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Eastown

Diners take advantage of sweet, savory deals as Restaurant Week continues

Submitted 08-19-2014 under NEWS

The fourth annual Restaurant Week is underway in Grand Rapids, offering gourmet delicacies for a fraction of the regular price.

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Eastown block party brings back memories for neighbor

Submitted 08-12-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Eastown Community Association board president Chad Systma reminisces about block parties past and indulges in the present.

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Saturday! National "Bike to Market" event at Southeast Area Farmers' Market

Submitted 08-06-2014 under NONPROFITS

Bike to Market Saturday Aug. 9. Meet at Browning Claytor Health Centerto ride to the market. From 12-2 p.m., the market will feature free bike tune ups courtesy of The Spoke Folks, kids’ crafts and bike decorating DJ Deririck "Vito" Hollowell.

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Harmony's head brewer excited for expansion, new challenges on West Side

Submitted 08-05-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Benjamin Isbell, head brewer at Harmony Brewing, talks about the new opportunities to experiment with beer and expand their tap selections in the former Little Mexico.

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Circle Theatre's upcoming production of "Spamalot" promises laughs

Submitted 08-05-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The musical derived from "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" will be performed at Circle Theatre this August.

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Beer tasting class to bring enthusiasts from tasting to fully experiencing beer

Submitted 08-01-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Ben Darcie, area renowned beer geek, talks about his journey from homebrewer to beer educator- and how he'll guide participants into that journey with him over the course of nine weeks.

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Eastown to host annual Bizarre Bazaar this Saturday

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Eastown will celebrate local art and businesses at their annual Bizarre Bazaar event, which runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday on Wealthy Street.

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Can I help you?

Submitted 06-24-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Anthony Martin recounts his experience of racial prejudice in his own neighborhood of 17 years and offers some simple advice to passersby.

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What's on Tap: June 19-22

Submitted 06-18-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Looking for a place to celebrate the Solstice? Don't forget to see what's going on at your local breweries!

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Neighborhood butcher shop to open in Eastown

Submitted 06-10-2014 under NEWS

Brothers Aidan and Evan are bringing local flavor to Eastown with their soon to be opened meat market featuring Michigan products.

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