Voting for the annual Beer City USA poll is over. With almost 56,000 votes cast for 31 different American cities the results are that Grand Rapids and Asheville, North Carolina topped the poll with a tie.

Both cities are being awarded Beer City USA 2012.

Speaking of beer. Closer to home it’s the World Expo of Beer 2012, Friday and Saturday, at Heritage Park in Frankenmuth
More than 300 beers are featured this weekend. More info at