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Beer is Here! 36th Annual National Homebrewers Conference is in Beer City USA

The 36th annual National Homebrewers Conference, hosted by the American Homebrewers Association, is being held this week at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids.

And what better place to hold a National Homebrewers Conference than in Beer City USA, where home brewing is alive and well!

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Metalhead Ned Sets Up Camp at Carnival of Chaos

I have arrived, and it is time to party! More than 80 local bands, Wayne Static, camping and all the booze that one can fit into a car! It is time for Carnival of Chaos!

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A Day To Remember, Bring Me The Horizon, and Chiodos All Coming to The Deltaplex on Sept. 15! [Video]

Get ready! This massive show is coming to The Delta Plex!

A Day to Remember, Bring Me the Horizon and Chiodos are ALL coming to The DeltaPlex Arena and Conference Center on Sept. 15!

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‘GRD and Metro PCS Rockin’ the Beach!

GRD and Metro PCS are rockin' the beach all this summer, and your invited to each one of them! Check out some of the fun we are having out here on the beach for this years GRD & Metro PCS Beach Hits!

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Tonalist Wins Belmont Stakes; California Chrome 4th

Tonalist sprinted down the stretch and beat Commissioner by a nose to win the thrilling 146th Belmont Stakes in New York on Saturday.

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It’s Festival Weekend!

Long before ArtPrize, THE arts festival in Grand Rapids was just Festival.

Officially, it's the 45th Festival of the Arts, held in downtown Grand Rapids on a few city streets and at Calder Plaza.

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Metalhead Ned’s Random Pic of the Week – Time For Sun of a Beach!

I was walking down the hallway yesterday and I couldn't help but notice that our live events manager was dressed up for a Beach Party. I don't know what exactly she was doing, but I figured it was a very random thing to stumble upon.

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Jackie’s In ‘A Sleeping Beauty’ at Circle Theatre

We started rehearsal for "A Sleeping Beauty Somewhere in Time" a few weeks ago, and I had to share an update.

In the new version of "Sleeping Beauty," I play Malestrom, the chaos fairy that most people identify as Maleficent.

The show is being held by Circle Theatre on Aquinas College's campus.

We perform June 25 to 29. If you have kids or don't, it's a fun show!

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All-New Meteor Shower – Camelopardalid – Will Be Visible Friday Night & Saturday Morning

An all-new meteor shower is expected to happen Friday night and into early Saturday morning. Here is what you need to know about the Camelopardalid meteor shower: 

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Vote for Which ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Member You’d Like to See as a Bobblehead! [Poll]

It's that time of year again, and we here at 97.9 WGRD would like to know which member of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" you'd like to see immortalized as a bobblehead!

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Thanks for Eating Wings with WGRD at King of the Wing 2014!

Thanks to Hobart, Vander Mill Cider, Godwin Plumbing, Metro PCS, the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan and all of you, we had a great time at the King of the Wing 2014!

This year, hosting it at The B.O.B. was cool, so everyone could sit, eat some great wings, drink some beer, and vote on their favorite wing flavors.

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Indulge in King of the Wing on Saturday at The B.O.B.!

Tomorrow at The B.O.B., WGRD, Hobart, and Vander Mill Ciders present KING OF THE WING! I have tried out many of the wings from this years competitors, and if you miss any of them, you are missing out! Here is a list of what you should be prepped for.

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