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Stella’s Lounge Celebrates Fourth Anniversary [Video]

I love whiskey. Therefore, I love Stella’s Lounge.

Stella’s isn’t your average bar.

Not only does Stella’s have 200 different types of whiskey, but it also has classic arcade games (Galaga is MY game!), a jukebox filled with music from the Smiths to Genesis, and an awesome bar top filled with real ticket stubs from killer concerts like Iggy and The Stooges, Elvis Costello and Talking Heads.

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Today is National Homebrew Day! [Video]

Today is National Homebrew Day!

And what better way to “celebrate” than in Beer City, USA where the craft home brew scene is alive and thriving.

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It’s Kentucky Derby Day!

Today is the 463rd running of the Kentucky Derby! The Derby has a bit more importance to me, as I lived a year in Louisville, so I got to experience it first hand. The actual Derby is a culmination of a two-week long party, called smartly "The Kentucky Derby Festival" From the world's largest fireworks display (Thunder over Louisville) to endless celebrity parties and about 20 races, the Festival takes over the city. Think of Artprize, with horse racing. And drinking.

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Capt. Richard Phillips Visits Grand Rapids for Davenport Gala [Video]

Capt. Richard Phillips is in Grand Rapids today.

Phillips was captain of the MV Maersk Alabama during its hijacking by Somali pirates in April 2009; and his heroics were chronicled in the Oscar-nominated 2013 film "Captain Phillips" starring Tom Hanks.

Tonight, he is the keynote speaker for Davenport University's Excellence in Business Dinner Gala, a black-tie fund-raiser for Davenport University Foundation student scholarship funds, at DeVos Place.

This morning, he spent time with me on 100.5 The River. I was filling in for Andy Rent on the "Andy Rent Show" along with guest host Tim Harris. Andy is currently on vacation in Hawaii, where he's on a group tour with YMT Vacations and listeners of 100.5 The River.

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Grand Rapids: Beer City USA Celebrates Beer Week May 3-10

We all know that Grand Rapids is Beer City, USA.

Sadly, it was recently announced that the annual Beer City USA poll has closed.

So, now what?

Now, Grand Rapids is celebrating Beer City Week!

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Movies in the Park Returns This Summer to Downtown Grand Rapids [Video]

Downtown Grand Rapids Inc. is bringing back its Movies in the Park series this summer!

There will be six movie nights this year, with the first film being shown June 6.

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I Was Wrong About Earth Day

I think the true test of a person's character is if they can admit they are wrong about something.

The phrase "won't be the first time, certainly won't be the last time" is used a lot in my vocabulary.

I can admit I'm wrong a lot, since it happens daily!

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Courtesy Davenport University
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Win Two Tickets to Davenport University’s 2014 Excellence in Business Dinner Gala from Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR

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Courtesy of Jeff Musial
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Jeff Musial – The Animal Guy Coming to East Grand Rapids in November

Good news animal lovers, Jeff Musial - The Animal Guy is coming to East Grand Rapids on Nov. 23.

You might know him from his many appearances on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," "The Today Show," "iCarly" and "VH1 Big Morning Buzz," among others. Now, he's bringing his educational education to West Michigan!

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The Hustle Daily Meme

Took the kids to the Kentwood Easter Egg Hunt. It was fun, except my son wanted to know "Why is called an Easter egg hunt when all they do is throw a thousand eggs into a soccer field?"

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Total Lunar Eclipse Tonight 4/14

I’ve always been fascinated with space. When I was a kid I wanted to grow up to be an astronomer, but that involves too much math! I also share a birthday with Nicolas Copernicus, the Polish astronomer who said the Earth goes around the Sun, and I own both a telescope and a star wheel. Like I’ve said before- I’m a nerd.

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Overall, Opening Night At The Whitecaps Was A Success!

Over 7,000 people packed into Fifth Third Ballpark--including the entire WFGR Airstaff--to watch the 'Caps win and rededicate the ballpark. After the fire that destroyed 20% of the suites happened in January, no one was quite sure if the park could host baseball in April.

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