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The 2013 Summer Craft Beer Festival

The WGRD 2013 Summer Craft Beer Festival is this Saturday (August 17th) at John Ball Park!  The festival boasts over 20 different breweries from all over the country!  All of you favorite West Michigan breweries will be in attendance as well.  Come enjoy some of the best beer in the country this weekend!  Check out all the details of the festival below.

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10 Things You Need To Know About Beer

In honor of our Summer Craft Beer Festival tomorrow, I found this video of 10 Things You Need To Know About Beer! It's always nice to be knowledgeable, and spurtin out random facts make you look cool, and looking cool will make the ladies love you... ;)

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Restaurant Week In GR- Brewery Vivant

It's here, Grand Rapids Restaurant Week! We have a plethora of brewery's and restaurants around our fine city and now is the time to check them all out! There are 60 plus restaurants that participate in restaurant week around Grand Rapids and the fun doesn't end til August 24th. As part of the festivities all the restaurants participating offer 3-course menus for 25 bucks or 2-for-25 dollars!

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50 Ways To Open A Beer

Our Summer Craft Beer Festival is right around the corner, and I would truly love to see someone using some of these tactics while opening their beer... This is a video of 50 different somewhat unique ways to open a beer. Please someone try all these and let me know how it goes.

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More Breweries Announced For WGRD’s 2013 Summer Craft Beer Festival

A few days ago we announced the first round of breweries for WGRD’s 2013 Summer Craft Beer Festival.  You might have been thinking, "Hey, that list seems a little light..."  Well, not anymore!  Check out the updated list of breweries below.

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Grandwich 2013 Kicks Off In Downtown Grand Rapids

Once again it's that time of year, Grandwich time! I am a bit of a foodie and love this local contest here in Grand Rapids. Each year local restaurants come up with their sandwich that is normally something you wouldn't see anywhere else! Using locally grown food these places come up with some crazy stuff. Do this years contestants have what it takes to win the Grandwich award? Last year one of our favorite places, Skywalk Deli took home the crown... who will it be this year?

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Join WGRD For The Angels’ Party Bus Trip

On Thursday, July 25th join Shaffee and WGRD at Angels Gentleman's Club in Kalamazoo for a night of fun!  Take a ride with WGRD and several of the sexy ladies from Angels with party bus transportation from Grand Rapids.  A seat on board gets you the VIP treatment from Angels, transportation to and from Grand Rapids, BYOB for the ride down, and get in for free for the return of (“Foxy Boxing”) Must be 21 or older.  

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Whitecaps Tickets Going for Only $5 for July 4th and 5th Games

Reserved seat tickets for the West Michigan Whitecaps’ July 4th holiday week games will be offered for a very special $5 price for one day only.

Tuesday, July 2nd, fans can purchase tickets to the Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th games for the special price of $5, more than half off the regular $10.50 price. There is a limit of eight tickets per person for this special.

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Brann’s Steakhouse and McDuff’s Bar and Grille Rule Supreme at King of the Wing

Wing experts in Grand Rapids gathered at John Ball Park last Saturday (May 18) and sampled from some of the best West Michigan had to offer. There were plenty of cooked poultry and Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy to be consumed. Check out our photo gallery below.

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King Of The Wing — Shaffee Tries Wings From Brann’s Steakhouse and Sports Grille

97.9 WGRD and Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy present King of the Wing, Saturday, May 18th at John Ball Park beginning at 1pm. Sample wings from local restaurants and bars and then vote for the one you think deserves the crown!  Click here for more info.

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How To Properly Eat A Chicken Wing Because You’re Doing It Wrong

Eating a chicken wing seems simple enough, right?  Grab the chicken wing, bite the chicken wing, tear the flesh and meat from the bone, chew it, swallow, repeat... Wrong!  Sure, maybe that's how you eat a drumstick, but if you eat the wing like that... You, sir, are a savage!  Or just hungry.  Whatever's clever.

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King Of The Wing — Shaffee Tries Wings From Crooked Goose

97.9 WGRD and Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy present King of the Wing, Saturday, May 18th at John Ball Park beginning at 1pm. Sample wings from local restaurants and bars and then vote for the one you think deserves the crown!  Click here for more info.

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