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Attendance up at Soup's On Along the Lakeshore

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - The number 13 was a recurring theme at Thursday night's Soups On Along the Lakeshore event.

WZZM 13 is a proud sponsor and Juliet Dragos was the emcee. There were 13 different soups for people to try.

The annual fundraiser by Catholic Charities West Michigan helps to restock food pantries on the lakeshore. The attendance at this year's event was double the average from previous years.

Vintage porn collector appears on Kimmel

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - A Muskegon man, whose collection of vintage African American porn was stolen during a break-in, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday night.

Click here to watch the interview on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Earlie Johnson says his collection of rare performances date back to the 1970s and was worth $7,500. Johnson first spoke with WZZM 13 about the theft last week.

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Two breweries heading to Muskegon

MUSKEGON, Michigan (WZZM) - Downtown Muskegon doesn't have a brewery just yet, but it should have two by next year.

Joel Kamp is teaming up with two other men to open "Pigeon Hill Brewing Company" at 500 West Western Ave. He hopes to restore the 2,500 square foot building and add a barrel aging room upstairs. If all goes well the micro-brewery should open in 2013.

It will be just down the street from the city's first brewery. "Unruly Brewing Company" should open on West Western Avenue this Spring. It will feature four to six styles of craft beer on tap, and wine.

Upscale condos planned for downtown Muskegon

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - Muskegon City Commissioners are approving a $14 million residential development in the city's downtown area.

Terrace Point Landing will be built on 11 acres along Muskegon Lake. The property is between the Shoreline Inn and Grand Valley State University's Alternative Energy Center.

With the commission's approval, the owners of Parkland Development will move ahead with plans to build 70 single-family condo homes on the property. It's the largest housing development in downtown Muskegon in a decade.

"Small homes in a highly-amenitized project at a affordable price that will be high quality," says Jon Rooks of Parkland Development. "Two, three, and four-bedroom homes with two-and-a-half or three baths, with great views of Muskegon Lake."

28 homes will be built directly along the lake. The project includes a private beach and pool.

Lakeshore attorney arrested Tuesday night

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. (WZZM) - Well-known Muskegon defense attorney Terry Nolan is currently in the Ottawa County Jail.

The Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office confirmed this morning that Nolan, 55, was arrested by members of the West Michigan Enforcement Team Tuesday night. The arrest appears to be drug related.

Prosecutors will meet this afternoon to consider charges against Nolan. Nolan previously lost his law license because of drug-related convictions in the '90s and early 2000s.

He was able to get his law license back in 2009.

Muskegon sets snowfall record

MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - According to National Weather Service statistics, Muskegon just set a new February record.

Over 53 inches of snow has fallen in Muskegon this month, a new record for the month of February.

WZZM 13's Jon Mills watched some of the digging out from the latest eight inches Wednesday morning.  Watch the video for details.

Man uses shovel in beating at Walmart store

FRUITPORT TWP., Mich. (WZZM) - Fruitport Township Police are looking for the man who beat another man with a shovel at a Walmart store.

The assault happened between 2:00am and 3:00am on Monday, February 18 at the Walmart at 1879 E. Sherman.

Police say that the assault was not a random act and the victim and the suspect know each other, but the victim has not been cooperative with police.  The victim did survive the attack and was treated and released from a local hospital.

Police looking for any witnesses who may have observed this incident. Witnesses are encouraged to contact Fruitport Township Police Department at (231) 865-8477.

Anyone who may be able to help police identify the suspect or who may have any additional information about the incident is encouraged to contact Fruitport Township Police Department (number above) or Silent Observer at (231) 72-CRIME. Callers may remain anonymous.