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Grand Rapids Named No. 4 Best City For Beer Lovers

No, that's not a typo. Grand Rapids did rank among the top 10 in Redfin's "Top 15 City's for Beer Lovers" list; but we only nabbed the No.4 position, not No. 1.

Huh? What cities could have possibly beaten out Beer City USA?

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Happy 4th of July – Enjoy Our Fireworks Show Right Here [Video]

Saturday night, July 2nd, thousands of people gathered together downtown to celebrate our Independence Day, with live music, food, fun, and a massive fireworks display! To continue the celebration, here's the entire fireworks show you can enjoy for your Fourth!

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Matthew McConaughey to teach University Film Class

Remember those days in high school where your regular history teacher would call in sick and some anonymous substitute would just put on a VHS of Glory or Gettysburg and call it a day? It turns out that practice is still alive and well at universities across the country, with one small difference: instead of some random recent college graduate as a substitute teacher, these students will be visited by Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey.

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Check Out the Photos of the Amway Family Fireworks

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Amway Family Fireworks at Ah Nab Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids! Check out some photos from the night.

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J.K. Rowling has Already Written a ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel

One of the major truths of the entertainment industry is that there will never be a more interesting movie than the one you haven’t yet made. This weekend, while The Legend of Tarzan director David Yates was gently trying to nudge conversations towards his film currently in theaters, people were understandably curious about his upcoming return to Hogwarts, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. And Yates let a particularly interesting piece of information drop.

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Pixar Has No More Sequels Planned After ‘The Incredibles 2’

With Finding Dory breaking all kinds of box office records, fans are understandably excited to see which of their favorite franchises Pixar will bring back to multiplexes. And the answer is, it kind of depends. If you’re a fan of Cars, Toy Story, and The Incredibles, you’ll be able to revisit your favorite Pixar characters no later than 2019. And if you’re a fan of Wall-E, Ratatouille, or Inside Out... well, we hope you’re OK with waiting for the next decade or so.

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Fireworks in West Michigan

If you are looking for fireworks around west Michigan during this 4th of July holiday weekend, here is your list!

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Where’s Skellville? Visit the Surprisingly Creepy Skull and Skeleton Collection In Benton Harbor

Have you ever traveled M-139 in Benton Harbor? There you'll find one of Michigan's oddest and least known tourist attractions - Skellville, a creepy collection of skulls and skeletons.

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Gas Station Skimmers Found in Grand Rapids and Jenison

More gas station skimmers have been found in West Michigan. This time the skimmers were found in Grand Rapids and in Jenison.

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Video Postcard From Grand Rapids [Video]

I'm not really sure what the whole story behind this loving video look at our city is all about. The only conclusion I can draw is that the guy who produced it has some friends in Germany he wanted to get to come over to visit.

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‘Star Wars‘ Celebration to Host ‘Future Filmmakers’ Panel With Rian Johnson, Kathleen Kennedy and More

Star Wars Celebration is heading to Europe this year, but if you’re a particularly huge fan of the franchise with enough money to spare for a geeky vacation, then it might just be worth the trek to London next month. The latest addition to the festival lineup is a special “Future Filmmakers” panel featuring Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, Episode VIII director Rian Johnson and more — and yes, there will be some surprises.

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‘Tallulah’ Trailer: Ellen Page Steals a Baby, But It’s For a Good Reason…Kind Of

Tallulah is like the bleak, bizarro version of Juno: It stars Ellen Page and Allison Janney, but instead of giving a baby away, Page steals one from an ill-equipped mom and tries to pass it off as her own. The new drama received mostly positive reviews at Sundance, and before it debuts on Netflix next month, you can watch the first trailer to see what all the fuss is about.

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