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Allegiant Air Pilots’ Strike Could Affect Grand Rapids Travel This Week

Flying Allegiant Air anytime soon?

A pilots' strike that could begin as early as Thursday (April 2) could impact your spring break travel plans.

Reuters reports that the strike follows more than two years of unsuccessful contract talks and several allegations made by the union and management alike.

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‘The Tonight Show’ Puppies Pick Michigan State to Win NCAA Final Four [Video]

Some might not be very optimistic about No. 7 seed Michigan State University winning the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball national championship this weekend in Indianapolis.

(We call those people haters, and they can shut up, right?)

But you know who loves an underdog? Dogs, apparently.

Jimmy Fallon's "The Tonight Show" puppies have picked MSU to win it all!

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Grand Rapids Griffins Prank Fans with Fake Parking Tickets for April Fools’ Day

Parking tickets suck. Think about that feeling of dread you get when you see a ticket on your car.

Then, imagine that feeling turning to joy when you realize it's actually a free ticket to a Grand Rapids Griffins' game!

Nice one, Griffs.

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Photo courtesy of Grand Valley State University
Photo courtesy of Grand Valley State University
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Fire Reported at Apartments Near Grand Valley State University

Crews from multiple fire departments are responding to a fire at an apartment complex just off-campus at Grand Valley State University.

The fire began around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at 4932 West Campus Drive in Allendale.

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97.9 WGRD’s April 2015 Playlist [Video]

The Pretty Reckless' 'Follow Me Down'

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Cheers to WGRD Beers of the Month!!

 

Grand Rapids is an epicenter of craft brewing as evidenced by its status as Beer City USA.

In embracing the excellent craft beer craftsmanship found in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan, 97.9 WGRD is highlight some of the best local brews with its WGRD Beers of the Month.

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West Michigan’s Perrin Brewing Co. Sold to Colorado Craft Brewery Oskar Blues [Video]

 

Perrin Brewing Co. in Comstock Park is now under the ownership of Oskar Blues, a brewing company in Colorado.

Perrin, a 3-year-old brewery 10 miles north of downtown Grand Rapids, announced the sale Friday, March 27.

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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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Win A Vacation — Official Rules

Official Rules for Townsquare Media's "Win a Vacation" giveaway.

1. No Purchase Required to Enter or Win

2. Eligibility: Townsquare Media LLC Giveaways (the "Giveaways") are open only to individuals who are legal residents of the 48 contiguous states who are 13 years of age or older (18 or older if a resident of Maine)

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Our Brewing Company’s Smooth Up In Ya IPA

Our Brewing Company
Address: 76 East Eighth Street, Holland, MI 49423
Website: http://ourbrewingcompany.com/
Telephone: (616) 994-8417
Hours: Sunday-Wednesday, 2 p.m.-10 p.m.; Thursday, 2 p.m.-midnight; Friday-Saturday, noon-midnight

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Big Lake Brewing
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Big Lake Brewing’s Darkstar Stout


Big Lake Brewing
Address: 977 Butternut Drive, #4, Holland, MI 49424
Website: http://www.blbrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 796-8888
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.m.-11 p.m.;

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EB Coffee & Pub
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EB Coffee & Pub’s No X In Espresso

EB Coffee & Pub
Address: 8980 North Rogers Court, Suite D, Caledonia, MI 49316
Website: http://ebcoffeepub.com/
Telephone: (616) 891-7700
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-1

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