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Downtown Courtyard by Marriott to Hold Job Fair September 3

The Downtown Courtyard by Marriott will be holding a job fair for all open position on Thursday, September 3 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The job fair will include open interviews for part time and full time positions such as front desk (all shifts), valet, restaurant servers, cooks, and housekeeping positions.

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Fun for the Whole Family This Weekend at New Salem Old Iron Fun Day!

This Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. head on out to Dorr for the New Salem Old Iron (and everything else) Fun Day! (Formerly Weber Tractor Day.)

This free family fun-filled festival features vintage tractors and machinery, classic cars, and other relics of the past! Enjoy food, bluegrass music, tractor plowing, tractor pulling, and horse/mule plowing. Plus, show off your cool old stuff!

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Camp Hatchet Set to Re-Open for Horror Camping Event

It was the setting for a string of mysterious disappearances 24 years ago, now new owners are looking to capitalize on the notorious legend of Camp Hatchet with a horror-themed camping event Saturday, September 12th.

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The Insane Inflatables 5K Race Was a Lot of Fun [Video]

Thank you to everyone who came out and had some fun with us at the Insane Inflatables 5K race this weekend at Millennium Park! We had a lot of fun, and it looked like everyone had a blast while running and conquering the giant inflatables along the route!

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America on Tap Beers Listed by Type

We're not going to let this morning's weather keep us from having a great time at America on Tap at John Ball Park this afternoon!

We're gearing up for a great time with awesome beers, delicious food, thoroughly entertaining live music, and more! With over 120 beers from over 60 breweries, the beer list can be a little overwhelming.

Are IPAs more your thing? Maybe you're a mead kind of person? Well, we've separated the beers by type to make things a little easier for you. 

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Five Things to Look Forward to at America On Tap This Saturday

Everyone's favorite summer craft beer festival, America on Tap, returns to John Ball Park this Saturday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.!

So, what kinds of things can you look forward to at America on Tap? Here a

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Restaurant Week’s “Grand Cocktail Competition” Begins

The Grand Cocktail Competition kicked off summer in the city in Grand Rapids this past weekend. You can gather at some of the 29 restaurants, meet their bartenders and mixologists competing, and enjoy some creative cocktails throughout the month of July through August 4.

The most votes gathered online by August 4 will decide the “People’s Choice” Grand Cocktail Competition winners in both categories.

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Photo Courtesy of Amway
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Six Tips For Taking Awesome Pictures of Fireworks on Your Phone

Every year I end up with around 20 or so blurry, crappy pictures from the Fourth of July fireworks. Fireworks are so spectacular I just want to capture each burst and sparkle on my camera roll! But, it never works out.

Well this year it's going to be different! I'm planning to get some great shots at the Amway Family Fireworks at Ah Nab Awen Park this Saturday, with these six tips on how to get awesome firework photos, shared by a professional photographer with Time Magazine

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Courtesy Amway
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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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Sun of a Beach Festival Hits Downtown Grand Rapids [Photo Gallery]

Thanks to everyone for coming out to the Sun of a Beach Festival Friday night!

The drinks were cold, the food was hot, the sand was sandy, and Parrots of the Caribbean and ZBTB thoroughly entertained the crowds! Check out some photos from the night! 

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Five Things to Make Sure You Bring to Sun of a Beach

The Sun of a Beach Festival is tonight in Downtown Grand Rapids, and we want to make sure that you're prepared with everything that you need!

How are we going to make sure that happens? By putting together this list of the five things you need to make sure you bring to Sun of a Beach!

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It’s Coming to Grand Rapids August 15 & 16!

The Greatest Hits 98.7 WFGR staff has been bouncing off the walls with excitement over the craziness that is coming to Grand Rapids. Now, we are thrilled to invite you to come bounce with us at the Insane Inflatable 5K!

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