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Baseball Great Kirk Gibson to Speak at Free DeVos Hall Event

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Baseball Great Kirk Gibson to Speak at Free DeVos Hall Event

Former Detroit Tiger’s star Kirk Gibson will be the keynote speaker at DeVos Performance Hall at a free community event.    Gibson, 59, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease three years ago.  The baseball great has been very outspoken since then in his determination to overcome the disease. The program is sponsored by Spectrum Health and is…

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Historic East Grand Rapids Mansion for Sale for $1.275 Million

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Historic East Grand Rapids Mansion for Sale for $1.275 Million

We have all driven down Plymouth road between Robinson and Hall St. in East Grand Rapids and wondered what it would be like to live any one of the historic homes along that stretch of road.   If you have always wanted to live there, this is your chance. The historic Kindel Mansion at 930 Plymouth…

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Ultimate Sports Show at Devos Place 3/17-3/20

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Ultimate Sports Show at Devos Place 3/17-3/20

Michigan-area hunters and fishermen will not want to miss the Ultimate Sports Show going on this weekend at DeVos Place.  The show features a 110,000 gallon indoor “lake” aptly named Lake Ultimate and it will be the location for dozens of fishing and boating seminars and demonstrations. The show itself has been in existence for…

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Movie Scenes Shot in Downtown Grand Rapids

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Movie Scenes Shot in Downtown Grand Rapids

Hollywood movie crews were seen filming in downtown Grand Rapids again from the new movie “Why Him?”   The Grand Rapids special events office issued permits for filming downtown for Friday, March 4th. Two police escorts accompanied movie personnel as they filmed scenes at Monument Park (Fulton and Division), as well as throughout the streets…

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