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Metalhead Ned Visits Local Shops on Record Store Day!

I celebrate a lot of holidays during the year, and they are all exciting.

However there is one day that is celebrated by record collectors nationwide, and that is Record Store Day!

I took to the streets and checked out Grand Rapids' local shops!

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Police Investigating Homicide After Body Found in Grand Rapids’ Yard Early Saturday

Around 3:45 a.m. Saturday, Grand Rapids Police received a call that brought them to a home at the corner of Caufield Ave. SW and Hall St. SW.

According to Fox 17, a body was found in the side yard of the residence.

The man was pronounced dead on scene. Police are investigating what they are now calling a homicide.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings
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A Look Inside Dumber Than Zane Trivia on ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’

Each week on "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," we play Dumber Than Zane Trivia for a $500 cash prize.

It's done Thursdays on our show.

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The Pyramid Scheme to Host Metal Yoga on May 11 [Video]

When I was pretty hardcore into P90X, one of the worst things that I had to do was yoga.

I freakin' hate yoga.

It's slow, sweaty, repetitive and it takes forever! Plus, the music sucks!

Wait, there is a metal yoga course?

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Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply
Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply
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Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery’s Nooky

Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply
Address: 418 Ada Drive, Ada, MI 49357
Website: Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply
Telephone: (616) 920-7398
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 2 p.m.-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight; Sunday, noon-8 p.m.; Monday, closed

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Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply's Beer of the Month

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The Hideout Brewing Company
The Hideout Brewing Company
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The Hideout Brewing Company’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout

The Hideout Brewing Company
Address: 3113 Plaza Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Website: http://hideoutbrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 209-5098
Hours: Monday-Thursday, noon-1 a.m.; Friday-Saturday, noon-2 a.m.; Sunday, noon-midnight

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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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Townsquare Media
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Grand Rapids Named Best City to Visit in the U.S. in 2015 by Groupon

Not only did Grand Rapids make it onto Groupon's list of top vacation destinations in the United States in 2015-- it took the number one spot!

Here are the reasons Groupon thinks GR is awesome, and the other cities we beat out!

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Tanger Outlets to Open Grand Rapids Location in July

Tanger Outlets has announced the opening of its new location in West Michigan.

According to its website, the new outlet center will have its grand opening in July 2015. An exact date hasn’t been announced.

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Insane Inflatable 5K Grand Rapids Coming to Millennium Park Adds Second Day in Mid-August [Video]

The Insane Inflatable 5K -- a dynamic fun run series comprised of inflatable obstacles -- coming to Grand Rapids at Millennium Park is now on Aug. 15 and 16.

The second day was just added because of local demand.

The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile run) isn’t focused on running. Instead, it's about having fun negotiating oversized inflatable obstacles on a challenging course requiring imagination, creativity and a heaping helping of insanity.

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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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