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‘You’re Doing It Wrong!!’ — A Video Tribute

If you're like me, you find reading instructions extremely boring. So you try and just wing it, and you inevitably wind up doing it wrong. And hurting yourself.

Here's a tribute video to those who go their own way. May your bones heal soon.

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Tunisia Tourism One Year After Sousse Terror Attack
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Where Did The Idea Of ‘Going To The Beach’ Come From?

I'm sure most of us at one point will jump in the air and take the short drive to Lake Michigan to one of the many great beaches we have there. But it wasn't that long ago that 'going to the beach' was not anything anyone wanted to do.

In fact, in the history of man, it's a fairly recent development.

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Summer Fun Taken To The Extreme [Video]

Summer is here at last! And the folks at People Are Awesome have pieced together a compilation of awesome people doing incredible things and making the most of their summer.

Now get out there and start having fun!

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Serena Williams' Pre-ESPYs House Party
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It’s Time To Get Creative With Your Grill

If you think grills are only made to cook burgers, dogs, and steaks…think again. There’s no limit to what can be masterfully flame broiled.

Barbequed cocktails? Betcha never heard of those before now. 

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Ludington Seeks Your Vote In Its Quest To Be ‘America’s Best Town’ [Video]

After edging out Grand Marias, MN to win Outside magazine's 'Best Beach Town' title, Ludington now challenges Billings MT in the semi-finals of the 'America's Best Town' bracket. Vote early, vote often to make it happen. 

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The Top Five West Michigan Beaches to Visit This Summer

You can feel it. A little anyway. Summer is almost here, and it's time to start thinking about some tasty waves and the sweet smell of SPF 40 sun screen.

Here’s five beaches worth making the drive from Grand Rapids to visit.  I’ve included some old favorites, and at least one hidden gem (that I guess won’t be hidden anymore).

All of these are within about an hour’s drive from the Grand Rapids Metropolitan area.

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Grand Haven, Muskegon, and Holland Named Top Three Beach Towns In Michigan

As a former Grand Haven resident, I'm a little biased, but yeah, it's the best damn beach town in Michigan, from the high end art galleries on Washington to the dive bars like the Tip-A-Few, Grand Haven has something for everyone.

And now, it's official, at least according to the ever listing Thrillist web site.

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Sun of a Beach: My Top Five West Michigan Beaches

Here's five beaches worth making the drive from Grand Rapids to visit.  I've included some old favorites, and at least one hidden gem (that I guess won't be hidden anymore).

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Sun Of A Beach: My Top Ten Beach Songs [Video]

Summer kicks into high gear this weekend with our Sun of A Beach Festival party on Friday.

So, in the spirit of that celebration, I give you my list of the top 10 songs to listen to at the beach.

So what are yours?

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