Last night was the Grand Rapids Amway 4th of July Family Fireworks. Thousands of people came from all over West Michigan to see the display. We asked all of you to use the hashtag #GRFireworks on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and any other social media site you used. After gathering up all the photos, we present you with an awesome gallery of all of your shots!
In today's world everything can be a marketing tool. It's pretty typical that you see a company's logo on a bag. It makes sense, when a business sells you something, they want people to know where you bought it. But some companies think outside of the norm and that's when you get awesome bags like these.
When you are downtown Grand Rapids tonight for the 4th of July fireworks display be sure to take advantage of #GRFireworks! Any pictures you post to instagram or Facebook, be sure to tag them with #GRFireworks and we will create a gallery of all of the photos from the festivities!
The 98 Days of Summer Just got Hotter! Last year it was the classic hits corvette and this summer, we're gonna do it again! This time, it's the classic its convertible - a sweet 1979 Mercedes Benz 450 SL convertible from Broadmoor Motors! Listen all summer long for locations to get signed up plus bonus chances to win on air or online at the Classic VIP section on WFGR.COM!
On June 17th the Tigers will receive their 11th Sports Illustrated cover. Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera will grace the cover of the legendary sporting magazine. The duo are featured as the "Bash Bros - The swing-from-the-heels power and awesomeness of Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder - Baseball's 21st-century version of Mantle and Maris." Those are some pretty big words guys... Better not let us down this season!
Michigan's gas prices are among the highest in the nation peaking at $4.70 in Clinton Township. Michigan currently has the 3rd highest average gas price in the United States; only Hawaii and Illinois have higher averages. In general, the Midwest has above average fuel prices with Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana being hit the hardest.
Enrique Gomez De Molina is a taxidermy artist from Miami, Florida. De Molina gained recognition for his taxidermy for a few reasons. Firstly, he creates some very unusual creatures when he is mixing up parts from several animals. Secondly, and more notably, De Molina was sentenced for wildlife smuggling and is currently in prison.
Almost everyone who has played in little league baseball or has had a kid who has played can relate to this... The angry little league parents. These parents can either be yelling at their own kid or yelling at his or her opponents. They take the game way to seriously. Sure it's a competitive game and everyone should be trying their hardest to win, but do you really need to yell "You can strike out this kid, Jim! He sucks! He hasn't hit a ball all day!"
Eating a chicken wing seems simple enough, right? Grab the chicken wing, bite the chicken wing, tear the flesh and meat from the bone, chew it, swallow, repeat... Wrong! Sure, maybe that's how you eat a drumstick, but if you eat the wing like that... You, sir, are a savage! Or just hungry. Whatever's clever.
According to a newspaper in Nigeria, a goat is being accused of armed robbery. The story begins with two men attempting to steal a Mazda 323 and ends with a goat being seized by vigilantes. Apparently one of the men stealing the Mazda attempted to flee the scene by using black magic to turn himself into a goat.
After being approved by voters in November of 2012, the Grand Rapids marijuana ordinance goes into effect tomorrow, May 1st. When the ordinance takes effect, a person with marijuana will be given a civil infraction ticket instead of receiving jail time.
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