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Wendy Reed

Wendy is equally likely to compliment your cute shoes, condemn you for wearing leggings as pants, or invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. Wendy loves her dog (Harry Potter), New Kids On The Block, live blogging her life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). Her hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that she’ll never make.
Photo Courtesy of Sam Iannamico
Photo Courtesy of Sam Iannamico
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Griffins to Host Playoff Party at Rosa Parks Circle Thursday

The Grand Rapids Griffins, in partnership with Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., will host a rally at Rosa Parks Circle on Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. to pump up fans and welcome home the Griffins in their playoff quest to “Bring It Back”. 

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Photo Courtesy of Amway
Photo Courtesy of Amway
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Amway Family Fireworks Return to Downtown Grand Rapids July 4th

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies on July 4 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

The 2015 event marks the fifth year of Amway’s title sponsorship of the annual fireworks display.

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Courtesy of Consumers Energy
Courtesy of Consumers Energy
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Power Outage Reported Along Plainfield Ave. & 3 Mile Road

About 2,700 Consumers Energy customers are without power on the northeast side of Grand Rapids this afternoon.

According to the Consumers Energy Outage Map, the outage started just after 2:00pm and is affecting the area along Plainfield Avenue, I-96 and Three Mile Road NE. Traffic signals are out in the area.

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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Do you Have Verizon or Sprint Cell Service? They May Owe you a Refund

Sprint and Verizon Wireless will be paying customers who were “crammed” on their cell phone bills, according to a settlement that was announced Tuesday.

Sprint agreed to a $68 million settlement and Verizon agreed to a $90 million settlement.

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Courtesy of Grand Rapids Garage Bar & Grill
Courtesy of Grand Rapids Garage Bar & Grill
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The Garage Bar & Grill to Hold Summer Block Parties to Benefit Grand Rapids Home for Veterans

Bummed that you won't be able to enjoy live music outdoors in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesdays this summer? Cheer up! We have good news!

Grand Rapids Garage Bar & Grill has announced it will host weekly street parties with a charitable angle. Starting on Wednesday, June 10 and continuing each Wednesday through August 12, “Garage Bar Block Parties” will be held in front of the venue, located at 819 Ottawa Ave., from 6-10 p.m.

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