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Diocese of Grand Rapids Statement on Pope Francis and President Trump

President Trump and Pope Francis will meet at the Vatican on Wednesday, May 24. It will be the first time the two have met.

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Courtesy of The Green Well
Courtesy of The Green Well
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The Green Well in Rockford is Now Open

The Green Well on Cherry St. in Grand Rapids has been a popular stop since it opened in 2007. Now, there's a second location. The Green Well has opened on East Bridge St. in downtown Rockford.

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Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media
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Awkward Moments in Michigan We’ve All Suffered Through

Oh, those awkward moments in your life. We've all had them, those uncomfortable situations that come up and we wish we could just disappear, or die, right?

Living in Michigan, we have our special "Michigan moments," too. Like trying to explain things we take for granted, but when traveling, or are talking to someone from another state, you lose them. Awkward!

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Get Your Mom Free Crack Fries At Hopcat Sunday! (She Has To Be With You)

Do something nice for mom on Mother’s Day… get her some free “Crack Fries” from HopCat!

All day Sunday at all their locations, HopCat will be saying “thanks” to mom with a free order of crack fries...

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Google Street View
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MC Sports Closes All Their Stores For Good Sunday Evening

According to WOODTV, Sunday was the last day of business for MC Sports, from what employees told the news station.

In February, it was announced MC Sports would close all 66 of their stores after the company's bid for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection failed...

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The 5 Best Places For French Fries in Grand Rapids

Where can you get the best fries in Grand Rapids? We did the research so you don't have to.

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People in West Michigan Want to Garden Naked

Okay now while I can't speak on behalf of all West Michigan, a good portion of people from the region are at least interested in the idea...

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courtesy of Rachel Snyder
courtesy of Rachel Snyder
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Rachel from Grand Rapids Is On Jeopardy TONIGHT!!!

Someone from Grand Rapids will be on Jeopardy tonight!

I happened to come across a post bragging that a lady’s sister-in-law would be on Jeopardy tonight (which comes on at 7:30 pm on WWMT 3 and 10:30 on CW7 – or channel 17 on Comcast...

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‘Dog Friendly’ Patios Around Grand Rapids

Summer’s almost here and we want to spend as much time as we can with our friends and family… including the furry family members! We totally understand...

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Rob Sparks/Townsquare Media
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GR Residents Can Recycle That Old Tube-Style Television For Free For A Limited Time

 

I’m so excited to come across this gem on MLive, especially since the dinosaur above sits in my office and you can’t just “throw it away” anymore.

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City of Grand Rapids
City of Grand Rapids
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Pay Attention: Traffic Flow at Leonard and 131 Has Changed

Let’s talk about this for a second; traffic patterns have changed at Leonard and 131.  It’s quite different and it’s amazing how FEW people have actually realized it...

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Grand Rapids Police Department/Facebook
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GR Police Find AR-15 Rifle in House After Stand Off On Northwest Side

I still believe the west side is a great area to live, but lately, it’s also it’s been a bit of a scary area to live.

Fox17 is reporting that Sunday night just after 7:00 pm, police were called to the area of Leonard and Davis with a report of a lady pointing a “long gun” at some people who were arguing; so police arrested her...

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