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A Popular Downtown Business is Returning to Grand Rapids

In January, downtown Grand Rapids lost a popular, and really needed business. If you work downtown, and ever needed something quick, like a snack, or cigarettes, candy, magazines, newspapers, whatever...you would go to Elliott's.

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New Skyscraper Construction Starts In Downtown Grand Rapids

Downtown Grand Rapids is booming! The city is growing at a pace that we haven't seen in a long time and that fact is even more evident as of yesterday when Orion Construction broke ground on two new towers...

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New Russo's location this summer (Google Street View)
New Russo's location this summer (Google Street View)
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Russo’s International Market Announces Downtown Grand Rapids Location

A brand new grocery store is coming to downtown Grand Rapids this summer!  Russo's International Market announced that they will be opening their second location at 241 W...

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Man Hit and Killed by Taxi After Trying to Rob Driver Downtown Grand Rapids [VIDEO]

Jefferson Avenue was closed for several hours downtown Grand Rapids early Thursday morning while police investigated.

According to WZZM-13, a man was hit and killed by a taxi cab after attempting to rob the driver. 

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It Still Tastes Like Soap and Downtown Expansion – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys are still blown away by the Canadian chewing gum that is proud to "still taste like soap". Weirdest selling point in the history of gum. Also, the verdict is in...we should have more stuff, so we can attract more people to GR. How's it going to happen?

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Should Grand Rapids Get an ‘Ugly’ Christmas Tree? [POLL]

It's hard to go anywhere without seeing an ugly Christmas sweater, now ugly Christmas trees are making their mark too.

Montreal is drawing thousands to the city after putting up an ugly Christmas tree.

Should Grand Rapids get its own ugly Christmas tree downtown?

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DeVos Place Expansion, New Hotel, Stadium Could be Coming to Downtown Grand Rapids

Expansion of DeVos Place Convention Center, a soccer stadium, and a new hotel are all projects being considered by Grand Action, a business-based nonprofit, responsible for Van Andel Arena, Civic Theatre, Downtown Market, and more.

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Grand Rapids Flight Crumbles Mid-air and Downtown Expansion – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys talk about a flight to Chicago that began to crumble around the passengers, including Peter Pan! They also tease a press conference coming up today about more expansion downtown!

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"I though they'd at least clean up downtown for Artprize" "No, sweetie, that's an exhibit." (Photo Wendy Reed)
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Artprize Eight 2016 Survival Tips for Grand Rapids Workers

Artprize Eight is here! Wednesday, September 21st, downtown Grand Rapids filled up with thousands of additional people, wandering aimlessly through the streets and buildings, taking your favorite booth at the restaurant you love for lunch, and clogging the streets as they try to decided if they're really lost or not. Yay, Artprize!

I've had two years of experience with it now, and I've learned some valuable lessons from it, and I would like to share them with you now.

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Downtown Grand Rapids’ New Concert Venue – FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys talk about the new downtown concert venue being built next door to the radio station and the BOB. There's a lot of talk about the new venue, and their teaming up with Live Nation and House of Blues to schedule shows.

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Does Heartside Downtown Suck? FBHW Segment 16

Today on Segment 16, the guys talk about a news story about a banner that could...maybe...possibly...intimate that some people think Heartside sucks. And they're really pissed off about it. Check out the story over at WOOD TV.

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Burgeoning Craft Beer Industry Creates Niche Market For Limited Release Beers
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New Holland Brewing Co. Opening ‘The Knickerbocker’ Brewery Downtown This Thursday

Yet another iconic West Michigan brewery is building a location in Downtown Grand Rapids.  New Holland Brewing Co. is opening The Knickerbocker downtown this Thursday, September 15th...

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