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Watch the GRPD Take Time Out to Play Beach Ball Volleyball With Teens After Grand Rapids Pride

The Grand Rapids Pride Festival, an annual fundraiser for the Grand Rapids Pride Center was held Saturday at Calder Plaza and as the festivities were wrapping up, members of the the Grand Rapids Police Department took some time to play beach ball volleyball with some of the teens who had stuck around...

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Black Heron Closes on GR’s West Side After Getting Hit by Car

Black Heron Restaurant and Bar on Bridge Street in Grand Rapids has shut its doors for good.

MLive reports that the restaurant's closing came a little over a week after a car crashed through Black Heron's window on June 3.

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Mother of Murdered 4-Year-Old Arrested on Unrelated Charges by Wyoming Police

Sonja Hernandez, the mother of 4-year-old Giovanni Mejias, has been arrested. FOX-17 reports that she has been arrested on charges unrelated to the death of her son...

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New Amazon Prime Instant Releases — July 2017

It’s that time again — time to mark your calendars for the start of a new month and a new streaming season! Today brings great news for Amazon Prime subscribers, as July’s slate of new additions has some really, really good ones in the mix.

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John G. Avildsen, Director of ‘Rocky,’ Dies at 81

Oscar-winning director John G. Avildsen, whose 1976 Rocky shot Sylvester Stallone to instant acclaim and became an ageless classic, has died at the age of 81. His oldest son Anthony informed the L.A. Times that Avildsen died from pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

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West Michigan Showed Up To Celebrate Griffins’ Calder Cup Championship

A very large crowd of hockey fans gathered Friday afternoon at Rosa Park Circle for the Grand Rapids Griffins’ Calder Cup Championship celebration...

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Steepletown Preschool New Park Built by Volunteers in Grand Rapids

Today in West Grand Rapids, hundreds of Amway volunteers converged on Steepletown Preschool to help construct a new playground for the kids! They turned the undeveloped lot at the corner of Fifth and Muskegon NW into a family-friendly safe play space.

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Adam West Completed ‘Batman Vs. Two Face’ Recording Before Death

The world has literally lit up with Adam West tributes since the Batman star’s tragic passing over the weekend, and we’ll have at least one more chance to honor the staccato “Bright Knight.” Sources confirm West had completed recording vocals for an animated sequel to Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders.

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Billionaires (and Hulk Hogan) Take on the Free Press in Trailer for ‘Nobody Speak’ Doc

In 2012, a videotape of professional wrestler and handlebar mustache advocate Terry ‘Hulk Hogan’ Bollea engaged in sexual congress with one Heather Clem (estranged wife of radio shock jock Bubba the Love Sponge, in one of this story’s more surreal details) surfaced online. Looking to hold someone responsible for what he felt was a violation of privacy, Hogan moved to take legal action against both Clem and Gawker, the media aggregation web site that originally posted the tape in question. Florida’s state court turned into a battleground, not just between the Hulkster and one of the Internet’s trashier publications, but between the moneyed elite and the free press.

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The West Michigan Whitecaps Are A Must-see This Season

Everyone's attention has been on the Grand Rapids Griffins since they recently won the Calder Cup. The West Michigan Whitecaps deserve some recognition for the season that they've had to this point...

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West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is This Weekend

The 2017 West Michigan Chalk Art Festival is Friday and Saturday in Byron Center.

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Celebration! Cinema Woodland Offering 12 Free Movies For Kids This Summer

School's out! (Or almost out.) And that means that it's time to find things to do for the summer. One of the things that you definitely shouldn't miss out on is Celebration...

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