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Grand Rapids Ranked High as an Underappreciated City You Should Move To

Grand Rapids has made a TON of best of places to live lists, which makes this totally sensible. Thrillist has made their list of "Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To", and Grand Rapids is featured prominently in their list!

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
Matt Milhouse, TSM
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Tickets for Founders KBS on Sale Saturday

Founders Brewing Co.'s barrel-aged Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS) is among the highest rated beers in the world. Some would say it is the best.

One of the best ways to score KBS for yourself is to purchase a ticket which allows you to pick it up at Founders. Those tickets go on sale, Saturday, February 18.

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City of Grand Rapids
City of Grand Rapids
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Lane Changes On Westbound Leonard At The 131 Interchange Starting Monday

Starting next week, lanes on Westbound Leonard at the 131 interchange will be changed... as they hope to alleviate traffic congestion and improve safety.

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Recycling is easier than you think! (Stockbyte/Thinkstock)
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You No Longer Have to Separate Your Recycling in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids has made recycling easier for Grand Rapids residents! If you still sort your recyclables, you're able to get a new cart for them, where you can just put everything in one container! It's called Single Stream Recycling, and it's available for current city recyclers.

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Townsquare Media
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Grand Rapids is One of the Best Places to Live in America!

Grand Rapids just made another "best of" list.

U.S. News listed the "100 Best Places to Live in the USA" and Grand Rapids came in at #19...

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(clockwise from top left) Jennifer Dodge/ThinkStock, Gary Duncan/ThinkStock, Matt Milhouse/TSM, dbvirago/ThinkStock
(clockwise from top left) Jennifer Dodge/ThinkStock, Gary Duncan/ThinkStock, Matt Milhouse/TSM, dbvirago/ThinkStock
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Scented Candle Smells for 12 West Michigan Cities

We love West Michigan and all of the sights, sounds and smells it brings throughout the year. Well, at least most of the smells.

What if you could take all of those smells home with you in a scented candle?

Here's what it would smell like if you could.

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Mayor Rosalynn Bliss via Facebook
Mayor Rosalynn Bliss via Facebook
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Mayor Bliss Shares Experience With Sexism and Her Way of Dealing With It [Video]

Mayor Bliss spoke last night at the Progressive Women’s Alliance event which was held at The Pyramid Scheme downtown Grand Rapids; it was there she revealed that had experience sexism, first as a City Commissioner and then as mayor...

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Grand Rapids (photo Johnnie Walker)
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Grand Rapids Tops Lots of Great Cities Lists – Braggadocio

While some people might feel that 2016 was a horrible year, it was a great year for our city, as Grand Rapids made a bunch of lists as one of the top cities to do, well basically, anything! From best quality of life, to best place to start a business, Grand Rapids is a fantastic place to be! Talk about Braggadocio!

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Grand Rapids (photo Johnnie Walker)
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The City of Grand Rapids Looking For Your Help to Make Our Neighborhoods Better

The City of Grand Rapids is looking to get residents, neighborhood associations, businesses, non-profits, and government officials together, to help build stronger neighborhoods in Grand Rapids. They're holding the Third Annual Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit on Saturday, March 4th, from 8:30am to 3pm. And it's free!

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This Grand Rapids Woman Escaped From Prison Twice in the 1970s and She’s Still Missing

One of the coldest cases in the history of the Michigan Department of Corrections is that of Frankie McGraw. The Grand Rapids woman escaped from prison once in 1973 and again in 1974. She's still on the run.

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SCAM ALERT: If You’re a Netflix Customer, a Reminder On How Not to Get Scammed!

Warnings went out about a scam regarding Netflix, where it appears the company is asking users to “update” their account information...

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CBS Pittsburgh/YouTube
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Megabus.com No Longer Providing Cheap Travel Through Grand Rapids

Cheap bus service to both Detroit and Chicago ended on Monday as Megabus.com changed it's routes, closing the route to and from Grand Rapids

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