The Rapidian

East Hills Council of Neighbors

East Hills urban canopy grows with 100 new trees

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 12-22-2015 under NEWS

The East Hills’ urban forest got a boost last week when the City of Grand Rapids planted 100 new trees in the area. The East Hills Council of Neighbors continues to work on their urban forest plan with the City of Grand Rapids.   “...

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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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East Hills to host second annual Kids Day

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 09-30-2014 under NEWS

Music, dance, yoga, crafts, free food, bike repair, children's books and more - those are just a few of the activities that will be happening at East Hills' second annual Kids Day at Congress Elementary school on Saturday, October 11 from 1...

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In support of shareable cities: residents and local leaders Paul and Rachel Lee support homesharing

by (Rachel Lee)

Submitted 06-11-2014 under OPINION

Editor's note: Rachel and Paul Lee, siblings living and working in the Uptown area of Grand Rapids, both asked to be able to share their letters to our City Commissioners in a public manner on The Rapidian's platform. Rachel Lee, Director of...

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Meet civic investor Rachel Lee: Investing in neighborhood vibrancy

by (Holly)

Submitted 04-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Rachel Lee, director of the East Hills Council of Neighbors, loved living in East Hills, even 15 years ago when she moved back from an internship in New York City, having fallen in love with the vibrancy of a busy city environment. But while there,...

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Story Matters: Rachel Lee sees East Hills blossom after Brewery Vivant arrival

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. Rachel Lee has...

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East Hills public input session hosts first draft review

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-10-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

East Hills residents are encouraged to attend a public input session at the Inner City Christian Federation (ICCF) on September 16 at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will be the summation of two previous sessions. The first meeting focused on greenspace,...

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Grab coffee with neighbors every Friday at East Hills

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 07-02-2013 under NEWS

For over 20 years, neighbors, members of the community and city leaders have been meeting at the East Hills Council of Neighbors every Friday morning to talk about various things going on in the neighborhood and the city. The event is open to anyone...

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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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Community conversation at Congress Elementary could contribute to policies

by (emberlyvick)

Submitted 06-18-2012 under OPINION

What letter grade would you give the statewide education system? What letter grade would you give the local education system? These were two inquiries asked during an open community dialogue on Wednesday June 14. The small community conversation was...

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