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MEIJER STATE GAMES OF MICHIGAN 2016 WINTER GAMES DETAILS RELEASED

West MI Sports Commission press release: Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 27, 2016 – The third annual Meijer State Games of Michigan Winter Games are quickly approaching. The Winter Games main weekend is taking place Feb. 19-21, with some sports starting their competition as early as Jan. 30. The Winter Games features 21 different sports and […]

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GR Danger home games coming to BeerCityHoops!

The Grand Rapids Danger and BeerCityHoops agreed on a partnership to broadcast the Danger’s home games live on BlogTalkRadio during the Danger’s inaugural season. Grand Rapids Danger owner Allen Durham and BeerCityHoops podcast host Greg Cobb agreed to a package deal that will have Cobb calling the play-by-play from Grace Bible College for BeerCityHoops at BlogTalkRadio. Durham, an MSU […]

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Dia de Los Muertos 5K & Kids Dash this Sunday

Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is an interesting holiday celebrated throughout the world during the chilly days of November 1 & 2. It is a celebration of honoring our deceased loved ones. Beautiful altars (ofrendas) are made and decorated to honor and remember those who’ve passed away. They can be decorated with […]

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GRFC is joining the NPSL

Grand Rapids Football Club is making the jump to the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL). The NPSL is a national league that operates in the 4th Division of the U.S. Soccer pyramid. GRFC has joined the league as an expansion team and will compete in the Midwest Region. “We are thrilled to add yet another team in Michigan,” NPSL […]

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Griffins Report: Week 1

Every week we’ll check in on the Grand Rapids Griffins and find out what’s going on inside the Van Andel Arena and  out on the road throughout the AHL. Here’s our Week 1 report: Just before the start of the season the Red Wings assigned right wing Daniel Cleary and defenseman Xavier Ouellet to the Griffins. The Griffins lost […]

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Grand Rapids begins planning the transformation of six parks in 2016

 Public Invited to attend park planning meetings on Oct. 13, 14, 19 & 24 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. This past summer, the City celebrated the opening of eight Grand Rapids parks that were the first to be transformed thanks to funding provided by a voter;approved Parks Millage. Planning is now underway to continue the transformation of […]

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Podcast: Brewers’ Grove with Margaret Studer

Margaret Studer, organizer of the Brewer’s Grove Planting & Party in Riverside Park joined the show and was promptly introduced as someone else. (Great move, Greg.) After a quick apology and a new introduction, Margaret graciously walked us through what we can expect this Saturday at Riverside Park from 1-6pm. You’ll have a chance to meet […]

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Podcast: West Side Walk for Gilda’s Club GR

Joanne Roehm joined the BeerCityHoops podcast to talk about West Side Walk for Gilda’s Club, which takes place this Saturday and features a 1.5 mile walk with a block party to follow with family friendly events and tours of the Club. Westside businesses, including Branns, will be on hand with food and The Mitten Brewing Co. Beer Tent […]

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Podcast: Pulaski Days 2015

Theresa Peterlein, President of Kosciuszko Hall and Financial Secretary of Pulaksi Days, joins the podcast to talk about the weekend honoring American Revolutionary War hero General Casimir Pulaski, the Polish heritage and welcoming and bringing together people of all nationalities. Pulaski Queen Mary Novakowski, crowned this past June, will join court member Andie Crapsey throughout […]