Contact Us
Grand Rapids News

Grand Rapids News - Page 13

Steve Secor/YouTube
Steve Secor/YouTube
[

Flashback Friday: That Time Morissey Showed Up At Vinyl Solutions [Video]

Morrissey, the super vegan, depressed, one time lead singer of The Smiths, and a symbol of the Golden Goth Age of the late '80s, once made his way to Grand Rapids for an appearance at the old Vinyl Solution record store.

So rare was a personal appearance by Morrissey, that is was covered nationally by Kurt Loder from MTV News. You do remember MTV News, don't you?

Read More

grandrapids.craigslist.org
grandrapids.craigslist.org
[

Weird Crap You Can Buy on Grand Rapids Craigslist Right Now [Photos]

We decided to take it upon ourselves to find some of the weirdest things you can currently purchase on Grand Rapids Craiglist. And hey, if you find something you're interested in, you're welcome.

Read More

Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
[

Musketawa Trail: Gold Spike Trail Tour III [Photos]

Last weekend, the Friends of the Musketawa Trail hosted the Gold Spike Trail Tour. The biennial event covered the entire Musketawa Trail, running from Marne to Muskegon, and connected with the Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail in Grand Rapids to the east.

Read More

10th Annual TV Land Awards - Show
Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images
[

Aretha Franklin to Play Grand Rapids’ DeVos Performance Hall October 9

The "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin is coming to Grand Rapids at DeVos Performance Hall on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Read More

PoliceActivity/YouTube
PoliceActivity/YouTube
[

Police Dashcam Footage Of High Speed Chase Through Grand Rapids [Video]

This recently released dashcam footage of the April 28 high speed chase of Theodore Little, a suspect in an attempted murder.

The chase picks up on Fulton at Monroe and ends up when Little crashes near the John Ball Park Zoo.

Read More

Parking Meter Urban
Carl Zoch, ThinkStock
[

List of Roads Closed and Parking Meters Unavailable During Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts is Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5 in downtown Grand Rapids.

Thousands will enjoy music, food and the arts this weekend, but Festival also brings multiple road closings in Grand Rapids.

See when and where roads will be closed and parking will be restricted this weekend in Grand Rapids.

Read More

West Michigan Whitecaps via YouTube
West Michigan Whitecaps via YouTube
[

West Michigan Whitecaps Highlights from Past Week

The West Michigan Whitecaps are just starting the season and man are they looking great!

Read More

Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
[

Grand Rapids’ Blue Bridge Will Light Up Orange Thursday Night for Gun Violence Awareness Day

The iconic Blue Bridge downtown Grand Rapids will light up orange tonight in recognition of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, MLive reports. 

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News Tags:
Kukena, Bristol Zoo's Baby Gorilla Starts To Walk
Getty Images
[

Kentwood Woman Shot Video of Cincinnati Zoo Gorilla Incident [Video]

A Kentwood woman has come forward as the person who took dramatic footage of a Silverback Gorilla dragging a 4 year old child around shortly before it was shot by zoo officials in Cincinnati last weekend.

Read More

Little Artist
Jaimie Duplass, ThinkStock
[

Best Activities for Kids at Grand Rapids Festival of the Arts

The 47th annual Festival of the Arts is this weekend in Grand Rapids! Festival begins at noon on Friday and runs until 6PM on Sunday.

There is a lot for kids at Festival, but little legs can get tired quickly. Not to mention stroller-pushing arms. It's best to plan ahead.

Take look at our guide for kids and enjoy Festival 2016!

Read More

Denny's Independence Day
[

I Am Eating Everything on Denny’s ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Menu

The most iconic image of the original Independence Day is that of a giant spaceship hovering over the White House, filling it with energy until it explodes.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
Google
Google
[

Man Shot Himself at Spectrum Butterworth Hospital Downtown Grand Rapids

UPDATE: Police say the 26-year-old man who shot himself outside of Spectrum Butterworth Hospital has died. The man left a suicide note indicating he had a "parting gift" for police. Police are investigating  a suspicious package near the scene.

A man has shot himself outside the emergency room at Spectrum Butterworth Hospital downtown Grand Rapids, Fox 17 reports.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News Tags:

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wfgr.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for WFGR VIP quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive WFGR VIP contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.