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Youtube, "The Grand Rapids Choir of Men & Boys"
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Pure Michigan Lip Dub Debuts: Features Grand Rapids – Holland – Muskegon [Video]

The Pure Michigan lip dub has been released!

The Pure Michigan Statewide Singalong debuted this afternoon at Ford Field during halftime of the Detroit Lions game, then on Youtube.

The video features Grand Rapids, Holland, Muskegon, and more!

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Rob Bliss + Pure Michigan Lip Dub Video Will Debut September 9

Pure Michigan's latest campaign involves a lip dub created by Rob Bliss and Jeff Barrett of Status Creative.  Bliss and Barrett traveled across Michigan visiting 50 cities in 10 days, including Grand Rapids.

The lip dub will debut September 9.

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Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
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Golf Deals That You Can’t Beat

Golf is a big part of what Michigan is all about!

Okay, so not everybody plays golf and I realize that not everybody even cares about golf.  But, golf is one of the driving forces of the Michigan Tourism economy.  With some of the best courses and resorts in the country, we're blessed that we have such a desirable state to visit and play in.

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The Rob Bliss Pure Michigan Road Trip Will Stop In Grand Rapids On Thursday

Pure Michigan's latest campaign officially kicked off yesterday.

Rob Bliss and Jeff Barrett of Status Creative are taking a 10-day, 50 city road trip across Michigan.  They will be filming the trip and plan to stop in Grand Rapids on Thursday.

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Photo by Chris Clark-Pool/Getty Images)
Photo by Chris Clark-Pool/Getty Images)
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Experience Grand Rapids Holding Photo Contest

It's time to take those 'city-scape' photo's of Grand Rapids and, maybe, win some prises.

Experience Grand Rapids is celebrating National Travel & Tourism Week with a community-wide Instagram photo contest, and the person who best captures the city's beauty, excitement and local flavor in a single photo will win a prize package valued at $300.

* One night stay in the Courtyard by Marriott Grand Rapids - Downtown

* Two tickets to Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Gerald R. Ford Museum, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Children's Museum, Grand Rapids Public Museum, John Ball Zoo, and Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, and,

* One Polaroid wireless printer

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Oooey Goooey Chewy Chocolate! Hudsonville Ice Cream Says “Invent A Flavor Grand Rapids”

It's all in a name!  How many times have you heard that?  It's true.  I don't even like the typical ice creams flavors like chocolate or vanilla but put a new spin of them and mix in some crunchy, chewy, oooey, gooey stuff and I can't resist

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Pure Michigan Beauty

Thanks to the Pure Michigan advertising campaign, tourists from around the country are discovering the cool places Michigan has to offer. I was surprised to see so many out of state license plates on the cars parked at Mission Point Park last weekend

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Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images
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Looks Like Those Pure Michigan Commercials Are Working After All. Tourism Is Up!

"Pure Michigan"...you know the commercials with Tim Allen talking in a relaxed almost hypnotic tone.  Well, it appears that those commercials touting Michigan as the great escape have worked.   Tourism in the state is way up!

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Rex Larsen | The Grand Rapids Press
Rex Larsen | The Grand Rapids Press
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The latest Pure Michigan TV commercial is being released…it’s Grand Rapids!

Here is another one of my "reasons to live, love and enjoy" Grand Rapids.

The Grand Rapids Press posted today that Pure Michigan and the voice of Tim Allen have done it again.  It makes you feel warm, and proud, all over.

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Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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[video] Kim Carson Shows You How To Easily BUY LOCAL

Recently ABC News did a Special on what our homes would look like if everything that was not made in America was taken out.  This family walked back into their demo home and the only thing not taken out was the kitchen sink

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From The Fulton Street Farmers Market!  Winter Hours 10am-1pm saturdays
From The Fulton Street Farmers Market! Winter Hours 10am-1pm saturdays
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It’s Easy To Eat All Locally Grown Michigan Produce, In The Winter Too!

Just returned from the Saturday morning, 10am-1pm, Fulton Street Farmer's Market!  After the colon cancer I vowed I was going to change my diet.  And I did!  Throughout the summer I purchased everything from the Fulton Street Farmers Market.  It was WAY cheaper than I thought possible. 

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