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Neighborhood butcher shop to open in Eastown

by (erictank)

Submitted 06-10-2014 under NEWS

In a few short weeks Eastown will have its very own neighborhood butcher shop. Located at 1413 Lake Drive in the historically designated building wedged between Robinson Road and Lake Drive sits over 2,000 square feet of a soon to be developed meat...

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Eastown first among four districts to host shop hops

by (erictank)

Submitted 05-27-2014 under NEWS

On each Thursday during the month of June, one of four Uptown business districts will host Eat.Shop.Rock., a shop hop including live entertainment and family friendly activities.  On Thursday, June 5 from 5-9 p.m. the first of the four...

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Bizarre Bazaar

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 05-13-2014 under

The Eastown Community Association along with the Eastown Business Association are hosting their annual Bizarre Bazaar, a staple event in the Eastown community. This year’s event will be held along Wealthy Street on June 28 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m....

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Eastown Community Association to share music, food, community at Picnic in the Park event

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 05-13-2014 under NEWS

The Eastown Community Association (ECA) is pleased to announce the date and information for its annual event, Picnic in the Park, which is taking place on Saturday, May 17 at Sigsbee Park in Eastown.  Volunteers will work to clean Sigsbee Park...

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Eastown native opens local vintage boutique in childhood neighborhood

by (erictank)

Submitted 05-06-2014 under NEWS

If you live in Eastown or tramp the vintage goods markets around Grand Rapids, you may already be familiar with Tulipfox Creations, which has been located in Eastown Antiques nearly since the shop's initial opening about a decade ago. Behind...

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Eastown Community Association Hosts Annual Meeting, Announces Wilcox Park Five Year Plan

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 02-05-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Saturday, February 8, the Eastown Community Association (ECA) will host its annual meeting, an event that, according to ECA Executive Director Lindsey Ruffin, is a perfect time for Eastown residents to learn more about the ECA and also to meet...

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East Fulton shop owners to relocate to Eastown

by (erictank)

Submitted 01-21-2014 under NEWS

Rebel Home and Gift, the tiny gift shop formerly known as Rebel Reclaimed is expanding. Currently sharing a space with Urban Exchange on East Fulton, they'll will be moving to Eastown at the end of the month. "We're hoping for the first...

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Building blocks of community

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 01-14-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Written by Lindsey Ruffin All of the blocks within Eastown function in a unique way depending on the people on the block, their involvement level, and the wants and needs of the residents. Residents on some blocks have monthly celebrations, some...

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Eastown resident to host annual arts and crafts open house

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-17-2013 under NEWS

On December 20 and 21 Sierra Cole will open her Eastown home up to holiday shoppers for her final open house of the holiday season. Cole is a fiber artist that works with wool to create hats and handbags and has recently collaborated with local...

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Head to Uptown for the Holiday Shop Hop

by (Neighborhood Ve...)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under NEWS

Join Uptown for holiday fun this year on Thursday, December 5 for the annual Uptown Holiday Shop Hop. Stroll around Uptown as we bring the holiday cheer... and if you get tired, we've got six free shuttles running until 10 p.m. The event...

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