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Courtesy Meijer Gardens
Courtesy Meijer Gardens
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Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and More Coming to Meijer Gardens This Summer

About this time of year, we all begin to get antsy to find out the lineup for the Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series. And, about this time of year, the Meijer Gardens begins "trickling out" information about who's coming. So, here's your "trickle."

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Grand Rapids at night
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Grand Rapids Ranked High as an Underappreciated City You Should Move To

Grand Rapids has made a TON of best of places to live lists, which makes this totally sensible. Thrillist has made their list of "Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To", and Grand Rapids is featured prominently in their list!

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Courtesy of Chuck Armstrong
Courtesy of Chuck Armstrong
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Singer Ryan Adams Shows His Love For Founders at Brooklyn Show

While playing a show in Brooklyn, New York, singer Ryan Adams was spotted sipping out of a Founder's Brewing Co. pint glass.

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WZZM-13
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Crumbling Concrete on M-6 Will Be Fixed this Year

If M-6 is your daily route, some good news!

Since the concrete is starting to crumble at a faster rate than anticipated, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced on Friday that they would start construction on it later this year, according to WZZM-13...

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Flu Outbreak Continues In Bay Area
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Flu Levels Skyrocketing in Michigan

This week's flu report from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services shows a dramatic increase in reports of the flu across Michigan.

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City of Holland via YouTube
City of Holland via YouTube
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Tulip Time Festival Reveals 2017 Art

Tulip Time is back on the calendar for May 6-14th. While we still have a long time until the festival actually happens. We can get a look at the art of 2017.

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Courtesy of Emmanuel Hospice
Courtesy of Emmanuel Hospice
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West Michigan Woman’s Dying Wish of Petting a Horse One Last Time Granted

Now 87, and living in Grand Rapids, Phyllis Ryerson has Stage 4 esophageal cancer and is under the care of Emmanuel Hospice. Her care team made at least one last wish come true for Phyllis Friday as they arranged for her to visit a stable in Kentwood so she can pet a horse one final time.

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Google Street View
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All MC Sports Stores Will Close After Filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy This Week

Tuesday, Grand Rapids based MC Sports announced they would be filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection.

Well now after failing to reach an out-of-court settlement with its creditors the sporting goods business that’s been based out in Grand Rapids for 70 years is closing all 66 locations...

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Grand Rapids Police Department via Facebook
Grand Rapids Police Department via Facebook
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GRPD Officer Known For Doing Good, Keeps His Job

Last year we met Grand Rapids Police Officer Adam Ickes when he shared a special moment with a 5-year-old boy who wants to be a police officer when he grows up...

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Ted Nugent In Concert -  Sterling Heights, Michigan
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Ted Nugent Is Thinking Of A Senate Run

All that talk earlier this week about the GOP weighing out asking Kid Rock to run for the Senate in 2018 has gotten an old stand by all worked up.

Yup, Terrible Ted refuses to be ignored, and now he says he may seek out that Senate seat. 

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Chernobyl, Nearly 30 Years Since Catastrophe
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Is There Really An Abandoned Underground Nuclear Military Base Between Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids?

As unlikely as it seems, a group of explorers claim to have discovered an abandoned underground nuclear military base in West Michigan between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo.

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
Matt Milhouse, TSM
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Tickets for Founders KBS on Sale Saturday

Founders Brewing Co.'s barrel-aged Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS) is among the highest rated beers in the world. Some would say it is the best.

One of the best ways to score KBS for yourself is to purchase a ticket which allows you to pick it up at Founders. Those tickets go on sale, Saturday, February 18.

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