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As If We Didn’t Already Know It, Grand Rapids Named Best Beer Scene In The Country

We've done it again! Grand Rapids now tops another top ten list relating to beer. USA Today released their 2017 Reader's Choice awards for the Best Beer Scene in the Country and Grand Rapids is #1...

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A Great Idea for Spring Break in West Michigan

Spring break for most public school kids is next week. Many will take off for a quick vacation, but many others won't. If you and your kids will be home-bound next week, you may be stumped on what to do. Can't have bored kids hanging around the house all week, so, how about this?

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Through Fire Rocks Private Acoustic Set for GRD Winners [VIDEO]

Before Through Fire hit the stage with Blackstone Cherry Sunday night at The Intersection, they hung out with GRD winners and performed a private acoustic set for us!

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David Blaine Raises Money For Haiti With 72-Hour Magic Marathon
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David Blaine is Bringing Magic to Grand Rapids!

For years you've seen him on TV but now you'll be able to experience the magic in person! Famous magician and illusionist, David Blaine, is going on his first North American tour and is stopping in Grand Rapids...

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More Body Cam Video From GR Police Shootout With FBI Agent Released

You may recall the story of an FBI agent pulling out a hand gun while visiting a Planet Fitness back in December. More video footage of the incident, which led to a brief shoot out with Grand Rapids Police, has been released. 

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Controversial Puppy Boutique Has Found a New West Michigan Location [Poll]

It was less than a year ago when a new puppy boutique sparked outrage and protests across West Michigan. So much so, two of its contracts were terminated...

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Police Identify Body Found in Grand River Near Downtown

Friday afternoon the body of a deceased man was found floating in the Grand River near the 1500 block of Scribner Avenue NW.

According to WZZM-13, the police have identified the body as that of 31-year-old Jamel Parker.

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Major Construction On Leonard Street Starts Today Between College Ave. And Ball Ave.

The snow has melted, Spring has arrived, and in Michigan that means it is time for road construction!  Starting today, Monday, March 27th, Leonard Street will be getting an overhaul between College Ave...

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Monday Is OBERON Day!!

The cloudy weather isn’t making me believe spring is here, but as of Monday…Summer is SO close.  Monday is Oberon Day!

Yep, Monday’s the day when you can start getting Bell’s Brewery’s summer ale, Oberon...

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Power Rangers’ Is No Match for Beauties or Beasts

After several weeks of limited movement, a handful of new releases prompted a pretty thorough shakeup of the Box Office Top 10. While Beauty and the Beast continued its unstoppable assault on the domestic box office, we also said hello this weekend to three new movies and goodbye to a handful of old favorites from the first few months of the year. Let’s start with the estimated numbers as of Sunday afternoon.

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Two Men Wanted for Fraud at Grand Rapids Best Buy [VIDEO]

Do you recognize these men?

WZZM-13 reports that the Grand Rapids Police Department is asking for the public's help identifying two men who have reportedly made fraudulent purchases at Best Buy. 

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Body Found in Grand River Near Downtown [VIDEO]

Police are investigating after a dead body was found in the Grand River Friday afternoon.

According to WZZM-13, a dive team was called to the 1500 block of Scribner Avenue NW around 2:00 p.m.

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