Grand Rapids Civic Theatre’s Performing Original Play ‘The Boatwright’ [Video]
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and its School of Theatre Arts have combined on a special production for the inaugural American Association of Community Theatre's NewPlayFest. "The Boatwright," the story of a retired Kansas state trooper who decides to build a sailboat to single-handedly traverse the Atlantic Ocean and the troubled neighbor who helps him, is on stage through Sunday at the G
Have a Donut (Or a Dozen) for National Donut Day [Video]
If you put down that morning Cruller or Long John because you're trying to watch your figure or keep your blood sugar from skyrocketing, go ahead and have one today. Just tell yourself it's National Donut Day.
Winter Olympics: U.S. Snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington Wins Halfpipe Gold
Americans won another gold in snowboarding, and Canadian and U.S. women renewed their hockey rivalry. Here's a recap of Wednesday's action at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia.
Schuss in for Radio Night Every Thursday at Cannonsburg Ski Area [Video]
Want to take the whole family or a group of friends out skiing or snowboarding, but you just can't foot the bill for all those lift tickets? Maybe you just want to head out and enjoy the fresh powder. Either way, head over on Thursday evenings for Radio Nights at Cannonsburg Ski Area.
Former Toto Singer Dennis ‘Fergie’ Frederiksen Dies [Video]
Former Toto, Trillion and Le Roux singer Dennis "Fergie" Frederiksen died Saturday after a nearly four-year battle with cancer. He was 62 years old. A Grand Rapids native and Central Michigan University-educated, Frederiksen sang on Toto's 1984 "Isolation" album, which featured the hit single "Stranger in Town."
On the Red Carpet: 2014 Golden Globes [Photos]
There's nothing like rocking the red carpet at the 2014 Golden Globes in Hollywood. Broadcast by NBC-TV, here's some star-struck highlights and high fashion on the red carpet before the awards got handed out Sunday night.
Everly Brothers’ Phil Everly Dies
Phil Everly, half of the enormously successful and influential early rock band the Everly Brothers, died Friday night in Los Angeles from complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 74 years old.
Garth Brooks and Don Henley Perform Billy Joel’s Songs at Kennedy Center Honors [Video]
Don Henley and Garth Brooks were among the artists who helped pay tribute to Billy Joel, one of five performers to receive prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in 2013. The gala, which took place Dec. 8, was televised on CBS Sunday night.
Progress Made on Outages in Greater Grand Rapids and Across Michigan [Video]
Saturday afternoon update: Restoration work continues for Consumers Energy customers impacted by last weekend’s devastating ice storm and those affected by ice melting off trees and equipment from Friday’s and today’s warmer weather. As of 11:30 a.m. Saturday, about 18,000 Consumers Energy customers remained without service, including 3,667 in Barry County and 468 in Ionia County. Since noon Dec.
10 Things You Maybe Didn’t Know About ‘Home Alone’
If you tried to describe the violent holiday classic "Home Alone" to someone who had never seen it, they might wonder why it’s considered a must-watch at Christmas time. Watching the precocious, sadistic Kevin McAllister (played by Macaulay Culkin) find new and unique ways to commit assault and battery against two hapless burglars doesn’t sound like something that would teach an impressi
Fred Meijer Passes Away at 91
Fred Meijer was well-known for years of leading Meijer grocery stores. He was also greatly respected for his work as a philanthropist in West Michigan. Meijer died Friday night following a stroke.
In The Mood For A Halloween Party?
Are you planning a Halloween party? How about dressing for one of the many parties. Halloween is the second biggest adult party night of the year. New Years Even remains number one. The majority of people don't intend to let the economy dampen their "spirits" for Halloween. Nearly two thirds of the adults taking part in the second annual Savers Halloween Shopping Survey say they dres