Category Archives: Top Stories

GR Donut Shop Adding More Locations

If you haven’t been to The Donut Conspiracy in Grand Rapids then you need to add it to your list! They not only specialize in classic donuts but they are very well known for their signature ones like Bubble YUM, Case of the Monday’s which is a cinnamon toast crunch donut, Flap Jack, Creme Brulee…MORE

Grand Rapids Eatery Getting Help From ‘Restaurant: Impossible’

Chez Olga’s in Grand Rapids is getting some help from Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible.”  Robert Irvine chef and Food Network star is known for turning around failing restaurants in two days on his show, but this time he is asking for our help! Irvine and his crew will be in town to help out Chez Olga…MORE

Huge Tiki Bar With Airbnbs Above Coming to Downtown Grand Rapids

If you’re looking for a tropical getaway you now won’t have to go very far! A tropical tiki bar is coming to GR it’s called Max’s South Seas Hideaway is expected to open in late summer or early fall. Creator of HopCat Mark Sellers and Martin Cate owner Smuggler’s Cove tiki bar in San Francisco are teaming…MORE

Salmonella Outbreak In Michigan Linked To Melons Sickening 117 People

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released that there has been an outbreak of salmonella that is linked to precut melon and has made 117 people sick. The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration say the likely source of the outbreak is Caito Foods LLC in Illinois. This type of precut melon is sold at Kroger, Target,…MORE

Sleeping Bear Dunes Hosting 8 Star Parties in 2019

There is nothing better than summers in Michigan, especially when you can spend them up north at Sleeping Bear Dunes. This year the dunes is doing something special. They will be hosting 8 star parties throughout the summer. What exactly is a star party you ask?  They are drop-in astronomy gatherings that highlight the park’s viewing…MORE

Witness Says He Paid Football Players At Michigan

At the second trial in the federal investigation into college-basketball corruption Marty Blazer former Pittsburgh-based financial adviser testified that he paid football players at a number of schools, including Michigan, between 2000-2013. He did not offer specific regarding names of football players but some of the schools implicated include Penn State, Pitt, Notre Dame, Alabama and North Carolina.…MORE

Grand Rapids Studio Park Project Announces First Restaurants and Retailers

It is hard to miss the big construction project going on at the intersection of Oakes Street SW and Ionia Avenue SW. It is expected to open in September and will include a movie complex, restaurant, apartments, retail, office space, a hotel, a parking garage and a 200-seat live music venue. A lot of rumors…MORE

Easter Bunny Opens Can of Whoop-Ass on Feuding Couple

A video that’s gone viral has left the Easter Bunny at the center of a scandal. The clip, which appeared Sunday on Instagram, shows a man and a woman fighting in downtown Orlando. Suddenly someone in an Easter Bunny costume steps in and tries to break it up. When his efforts fail, the oversized bunny…MORE

Pothole Fixes Man’s Rapid Heartbeat

Potholes may be the bane of drivers’ existence, but for one Nebraska man, a missing chunk of asphalt wound up saving his life last week. With his heart racing to 200 beats per minute, paramedics near Omaha rushed the 59-year-old to the hospital. As the ambulance’s tire hit the hole, the first responders say his…MORE

Grand Opening Of The Friesian Gastro Pub

We aren’t called beer city for no reason! Another gastro pub is coming to Grand Rapids on the Medical Mile Corridor in The Lord’s Chapel building.  The grand opening will be today, April 17 from 11-11:30 AM with a private event and will be open to the public later that day at 1 PM. Their food…MORE