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Mustard & Ketchup [Christine George]
Mustard & Ketchup [Christine George]
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Saturday’s Adventure Full of Cars & Food [Photos]

On Saturday, I was at Family Fare in Wyoming for a live remote and at the same time was the 28th Street Metro Cruise so I decided to stick around afterwards and check out some of the cars and indulge in some food truck food. There were lots of people and lots of different classic cars cruising up and down 28th Street and parked in the Rogers Plaza. But, of course, I had to begin my adventure with a corn dog which was so good I forgot to take a picture just to show you how amazing it was.

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Mulecan/ Thinkstock
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Car-Sharing Could be Coming to Grand Rapids [Video]

If you live downtown, and don't have a car, this could be exactly what you're looking for.

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Christine George
Christine George
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My First Time at Downtown Market [Random Pictures Enclosed]

Ever since I moved here I've been hearing how awesome Downtown Market is and today I finally decided to go and I honestly don't know why it took me this long! It is so cool there!

I went for the Vintage Street Market which was a varie

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Scott Olson/Getty Images
Scott Olson/Getty Images
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Give Yourself Some Alone Time

Everyone enjoys their alone time once in a while but do you ever find yourself doing things alone that you would normally do with someone else? I find myself doing this a lot.

On Friday, after the Bryan Adams concert, Johnnie & I went to Gardella's for a couple drinks and it was around midnight when we left. As

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Christine George
Christine George
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Yesterday’s Yesterdog

Yesterday was National Hot Dog Day so I asked you who has the best dog in town and I received a TON of calls. I easily got over 20 calls with so many different options. Yesterdog, The Corner Bar, Dog Pit, Johnny B's, and the list goes on and on. I didn't know w

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Photo Courtesy of Amway
Photo Courtesy of Amway
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Amway Family Fireworks Return to Downtown Grand Rapids July 4th

The Amway Family Fireworks will light up the Grand Rapids skies on July 4 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids in celebration of Independence Day.

The 2015 event marks the fifth year of Amway’s title sponsorship of the annual fireworks display.

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Francesco Cura/ Thinkstock
Francesco Cura/ Thinkstock
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New Grand Rapids Ordinance Allows Skateboarders On Downtown Streets

The Grand Rapids City Commission passed an ordinance 7-0 that allows skateboarders to use downtown streets. The new ordinance starts today (Sunday).

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Risto Viitanen/ Thinkstock
Risto Viitanen/ Thinkstock
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GRPD Have Suspects In Air-soft Shooting Incidents

Earlier this month, people near downtown reported two men were driving around shooting air-soft guns at others. Police now say they have suspects.

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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New 20,000 Square Foot Entertainment Complex Coming To Downtown GR

The Gilmore Collection is teaming up with Orion Real Estate Solutions to bring this new entertainment complex to downtown Grand Rapids.

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Getty Images/ Mark Coffey
Getty Images/ Mark Coffey
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Changes Coming To Downtown Parking

Free weekend street parking could be coming to an end in downtown Grand Rapids.

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flickr, music2fish2 (eric lanning)
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Grand Rapids’ ‘Blue Bridge’ Will Get A Makeover, But Remain Blue

There's been talk for a few months now of giving Grand Rapids' landmark 'Blue Bridge' a bit of a makeover, and it seems officials have finally come up with a plan. For those concerned that the color would change, fear not, we won't have to call it the red, green, yellow, or orange bridge in the future. The bridge will remain blue, but there are other changes being implemented, too. Find out more after the jump.

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Schuler Books To Close Their Downtown Grand Rapids Location

Schuler Books, who currently own and operate three stores in the greater Grand Rapids area, will soon be closing their downtown location, according to owners Bill and Cecile Fehsenfeld. The store's lease will be coming up for renewal soon, and the owners have decided not to renew it for their space on Fountain St. (inside of the Steketee building).

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