The Rapidian

Eastown

Clean up Eastown

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-17-2013 under NEWS

Eastown residents and neighbors are invited to brush up the business district prior to Bizarre Bazaar, the annual outdoor art and music festival. The cleanup will occur this Friday, June 21, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Harmony Brewing Company is...

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New Reality to hit Eastown neighborhood

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 06-12-2013 under NEWS

Reality, a new novelty shop geared towards counter-cultural communities, will open its doors in the Eastown community on June 22. The shop, along with items like lazer pens, water bottles and beads for making jewelry, will be focusing on products...

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Late night vegan joint tests the waters in Eastown

by (Raheeq Al-Zaidan)

Submitted 04-26-2013 under NEWS

Late-night lurkers will have one less reason to feel guilty the morning after. A group of dedicated, beer-loving foodies are opening a vegan joint and holding a trial run this Saturday from 10:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m. in Eastown. This is the Year...

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Poet and Author Herbert Woodward Martin at Aquinas College

by (AQContemporaryW...)

Submitted 04-08-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Aquinas College Contemporary Writers Series will host Herbert Woodward Martin on Tuesday, April l9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Wege Center Ballroom at Aquinas College.  Herbert Woodward Martin has a special connection with Grand Rapids. He...

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Eastown Antiques to match customer donations to Feeding America West Michigan

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 03-28-2013 under NONPROFITS

From April 1-14, customers at Eastown Antiques in Grand Rapids will have the opportunity to round up their bills for Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank. Every dollar will be doubled because Eastown Antiques has committed to matching up to $500...

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Eastown Community Association hosts pancake breakfast

by (Brittany Beezhold)

Submitted 02-14-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The smell of sausage, maple syrup and warm pancakes rose as cold air swirled outside. The sound of friendly chatter was met with warm smiles. On Saturday, Feb. 9, the Eastown Community Association (ECA) hosted its annual meeting and pancake...

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Connie's Cakes opens Eastown location

by (Brittany Beezhold)

Submitted 02-07-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Miniature cupcakes lined platters in shades of pink, cream, and mocha. Chocolate, vanilla, raspberry and caramel delighted the taste buds of the crowds gathered for the grand opening of Connie’s Cakes in its new Eastown location. Although...

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Wege Foundation to double gifts through Dec. 21

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Wege Foundation has generously offered to double contributions to the Wealthy Theatre Sustainability Campaign, through Dec. 21, putting the remaining $80,000 to be raised, within reach; giving the landmark venue a chance to remain viable,...

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During annual Shop Hop, Eastown Antiques turns profit for hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

The four neighborhoods that comprise Grand Rapids' Uptown Business District were flooded with Christmas lights and crowds during last Thursday’s Holiday Shop Hop. But visitors would have been hard-pressed to find a spot more heavily...

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Eastown Antiques supports food bank during Shop Hop

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Eastown Antiques, which stands like an anchor on the corner of Lake Drive and Wealthy, has long been one of the prime destinations in the annual Uptown Holiday Shop Hop. This year, Eastown Antiques is doing something different: Along with the...

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