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Chris Hemsworth Joins ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot as New Receptionist

If you had told us about a year ago that Chris Hemsworth would be starring in the new Ghostbusters movie, we never would’ve guessed he’d be the one sitting behind the desk answering phones. But, the Marvel action hero has indeed signed on to Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot as the ersatz Janine Melnitz to Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones.

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Meet Harry – Wendy’s Pet of the Week

I love Wednesdays because the folks from the Humane Society of West Michigan stop by and bring me a new furry friend.

Today, Trudy Ender from the Humane Society of West Michigan, brought Harry in to visit!

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Wendy Donates Her Hair to Wigs for Kids [Photo/Video]

So, on a whim on Sunday, I decided to attend an event and chop off eight inches of hair to donate to the organization Wigs for Kids.

I did it at the Locks for Rock/Wigs for Kids Challenge, organized by local musician Jason Eller

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June 10 is National Iced Tea Day!

There's a day for pretty much everything out there - donut day, eat whatever you want day, and now, iced tea day!

June 10th is officially National Iced Tea Day! How can you celebrate?!?

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The Bissell Blocktail Party Brought Fun and Fur to Grand Rapids [Photos]

Tuesday night, I was lucky enough to be invited out to the Bissell Blocktail Party to hang out, learn more about the Bissell Pet Foundation, and spend a great night with dogs!

The annual event benefits local animal welfare organizations here in West Michigan each June.

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Frank The Tortoise Has Been Found Safe!

The 50 pound tortoise that went missing last weekend has been found!

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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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