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Shaneka Torres Convicted Of Shooting Up McDonald’s After Receiving Cheeseburger Without Bacon

A Grand Rapids, Michigan, woman has been convicted of shooting a handgun into a McDonald’s restaurant after receiving a bacon cheeseburger without the bacon. The incident occurred on February 10, 2014 at approximately 3 a.m. Torres purchased the bacon cheeseburger much earlier in the evening, but her anger built throughout the night. Show More Summary

Fish Ladder Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan

With the construction of Grand Rapids, Michigan's Sixth Street Dam the migratory population of salmon, steelhead, and even carp were suddenly unable to undertake their yearly upstream journey. The concrete fish ladder at Fish Ladder Park was created to give the swimmers a leg up, and provide visitors with a chance to see the leaping fish in action. Show More Summary

Woman Convicted of Firing Gun into McDonalds Drive-Thru Over Missing Bacon

A Grand Rapids, Michigan woman was convicted of a felony for firing a shot into a McDonald’s drive-thru window after employees failed to put bacon as requested on her cheeseburger.

Woman Shoots At McDonald’s Window After Wrong Order

A wrong food order deserves a bullet, believes Shaneka Monique Torres, who will spend the next couple of years on jail. Torres had ordered a bacon cheeseburger at the Grand Rapids, Michigan, location whe n an employee handed over the incorrect order: a bacon cheeseburger with no bacon. When she complained, the McDonald’s management offered [...]

Allen Lund Co promotes Kleyn

The Grand Rapids office of Allen Lund Co. has promoted Jeff Kleyn to operations manager.

Dan Boers Named News Director at WOOD

After 18 years at Grand Rapids NBC affiliate WOOD, Dan Boers has been promoted to news director at the station. Boers joined WOOD in 1997 as a producer and became assignment manager in 2001. He went on to work as the director of news operations and most recently, as assistant news director. Show More Summary

Police: Man Said He Showed Meijer Workers Nude Selfies Because It Cheered Him Up

We’ve all had the blues, but when you need cheering up it shouldn’t involve showing unsuspecting store workers pictures of your junk. That’s what police in Grand Rapids say one man admitted to doing, because he says it cheers him up when he’s not feeling so great. The 51-year-old man is accused of snapping photos of his nether regions on … [More]

Evie & the Lettuce Box Kitty Dream House — House Tour

Name: Evie Stormzand Location: Heritage Hill; Grand Rapids, Michigan Size: Unknown; the front half of a house Years lived in: 2 years; Rented I met Evie when she was a senior in high school. She won several art scholarships and decided to attend the art school for which I recruit. Show More Summary

East Grand Rapids Becomes 36th Michigan City To Add LGBT Protections: VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

East Grand Rapids became the 36th city in Michigan to add LGBT protections on Monday. The City Commission in East Grand Rapids, population 10,000, voted unanimously to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the city's existing nondiscrimination ordinance.

Laura & James’ Principles of Design — House Tour

Name: Laura and James Location: Heritage Hill; Grand Rapids, Michigan Size: 920 square feet Years lived in: 3.5 years; owned Laura and James’ home is a study in scale, balance, repetition and continuity. Artwork is carefully staggered on the gallery wall across from the kitchen. Show More Summary

Review: Founders Brewing Dirty Bastard, Porter, and Imperial Stout

Grand Rapids, Michigan is home to Founders Brewing, the company behind these three chilly-weather brews, all excellent choices for knocking back while you’re sucking out the last of the heat from those fireplace embers. Founders Brewing Dirty Bastard – A… Continue reading ? The post Review: Founders Brewing Dirty Bastard, Porter, and Imperial Stout appeared first on Drinkhacker.

WOOD Reporter Leaving TV

After 15 years at Grand Rapids NBC affiliate WOOD, Steve Kelso is getting out of local TV. mlive reports Kelso is joining the Kent County Health Department marketing department. He’s replacing Lisa LaPlante who used to work at WXMI. “After 32 years in TV News I am moving on,” Kelso wrote on his facebook page. Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Gregorio Vargas

last weekSports / Boxing :

On March 18, 2000 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, WBC super featherweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., from Grand Rapids, Michigan, defended his title against IBA super featherweight champion Gregorio Vargas, from Santa María Natividad, Mexico.…

Cop raped woman in infant's bed, called her 'ghetto': vic

last weekNews : NY Daily News

An alleged rape victim testified that a Grand Rapids, Mich. cop forced his way into her house and assaulted her.

Comic Ben Roy on SxSW, LaughFest and His New Grawlix TruTV Series

Denver multihyphenate Ben Roy's March calendar includes recording his third stand-up album, appearing at Grand Rapids, Michigan's LaughFest and performing at Austin's South by Southwest with both his punk band Spells and comedy collective The Grawlix. Show More Summary

Tyler & Jack’s Musical Chairs — House Tour

Name: Tyler and Jack Location: Heritage Hill; Grand Rapids, Michigan Size: 1,000 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; Rented Tyler and Jack have the best-smelling home I’ve toured so far. As I entered their apartment, the scent of pine trees and an Up North campfire hit me. Show More Summary

Review: LaughFest's Subversively Family-Friendly Wanda Sykes

Community spirit deeply imbues every facet of LaughFest. Between contributing to multiple benefit events, purchasing corporate sponsorships or simply attending shows, the personal involvement of Grand Rapids, Michigan citizenry is instinctively broad. Show More Summary

WXYZ Adds Grand Rapids Reporter

Ann Marie LaFlamme is leaving Grand Rapids FOX affiliate WXMI to join Detroit ABC affiliate WXYZ. “Today is my last day at FOX 17 – I’m excited to be heading home to WXYZ in Detroit,” LaFlamme wrote on her facebook page yesterday. “Thank...Show More Summary

Slackers, Dorito Pizzas, and Stolen Checks in a Film Set in Michigan

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Marty lying to his family on the phone. Buzzard is truly a Michigan story. Filmed on location in my home state—in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Rockford, and Holland—Buzzard is a common tale of boredom and economic hopelessness in the Midwest’s...Show More Summary

Create an Informational Ride with Digital Signage

A digital signage pilot program along a bus route in Grand Rapids showed riders are appreciating real-time information on a deeper level than just wayfinding.

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