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Grand Rapids Football Club Teams With Whitecaps For ‘Futbol At The Ballpark’

To say that pro soccer in Grand Rapids has been a success would be an understatement. The fledgling GRFC has already moved up a division in the pro soccer establishment, and now they're planning a big game out at Fifth Third Park.

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Grand Rapids

Make this Mother's Day a delicious one with our guide to Mother's Day brunch in Grand Rapids!

Check out the best brunches in Grand Rapids and enjoy Mother's Day!

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Category: Food, Grand Rapids News
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The 5 Most Cryptic Creatures in Michigan

Michigan is filled with folklore and urban legends of monsters, strange humanoid creatures and frightening encounters with cryptic creatures. Here are the 5 most fascinating.

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Grand Rapids’ Great Lakes Shipping Co. Restaurant to Close After More Than Forty Years

After more than forty years in business, Great Lakes Shipping Co. on the corner of Burton and Breton is closing at the end of the month.

The nautical-themed steak and seafood restaurant's last day open will be May 28.

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ArtPrize Announces Jurors for 2016

On Thursday, ArtPrize announced the 2016 panel of jurors that will award the $200,000 Juried Grand Prize and $62,500 in Category Awards at ArtPrize Eight.

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Chipotle Closes Over 40 Restaurants In Portland Area Over E. Coli Outbreak
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Teachers Can Get Free Chipotle on Tuesday for ‘Teacher Appreciation Day’

Forget getting your teacher an apple. What your teacher really wants is Chipotle!

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Day w/ BOGOs. Bring your faculty ID on 5/3 to score

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Suspect Arrested in Connection With Homicide at GRCC Parking Lot

UPDATE (5/2/16 4:30 p.m.): The Grand Rapids Police Department say that they have arrested 19-year-old Marcus Bivens for stabbing and assaulting Jeanne Huntoon near GRCC's campus.

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23 Meijer Gardens’ Summer Concert Shows Sell Out in First Weekend

A good majority of the shows scheduled for this summer at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park have already sold out.

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Christine’s Cooking Fail [Video]

Do you ever get so excited to try out a new recipe for dinner? I came across a recipe last week that sounded really tasty so I decided to make it for dinner...

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Grand Rapids Police Investigating a Murder Near GRCC Parking Ramp

Police responded to a call around 2:45 a.m. Saturday when the received a call from a witness who said that they had seen someone drag what appeared to be a body into the bushes.

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Grocery Store Proposed for Downtown Grand Rapids

I live pretty close to downtown Grand Rapids. Whenever I'm asked what downtown GR is lacking, I always say the same thing-- a grocery store!

Well, now it looks like one may be on the way. Kind of. From the sound of it, the new store proposed at 38 Commerce will have more options than what's currently available, but won't carry all the items one might seek on a full-on trip to the grocery store.

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Nutella Shortage Possible As Weather In Turkey Wipes Out 70 Percent Of Hazelnut Crop
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Popular Brands You’re (Probably) Mispronouncing

There are a lot of brands that we encounter in our everyday lives but have you noticed that some people pronounce certain brands/words differently...

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