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Much Of February Felt An Awful Lot Like Spring In West Michigan, Didn’t It?

If only every Winter could be like this every year!  Everyone who loves a typical Michigan Winter feels like they have been cheated out of West Michigan fun.  If you live in Michigan you must like cold weather and Pond Hockey, and Ice Skating, and Skiing, and Snowboarding at Cannonsburg Ski Area, right?

I know, I know; but, for those of us who needed a break from a typical West Michigan Winter, February this year, felt an awful lot like Spring, didn't it?  And Spring?  Spring makes me get excited about planting some flowers and thinking about some of my favorite bulbs to plant

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Grand Rapids Restaurant Dessert Gets Top Honors From A New York Magazine!

Just looking at the video and photo of this dessert, like Pavlov's dog, made  my mouth begin to water.

New York magazine "Grub Street" gave a Grand Rapids East Hills Restaurant the ultimate of honors!  Grove, at 919 Cherry Street in the East Hills area makes this crazy, awesome dessert called the Jennings Brothers' Red Cornmeal Financier. 

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Barry Manilow Van Andel Concert Has Been Changed Due To Scheduling Conflict

Lat week, twice a day, 100.5 The River gave away concert tickets to see Barry Manilow at the Van Andel Arena, originally scheduled for April 26th at 7:30pm.  That concert date has now been rescheduled

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Work In Downtown Grand Rapids? You Need To Know This!

If you work in downtown Grand Rapids brace yourself.  Rush hour traffic will turn into a nightmare if you are not prepared.  Beginning Wednesday morning the Fulton and Monroe intersection will be closed

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Fried Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches, Whitecaps NEW Ballpark Food

It's a new season for baseball, almost.  So of course the Whitecaps are thinking of new and unique feed items to serve up.  You may remember last years 5 or 6 thousand calorie hamburger, right?

At least one of this year's food items would make Elvis Presley, The King, smile

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Crane Collapses at Kent County Jail

Emergency personnel are on hand at the Kent county jail after a crane collapsed at 9am this morning.

A 9-1-1 Emergency call came in at 9:09 am this morning asking for help and a rescue crew to be dispatched t

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Michigan’s Unemployed Won’t Get The Money They Depend On

Michigan's unemployment rate is still one of the highest in the nation at 9.9%.  For those tens of thousands still unemployed, the news just got a little worse.

For the next five months those unemployed will not be getting the money they have come to rely on

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Hey Grand Rapids! Today Is Your Last Chance To Register To Vote

If you want to take part in Michigan's Presidential Election on February 28th then today is your last chance to register to vote!

In a primary election voters can choose whether to vote in the democratic or republican primaries

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Students In Grand Rapids Learn About Space From NASA

Some kids have all the luck.  It's not everyday where you get to learn about space, and travel and whats it's like to leave this stratosphere from the guys and girls who actually experiment with it and do it

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Burton Street In Grand Rapids Loses A Lane For Bicycle Lanes

So what do you think about all of these changes that are happening to Grand Rapids roads, kind of like the one happening on Burton. I'm seeing roads all over the city becoming narrower to accommodate bikes.  Even when the months

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Grand Rapids Winter Parking Restrictions Begin!

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas, Everywhere You Go!  The only problem is it's looking like Christmas January 13, 2012.

I guess I should be thankful that Grand Rapids has managed to dodge the big, white, snow bullet for so long

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West Michigan’s Tulip Time Adds Two New Shows

It's almost that time.  What time is that?   It's almost Tulip Time!  It is kind of hard to believe, isn't it?  On Friday I was walking around my backyard enjoying all the greenery.  I couldn't believe me eyes!  My grass was still green, some flowers were still in bloom, my crocuses and daffodils were growing and beginning to turn green

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