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GRD’s Dumb Internet Challenge 8 – The Gummi Bear Challenge [Video]

Have you ever tried to eat an entire package of Gummi Bears in 60 seconds? It sounds super easy, doesn't it? You can polish off those things pretty quickly, and then go hunting for more!

But when you get that timer in there, things get tough. I gathered Hot Wings, Producer Joe, Jojo Girard, Metalhead Ned, and Wendy Reed together to see if any of us could make it through in time.

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Entertainer-Comedian Kevin Hart Readies What Now? Tour, with Grand Rapids Stop May 17

Entertainer, actor and comedian Kevin Hart is headed out on a North American arena tour hitting 45 cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on May 17.

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WWE’s SummerSlam Live Tour Returns to Van Andel Arena on June 20!

Get ready wrestling fans!

WWE returns to the Van Andel Arena on June 20!

The roster of WWE superstars is something that you don't want to miss!

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Testament Kicks Off Their ‘Dark Roots of Thrash’ Tour That is Heading Toward Grand Rapids [Video]

Testament has hit the road with Exodus, and Shattered Sun, for another 'Dark Roots of Thrash' tour, that comes to Grand Rapids on April 13th at The Intersection.

They kicked off the tour on Wednesday, at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, and they're playing 'The Legacy' and 'The New Order' albums in their entirety! Which kicks ASS! 'Eerie Inhabitants', 'The Preacher' and 'Disciples of the Watch' are amazing, as is 'Alone in the Dark', 'Over the Wall', and all the early stuff!

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Local Rock Show Rocks The Stache Tonight!

Looking for something to do?

Come on down to The Stache and check out a sweet local rock show! Featuring Edge from Falling, Dirt Chili, Bled Life, Kill All Control, and Deadwood Stone!

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WGRD’s Dumb Internet Challenge 7 — Oven Mitten Balloon Popping [Video]

The other day, Metalhead Ned brought a balloon into my office, having found a giant bag of them in a closet he was looking through.

That sparked the idea for today's challenge. So, I grabbed a bunch of oven mittens, gathered together the usual suspects, and turned on the camera for this week's Dumb Internet Challenge!

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97.9 WGRD’s April 2015 Playlist [Video]

The Pretty Reckless' 'Follow Me Down'

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WGRD Beers of the Month

Grand Rapids is Beer City USA!

Embrace that hoppy honor by knocking back some locally-crafted brews, choosing from among the WGRD Beers of the Month -- all specially made right here in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

Cheers!

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Producer Joe Attempts Two-Banana Challenge [Video]

The other day on The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show, we were introduced to the two-banana challenge.

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GRD’s Dumb Internet Challenge 6 — The Banana Challenge [Video]

This week, The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show posted and talked about a dumb challenge video where a woman had to stick two bananas in her mouth in 30 seconds. She did it with ease.

But how would DJs do at this same dumb challenge? That was among the questions for this week's Dumb Internet Challenge!

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King of the Wing 2015
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King of the Wing 2015 Rocked Grand Rapids with Amazing Chicken Wings [Photo/Video]

The third annual King of the Wing hit The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesday night.

Everyone got to enjoy some amazing chicken wings courtesy of the competitors, who really took their wings to the next level!

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Local Rock Show Coming to The Stache on April 3 [Video]

Looking for some good local rock to jam too?

The Stache has a fever, and you've got the cure...that was seriously the cheesiest thing I have ever written in my life.

Deadwood Stone, Kill All Control, Bled Life, Dirt Chili, and Edge From Falling will be at The Stache on April 3 for a super cheap show!

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