireworks – the Big Fireworks Show! [Photos]

Another Amway Family Fireworks is in the books! What a great night of music, food, family, fun, and fireworks!

If you missed the fireworks show, or if you want to relive the show, we got some photos of it to share with you! 

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#GRFamilyFireworks: Amway Family Fireworks Live Via Twitter, Instagram on 100.5 The River

The Amway Family Fireworks today at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids is more than just fireworks celebrating the Independence Day holiday weekend.

It's music, entertainment, food, frolic and fun, while embracing family, freedom and community.

Share the fun you're having and the festiveness and friendliness you're seeing by using Twitter or Instagram, and posting tweets and pics using the hashtag #GRFireworks, and see it all posted below on 100.5 The River.

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Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids Location Announces Opening Weekend Events

Tanger Outlets will open in Byron Center on July 31. The grand opening weekend will include fireworks, celebrity appearances, prizes and more.

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World Cup Final Watch Party at Rosa Parks Circle on Sunday

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team advanced to the World Cup Final with a 2-0 win over Germany on Tuesday. The championship game will be played on Sunday.

A watch party will be held at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids. All are encouraged to wear red, white and blue.

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100.5 The River’s July 2015 Top Songs Playlist

Edwin McCain's I'll Be

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Courtesy Amway
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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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2015 Michigan Governor’s Service Award Winners Include West Michigan People and Businesses

Governor Rick Snyder presented the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards to ten extraordinary volunteers and organizations at Monday night’s annual Governor's Service Awards at Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids.

Winners were selected from 40 finalists and included West Michigan-area people and businesses.

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Byron Center Survey Focuses on Racial Equity and Neighborhood Change

VoiceGR is an annual survey conducted by researchers at Grand Valley State University’s Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy.

Johnson Center at GVSU has announced that the VoiceGR survey is expanding to include surveys for Byron Center and Muskegon this year with an emphasis on questions focusing on racial equity and neighborhood change.

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The Most Expensive Home for Sale in Grand Rapids That You Probably Can’t Afford

We all have dreams of winning the Powerball jackpot and buying a new, spacious home in a great area of town. Maybe with a view of a lake.

Well, if you've achieved the winning the Powerball dream, and you're looking for that home in Grand Rapids, we've found it - the most expensive home for sale in Grand Rapids. 

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