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Urban Dictionary’s Definition of Grand Rapids is Too Perfect and Yet NSFW

When it comes to places in the world to call home, you can't do much better than Grand Rapids. Don't take my word for it, just see how Urban Dictionary defines Grand Rapids.

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Grand Rapids in the Running For ‘Best Beer Scene’ in the U.S.

Beer City USA could nab another beer-related honor!

Grand Rapids is in the running for "Best Bar Scene" in a USA Today and 10 Best reader's poll.

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Traverse City Currently in Second Place in ‘Greatest Midwest Town’ Poll

Midwest Living is currently taking votes for their "Greatest Midwest Town" poll, and Traverse City is currently losing to some town in Iowa. Not acceptable.

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Reports Claim 2015 Was Calvin Johnson’s Final Year With the Detroit Lions

Sources say that Johnson told Lions' Coach Jim Caldwell the day after their final regular season game that he would not be returning in 2016.

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Footage From Hopcat’s Crack Fry Eating Contest

Hopcat recently celebrated it's 8th year in business. With a ton of special events, including a crack fry eating contest. Someone took a video of their attempt and did quite well actually.

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Grand Rapidians Try King Cake for the First Time

As a person who was born and raised in Louisiana I was brought up celebrating Mardi Gras. So, when I asked people where's the best place in town to get a king cake I was met with the question: "What's king cake?" Let the education begin.

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Grand Rapids Named Best City to Invest in Housing in 2016

Grand Rapids has raked in another honor!

Recently topping the list for Hottest Real Estate Markets to Watch in 2016, GR has also been named by Forbes the No. 1 City to Invest in Housing in 2016

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4 Michigan Cities Named Among the 90 Surprising Capitals of the World

Atlas Obscura produced a map of 90 surprising world capitals, as in Lima, Ohio, the world capital of pork rinds or Strong, Maine, the world capital of toothpicks...

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According to a New Poll, Tom Hanks Is America’s Favorite Movie Star

Tom Hanks, America’s sweetheart.

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Check Out This Fan-Made ‘Ratatouille’ LEGO Set

Toy block company LEGO runs an online program called LEGO Ideas, where anyone is free to make a profile and use it to design new sets of their own imagining...

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South Florida Begins Mass Distribution Of H1N1 Vaccine
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Michigan School Vaccination Waiver Submissions Down 39 Percent

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has announced that Michigan has seen a 39 percent decrease in the number of school vaccination waivers submitted this year compared to the same time last year.

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Jenison Firefighter With Brain Cancer Gets Mortgage Paid Off by Community

Recently, the community came together to help Kevin Sikkema's family as he continues to undergo treatment by raising over $100,000 on GoFundMe to pay off his mortgage.

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