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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 Seven 2015 Survival Tips for Grand Rapids Workers

Artprize Seven is almost here! Wednesday, September 23rd, downtown Grand Rapids will fill 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!

Last year was my first experience with it, and I learned some valuable lessons from it, and I would like to share them with you now.

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Matt Milhouse/Townsquare Media
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Parking at ArtPrize

Over 440,000 people visited ArtPrize in 2014. ArtPrize helps to make navigating the crowds easier with options for those traveling by bike or bus, but alternative transportation is not always an option.

Check our guide to parking in Grand Rapids during ArtPrize.

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(KT Photography/WGRD)
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Crobot to Rock the Stache Next Saturday! [Video]

More and more shows keep getting booked, which is the best news ever when it comes to living in Grand Rapids!

If you think there is nothing to do in the town of Grand Rapids, you are wrong my friend!

Crobot hits the Stache next Saturday!

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Jupiterimages/ThinkStock
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Grandwich Competition to Name Best Sandwich in Grand Rapids

The search for the best sandwich in Grand Rapids is on! The annual Grandwich competition is back for the fifth year and will run through July 31.

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Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Amway Family Fireworks – the Big Fireworks Show! [Photos]

Another Amway Family Fireworks is in the books! What a great night of music, food, family, fun, and fireworks!

If you missed the fireworks show, or if you want to relive the show, we got some photos of it to share with you! 

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#GRFireworks: Amway Family Fireworks Rocks Live via Twitter, Instagram on ‘GRD!

The Amway Family Fireworks today at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in Grand Rapids is more than just the rockets' red glare celebrating the Independence Day holiday weekend.

It's music, food, and fun, in downtown GR, from mid-afternoon to past dusk and which 97.9 WGRD's Janna, Johnnie Walker and Metalhead Ned will all be on hand for the festivities.

Share what you're doing and seeing via Twitter or Instagram, posting those tweets and pics using the hashtag #GRFireworks, and see it all posted below.

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Big Lake Brewing’s Overtime IPA

Big Lake Brewing
Address: 977 Butternut Avenue, Suite #4, Holland, Michigan 49424
Website: http://biglakebrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 796-8888
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5 p...

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Cranker's Ambrosia Honey Kolsch
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Cranker’s Restaurant & Brewery’s Ambrosia Honey Kolsch

Cranker's Restaurant & Brewery
Address: 454 68th Street SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49548
Website: http://www.crankersbrewery.com/
Telephone: (616) 827-1919
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-...

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Courtesy of Elk Brewing
Courtesy of Elk Brewing
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Elk Brewing’s English IPA

Elk Brewing
Address: 700 Wealthy St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Website: http://elkbrewing.com/
Telephone: (616) 238-5227
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 3 p...

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Courtesy Amway
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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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Halestorm This Thursday is SOLD OUT! [Video]

Thinking about going to Halestorm at the Orbit Room this Thursday?

Think again.

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Coldwell Banker Ajs (Casc) via Realtor.com
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The Most Expensive Home for Sale in Grand Rapids That You Probably Can’t Afford

We all have dreams of winning the Powerball jackpot and buying a new, spacious home in a great area of town. Maybe with a view of a lake.

Well, if you've achieved the winning the Powerball dream, and you're looking for that home in Grand Rapids, we've found it - the most expensive home for sale in Grand Rapids. 

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