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Posted at 11:18 AM, Jun 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 11:18:08-04

Outlet shopping can happen right from your home! Tanger Outlets in announcing a new program that'll help people shop right from home.

The outlet mall launched a virtual shopping concierge service that's free to use. Tanger says this gives shoppers the ability to access their entire portfolio.

All people have to do is fill out a virtual shopping form, and find what you're looking for and then schedule either the curbside pick-up or home delivery.

In addition to the new program, Tanger is also open for in-person shopping.

The city of Kalamazoo Parks and Recreation Department announced their summer cinema events for the season.

Following social distancing, your family can enjoy a variety of movies at different Kalamazoo Parks.

Two of the movies are audience choice, and you can vote for your pick at kzooparks.org/summercinema.

The events will start with music playing at 6:30 and the movie will start at 7:30.

Summer cinema events are free, and all community members are welcome.

Ice cream lovers can now get a super-sized scoop of your favorite Hudsonville flavor.

The West Michigan company posted on its social media about teaming up with Norm's Ice Cream. Norm's has three locations in Grand Haven, Fruitport, and North Muskegon. Norm's only accepts cash.

Major League Baseball players have agreed to the owners' proposal of a 60-game season this year.

Opening day is reportedly set for July 24. Spring training would start on July 1 in teams' home ballparks.

The two sides are still working to finalize health and safety protocols. This is a long time coming after multiple offers fell through on both sides back in March.

This will be the league's shortest season since 1878, but at least sports fans have something to look forward to.

The Taco and Tequila Festival was supposed to take over Grand Rapids in May but got canceled due to the stay-at-home order. Organizers then rescheduled the event for July but that date got canceled too.

On their Facebook page, they just posted a new date: Saturday, October 10.

They're hoping by pushing it back, it will allow event-goers and vendors more time to accommodate new safety measures.

The Taco and Tequila Festival will still take place at Fifth Third Ballpark.

For those who purchased tickets, they will be honored for the new date. If you can't attend the new date, you have until July 3 to submit a request for a refund.

The festival is new to Grand Rapids, but it has been held in Kalamazoo in previous years.