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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
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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Abused abandoned dog in exile
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City Council Passes License for the Barking Boutique

At a city council meeting on Monday night, many people showed up to protest the new Barking Boutique that may be opening in Grandville. This store is set to sell designer puppies for thousands of dollars...

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John Mason/TSM
John Mason/TSM
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This Grand Rapids Building Is The Stuff Fairy Tale Are Made Of

This unique building in the Eastown neighborhood of Grand Rapids looks like one of J.R.R. Tolkien's Hobbits lives in it.

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courtesy of Meijer
courtesy of Meijer
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Meijer Starts Home Delivery For West Michigan

No more standing in long check-out lines as Meijer expands its delivery service to West Michigan

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Grand Rapids is Ranked as a Great St. Patrick’s Party City

Wallethub does a lot of studies on cities and they always have Grand Rapids scored well in their results, which we love. They've done another study on the best cities for celebrating St. Patrick's Day, and guess what? We're in the top 20! Because we're awesome!

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Byron Clute via Facebook
Byron Clute via Facebook
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Grand Rapids Westsiders Watch Out, Someone Wants In Your Car

If you live in the Richmond Park/Alpine & Leonard area (or just, on the West side of GR), heads up:  Someone wants in your car!

Friday morning around 5:30am, I was awoken (or is it, I awoke?).....

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Grand Rapids at night
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Three Michigan Cities Named On List Of America’s Most Affordable Cities

Every year, Forbes ranks America's most affordable cities to live in based on housing, food, utilities, gas, transportation, and medical expenses...

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Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
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HELLO! Mark Wahlberg Is In Grand Rapids!!!!

ATTENTION EVERYONE

Mark Wahlberg was spotted in Grand Rapids!!

More specifically, he was spotted having lunch at the Six One Six Lounge at the JW Marriott according to MLive...

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Grand Rapids at night
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Grand Rapids Ranked High as an Underappreciated City You Should Move To

Grand Rapids has made a TON of best of places to live lists, which makes this totally sensible. Thrillist has made their list of "Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To", and Grand Rapids is featured prominently in their list!

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
Matt Milhouse, TSM
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Tickets for Founders KBS on Sale Saturday

Founders Brewing Co.'s barrel-aged Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS) is among the highest rated beers in the world. Some would say it is the best.

One of the best ways to score KBS for yourself is to purchase a ticket which allows you to pick it up at Founders. Those tickets go on sale, Saturday, February 18.

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