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GR Residents Can Recycle That Old Tube-Style Television For Free For A Limited Time

 

I’m so excited to come across this gem on MLive, especially since the dinosaur above sits in my office and you can’t just “throw it away” anymore.

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The Intersection Will Add Two New Venues

The Intersection, located in downtown Grand Rapids, will be making their basement into two new music venues.  Surprisingly, the basement is currently being used for private batting practice...

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Pay Attention: Traffic Flow at Leonard and 131 Has Changed

Let’s talk about this for a second; traffic patterns have changed at Leonard and 131.  It’s quite different and it’s amazing how FEW people have actually realized it...

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Grand Rapids Police Department/Facebook
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GR Police Find AR-15 Rifle in House After Stand Off On Northwest Side

I still believe the west side is a great area to live, but lately, it’s also it’s been a bit of a scary area to live.

Fox17 is reporting that Sunday night just after 7:00 pm, police were called to the area of Leonard and Davis with a report of a lady pointing a “long gun” at some people who were arguing; so police arrested her...

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City Council Passes License for the Barking Boutique

At a city council meeting on Monday night, many people showed up to protest the new Barking Boutique that may be opening in Grandville. This store is set to sell designer puppies for thousands of dollars...

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This Grand Rapids Building Is The Stuff Fairy Tale Are Made Of

This unique building in the Eastown neighborhood of Grand Rapids looks like one of J.R.R. Tolkien's Hobbits lives in it.

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Another Celebrity Was Spotted in Grand Rapids Thursday Night

Normally, I'm not one of those people that's stalking around looking for people who might be celebrities. Half the time, I don't even know who these people are, so I'm not thinking about it. Like last night...I was heading to my car around 10:30 last night, and right there in front of me was a celebrity I not only recognized, but like!

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Meijer Starts Home Delivery For West Michigan

No more standing in long check-out lines as Meijer expands its delivery service to West Michigan

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Grand Rapids is Ranked as a Great St. Patrick’s Party City

Wallethub does a lot of studies on cities and they always have Grand Rapids scored well in their results, which we love. They've done another study on the best cities for celebrating St. Patrick's Day, and guess what? We're in the top 20! Because we're awesome!

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The Lake Charles Children's Museum.
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Dinosaur Exhibit Opens at the Grand Rapid’s Children Museum

Children will now be able to learn all about dinosaurs at the new exhibit at the Grand Rapid's Children Museum.  They will be able to touch real fossils and explore the dinosaur's habitat...

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Byron Clute via Facebook
Byron Clute via Facebook
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Grand Rapids Westsiders Watch Out, Someone Wants In Your Car

If you live in the Richmond Park/Alpine & Leonard area (or just, on the West side of GR), heads up:  Someone wants in your car!

Friday morning around 5:30am, I was awoken (or is it, I awoke?).....

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The City Of Grand Rapids Is Hosting A Job Fair, Hiring 300 Positions

The city of Grand Rapids is expected to lose around 300 employees to retirement in the next three years.  There will be a wide variety of job opportunities available...

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