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Michigan themed t-shirt company to open retail shop in Eastown

Submitted 09-16-2014 under NEWS

A popular Michigan inspired t-shirt graphic design company, The Mitten State has set its sights on the Phoenix building in Eastown. The retail shop will be the company's first brick and mortar retail outlet.

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Annual Eastown Streetfair to kick off Saturday

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Celebrate Summer, welcome fall and experience Eastown at the 41st annual Streetfair on Saturday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Technology maven offers senior adults tips for Internet shopping, banking and more

Submitted 09-09-2014 under NONPROFITS

Area senior adults learned to safely navigate the Internet during an educational seminar led by Abby Stokes, author of “Is This Thing On,” and hosted by Covenant Village of the Great Lakes.

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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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