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    Improving elements in your home with spray paint

    Sometimes we get sick of the elements in our home and just want to throw them away. If you don’t have the heart to toss out your stuff, try some of these hacks on how to make them like-new again just by using a can of spray paint! Ceiling Fan  If you’re taking the fan down,why not make some improvements while you’re cleaning it? Wash the blades, lay them flat, remove the individual decor, and star spray painting. Once you […]

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    GR Ballet presents world premiere of MoveMedia

    Grand Rapids is preparing for their final show of the 2016-2017 season with the world premiere of MoveMedia. Artistic Director Patricia Barker and Choeographer-in-Residence Penny Saunders, talked about what went into preparing the show, and what else Grand Rapids Ballet is planning for the next season. MoveMedia is described as “a contemporary dance series featuring dance works merging visual elements of sets, props, costumes and lighting, framed by technology and digital media to enhance the body in space by providing […]

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    Garage Sale Art Fair sells handmade art at discounted prices

    If you’re a Smart Shopper, you’re probably itching to get out in the warm weather and head to a garage sale. Wait no longer because the Garage Sale Art Fair is coming back to Kalamazoo. For the 21st year in a row, there will be 145 local and national artist at the Kalamazoo Expo Center to show off their overstocks, seconds, leftover supplies, and things they need to get rid of, for garage sale prices. The Garage Sale Art Fair […]

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    Kent District Library offers more than free book rentals

    Thrifty Thursdays always highlight a deal at one of the local businesses here in West Michigan, but Kent District Library has a sweet deal that lasts all year round that’s pretty hard to beat. Kent District Library card holders can access all kinds of material and services at any of their locations, and everything is free. People can rent out books, movies, video games, comic books, game consoles, and so much more. During the summer, Kent District Library has bikes and […]

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    Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for February 23

    1. One lucky person is waking up a multimillionaire thanks to the Powerball Jackpot. A single winning Powerball Jackpot ticket was finally sold as last second ticket purchases pushed last night’s total over $435 million. The ticket was sold in the Lafayette area of Indiana. There was just one winning ticket for the jackpot, which was the tenth largest in Powerball history. Powerball says there were millions of other prizes people won, totaling more than $27 million.   2. Another […]

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    Soaring Eagle is the place to be for Spring Break

    Zoo Weekend is happening on February 24 and 25. there will be panda bear, leopard, giraffe and flamingo crafts, and more story time! Plus it’s never too late to start making plans for spring break! . On March 24 for their “Once Upon a Spring Break” event there will be appearances by Belle, The Beast, Peter Pan, and other fun characters. The packages include hotel rooms, dining credits, and water park passes. R&B group Tony! Toni! Tone! is going to be at […]

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    National Margarita Day with Cabaña Tres Amigos

    It’s National Margarita Day, and what better way to celebrate than making our very own drinks? Ricky from Cabaña Tres Amigos showed the Morning Mix how to create three of their favorite margaritas. Top Shelf Margarita (Frozen or On the Rocks) Choice of Tequila Grand Marnier Cointreau Fresh lime Lemon Orange juice Agave Nectar Beer-Rita Tequila El Jimador Grand Marnier Cointreau Sprite Lime and lemon juice Coronita (on top) Sangre Del Diablo (Frozen or On the Rocks) Lemon and lime margarita […]

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    Grand Rapids is alive with “The Sound of Music” at DeVos Performance Hall

    Grand Rapids is alive with the sound of music, the musical to be exact! Actors Ben Davis (Captain Von Trapp) and Paige Silvester (Leisl) came on the Morning Mix to talk about their experience on stage performing The Sound of Music. The award winning musical is being performed on stage at DeVos Performance Hall now through February 26 at the following times: Tuesday, February 21- 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 22- 7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 23- 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 24- 8:00 […]

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    Harmony Hall specials and brews for Beer Month GR

    Beer Month GR is underway, which means everyone visiting Beer City USA can eat specialty dishes and brews to celebrate the love of beer. Now through March 15, over 50 restaurants and breweries are participating in Cool Brews. Hot Eats. during Beer Month GR. Harmony Hall stopped by to share the specials they’re having to celebrate the month long event. Specials for Beer Month include Flatbread Crackers served alongside housemade Giardiniera, lamb ham salami, and white cheddar for $9.99. They’ll also be […]