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Jemily Extreme via YouTube
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Some Folks Having Winter Fun in Grand Rapids

To answer the question ... What is there to do in Grand Rapids in the winter?

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Is your meth real? Make sure to get it tested! (Siniša Botaš/Thinkstock)
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Sparta Police Warn Meth Users of Massive Local Scam and Offer Their Help

Today, the Sparta Police Department (sadly, it's Sparta, Wisc. and not Sparta, Mich.) posted an incredibly helpful post about a massive scam in our area. Apparently, there's been some enterprising drug dealers who have been scamming meth users with crushed rock salt instead of actual meth. Sparta Police want to help, and are offering their services to test and verify your purchase to ensure you haven't been ripped off.

That's super nice of them!

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Griffins To Wear Fan Designed Jerseys Saturday Night

If you recall the Grand Rapids Griffins held a contest to have their fans design a jersey for the team to wear. Saturday night, the team will don the winning design, and you'll have a chance to get one.

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Miguel Ferrer, ‘Twin Peaks’ and ‘RoboCop’ Star, Dies at 61

Hollywood has lost one of its most prolific supporting actors today, as Twin Peaks star and storied actor Miguel Ferrer has lost a battle with cancer. The recognizable star identified with everything from the original RoboCop to NCIS has passed away at age 61.

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Grand Rapids Among The Top Cities In Nation With A Housing Shortage

Realtor.com this week issued a report on the top cities around the country with a housing shortage, and Grand Rapids is on the list.

Which is good is some ways, bad in others.

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Experience Grand Rapids via YouTube
Experience Grand Rapids via YouTube
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Poetry in Motion ‘Why We Call This Place Home’

Like an early Valentines Day present, here's a poem from Experience Grand Rapids that comes across as a love letter to the city.

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Fan Favorite Food Contest is ON With the Whitecaps

Before the first pitch of Spring Training flies (just four weeks away!) the West Michigan Whitecaps, along with their partner Zeeland Food Services, Inc., makers of Zoye Premium Vegetable Oil, are looking for the next star on the Fifth Third Ballpark menu! Whitecaps fans can submit ideas for what new food items they would like to see served at Fifth Third Ballpark this summer.

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This Grand Rapids Woman Escaped From Prison Twice in the 1970s and She’s Still Missing

One of the coldest cases in the history of the Michigan Department of Corrections is that of Frankie McGraw. The Grand Rapids woman escaped from prison once in 1973 and again in 1974. She's still on the run.

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HopCat’s Birthday Party Includes: FREE Crack Fries & an Eating Contest!

HopCat is celebrating its 9th year in business by having a party and you're invited!

The party will be at all of its locations around the country, so obviously Grand Rapids will be celebrating...

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Beer Yoga is Totally Something That Needs to Come to Grand Rapids

There are two things I've noticed about Grand Rapids since moving here. A lot of people like to exercise, and they also love to drink beer. It IS Beer City USA, so this makes sense. And now, there's a new fitness craze coming out of Germany, and working it's way across the world. And it needs to come to Grand Rapids.

Beer Yoga!

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Get Candles That Smell Like Different Regions And States

Michigan's smell is described on their website as 'scents reminiscent of indian summers, cherries, and chocolate.' OK, that sounds like Michigan, kinda...

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The State of Downtown Grand Rapids in 2017 is Awesome

Just in case you need a reminder about how great downtown Grand Rapids is, here are some videos for you to enjoy. Including one that talks about the importance of the riverfront.

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