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ICYMI: Drunk Trivia with Rob and Christine at Grand Rapids On Tap

Let's reminisce about Grand Rapids’ On Tap for a minute.  It was the big beer festival we had downtown at Calder Plaza, July 15th.  We had great beers from all over the country including a large showing of the West Michigan breweries, and we had a great turn out, with a fun group of people trying all the different brews we had...

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PEOPLE DOING GOOD: Mom Saved Because Of 3-Year-Old’s Quick Thinking

Here’s a People Doing Good courtesy of WOODTV, It happened back on the 5th of July, in Muskegon, but we’re just now hearing about it.  It’s a story about 3 and a half-year-old Ezra, who ended up saving his mom’s life, while still following the rules...

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People Doing Good: GRPD Officer Caught Helping Overheated Elderly Lady

This is a great story and a great reminder.

I came across a post by Bruce Steffke in the We Are Westsiders Facebook group about an act of compassion he witnessed to at the Meijer gas station on Kalamazoo Ave, just south of 28th Street...

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Could You Pass Rob And Christine’s “America” Test?

With the month of “America” wrapping up, (that’s what I think of July, between the 4th, vacations, this year the Made In America rally at the White House, it makes sense that July would be the month of America...

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It’s Technically ILLEGAL to Throw Away Bottles and Cans in Michigan

When I first moved here, doing the whole bottle and can return was weird for me.  In Arkansas and Indiana (two states I’ve lived considerable amounts of time in) throwing bottles and cans in the trash, perfectly acceptable...

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Is Cheesecake Factory Finally Coming to West Michigan?

When I go to Chicago, one of the places on my lists of “OH, if we have time I’d like to eat at…” is Cheesecake Factory.  So of course, I move to Grand Rapids and think “Man, they have a PF’s, they must have a Cheesecake Factory, too", but no… no, we don’t...

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What Could We Do With These Old Newspaper Boxes? A Few Ideas

I bet you walk or drive by one of these quite often and never think anything about it.  Around the West Michigan area, are old newspaper boxes, they’re still usually chained to whatever they’re in front of, but never have papers in them anymore...

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This Picture Makes Me Hate Social Media, But Probably Not For The Reason You’re Thinking

Social media sucks sometimes!  Yeah, I know this story will be promoted on social media, but the fact that it enables so many people to be so rude and self-righteous with their opinions, which they deliver AS FACT, is a real buzzkill sometimes...

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Want To Volunteer Your Time? Let ServeGR Help Find The Perfect Opportunity!

Winston Churchhill once said:
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.
Muhammad Ali once said:
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth...

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Michigan Family To Bike 1,200 Miles On A Tandem Bike To Fight Childhood Cancer

Meet the Helminen family.  They plan to bike 1,200 miles across the state of Michigan to help raise money to fight cancer.  They’re doing as part of The Great Cycle Challenge USA...

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Your Birthday Could Win You $10,000 Weekday Afternoons Through June

 

$1,000 is cool, but $10,000 is even better!  That’s why we’re excited to announce our next contest!

Listen weekdays through June for your chance to win $10,000 with the $10,000 Birthday Game!

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Be Careful Not To Break Any Of These Crazy Michigan Laws

I was recently told about a Michigan law that it was illegal to swear in front of women and children. I couldn’t believe this was (still) a law and after a little searching Michigan State Laws online, I found that it was actually repealed in 2002; but there were a few other “crazy” laws still on the books here in Michigan...

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