5 Celebrities from Grand Rapids
Either passing through town, or born and raised here are 5 folks who made it to the big time, with starts right here in West Michigan.
New Year’s Eve Party Hopping Package [Sponsored]
Making plans for New Year's Eve? Why not plan to go to five of the best parties Downtown Grand Rapids has to offer? You can do just that with this awesome New Year's Eve Party Hopping Package!
Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Fifty Shades’ Dominates; ‘Kingsman’ Holds Its Own
After months of bad jokes and eye-rolling from the Internet hive mind, "50 Shades of Grey" has arrived and it’s just as huge as everyone predicted.
Ohio State Stuns Alabama in Sugar Bowl Upset
Despite starting a third-string quarterback, No. 4 Ohio State rallied from an early 15-point deficit to upset No. 1 Alabama, 42-35, on Thursday night in New Orleans and advance to college football playoff championship.
New Movies (This Week): ‘Woman In Black 2: Angel of Death’ [Video]
The holidays are winding down and we head into the new year with new films hitting theaters in 2015. January kicks off with plenty of movie options to help escape the winter blues, although there's only one new film out this New Year's week.
Cotton Bowl Preview: Everything You Need to Know About Michigan State-Baylor
After being left out of the college football playoff, Baylor looks to make a statement against Michigan State.
New Movies (This Week): ‘American Sniper,’ ‘Big Eyes,’ ‘The Interview,’ ‘Into The Woods,’ ‘Selma’ and ‘Unbroken’ [Video]
This is the week when "The Interview" was going to be released, but some hackers infiltrated Sony Pictures Entertainment's computers, made some threats and got the farce about an assassination plot against North Korean leader Kim Jong-un by two American journalists -- starring Seth Rogen and James Franco -- canceled. Well, actually, Sony Pictures Entertainment now says it is going to rel
‘The Interview’ Is Opening on Christmas After All (In Some Theaters and on Video on Demand)
It looks like "The Interview" -- Seth Rogen’s ultra-controversial comedy about an American assassination attempt on North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un — will open on Christmas after all.
New Movies (This Week): ‘Annie,’ ‘The Gambler,’ ‘Goodbye to All That,’ ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, ‘Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb’ and ‘Mr. Turner’ [Video]
The new movies start early this week with two releases on a Wednesday. The releases this week include sequels for "The Hobbit" and "Night at the Museum" and the return of a precocious little girl named Annie.
What We Learned From Week 15 in College Football: Playoffs Are Here; MSU, WMU, CMU, ND In Bowls
For Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State, the college football championship hunt begins. Meanwhile, Michigan State, Western Michigan, Central Michigan and Notre Dame are also going to bowl games. As for Michigan fans, sorry but you have to wait until next year.
Black Friday Primer
As the aromas of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie fill our homes, so too do thoughts of lining up in the dark and standing in the cold to get unbeatable deals on holiday gifts fill our minds. Black Friday will soon be upon us. If this excites you (as opposed to filling you with dread), we have a list of some stores and restaurants and when they’ll be open and offering those crazy
Gov. Rick Snyder Defeats Challenger Mark Schauer to Lead GOP Sweep for State Posts; U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Wins Senate Seat
Republican Gov. Rick Snyder led Democratic challenger Mark Schauer by about 70,000 votes with 56 percent of the total with 545 of Michigan's 4,877 precincts reporting, prompting the Free Press to project Snyder the winner.