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Restaurant Week: Rockwell’s Doesn’t Disappoint

If you're looking for bang for your restaurant buck during Grand Rapids' Restaurant Week, Rockwell-Republic may be the place for you.

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Fish Tales: Incredible Videos of Fishing Expeditions Gone Wrong [Video]

From a man unexpectedly landing a 400-pound grouper on a paddle board to an eel that poops on the guy who caught him, here are three fishing videos to remember next time you're out on the lake.

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Science: There Are Four Types of Drunks — Which Are You?

Researchers at the University of Missouri spent some time crunching some numbers and figuring out how to classify drunks.

The researchers found that drunks fall into one of four different categories – which all have very clever names.

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Grandwich 2015 Is Underway

Grandwich, the annual quest to find a new and unique sandwich for Grand Rapids is up and running.

Among this year's offerings: a Cuban pork sandwich named after a TV character and something I've never heard of before called 'pulled bacon'.

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An All American Desert: The ‘Cherbluble’ [Video]

This Fourth of July, show your spirit by making a true American dessert: A red, white and blue cake stuffed with three kinds of pie.

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Fourth of July: Our Founding Fathers Drank Three Times as Much as We Do

The Fourth of July holiday is one of the best holidays for drinking. It’s hot out there. And, beer is cold.

But, this tradition is not new. In fact, the people in colonial times drank three times as much booze as we do now.

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America’s Favorite and Least Favorite Fast Food Chains

Although we’re always hearing about Americans eating healthier, there’s no denying some people are still chowing down on fast food. In fact, it is still a $208-billion industry.

But these days it’s getting harder and harder to satisfy customers, who want healthier options, and less chemicals, which is why some of the biggest names in the business are losing money.

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Old School Rapper Kool Moe Dee Set To ‘Rock The Block’ In GR [Video]

Kool Moe Dee was at the forefront of the New York hip hop movement in the mid-'80s, and this Saturday, he'll be on the stage at the Fifth Annual Rock The Block Party in Southwest Grand Rapids.

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Man Bangs Out 25 Famous Commercial Jingles, Using The Products [Video]

You'll have to close your eyes to see how many of these classic jingles you can recall. Because if your eyes are open you'll see him playing the song on the keyboards suing the product the jingle is advertising.

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Farmers Rock Out With ‘Takin’ Care Of Livestock’ Parody [Video]

BTO's seminal 1973 hit 'Takin' Care Of Business' never struck a chord with me, mainly because there was '8:15' to take 'to the city'.

But many rural folk will be able to relate to this oddball parody put together by the Peterson Farm Brothers, a group of farmers who twist the song into a parody about raising livestock.

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Confused by Expiration Dates? Let This Guide Clear Everything Up

When you buy food, you're immediately on the clock when it comes to finishing it. But did you know those expiration dates you see may not tell the whole story?

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Cracker Jack Banned at Baseball Stadiums?

If you think today’s game between the White Sox and Orioles is weird because it’s being played in a completely empty stadium—it’s only because you haven’t been to Phillies game yet this season.

But here is something that is about go missing from several stadiums that is downright terrifying—Cracker Jacks!!!

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