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The Perfect Stargazing Place In Michigan Has Been Found

The other day I was asking “where’s a good place to look at the sky?”, not because I’m crazy, BUT because you could see the Northern Lights, and I didn’t know where to go where it’s actually dark enough to enjoy...

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You Can Get Pancakes for 59¢ at IHOP Today!

Mmm pancakes... delicious no matter what time it is and today you can have them for only 59¢ at IHOP!

IHOP is celebrating their 59th anniversary today (Tuesday, 7/18) and in honor of that customers can get a short stack (three buttermilk pancakes) for only 59¢ which is normally $5...

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Suggest A Name For Steve And Brittainy’s Baby Girl!

Steve and his wife, Brittainy, got their 20 week ultrasound yesterday and found out that they will having a BABY GIRL!  They are very excited, but now comes that difficult task of naming their daughter...

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Courtesy of SpartanNash
Courtesy of SpartanNash
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Grocery Shopping Keeps Getting Easier – Family Fare Launches ‘Fast Lane’ Pickup

SpartanNash is the latest company to make grocery shopping faster and easier for people.

The company just launched "Fast Lane" pickup at their Family Fare store in Grandville...

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uptrail71 via YouTube
uptrail71 via YouTube
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Replicas of Columbus’ the Niña and Pinta Are Stopping In Muskegon Next Month

If you’ve got a ship talker in the family, mark this on the calendar!  August 25th through the 29th, replicas of the Niña and the Pinta will be docked at Heritage Landing in Muskegon...

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Google Street View
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You Have ONE More Day to Get Your BOGO Tickets to Cedar Point

It's Christmas in July according to Cedar Point because they have extended their BOGO deal for one more day!

The amusement park posted the good news on their Twitter page

When you buy one ticket, worth $67, you get another ticket for FREE...

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Christine George/TSM
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Meet Emery – Christine’s Pet of the Week!

It's a kitten craze at the Humane Society of West Michigan and this week Emery, a 2-month-old orange tabby kitten is the 'Pet of the week...

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Rise Festival/YouTube
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If You’re Planning a Trip to Mackinac Island, Leave Your ‘Chinese Lanterns’ at Home

The Mackinac Island Fire Department is issuing a warning, which may ruin a few plans at your next wedding or family reunion on the island...

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McIninch, ThinkStock / American Images Inc, ThinkStock
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Will Brittainy And Steve’s Baby Be A Boy Or Girl? [Poll]

Brittainy and Steve will soon find out the sex of their baby, but before they do, they want to see if West Michigan can guess correctly!

They have their ultrasound appointment coming up next week and will hopefully learn the sex of the baby (it might take a few additional days if the technician isn't able to figure it out right away...

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Michael Krinke/ Thinkstock
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Good or Bad Idea? Some Michigan High Schools Now Have Late Start [Poll]

It's been a topic of discussion for years - should high schoolers have a later start time? There's positives and negatives to both sides of the discussion but a school district in Michigan has now changed the game leaving it up to the student...

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Courtesy Amway
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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10 Things Eastsiders Should Know Before Moving to West Michigan

Are you from the east side of the state and planning on moving to West Michigan? Or maybe you know someone who's going to make the move? I'm from the metro-Detroit area, and have lived there for most of my life, but I've been living in West Michigan for over 4 years now and just cuz we're all from the same state doesn't mean there aren't differences...

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