Contact Us
Grand Rapids News

Grand Rapids News

The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
[

Grand Rapids’ People’s Law School

Last night was the first installment of the "People's Law School" in Grand Rapids.  It's something that has been done in Lansing for several years that attorneys and firms are now bringing to GR.

I signed up for it because I've always been fascinated by the legal system and the law

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
Friends Netflix Episodes 2015 Streaming
NBC
[

‘Friends’ Coming to Netflix in 2015

Not to be outdone by HBO's announcement of a standalone streaming service (although totally outdone by Warner Bros.' DC slate), Netflix has picked up a few 'Friends' of its own, 236 to be exact. The streaming service confirms today that all episodes of Monica, Chandler, Joe, Rachel, Phoebe and Ross will be ready to watch in time for New Years' 2015, as announced by Gunther and the Rembrandts.

Read More

John Sciulli/Getty Images for Xbox
John Sciulli/Getty Images for Xbox
[

Are Michigan Men Immature? [Infographic]

98.7 WFGR's Craig Russell posted Tuesday about Michigan men being very unlikely to "take a wife", based on a study by Pew Research.

Well now, the Estately real estate blog has played that out further, adding other factors to determine that men in Michigan are the sixth most immature in the nation -- behind top-ranked Rhode Island.

Read More

Getty Images
Getty Images
[

Elizabeth Pena, Famed Hispanic Actress, Dies at 55

Elizabeth Peña, the beloved hispanic actress known for early roles in films like 'La Bamba,' 'Down and Out in Beverly Hills,' and '*batteries not included,' has sadly passed away at the age of 55, according to her nephew. Peña had recently finished filming on the first season of the El Rey Network series 'Matador.'

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News
2015 Oscars Neil Patrick Harris Host
Kevin Winter, Getty Images
[

2015 Oscars Tap Neil Patrick Harris to Host

If 'Gone Girl' hadn't made it official already, Neil Patrick Harris remains every bit a star of the silver screen as on TV and stage. And so, the 2015 Oscars have followed suit in recruiting the acclaimed personality to host the Academy Awards on ABC this coming February.

Read More

Steven Depolo
Steven Depolo
[

Grand Rapids Voted Best Beer Town in the USA

Grand Rapids wins another title in the name of craft beer!

Already the reigning Beer City USA, Grand Rapids has now claimed the title  “Best Beer Town in the USA” in USA Today's and 10Best's annual poll.

The honor was just bestowed at noon. Tampa; Asheville, N.C.; Bend, Ore.; and Fort Collins, Colo., were also in the top five.

Read More

Alexander Shalamov/ThinkStock
Alexander Shalamov/ThinkStock
[

Grand Rapids Is No. 2 Cheapest Foodie Town In U.S.!

We did it again! Grand Rapids made another best of list.

This time our love of craft beer and food has put Grand Rapids in the national spotlight!

Read More

Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
[

New Brewery Coming to Cedar Springs [Video]

West Michigan's beer fever is spreading!

After last week's announcement that New Holland Brewing is coming to Grand Rapids, WZZM-13 reports there is another brewery on the horizon in Cedar Springs.

Read More

5567pre_eec73a10624d772
[

Well, Greenville Had Lowest Gas Prices In the Nation [Video]

Well, Greenville had the lowest gas prices in the nation.

Had, but not anymore.

In a surprising move, the oil companies realized that Michigan had some of the lowest -- if not THE -- lowest gas per gallon price in the nation. So, they stopped that crap in a big hurry.

Read More

Marvel
Marvel
[

‘Captain America 3′ Recruits Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man to Begin Civil War Storyline

Well that certainly escalated quickly: over the last couple of weeks Robert Downey Jr. has played rather coy about what's next for Tony Stark and Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but now it looks like we know the answer, as he's just been recruited for 'Captain America 3,' in a storyline that's said to bring Marvel's Civil War arc to the big screen -- which is a rather huge development.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News Tags:
Universal/Warner Bros./Columbia
Universal/Warner Bros./Columbia
[

Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired by 2014 Movie Characters

October is in full swing, and Halloween is right around the corner. If you're a movie nerd who's into dressing up for Halloween, picking your costume can be some serious business. But with only a few weeks left before The Big Day, you've got some choices to make. Wanna bro down with your buds and go as the Robert De Niros from 'Neighbors'? Or maybe you're a lady who wants to ditch the animal ears and do something much cooler this year. If you need help figuring it out, we've got a handy guide to Halloween costumes inspired by 2014 movie characters to help you get it together in time for the upcoming holiday, including what to buy and where to buy it.

Read More

Category: Grand Rapids News, Halloween Tags:
Jojo Girard/Townsquare Media
Jojo Girard/Townsquare Media
[

Now I Know What ArtPrize Is! Thank You, Grand Rapids [Photo Gallery]

Three weeks ago, I was an ArtPrize neophyte, not having the slightest idea what ArtPrize was or what I should expect.

What I found was an event that is hard to pin down.

What is ArtPrize? It's a street party, it's an art show, and it's sitting in a bar with a pint watching a football game next to a wonderfully rendered painting of a nude woman.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and 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 points, 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 with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wfgr.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, 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.

Register on 98.7 WFGR Classic Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

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

Register on 98.7 WFGR Classic Hits quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!