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7 Monks Taproom - Grand Rapids via Facebook
7 Monks Taproom - Grand Rapids via Facebook
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Traverse City-Based Taproom is Opening in Grand Rapids This Month!

Add this to the list of "new places I need to drink at" in Grand Rapids.

7 Monks Taproom, a Traverse City-based Gastropub, is opening a new location in Grand Rapids on April 21st...

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How You Can Spend $1,000 Around Grand Rapids

Over the next few weeks we're giving you a chance at winning $1,000 twice a day. All you have to do is enter the code word you're given here...

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David Blaine Raises Money For Haiti With 72-Hour Magic Marathon
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David Blaine is Bringing Magic to Grand Rapids!

For years you've seen him on TV but now you'll be able to experience the magic in person! Famous magician and illusionist, David Blaine, is going on his first North American tour and is stopping in Grand Rapids...

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Courtesy GR Retro
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Reed’s Lake “Back in the Day,” in 1946 [Video]

Reed's Lake is just one of the many gems in the Grand Rapids area that makes living here so special. "Back in the day," it was really something special. People from all over would flock to the lake.

Located in East Grand Rapids, we know Reed's Lake today as the home of Roses Restaurant, part of the Gilmore Collection, municipal buildings, a bustling East Grand Rapids downtown, the East Grand Rapids Middle School, the  Grand Rapids Yacht Club, several marinas, and many houses. But, a few...okay, many, years ago, things were very different.

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New Whiskey Bar in Grand Rapids is Now Open!

There's now another place in Grand Rapids for you to enjoy a cocktail.

As of 3 p.m. on March 23rd, One Bourbon, opened their doors to customers...

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Jim Harryman Facebook post
Jim Harryman Facebook post
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Bozo’s Big Top Brings Back a lot of Memories

Here is more classic "live and local" TV from years past, and it's non other than Bozo the Clown!

Bozo's Big Top ran for many, many years on WZZM TV13, and was a part of so many children and their families lives. Who doesn't remember being on the Bozo Show and in the Peanut Gallery.

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Grand Rapids is Ranked as a Great St. Patrick’s Party City

Wallethub does a lot of studies on cities and they always have Grand Rapids scored well in their results, which we love. They've done another study on the best cities for celebrating St. Patrick's Day, and guess what? We're in the top 20! Because we're awesome!

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Help LaughFest Break the Mannequin Challenge Record

LaughFest season is approaching, and every year organizers kick off the event with a record-breaking attempt. This year, they're taking a little bit of a different approach with a viral video sensation that flooded the internet in 2016...

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Grand Rapids at night
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Grand Rapids Ranked High as an Underappreciated City You Should Move To

Grand Rapids has made a TON of best of places to live lists, which makes this totally sensible. Thrillist has made their list of "Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To", and Grand Rapids is featured prominently in their list!

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You No Longer Have to Separate Your Recycling in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has made recycling easier for Grand Rapids residents! If you still sort your recyclables, you're able to get a new cart for them, where you can just put everything in one container! It's called Single Stream Recycling, and it's available for current city recyclers.

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Two Grand Rapids Restaurants Make ‘Most Romantic’ List!

Every year, around Valentine's Day, OpenTable compiles 100 of the most romantic restaurants around the U.S. based on over 10,000,000 reviews...

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Grand Rapids is One of the Best Places to Live in America!

Grand Rapids just made another "best of" list.

U.S. News listed the "100 Best Places to Live in the USA" and Grand Rapids came in at #19...

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