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Grand Rapids Hot Dog Legend Gets So-So Review
The string of great national press Grand Rapids has been getting over the past couple of years may have it a speed bump. After the New York Times gave Grand Rapids a glowing review for the new Downtown Market opening next year, everyone around town has been beaming with pride. The USA Today goes and…
The New Smashburger–A Review
So the third area smashburger (with a little "s") opens on the 26th at M-6 and Kalamazoo. The folks at the new hamburger place invited selected members of the media (read:with a PULSE! ;)) to sample lunch at their newest location. Here is that review.
A Beer Flavored Milk Shake? [POLL]
I like lots of things. Red Robin is one of those things. The tower of onion rings, big burgers, endless steak fries, fun eating establishments, it's all good. Now Red Robin is ready for Octoberfest with an Octoberfest themed limited time only hamburger with a pretzel bun, and a beer flavored mi…
Today Is 9/11.
I know. You already know that. How could you not. I feel really bad for people who have a birthday on 9/11. It used to just be a normal day. The 11th of September. Now, it's just 9/11. It will ALWAYS now be 9/11. Nine Eleven. September 11th. No matter how you say it, it will always be one of th…
The Top 10 Fall Attractions In Northern Michigan
Traverse City is already famed as one of the most spectacular summer vacation spots in the Midwest. (This year, National Geographic named it one of the world’s Top Summer Trips.) Fortunately, those heart-stopping views of sky, water and shore don’t just disappear after Labor Day – …
The Worst Movie Premiere In History
Usually movies opening on a holiday weekend have the added bonus of extra days, or time for patrons to find the movie at their favorite gigoplex. The movie for kids opening this weekend called "Oogieloves in The Big Balloon Adventure" is having a little trouble early on this partic…
Radio Commercials Turn 90 Years Old!
They are as old as radio itself. And they were one of the first electronic mediums next to lighted signs. They are radio commercials. On August 28th, 1922, the first one ever ran on WEAF in New York City! And there was only one reference to a big sale! :)
In Case You Missed It 2-Curly Fries At McDonalds?
It's food day here at wfgr.com! From the Huffington Post: Mcd's in the Philippines have something called "Twister Fries". Sure look like Curly Fries to me. And they look pretty darn good! McDonalds fries are awesome to begin with, then get a curly fry from the place that …
NBC’s Olympic Coverage Is Bangers And Mash!
The fine folks at NBC are having some problems these days. First the whole Jay Leno/Conan O'Brien/Ann Curry personnel issues. Then they cancel one of their best performing shows (Harry's Law) And let's not even get me started about WHITNEY. Now the Olympics are here, what could go wro…
Happy 20th Anniversary First Internet Picture!
It was on July 18th, 1992 that the first ever picture was uploaded to the internet! It's a party! These women were the first image ever uploaded, a parody band from Europe named after the company that started the internet. (Sorry, it's not "Al and the Gorette's) Who knew 20 y…

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