Inaugural West Michigan VaperFest Vapes Up Saturday [Sponsored]
The inaugural West Michigan VaperFest is Saturday, highlighting and selling vaping and vaping products.
Victoria’s Secret Angels Part of Spot for Super Bowl XLIX [Video]
Victoria's Secret will advertise Sunday during NBC's broadcast of the National Football League's Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and defending champion Seattle Seahawks. Victoria's Secret Angels Candice Swanepoel, Lily Aldridge, Karlie Kloss, Behati Prinsloo, Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima star in a 30-second spot, which is to air after the two-minute warning in the fourth q
New England Bludgeons Indianapolis 45-7, Advances to Super Bowl
Tom Brady threw three touchdowns and LeGarrette Blount ran for three more TDs Sunday in leading the host New England Patriots into the Super Bowl with a 45-7 AFC Championship victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
Celebrate Your New Year’s Eve Safely Using Grand Rapids Cab, Limousine Services
If you are anything like us, then you like to throw down on New Year's Eve and have some fun. Well, it's always good to go in prepared folks. To help out, we have compiled a list of cab companies and limousine services in greater Grand Rapids.
Kenowa Hills High School Boys’ Soccer’s Peter Brown Named Athlete of the Week
Kenowa Hills High School boys' soccer player Peter Brown is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week. Second-year Knights Coach Frank Andrade almost sounds like he doesn't have enough superlatives to describe Brown. "He excels," Andrade said of Kenowa Hills' leading scorer. "He's a great player and he's become a great leader."
Grand Rapids Christian High School Boys’ Soccer’s Jacob Witte Named Athlete of the Week
Grand Rapids Christian High School boys' soccer player Jacob Witte is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week. The senior forward's leadership as captain and contributor is one of the primary reasons why Grand Rapids Christian is 14-1-1 and is ranked No. 3 in Division 2 by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches' Association. "I could tell on my first day that he'd stand
Ottawa Hills High School Volleyball’s Ladaysia Alexander Named Athlete of the Week
Ottawa Hills High School volleyball player Ladaysia Alexander is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week. Consider Alexander's selection for the honor one as much for her perseverance in addition to her being a stellar student-athlete. "Ladaysia Alexander has had to overcome more obstacles in 17 years than most individuals would in their entire life," Ottawa Hills Coach Sara She
Michigan Hosts Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship in Escanaba [Video]
Bass fishing takes center stage as many of the world’s best anglers battle it out on Lake Michigan in Escanaba for the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Championship today through Sunday. The championship is being held on Bays de Noc as part of a partnership between Pure Michigan and Bassmaster to promote the state as a top destination for anglers.
Rockford High School Boys’ Water Polo’s David Newberger Named Athlete of the Week
Rockford High School boys' water polo player David Newberger is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week. Newberger excels athletically and academically, standing out on a team currently ranked No. 1 by the Michigan Water Polo Association with a 17-1 record after a 15-7 win Wednesday night over East Kentwood. "David Newberger epitomizes the (term) student-athlete," Rockford Coach
The Orbit Room’s Future Uncertain As Longtime Manager Ted Smith Departs for HopCat Detroit
By John Sinkevics | Local Spins Less than a year after the death of The Orbit Room owner Don Dorshimer, the future of the longtime Grand Rapids concert venue is up in the air now that manager Ted Smith is leaving to head up booking at the new HopCat in Detroit.
Jenison High School Boys’ Soccer’s Luke VanderVeen Named Athlete of the Week
Jenison High School boys' soccer player Luke VanderVeen is this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD Athlete of the Week. VanderVeen's last-minute goal in Jenison's 1-0 win over Zeeland East last week is indicative of the type of competitor he is, Wildcats Coach Brian Selk said.
‘Super Duper:’ Alice Cooper Rockin’ with Motley Crue Tonight at Van Andel Arena!
Alice Cooper has a radio show and a documentary about him was just released. But Cooper, who was born in Detroit, continues to rock after more than four decades performing! From his first solo album, 1975′s "Welcome to My Nightmare" through releases such as 1994′s "The Last Temptation" and 2000′s "Brutal Planet," themed releases have been Cooper's specialty. Drawing f