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Cherry Park

Building four-season neighborhoods: Snowmen, skating rinks, safe roads, sidewalks for everyone

by (EHCN)

Submitted 01-12-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Winter is the season to enjoy our neighborhoods in different ways. We like to call East Hills a four-season neighborhood. What does it mean to be a four-season neighborhood? Four-season neighborhoods are active year-long; they are neighborhoods that...

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East Hills to celebrate new Cherry Park

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NEWS

The East Hills Council of Neighbors will be throwing a party to celebrate the opening of the new Cherry Park. The family-friendly event will take place at the park from 6-9 p.m. this Wednesday, August 26. "The East Hills Council of...

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Temporary ice rinks to open in Wilcox, Cherry Parks

by (erictank)

Submitted 01-20-2015 under NEWS

This coming weekend two Uptown city parks will host opening celebrations of temporary ice skating rinks.  On Saturday, January 24 from 1-3 p.m. at Cherry Park in East Hills there will be hot chocolate, coffee and snacks provided for residentsn...

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WinterWest to return to West Side

by (erictank)

Submitted 01-20-2015 under NEWS

On January 23-25, WinterWest festival will return to Grand Rapids' west side for its fifth year running. The event, which encourages families and children to come out and enjoy city parks and winter activities, will be held at Richmond Park (...

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Yes! GR Parks millage has passed: Now what?

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 11-14-2013 under NEWS

Grand Rapids voters passed the Yes! GR Parks proposal on November 5. Though the proposal was passed, money from the millage won't be in until July, 2014. Citizens may want to see changes that will happen in parks quickly, but planning these...

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Grand Rapids leaders launch Yes! GR Parks campaign

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 09-16-2013 under NEWS

On September 6, Grand Rapids citizens stood in an abandoned splash pool in Cherry Park to hear about the Yes! GR Parks campaign. The proposal to improve parks and implement a new property tax will appear on the ballot November 5. This tax includes a...

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Celebrate A Gay Afternoon in Cherry Street Park

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The East Hills Council of Neighbors will be hosting A Gay Afternoon at Cherry Street Park on August 17. Described as “a neighborhood celebration of the spirit of inclusion and diversity that makes our community great,” the street party...

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Join us: Celebrate your community

by (JimTalen)

Submitted 05-19-2013 under OPINION

I live in Heritage Hill. It’s a great community and I have fabulous neighbors. Many of them have been there as long as I have – 38 years!  It’s my neighborhood. Or is it? I’m just four blocks from Heartside, where I can...

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Catalyst Radio: East Hills neighborhood planning new Gay Day event

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 07-13-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW This week’s edition of Catalyst Radio features East Hills Council of Neighbors, and a first-ever event for the neighborhood called Gay Day,...

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