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Grand Rapids Bars Where Day Drinking Turns into Night Drinking

We've all been there. You meet up with friends for lunch and maybe just a couple drinks or you agree to go for "just one drink" after work but before you know it, you look at the time and it's already 8 o'clock at night...

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Check Out the Photos From This Year’s Grand Rapids on Tap

Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday for a beautiful day spent at Calder Plaza for Grand Rapids on Tap! 

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Job Growth, Unemployment Rate Both Drop In September
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Want a Job with the City of Grand Rapids?

Over 300 City of Grand Rapids workers are retiring in the next few years-- and that means job openings for you! With hiring events being held periodically, the city is looking to fill these positions.

So what kind of jobs are they? And what do they pay?

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The West Side Duthler’s Family Food Store Will Be Closing In A Few Weeks

With the good news of new development, comes the bad news of a staple along Bridge Street NW in Grand Rapids closing their doors.

The Duthler’s Family Food Store will be closing August 18th...

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"Keep It Clean" To Benefit Waterkeeper Alliance
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Comedian Bill Burr Gave Grand Rapids 9 Minutes Of Love On His Podcast

Comedian Bill Burr spent almost 9 minutes the other day on his podcast, "The Monday Morning Podcast with Bill Burr",  talking about how great we are in Grand Rapids… well, he bounced around on a bunch of topics, but the most part was about a recent trip to G...

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What’s the Best Topping for a Hot Dog?

Today is National Hot Dog Day, and everyone is thinking about their favorite hot dog place. If you weren't before that sentence, you are now. But besides the decision of where to go for a great dog, the next tough choice: What to put on your hot dogs?

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The 10 Best TV Shows Set In Michigan

There have been a bunch of TV shows set in Michigan over the years, some were really good, others were really bad (I'm looking at you, "Blade: The Series")...

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Lugo, seen here as part of the A-Advanced all-star festivities in 2016 is considered the best prospect the Tigers got in this deal. (Sean M. Haffey - Getty Images)
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So Who Are These Guys The Tigers Picked Up For J.D. Martinez?

Three infield prospects were sent from Arizona to Detroit in the deal.

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You Can Get Pancakes for 59¢ at IHOP Today!

Mmm pancakes... delicious no matter what time it is and today you can have them for only 59¢ at IHOP!

IHOP is celebrating their 59th anniversary today (Tuesday, 7/18) and in honor of that customers can get a short stack (three buttermilk pancakes) for only 59¢ which is normally $5...

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These 5 Teams Are Reportedly Interested in J.D. Martinez

JD is one the most prized position players rumored to be available by the July 31 deadline

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DNR Looking For Jet Skiers Who Ran Over Geese on Muskegon County Lake

The DNR is asking for the public's help identifying two jet skiers who plowed into a flock of geese on Mona Lake in Muskegon County around 2 p.m.July 10.

WZZM-13 reports that several of the Canadian geese were injured and one was killed. The incident was caught on video.

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10 Reasons NOT To Move To Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is a city that takes time to adjust to, so if your friends want to move here, you better tell them ahead of time what they're in for...

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