The Speedrome occupied space at the old West Michigan Fairgrounds on the west side on North Park Street as early as 1903. It was located near the current intersection of North Park and West River, just northwest of Riverside Park and just south of Fifth/Third Ballpark.
Occupational therapy students from WMU’s Grand Rapids regional location are holding a fundraising event in conjunction with Dr. Grin’s Comedy Club to support the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan’s teen suicide prevention program.
Our nation's anthem has long been a point of contention in our nation. It was 49 years ago this week when folk singer Jose Feliciano caused a stir with his version before the Tigers-Cardinals World Series game at the old Tiger Stadium.
Oprah told a story about a couple weeks back when Ellen texted to wave at her by the fence (which sounds like it’s a long way from both of their homes) but Oprah couldn’t wave because she was in Grand Rapids!