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The West Michigan Whitecaps Are Hiring A New Mascot!

Are you fun? Do you like entertaining crowds of people, all while wearing an awesome costume? Do you love communicating with hand gestures? Well then, this job is for you.

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The Grand Rapids Griffins Great Skate Winterfest is Coming Soon

Here are all the details about the event that's equal parts fundraiser and fun!

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Could Jolly Pumpkin be Opening a Taproom/Restaurant in Grand Rapids?

There have been rumors for the last couple of months that the old Red Lion Restaurant on Bridge Street N.W. (which has been empty for many years) might be yet another new taproom/restaurant in that area.

News reports over the weekend are saying that Northern United Brewing Co. (the parent company of Jolly Pumpkin) has filed preliminary architectural plans with the city to open a taproom and restaurant on Bridge Street.

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National Speakers Part of GVSU’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week

Two nationally known speakers will highlight Grand Valley State University's events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Blockbuster To Close 300 Stores In U.S.
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How Many Video Stores Are Left In West Michigan?

There was a time in this fair land when the video store was king. You couldn't drive a few blocks without seeing a Blockbuster, Hollywood, Video Tyme or Video Palace on a street corner or in a strip mall.

But now thanks to streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu, video stores are miles apart, but we still have them, for a little bit longer.

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The Cubs World Series Trophy is Coming to Kalamazoo

The Chicago Cubs waited for more than a century to claim a World Series Trophy. Now that trophy is coming to Kalamazoo on February 20.

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Pain at the Pump: In One Month Gas Jumps 30 Cents Per Gallon in Grand Rapids

Trips to the gas station are becoming more and more painful, and the trend doesn't look like it's going away any time soon.

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Whiskey Bar Coming to Grand Rapids West Side in March

Home to award-winning breweries and voted "Best Beer Scene in the U.S." and "Best Food City in Michigan", Grand Rapids has a ton going for it the food and beverage department.

Coming soon, GR will have a hangout for whiskey and bourbon lovers!

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Showtime Confirms Two-Hour May Premiere for ‘Twin Peaks’ Revival

It’s been a long time coming, and opaque even for David Lynch, but Twin Peaks is finally ready to pour a new cup of coffee. The revived mystery-thriller has at long last confirmed a two-hour May premiere, along with an episode order.

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Cascade Twp. Firefighter Charged With Having Sexual Relationship With Teen

51-year-old Clem Harold Bell was arrested for persuading or coercing a child to engage in sexually abusive activity for the purpose of producing any child sexually abusive material.

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Kevin Smith to Perform at 20 Monroe Live on March 28

Writer, director, actor, comic book writer, and comedian Kevin Smith will be making his way to Grand Rapids' 20 Monroe Live on Tuesday, March 28!

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Grand Rapids Restaurant Will Appear on the Cooking Channel!

The Winchester, a Grand Rapids restaurant, is obviously doing something right because this Thursday, 1/12, they will be featured on the Cooking Channel...

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