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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.
Restaurant Week Grand Rapids
Restaurant Week Grand Rapids
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Restaurant Week Grand Rapids Returns August 12-23

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids, our city's most celebrated culinary event, is back starting on August 12th! For 12 days enjoy 3-course fresh-from-the-farm creative menus at over 60 restaurants throughout Greater Grand Rapids - 3-courses for $28 at many restaurants and at some of the restaurants 2 people can dine for $28!

Indulge in Michigan's fresh-from-the-farm grown food and treat yourself to fantastic wines, brews, and spirits. Take in the sensory delights of Grand Rapids many restaurants.

Restaurant Week Grand Rapids will return August 12 - 23, 2015. 

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Category: Food, Grand Rapids News
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Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media
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Free Beer, Hot Wings, Producer Joe, and Janna Take on Listeners in a Game of Flippy Cup [Video]

We had a great time at America on Tap at John Ball Park this afternoon. So much beer. So much food. So much music. AND, Free Beer, Hot Wings, Producer Joe, and Janna got to try to beat some of you at flippy cup.

Spoiler alert: they failed.

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Free Beer was not good at flippy cup. (Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media)
Free Beer was not good at flippy cup. (Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media)
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America on Tap Was Surrounded by Rain, But we Made the Most of it [Photos]

It rained this morning, and we got a little wet within the last half hour of America on Tap at John Ball Park today. But, the weather held out long enough in between for us to have a fantastic time eating great food, drinking great beer, playing fun games, and listening to some awesome music.

Check out some photos from the day including the breweries, our awesome vendors, all of your smiling faces, and an interesting round of flippy cup between some of you, and Free Beer, Hot Wings, Producer Joe, and Janna.

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kschulze/ThinkStock
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America on Tap Beers Listed by Type

We're not going to let this morning's weather keep us from having a great time at America on Tap at John Ball Park this afternoon!

We're gearing up for a great time with awesome beers, delicious food, thoroughly entertaining live music, and more! With over 120 beers from over 60 breweries, the beer list can be a little overwhelming.

Are IPAs more your thing? Maybe you're a mead kind of person? Well, we've separated the beers by type to make things a little easier for you. 

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Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Department
Courtesy of the Grand Rapids Police Department
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Man Accused of Photographing and Making Lewd Comments to Grand Rapids Women Arrested

Grand Rapids police have arrested the man accused of making lewd comments to and taking photos of women as they walked down the street.

WOOD TV8 reports that police have arrested 69-year-old Thomas Larry Chubinski on a misdemeanor stalking charge for making sexually suggestive comments to a woman as she walked with her 2-year-old.

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Aksakalko/ThinkStock
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America On Tap – The Full List of Breweries and Beers is Here!

We're gearing up for everyone's favorite summer craft beer festival - America on Tap! We've been working to secure all of our breweries and the beers they'll be bringing, and we finally have the final list!

Check it out!

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Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images
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’19 Kids and Counting’ Cancelled by TLC

TLC announced Thursday that it has officially canceled 19 Kids and Counting, following revelations about acts of child molestation committed by one of the kids, Josh Duggar, when he was a teenager. Some of Josh's sisters were among his victims.

The network had originally pulled episodes of the show following the revelation, but at taht time they did not say that it would be gone for good.

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Everyone’s Favorite Summer Beer Festival – America on Tap – Returns to Grand Rapids July 18

Get ready! Everyone's favorite summer beer festival, America on Tap, will be returning to Grand Rapids' John Ball Park Zoo Saturday, July 18!

Enjoy samples of more than 100 beers from a variety of the country’s best craft breweries, plus your favorites from right here in Michigan!

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