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Grand Rapids Pride Festival
Grand Rapids Pride Festival
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Inside the 2016 Grand Rapids’ Pride Festival

A lot of people don’t truly understand why we have pride festivals around the country.  What does it mean? Since we have marriage equality, do we still need Pride...

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Musketawa Trail: Gold Spike Trail Tour III [Photos]

Last weekend, the Friends of the Musketawa Trail hosted the Gold Spike Trail Tour. The biennial event covered the entire Musketawa Trail, running from Marne to Muskegon, and connected with the Fred Meijer Pioneer Trail in Grand Rapids to the east.

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via City of Grand Rapids
via City of Grand Rapids
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Grand Rapids Has A New Fire Chief

It's been five months since former Grand Rapids' Fire Chief Laura Knapp retired. Since January the city has been looking for her replacement and today (May 31st) they finally have announced the new chief...

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‘Dog Friendly’ Patios Around Grand Rapids

Summer’s here and we want to spend as much time as we can with our friends and family… including the furry family members! We totally understand...

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ROBsparks/Townsquare
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Rob Experiences the Downtown Market and Getting a Henna Tattoo!

This past weekend marked ONE MONTH for me here in Grand Rapids and West Michigan! It feels like I’ve been here longer than just a month, but I credit the vibe this whole area has, it just makes you feel comfortable and like you’ve been here a while...

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Grand Rapids Police Department via Facebook
Grand Rapids Police Department via Facebook
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Grand Rapids PD Now Has A Kid Patrolling The Street… Well, His Street

After the GRPD shared photos of their new friend Travis and his awesome police car, a man sent Travis' mom a message offering to make his car look a little more official.

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Grand Rapids Police Department via Facebook
Grand Rapids Police Department via Facebook
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Grand Rapids Police Officer and 5-Year-Old Boy Share Special Moment

Saturday Officer Ickes with the Grand Rapids Police Department was responding to calls on the Northwest Side when he noticed a curious 5-year-old boy in the neighborhood of one of his calls.

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The 5 Best Places For French Fries in Grand Rapids

Where can you get the best fries in Grand Rapids? We did the research so you don't have to.

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Rob Sparks/Townsquare
Rob Sparks/Townsquare
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The Streets Can Be A Scary Place!

Irrational Fear, Merriam-Webster defines it as:  “not governed by or according to reason.” But try telling that to our psyche!  Almost everyone has at least one irrational fear, maybe it’s bridges, elevators or even dryer lint (whaa...

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Townsquare  Media
Townsquare Media
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What Has Rob Learned So Far About G.R?

Rob, the new guy on Channel 957, is trying to learn everything he can about Grand Rapids. Here's what he knows so far.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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ArtPrize Artist Registration Now Open

Artist registration opened at noon today for ArtPrize 2016. Registration for the eighth annual event runs until 5PM on June 2.

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That One Time an Elephant Threw Out the First Pitch at a West Michigan Whitecaps Game [VIDEO]

Want to be a successful minor league baseball team? You'd better be ready to combine one part Babe Ruth and one part PT Barnum. The Grand Rapids based West Michigan Whitecaps do that better than just about any team - like the one time when an elephant threw out the first pitch.

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