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  • Summer Nights at the Market Series kicks off July 9

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —  We are a few days away from the start of a new series featuring local music, food trucks, and fun for the whole family. The Summer Nights at the Market series kicks off Tuesday, July 9 at the Fulton Street Farmers Market in Grand Rapids. It’s a partnership between Fulton Street Farmers Market and 20 Monroe Live. It will take place on Tuesdays from 5-8 p.m., July 9 through Aug. 27 and admission is free. This […]

  • Fox 17’s Candace Monacelli shares her battle with Crohn’s & Colitis

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — This weekend hundreds of people will make their way to Grand Rapids for the annual Take Steps Walk Supporting the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.  The diseases that affect thousands of people in Michigan including one of our very own Candace Monacell who shared her story about living with the disease. “It’s a daily struggle it’s a constant battle,” said FOX 17 Morning Meteorologist Candace Monacelli, who knows all too well about the daily challenges that come […]

  • Start of summer celebration kicks off in Rockford

    ROCKFORD, Mich. — It may not be officially summer but the city of Rockford is hosting its 51st annual Start of Summer Celebration this weekend. The event starts Thursday, June 13 and runs through Sunday, June 16 downtown Rockford. The celebration includes the annual parade on Saturday at 11 a.m., a carnival, live entertainment, craft vendors, food vendors, and fireworks Saturday at dusk. For more information, click here.

  • Walker Standale Summer Concert Series returns for sixth year

    KENT COUNTY, Mich. — If you are looking for free entertainment this summer, the free Walker Standale Summer Concert series is returning for its sixth year. The event is open to people of all ages and will be held at Walker Community Park, 700 Cummings Avenue, on June 13, July 11, and August 8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Families are invited to bring our their lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a free evening of music on the lawn. Food and […]

  • New exhibit opens at Grand Rapids Children’s Museum

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Thursday marks the grand opening of The Happy Animal Clinic, a new exhibit at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum. General admission will be dropped to $1.50 for the 6:15 p.m. ribbon cutting, where families can interact with real dogs training for Paws with a Cause. The new exhibit features stuffed animals, an x-ray station, ultrasound machine and a raceway for kids to learn and play to the fullest extent. “The museum is all about open-ended play,” […]

  • Comedian, Kalamazoo-native talks new docuseries on Comedy Central

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — He grew up in Kalamazoo and now is getting ready to head into the national spotlight. Comedian Jordan Klepper talked LIVE with Mike Avery on Fox 17 Morning New Wednesday about the upcoming premiere of his new docuseries “Klepper”. The show takes Klepper to the front line of American activism featuring stories of  Veterans dealing with PTSD, education for undocumented students, and protesting a major oil pipeline. The series airs Thursday at 10:30 p.m. EST on […]

  • Comedian Derek Richards at Dr. Grins this weekend

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Derek Richards is a Michigan native who is bringing his politically incorrect humor to the stage. Check out Dr Grins website for show times.

  • Attorney General Barr to release redacted Mueller report

    (CNN) — The Mueller report is coming: Attorney General William Barr is expected Thursday to release a redacted version of Robert Mueller’s report detailing the findings of the special counsel investigation. The redacted report, which is nearly 400 pages, will fill in some — but likely not all — of the details explaining what Mueller’s team uncovered during the 22-month investigation that’s hung like a cloud over Donald Trump’s presidency while the special counsel investigated possible collusion between Trump’s team and Russia and […]

  • A sign of spring! Shamrock Shake is back at McDonald’s ☘️

    If you like Shamrock Shakes, your Irish luck has started a little early. McDonald’s announced on social media Wednesday that the Shamrock Shake is back. “The minty moment you’ve been waiting for is finally here: the Shamrock Shake is back!” they said in the post. Of course it’s just for a limited of time.

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