The Rapidian

Eastown

WYCE's annual cd, record sale great opportunity to meet new station manager

by (WYCE)

Submitted 08-28-2018 under NONPROFITS

WYCE’s Annual CD & Record Sale takes place Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Eastown Streetfair. Listeners have been generously donating their vinyl, 78s, 8 tracks, CDs, and cassettes throughout the summer and each one will be...

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Get to Know: Mercy Supply Co.

by (Schyler Perkins)

Submitted 03-28-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

“It started when I was a kid. Every kid wants their pants to fit tighter, at least I did.” Rusty Zylstra says, leaning over the sturdy, wooden counter of his apparel and leatherwork store, Mercy Supply Company. Its storefront, run by...

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GR Ladies Rock Mulligan's for Halloween benefit concert

by (Ben Wesley)

Submitted 10-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The thirty-one days of Halloween are in full swing here in Grand Rapids, MI, where locals cheerfully greet sweater weather and warm up with beer city’s eclectic tastes. Thursday night series with Atmospheric Promotions continues into October,...

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Terra GR puts hunger relief on menu for Restaurant Week

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-09-2016 under NONPROFITS

Terra GR is expecting big crowds when Restaurant Week begins this Wednesday, but they’re hoping to feed more than their own patrons. That’s because Terra will donate $1 to Feeding America West Michigan for every Restaurant Week special...

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Data reveals need for creative solutions as Eastown rent, home ownership costs rise

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 01-26-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Because of the collaboration between residents, the City of Grand Rapids and the Eastown Community Association (ECA), our community has become an attractive place to live. This attraction is demonstrated through our higher home...

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ECA's Annual Meeting and Pancake Breakfast

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 01-21-2016 under

On Saturday, February 13, the Eastown Community Association (ECA) will host its annual meeting and community pancake breakfast. The ECA invites Eastown residents to learn about the work the ECA is doing and how they can get more involved in their...

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ECA's Annual Meeting and Pancake Breakfast

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 01-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21st, 2016 Contact: Marisa Sandahl, Executive Director Eastown Community Association 616.451.3025 [email protected] Eastown Community Association Hosts Annual Meeting & Pancake Breakfast Eastown, Grand Rapids, Mich...

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Placemaking gone digital: Local library assistant turns Eastown into video game

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 11-03-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Drew Damron is a Grand Rapids history and video game enthusiast. He’s also a local cartoonist, and a library assistant at the Grand Rapids Public Library. This past summer, Damron released a video game, The GRpg, Chapter 1, at the Grand Rapids...

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Eastown Halloween Walk

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 10-22-2015 under

We are devoted to keeping our community active and involved. Join us this Halloween for our annual Halloween Walk where children of Eastown can go around the business district to gather goodies while being in a safe and fun environment. Over 40...

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Eastown's Lamp Light Music Festival continues to grow community in its fourth year

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 10-20-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

As the new Executive Director for the Eastown Community Association, I have learned quickly how tight-knit and intentional our community is. We are a group deeply rooted in connecting with our neighbors, guiding the growth and tone of our...

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