Growing up the 4th of July was one of my favorite holidays. My brother Bob and I would spend the day with our dad and the rest of the family in Milford, Michigan. My Aunt and Uncle owned a cottage on Sears and we would spend the day swimming and fishing on the dock and in the row boat. Then later in the day, we would have a huge bbq with Hotdogs, Hamburgers, and Ribs along with some better-made chips and some Faygo to wash it all down.
July is America's birthday month and it's also the official kick-off for Parks and Recreation Month. Now I don't know about you but the first thing I think of when someone says anything about Parks and Recs is the TV show Parks and Recreation starring Amy Poehler. But after seeing...
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Halsey opened up about undergoing a life-saving abortion, as well as their experiences with pregnancy, in an honest essay. The "Without Me" hit-maker returned a request from Vogue for responses to the Supreme Court's ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade and nearly 50 years of legal precedent. In it, she reflected on three past pregnancy losses experienced before giving birth to son Ender in 2021.
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A fan on Twitter documented his "bizarre" experience after Adele borrowed his Pride flag for a concert over the weekend. The "Hello" superstar took the stage in London for a series of festival performances in Hyde Park. The shows corresponded with Pride, and Adele was apparently looking for a Pride flag to use during her set.
Driving long distances can be frustrating. From traffic to insanely high gas prices, it's easy to see why people want to avoid the roads as much as possible. And during the summer, you have one of the most frustrating travel problems of all, which is avoiding the construction work on our many Michigan highways and interstates. So, if you're worried about needing to plan around the road closures around Michigan along your route: good news, your prayers have been answered.
I know, it sounds insane, and probably is. But there is a technical possibility that Detroit native and rapper Danny Brown could have a meet and greet homecoming at one of the unemployment branches in Detroit, and possibly sometime soon. In the latest episode of the podcast Two Bears One...
What should have been a memorable and enjoyable weekend in Battle Creek for the Field & Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival turned into an unimaginably devastating time for one family, as shortly after 1 p.m. on Saturday, Chris Darnell, who drove the SHOCKWAVE Truck, tragically suffered a fatal accident. Chris was the husband of Brooke with twi daughters, Reese & Taylor, and left behind a legacy of being a model husband and son. During the most difficult time in his life, Chris' father Neal took to Facebook and had the courage to release a statement regarding the incident:
Passengers on a recent Emirates flight were shocked to discover that their plane had a large hole in it for the majority of their 14-hour flight. On Friday (July 1), flight A360 took off from Dubai and landed safely at Brisbane International Airport at 10:45PM local time despite a malfunction that caused a large hole to form in the side of the aircraft.
Update from Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival:. The remaining air show for today has been cancelled out of respect for the incident that has occurred. This evening’s activities remain on schedule. We appreciate everyone’s understanding at this time. We also apologize for the time it took to relay this due to internet issues.
Police are investigating after a stolen vehicle hit a GRPD cruiser head on early Saturday morning. Grand Rapids Police say they responded to a call of a stolen car in a parking lot in the 1000 block of Sherman St. SE at approximately 7:30a.m. Saturday. When officers arrived, they found...
There's a lot on the minds of Stranger Things fans after the Season 4 finale. But now, fans have the answer to what song Eddie Munson performed during the final episode of the show. Warning: Stranger Things Season 4 spoilers ahead!. Earlier this month when the Stranger Things teaser trailer...
Heads up if you're looking to get active and enjoy the great outdoors this summer!. Did you know Grand Rapids has a community library for outdoor gear? The Thrive Outside Gear Library at Roosevelt Park Gym is free and open to all Grand Rapids residents. The Gear Library officially opened last summer - and its grown a ton since then!
Work is underway on a new splash pad at a Grand Rapids' park!. Currently, the City of Grand Rapids has fourteen splash pads. And they're free to use!. Gerald R Ford Middle School - 851 Madison Avenue SE. Heartside Park - 301 Ionia Street SW. Highland Park - 523 Grand...
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Marta Kauffman, co-creator of Friends, is now speaking out about the show's lack of diversity. In a new interview with the Los Angeles Times, Kauffman admits that she feels "embarrassed" about the lack of diversity the show had. Speaking on it, she said: "I’ve learned a lot in the last 20 years." This led her to continue by saying: "Admitting and accepting guilt is not easy. It’s painful looking at yourself in the mirror. I’m embarrassed that I didn’t know better 25 years ago."
In the summer of 2020, Disney announced that it would permanently close its popular Splash Mountain attractions at Disneyland and Walt Disney World and replace them with a new ride based on the animated movie The Princess and the Frog. Two years later, they’ve unveiled new details about the ride — and the rough timetable of when it will be coming to both Disney parks.
We've all heard of it happening, and maybe you've taken advantage of it yourself: Sometimes when you book a flight and it's oversold, airlines will offer you the chance to delay or cancel your flight in exchange for future vouchers. Sometimes you'll get lunch and get additional cash on top of your free ticket.
Cardi B is ready for her next venture. For, the "Bodak Yellow" rapper is now ready to go under the knife after she gets promotion over with for her new music. Taking to her Instagram Stories on June 30, she shared that she is planning on getting a tummy tuck after she initially got liposuction back in 2019. "This stomach, is giving tummy tuck," she said while showing off her outfit to fans.