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Lindsey Stirling Played to a SOLD OUT Crowd at DeVos Performance Hall [Photos/Video]

Lindsey Stirling came to Grand Rapids Monday to play to a sold out crowd at Van Andel Arena!

From beginning to end, the show was a real experience, complete with lights, effects, backup dancers, and of course, Lindsey amazing violin skills.

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Watch As Our Downtown Parking Lot Transforms Into The ‘Sun Of A Beach’ Festival [Video]

This time lapse video shows the gradual transformation of our nondescript downtown parking lot into a party for around 1,000 of our closest friends. 

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Watch the First ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ Trailer!

If The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 left you wanting more, the wait for the final installment in the Hunger Games series is almost over. You still have a few more months left to go, but today we have the first official trailer for Mockingjay - Part 2 and it’s everything you wanted and needed.

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‘Frozen Ever After’ Ride Coming to Disney’s Epcot Theme Park in 2016

You had to know that when Frozen became the seventh highest grossing movie in history (its $1.27 billion is more than Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones and Casino Royale combined) that Disney was going to turn it into a ride, if not a whole section of rides at one of (if not all of) their amusement parks. They’d already announced the plans for a Frozen attraction at Epcot, and today, via The Wall Street Journal, the revealed a lot of the details about it. It’s called Frozen Ever After and it opens next year.

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Lindsey Stirling Discusses Her Favorite Collaboration, Her Inspirations, and More! [Video]

Earlier today I got to sit down with Lindsey Stirling before her show at DeVos Performance Hall.

Not only did we discuss the dynamic of her show, we also talked about her favorite collaboration thus far (which fulfilled a childhood dream), where she got her start, her time on America's Got Talent, and who she'd most like to collaborate with!

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Lindsey Stirling at DeVos Performance Hall [Photos]

Thank you to everyone who listened in last week to win tickets and a meet and greet to see Lindsey Stirling at her sold out show tonight at DeVos Performance Hall!

Here are the photos we took at the meet and greet.

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Grand Rapids Man Needs Help Finding His Tortoise

Frank the tortoise is missing!

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World Custard Pie Throwing Championship Was a Creamy Wonderful Mess

In what looked like a scene out of every classic slapstick movie ever made, the World Custard Pie Throwing Championship took place this past weekend.

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6 New Starbucks Drinks

To celebrate 20 years since creating the first Frappuccino drink, Starbucks is adding six new Frappuccino drinks to their menu.

Beginning on June 19, you can vote on your favorite drink at Frappuccino

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June is National Safety Awareness Month – Here are Some Great Safety Tips

It’s summer in Michigan, when thoughts turn to vacations, travel, outdoor activities and do-it-yourself projects. Make safety a top priority this summer with these tips!

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Sun of a Beach Festival Hits Downtown Grand Rapids [Photo Gallery]

Thanks to everyone for coming out to the Sun of a Beach Festival Friday night!

The drinks were cold, the food was hot, the sand was sandy, and Parrots of the Caribbean and ZBTB thoroughly entertained the crowds! Check out some photos from the night! 

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Grand Rapids City Pools Open This Weekend

School's out for the summer, and it's time to start enjoying the nice weather!

In celebration of that, Grand Rapids' city pools will be opening this weekend!

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