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Pokemon Go via Nintendo
Pokemon Go via Nintendo
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Grand Rapids on Tap and Pokemon Go Are Coming to Calder Plaza This Saturday

Grand Rapids on Tap is this Saturday! This year it's being held at Calder Plaza, which also happens to be a great spot to hunt for Pokemon. Craft beer and Pokemon Go, what could be better?

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WMrapids/Creative Commons via Wikipedia
WMrapids/Creative Commons via Wikipedia
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Which Grand Rapids Suburb Is The Best In The State?

Niche.com has released their annual list of the nation's top suburbs and a GR suburb leads the state rankings, which features three GR suburbs in the top ten.

So which Grand Rapids suburb topped is the best in the state?

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Pokemon GO App Popularity Soars As Australians Join Worldwide Craze
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Thousands Heading Into Downtown Grand Rapids Tonight To Play Pokemon Go

It's not enough that Pokemon Go players have infiltrated my early morning hours downtown, now they're planning a mass gathering Friday night that may draw over 4,000 people.

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Women Rescued From Muskegon River After Harrowing Overnight Stay [Video]

We've all had brushes with being lost in Michigan's big outdoors, but the reason these women were stranded on the Muskegon River is both funny and sad. 

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6 West Michigan Staycation Ideas

I recently took a week off to spend time with my family who came to visit. So, since they came to us, I thought I'd show them all over my new home, here, in West Michigan...

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Where You Should Park for Grand Rapids on Tap

Grand Rapids on Tap is coming up this Saturday, July 16 at Calder Plaza in downtown Grand Rapids and we've been getting a lot of inquiries as to where people should park for the event. So, we've put together a helpful map.

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‘A Monster Calls’ Trailer: Liam Neeson Has a Specific Set of Monster Skills

In the last couple years Liam Neeson has positioned himself as the scourge of kidnappers, murderers, terrorists, and wolves everywhere. But he still has room in his heart for children, as shown by the latest trailer for A Monster Calls, in which Neeson voices a big friendly giant (hm, where have I seen this concept recently?) who befriends a young boy struggling with his mother’s illness. The mother is played by Felicity Jones, and Sigourney Weaver (who’s actually top-billed in the trailer) stars as the boy’s grandmother.

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Annual Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Procession Honors Vets Before Memorial Day
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‘Wreaths Across America’ Blood Drive to Honor Fallen Veterans

The annual ‘Wreaths Across America’ fundraiser and blood drive is hosted by Sobie Meats and Ottawa North Kent Blue Star Mothers on Saturday, July 16. The event’s goal is to raise enough funds to purchase 5,200 veteran wreaths for placement in the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans cemetery.

Veteran wreaths are a symbol of honor, respect, and victory, and the special wreath ceremony will be held on December 17, 2016.

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Footage from Grand Rapids Treetops Adventure

What a view! Here's a first person view of the ropes course.

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More Food Trucks Coming to Grand Rapids?

WOOD-TV reports that a proposal to increase the availability of food trucks in Grand Rapids will be introduced to city commissioners today.

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Courtesy of the Kent County Jail
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Former Rockford Rowing Coach Charged For Taking Videos of Teens in Changing Room

Timothy Vallier, the former men's rowing coach at Rockford Public Schools, allegedly recording two girls changing clothes is now charged with multiple felonies.

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GR Forward Video Celebrates City’s Diversity [Video]

This video, commissined by Downtown GR and created by ArtPeers, celebrates the diversity of our city, all to a beautiful soundtrack provided by a local band, Vox Vidorra.

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