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‘Roads To Romance’? That’s The Title Of This 1949 West Michigan Travel Film [Video]

There really is nothing more romantic than a West Michigan sunset, and this 1949 travelogue promises plenty of love action for those willing to make the trek to our lovely area.

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City Council Passes License for the Barking Boutique

At a city council meeting on Monday night, many people showed up to protest the new Barking Boutique that may be opening in Grandville. This store is set to sell designer puppies for thousands of dollars...

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As If We Didn’t Already Know It, Grand Rapids Named Best Beer Scene In The Country

We've done it again! Grand Rapids now tops another top ten list relating to beer. USA Today released their 2017 Reader's Choice awards for the Best Beer Scene in the Country and Grand Rapids is #1...

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A Great Idea for Spring Break in West Michigan

Spring break for most public school kids is next week. Many will take off for a quick vacation, but many others won't. If you and your kids will be home-bound next week, you may be stumped on what to do. Can't have bored kids hanging around the house all week, so, how about this?

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David Blaine Raises Money For Haiti With 72-Hour Magic Marathon
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David Blaine is Bringing Magic to Grand Rapids!

For years you've seen him on TV but now you'll be able to experience the magic in person! Famous magician and illusionist, David Blaine, is going on his first North American tour and is stopping in Grand Rapids...

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Controversial Puppy Boutique Has Found a New West Michigan Location [Poll]

It was less than a year ago when a new puppy boutique sparked outrage and protests across West Michigan. So much so, two of its contracts were terminated...

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Major Construction On Leonard Street Starts Today Between College Ave. And Ball Ave.

The snow has melted, Spring has arrived, and in Michigan that means it is time for road construction!  Starting today, Monday, March 27th, Leonard Street will be getting an overhaul between College Ave...

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Monday Is OBERON Day!!

The cloudy weather isn’t making me believe spring is here, but as of Monday…Summer is SO close.  Monday is Oberon Day!

Yep, Monday’s the day when you can start getting Bell’s Brewery’s summer ale, Oberon...

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Free College Financial Aid Counseling in Grand Rapids on Tuesday

Applying to college is a lot of work. An important part of the process is searching for financial aid, but finding out what you qualify for can be both time consuming and confusing.

One group is offering free help in Grand Rapids for anyone seeking financial aid for college.

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Michigan’s Google Search Isn’t That Weird When It Comes To Shopping Online

I'm so glad these lists get compiled, especially when our state doesn't look like weirdos!

Estately just put together at list of "Products Each State Googles More Frequently Than Other States When Shopping Online"  and there are certainly some weird-ass states...

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Could This Be Another Possible Sex Trafficking Scheme in Michigan?

It's no secret that human sex trafficking is a growing problem, especially in Michigan; that's why its best to rather be safe than sorry.

A month ago a girl from Flint wanted to warn people about a potential kidnapping scheme involving leaving things on the windshield...

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courtesy City of Grand Rapids
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Finally, They’re Going To Fix Michigan Street This Spring

It’s about time! Fox17 is reporting that Michigan Street in Downtown Grand Rapids could start getting fixed as early as next week!

If you’ve driven along Michigan Street, you’ve probably noticed it’s one of the WORST streets in West Michigan, well unless you’re also talking about 131 or M-6, but for the Van Andel Institute and all the medical centers to be located on Michigan, it’s surprising how bad of shape the road is in...

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