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Muskegon’s Getty Drive-In to Open For the Season April 14

Warmer weather has returned to West Michigan, and that means the return of drive-in movies! Muskegon's Getty Drive-In is set to open for the season this Friday, April 14, 2017 at 8 p...

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The Nine Drive-In Theaters That Remain Open In Michigan

In the 1960s and early 1970s, you'd be able to find over 130 drive-in theaters in the State of Michigan.  50 years later, we only have 9 drive-in theaters left in the state...

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1946 – Good Old Days of Grand Rapids [Video]

A couple of weeks ago I posted some film of old Ramona Park, Reeds Lake in East Grand Rapids, from 1946. Well, let's go back there again, this time to downtown Grand Rapids.

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Reed’s Lake “Back in the Day,” in 1946 [Video]

Reed's Lake is just one of the many gems in the Grand Rapids area that makes living here so special. "Back in the day," it was really something special. People from all over would flock to the lake.

Located in East Grand Rapids, we know Reed's Lake today as the home of Roses Restaurant, part of the Gilmore Collection, municipal buildings, a bustling East Grand Rapids downtown, the East Grand Rapids Middle School, the  Grand Rapids Yacht Club, several marinas, and many houses. But, a few...okay, many, years ago, things were very different.

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O’Reilly Auto Parts Has A Flux Capacitor For Sale, No Word On If It Will Take You ‘Back To The Future’

If you plug in the parts number 121G on the O'Reilly web site, oreillys.com, it will take you a page advertising a flux capacitor device, which was invented by Emmett Brown for the express intention of time traveling.

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Getty Images: Kevin Winter, Christian Petersen
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The Oscars had a Jim Joyce Moment, And That’s a Good Thing

The 2017 Academy Awards will always be remembered for the mix-up at the end of the awards show. La La Land was mistakenly named the winner for Best Picture, then moments later Moonlight was announced the winner.

A huge mistake, but a mistake that was handled well by all. That's something that former Major League Baseball umpire Jim Joyce has experience with. Just ask Armando Galarraga or any Detroit Tigers fan.

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"La La Land," Hillary Clinton, Matt Ryan
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‘La La Land,’ Hillary Clinton, Atlanta Falcons — Which Stunning Loss Was the Most Devastating? [POLL]

Hillary Clinton. The Atlanta Falcons. "La La Land." All know too well just how crushing losing can be. But which defeat was the worst?

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‘Movies in the Park’ Will Cater More to Families This Summer

Starting this summer, Movies in the Park will have earlier show times.

The Downtown Development Authority approved a three-year contract with a Kentwood company that will provide a brighter screen which will allow for movies to start before it gets dark...

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Target Presents AFI's Night At The Movies - Presentations
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Cher to Star in Lifetime Movie About Flint Water Crisis

Long outspoken about the Flint water crisis, Cher is now set to star in a Lifetime movie about it.

Deeadline reports that Cher will also executive produce the project, along with Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, and Katie Couric.

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David Bowie Was Considered for Gandalf in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy

The trilogy's casting director confirms the rumor that David Bowie was approached about playing Gandalf, but he never actually auditioned.

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Lightning McQueen, Mater and Finn McMissile of "Cars 2" Roll Into Bob's Big Boy
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Pixar Bringing ‘Cars 3′ to North American International Auto Show in Detroit

Pixar has announced that the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will include an early look at Cars 3 and debut a life-size version of one of the film's stars.

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25 Days of Christmas Movies on Freeform!

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without our beloved movies during the holiday season.

And now that it's December, it's time for Freeform's 25 Days of continuous Christmas movies (with some other favorites in between)...

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