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11 Most Popular Movies Filmed in Grand Rapids

While Detroit might be the home of Transformers and Batman v Superman. Hollywood seems to be learning that the west side is the best side. Here are 11 movies filmed right here in West Michigan. 

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Vander Mill Cider Opens Taproom and Restaurant in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, well known for being Beer City USA, is expanding it's alcoholic craft beverage scene by welcoming Vander Mill Cider.

Vander Mill, LLC, a hard cider maker based in Spring Lake is opening a new location on GR's Northeast side Monday at 5p.m.

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Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Delights Spectators In NYC
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Rockford High School Marching Band Selected to be in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade [Video]

Out of about 200 applicants, Rockford was one of ten marching bands that were chosen to represent their respective states in the parade.

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ArtPrize Artist Registration Now Open

Artist registration opened at noon today for ArtPrize 2016. Registration for the eighth annual event runs until 5PM on June 2.

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New Bill Would Eliminate Sales Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products in Michigan

A new bill proposed by two Michigan senators would eliminate the "tampon tax."

According to Mlive.com, tampons and other feminine hygiene products, should be considered "medically necessary items" such as prescription pills which don't have a sales tax on them...

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Grand Rapids Boy Celebrates Ninth Birthday With 9-Hour Party at Meijer [Video]

9-year-old Fletcher Moore from Grand Rapids had a very unique request for his ninth birthday party. He wanted to spend the whole day at the Knapp's Corner Meijer.

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Tax Preparers Work To Meet Tomorrow's Deadline
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Tax Day Freebies Will Help Ease Your Pain (A Little)

It's Tax Day and this year some businesses are giving away free things or offering discounts to make it a little more bearable. Take advantage while you can! And don’t forget to get those taxes in by midnight.

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Davenport University 150th Anniversary [Video]

Grand Rapids' very own Davenport University is celebrating it's 150th Anniversary this year and they made a very informative video about their history...

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Christine Plays “Kris or Diss” with American Idol Winner, Kris Allen [Video]

On Friday, 8th season winner of American Idol, Kris Allen stopped in and hung out for a couple of hours. He even co-hosted the show with me for a bit...

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Fletcher Celebrates His 9th Birthday With 9 Hours At Meijer

Most kids wouldn't want to spend a day at a grocery store for their birthday but 9-year-old Fletcher is not like most kids.  This sushi eating birthday boy loves Meijer and spent his 9th birthday partying it up at the Knapp's Corner Meijer store...

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Construction On US-131 Is Here For The Summer

Summer is just around the corner and that means construction here in Michigan.  US-131 looks like it will be a parking lot during rush hour for the near future...

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Pinwheel Garden Planted Monday to Recognize Children in Foster Care in Kent County

To recognize and bring awareness to the 1,059 children in foster care in Kent County in 2015, today, Monday, April 18, CASA of Kent County will be placing 1,059 blue pinwheels in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids to honor each of these vulnerable children.

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