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Just In Time For Lent: Bacon-Wrapped Pizza
If you were thinking of giving up pizza for lent, good luck. Little Caesars is going to make it completely impossible because if you love pizza and you love bacon, this is for you.
There’s A New Gerber Baby!
In case you didn't know, Gerber baby food products are made just up the road from Grand Rapids in Fremont. Every year the town hosts the National Baby Food Festival, and now a new Gerber baby has been revealed!
Happy 145th Chewing Gum!
One of life's simple pleasures -- and subsequent adornments under tabletops and chair seats -- was patented on this date in 1869: chewing gum.
See Santa and His Reindeer Online [Video]
Santa and has reindeer--Rudolph included--have set up shop in the 21st Century. On the internet. From the North Pole. Ahh, technology!
Craig Ferguson’s Last ‘The Late Late Show’ Is Priceless [Video]
Craig Ferguson's last "The Late Late Show" was Friday night. And the end of the CBS show was vintage Ferguson.
Grand Rapids the Fourth Smartest City In the U.S.!
Grand Rapids is the one of the smartest cities in the U.S. But you already knew that! Since you live here, and you listen to this station. You are obviously of higher intelligence. Now Forbes Magazine confirms your choice of dwelling.
Hazardous Travel Warning Issued by National Weather Service for Greater Grand Rapids, West Michigan [Video]
Winter officially does not arrive until next month, but it sure feels like it's already here, doesn't it? The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office has issued a winter storm warning in effect from this afternoon through 9 p.m. Tuesday. The bottom lines: heavy lake-effect and blowing snow.
Netflix’s Internet Service Provider Speed Reports: Who Is Fastest?
Every so often online streaming giant Netflix will release the ISP (Internet service providers) speed reports. How do our local high speed providers (Comcast, AT&T, etc.) stack up?
Supertramp Co-Founder Rodger Hodgson Readies Fall Tour [Video]
Roger Hodgson co-founded the progressive rock band Supertramp in 1969. The performer, composer and lyricist was a driving force behind making Supertramp a phenomenon. He wrote, sang and arranged enduring rock-and-roll standards such as "Breakfast in America," "Give a Little Bit," "Take the Long Way Home," "The Logical Song," "Dreamer," "It's
Grand Rapids Is No. 2 Cheapest Foodie Town In U.S.!
We did it again! Grand Rapids made another best of list. This time our love of craft beer and food has put Grand Rapids in the national spotlight!
Neil Diamond Releasing ‘Melody Road’ Next Week, Heading Out on Tour in 2015 [Audio]
He may be a 73-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, but Neil Diamond isn't showing any signs of slowing down any time soon. Diamond is releasing a new album titled "Melody Road" on Oct. 21 and is going on tour next year, kicking off in Allentown, Pa., on Feb. 27 and ending up in Denver on May 31 -- with a March 20 performance at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills.
WGN America Renews Drama ‘Manhattan’ For Second Season [Video]
WGN America has ordered a second season of its original drama "Manhattan." "Manhattan" is set in Los Alamos, N.M., at what is now Los Alamos National Laboratory against the backdrop of the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb during World War II. The show, which airs at 10 p.m. Sunday nights on Chicago's WGN-TV, has its first-season finale on Oct. 19.