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Grandville Business On ‘Shark Tank’! [Video]

I have talked about it before: "Shark Tank" is one of my TV guilty pleasures.

It's on Friday nights on ABC, so I miss it sometimes, like many people do. They also rerun it on CNBC weeknights. Bingo!

The other night a business from the Grand Rapids area was featured!

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Gun Lake Casino Will Remain Open!

The federal government has spoken. Gun Lake Casino will remain open, virtually forever.

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The Most Googled Brand In Michigan?

The most Googled brand in Michigan?

It is probably what you think it is.

What are we known for? Cars. Who are the biggest car companies in the world? General Motors, FORD and Chrysler.

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Grand Rapids Entrepreneurs Look To The Future [Video]

A class project by Kendall College of Art students shows young businessmen working on keeping Grand Rapids' downtown thriving and what the city needs to advance that goal. 

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I Hope Keith Olbermann Doesn’t Get Fired [Video]

I like Keith Olbermann. I like his show on ESPN2 -- a lot.

I'm kind of peeved they moved it from 11 p.m. to 5 p.m.; I will never get to see it again.

And as much as I like Keith, his commentary and standing up for what's right and snarky good, I almost have to wonder when he will be fired.

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Grand Rapids Welcomes First Bitcoin ATM [Video]

You’re probably wondering what a Bitcoin is.

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Brewery-Hopping in Beer City USA Just Got Easier with Beer City Runner

Grand Rapids has more than seven craft breweries within the city limits alone.

But how could you possibly hit them all without a designated driver?

That's where Beer City Runner comes in!

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Burger King, Tim Horton’s: The Merge!

You probably have heard that two food giants, Burger King and Tim Horton's, are going to become an even BIGGER food giant.

The combined BurgerHortons will be the third biggest restaurant chain, behind Subway and McDonald's. Impressive.

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What’s In A Pumpkin Spice Latte Anyway? Believe Me, You Don’t Want To Know

It’s almost fall and you know what that means – Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back. The company admits that the hot drink “still ranks as their most popular seasonal beverage,” but they are less than forthcoming about what’s in it.

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Chubby Checker Settles Lawsuit

I'm sure this happens all the time. A celebrity feels their name has been usurped for less than positive notoriety and they file suit to remove said name from product or service. Chubby Checker did just that.

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The Rapid’s New Silver Line Promises More Efficient Commute [Infographic/Video]

Monday marks the debut of The Rapid's new $39 million Silver Line, which is described as the area's first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).

The bottom line is this: You'll be able to get from 60th Street to Michigan Street NE and the Medical Mile in less than a half hour. That is 40 percent faster than you can get there using current bus routes with The Rapid.

And like everything else in Grand Rapids -- Beer City USA, there's a brew to celebrate the occasion!

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Surprise! Grand Rapids’ Teazers Bar & Grill Closes

In a sort of surprise move, the North Monroe neighborhood bar Teazers Bar & Grill closed Thursday night.

The bar has been purchased and a new eating-and-drinking establishment is going to take its place.

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