Contact Us
shopping

shopping

Backpacks are available for purchase at the Winter Olympics shop at the Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo: Taylor Irby/BSU at the Games)
Backpacks are available for purchase at the Winter Olympics shop at the Olympic Park in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Taylor Irby/BSU at the Games)
[

Winter Olympics: Not Taking Home a Medal? How About a Souvenir?

By Jeremy Ervin | BSU at the Games

Sochi Winter Olympics gear is the hot item no matter where you go in Sochi, Russia.

Every train station, sidewalk and stairway is full of people sporting red, white and blue Russia hats and jackets and knit IOC mittens in Olympic-ring colors.

Read More

facebook
facebook
[

The Top Toys For Christmas 2013

Nothing wrong with waiting to start your Christmas shopping, but getting a head start could help you avoid missing out on some of the hottest toys for Christmas 2013.

Get a first look at some of the hottest toys of 2013!

Read More

Category: Christmas, For Parents Tags: ,
Facebook
Facebook
[

Last Minute Christmas Shoppers Fill West Michigan Stores

Woodland Mall, RiverTown Crossings, Alpine Avenue, and just about every shopping center in West Michigan is packed with shoppers as Christmas Day nears.

Read More

flickr/ sean dreilinger
flickr/ sean dreilinger
[

Gift Cards For Christmas? How Much did you Spend?

It becomes harder and harder to buy Christmas presents for family and loved ones.  Tastes change, they get older, and a Fruit Cake just won't cut it.

My wife and I actually resort to gift cards sometimes for their favorite store or shopping destination.  They're not exciting, but that way they get to shop for what they want and I don't have to supply exchange slips with every wrong gift I buy.

As for cost, well, if you're giving a $25, $50, $100 card, you pay full price, right?

Wrong!

Read More

joe shlabotnik, flickr
joe shlabotnik, flickr
[

How Many People Are On Your Christmas Shopping List? [Poll]

Black Friday was the beginning of Christmas shopping for many and the end for a few.

To finish shopping early you need to be organized.  A short Christmas shopping list helps too.

How many people are on your Christmas shopping list? 

Read More

silvermarquis, flickr
silvermarquis, flickr
[

2012 Guide To Black Friday Shopping In West Michigan

Some have been in line since Saturday afternoon, but you don't have to be THAT dedicated to score some big deals on Black Friday.

Check out our guide to Black Friday shopping in West Michigan and maximize your savings!

Read More

shopping spree
[

Meijer Christmas Shopping Spree – Official Rules

Official Rules for 100.5 The River’s Meijer Christmas Shopping Spree

NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN.

Read More

flickr/ Clary Sage College
flickr/ Clary Sage College
[

“Fashion’s Night Out” is Tonight!

Calling all ladies in West Michigan.  Tonight's the night!  Your night to shop, dine, and party. 

Read More

kaboodle
kaboodle
[

What NOT To Buy Her For Christmas

We're being bombarded with ads and advice on what to buy our wives, girl friend, for Christmas this year.  It's mind boggling.  And, if she hasn't given you some idea on what she wants it's even more boggling.

Well, I'm here to help.  Over the course of the past couple of weeks I've offered suggestions.   Some were just a tad expensive, but, hey, it's the gift that counts, right?  Or, is it the thought?

Read More

Category: Christmas Tags: ,
clothes
[

Hate The Process, Love The Result

We were talking about bargain clothes shopping earlier today, right. In case you missed it, story said most of us hate clothes shopping but apparently, everyone loves a bargain. The French are the most incline

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News Tags:
By: Justin Sullivan Getty Images News
By: Justin Sullivan Getty Images News
[

How To Save Money In Grand Rapids

Have you watched any of those extreme coupon shows on television? I'm not a coupon guy. I could be making a big mistake. I watched one of the shows the other day and some guy walked out of the grocery stor

Read More

(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
[

Last Minute Shopping Tips From Consumer Reports

The countdown has begun-- 8 shopping days left! We're not quite down to the wire... but close! Consumer Reports has some helpful tips for those racing from store to store in search of the perfect presents.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://rivergrandrapids.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Register on 100.5 The River quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!