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MOVE Systems is MOVE-ing Their Manufacturing from China to Grand Rapids

MOVE Systems, a company that makes eco-friendly mobile food carts, and other food service equipment, is making a $13 million investment in Grand Rapids! They're bringing their manufacturing to Walker, from China, which also brings jobs!

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Grand Rapids Barstillery Announces Grand Re-Opening

We talk enough about local businesses closing, that it’s nice to highlight a business that is actually celebrating a re-grand opening!

Back on July 24th, Flat Lander’s Bar, at 855 Michigan St...

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Jukeboxes Were Once Manufactured in Grand Rapids

There was a time when jukeboxes were made in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

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Another Long Standing Grand Rapids Restaurant Announces It’s Closing

Another west side Grand Rapids restaurant is closing after 39 years of business.  The owners of Shawmut Inn, on the corner of Collindale and Lake Michigan Dr...

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The West Side Duthler’s Family Food Store Will Be Closing In A Few Weeks

With the good news of new development, comes the bad news of a staple along Bridge Street NW in Grand Rapids closing their doors.

The Duthler’s Family Food Store will be closing August 18th...

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Grand Rapids Makes Outside Magazine’s ‘Best Towns Ever 2017’ List

Outside Magazine, a mag about travel, adventure, health, and getting outdoors and having fun, has put together a list of the best towns in America.

Grand Rapids made it into the 25 Best Towns of 2017!

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What Could We Do With These Old Newspaper Boxes? A Few Ideas

I bet you walk or drive by one of these quite often and never think anything about it.  Around the West Michigan area, are old newspaper boxes, they’re still usually chained to whatever they’re in front of, but never have papers in them anymore...

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Jayden K Smith Is Not Trying To Hack Facebook Users In West Michigan

Raise your hand if you got a warning on Sunday about Jayden K Smith?

It read something like:

Please tell all the contacts in your messenger list not to accept Jayden K...

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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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Grand Rapids School Auctions Off Musical Instruments And Furniture

IF you’ve ever wanted a school desk, or maybe you need a good deal on a trumpet, then you’re in luck!

WZZM is reporting that tomorrow there’s an auction of the stuff at The Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology...

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Shooting At Michigan Courthouse Kills Two Bailiffs And Injures Deputy Sheriff
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23 Children Missing In Michigan Since January

Did you know children from Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Mattawan and Grand Rapids have gone missing in 2017?

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2017 FOX Upfront
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Former West Michigander To Be Honored With Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce just announced who they are adding this year to the Hollywood Walk of Fame for 2018 and one of the names is a former West Michigan local...

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