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Terry Johnston
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Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Sold Out ‘Live at Night’ Show Provided Tons of Laughs and Awkward Moments [Photos]

The Free Beer & Hot Wings Show took to the stage in front of a sold out crowd at DeVos Performance Hall Saturday night, and while none of us really knew what was in store for us, we were not disappointed.

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The Krazy Kids Inflatable Fun Run is Coming to Grand Rapids May 28

Lately we have seen all kinds of new and exciting fun runs for adults headed to the Grand Rapids area, but when one of us here at 97.9 WGRD saw the Krazy Kids Inflatable Fun Run, we couldn't help but think what a great idea...

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Grand Rapids Enjoyed Some Amazing Wings at King of the Wing 2016 [Video]

The 2016 edition of King of the Wing moved to Divani on Ionia, to serve up some amazing wings from around the West Michigan area. There were a lot of great wings for everyone to sample, and the competition was pretty fierce, with amazing flavors.

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Checking Out Smokey Bones Wings for King of the Wing 2016 [Video]

Today was a good day. We got to sample a lot of great wings, in preparation for Monday's King of the Wing at Divani. We were lucky enough that Smokey Bones on 28th brought us some amazing wings and ribs this morning for us to kick off our day! Jojo Girard, Andy Rent, and I got to eat this amazing food for breakfast!

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Tasting Buffalo Wild Wings for King of the Wing 2016 [Video]

Today, Jojo Girard from WFGR and I got to venture out to Buffalo Wild Wings to sample some of the wing flavors they're bringing out to the GRD King of the Wing competition on Monday. Dave and BWW have some great flavors ready for us for Monday, including a dry rub and a Sauce Lab sauce!

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Tasting Pipeline Smokehouse and Bar’s Delicious Dry Rub Wings for King of the Wing [Video]

We got a real treat at the office today! Rocco and Kristen from Pipeline Smokehouse and Bar treated us to some of the awesome wings they'll be bringing to King of the Wing.

King of the Wing is coming up this Monday! You'll get to try delicious wings from restaurants, caterers, and bars and decide who's got the best in West Michigan!

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Tasting Crooked Goose’s Amazing Wings for King of the Wings 2016 [Video]

Thanks to Jeremy and Jessica at Crooked Goose, I got to sample some of their amazing chicken wings! We're getting ready for King of the Wing Monday, where you can come taste all these great wings, and then tell us who's got the best wings in the West Michigan area!

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Get Wings for only 50 Cents While Helping a Great Cause at King of the Wing 2016

King of the Wing 2016 is right around the corner, Monday, March 21 at Divani. What's so great about this event? Well, you get 50 cent wings from a ton of restaurants across West Michigan, plus you'll be helping out the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan.

And, March 21 just happens to be World Down Syndrome Awareness Day

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15 Things All Grand Rapidians Should Do at Least Once

There's no doubt about it, Grand Rapids is an awesome city. We've got lots of attractions and fun things always going on, we're a family friendly city and appeal to the younger crowd as well...

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Awesome POV Bobsled Video from the GRD Cardboard Bobsled Derby [Video]

If you missed this weekend's GRD Cardboard Bobsled Derby, you missed a fun time out at Cannonsburg with Labatt Blue and WGRD! More than 50 sleds were made out of duct tape and carboard, and everyone had a blast! Check out some photos and more video from Saturday.

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The Bunny Train in Coopersville is Ready to Roll

It's that time of year again with Spring and Easter just around the corner. It's time to hop aboard the Bunny Train!

This is always a family favorite when the Coopersville & Marne Railway presents their annual Bunny Train. This year, the 13th, the train will run on Saturdays, March 12, 19 and 26 and on Sundays March 13 and 20. Saturday train departures are at 11:00 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. On Sundays, the trains leave at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. The friendly Conductor will call “All Aboard” at 20 minutes before each departure.

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Have Some Laughs at WGRD’s Cardboard Bobsled Derby [Video]

Saturday, March 5th, GRD hit Cannonsburg with Labatt Blue for the 6th Annual Cardboard Bobsled Derby! More than 50 bobsleds entered to win tons of cool stuff, and they didn't even have to make it down the hill to win! Watch some fun crashes, and some speedy sleds going down the hill at Cannonsburg!

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