News & Updates

  • Fuller and Lake Dr. CLOSED for approximately 2 weeks!

    August 29, 2017

    The intersection at fuller and Lake dr. will be closed starting Monday August 28, 2017 The Fuller and Lake Dr. intersection will be closed to through traffic starting Monday, August 28 for approximately two weeks. The intersection will be closed for DTE Energy underground utility and traffic signal work. This is a full closure. Northbound and southbound […]

  • 2017 Eastown Streetfair – SOLD OUT

    August 11, 2017

    Vendor booth space for the 2017 Eastown Streetfair is SOLD OUT. Please email: info@eastown.org to be placed on the waiting list. Thank you for your support. We are looking forward to another amazing event! Share

  • ECA board opposes Eastown BP beer and wine sales

    July 19, 2017

    In a 12-0 vote, the ECA board unanimously opposed the issuance of a Special Land Use permit from the Eastown BP requesting beer and wine sales for offsite consumption. Based on the GR Planning Department review standards, we have several points of opposition: 1. Not an underserved area. 2. Not necessary for Eastown economic growth and prosperity. 3. […]

  • Taking applications for Bizarre Bazaar 2017

    March 3, 2017

    We are now accepting applications for vendors for the 2017 Eastown Bizarre Bazaar. Bizarre Bazaar features local artists, potters, sculptors, and jewelry designers in the heart of Eastown on June 24th, 2017 from 9am-5pm. This event is hosted by the Eastown Community Association and the Eastown Business Association to celebrate art, entertainment, and the unique Eastown culture […]

  • Meeting Minutes for 1201 Wealthy St. SE

    January 24, 2017

    On Tuesday January 17, 2017 Baxter, East Hills and Eastown held a joint community meeting to give residents an opportunity to express support and concerns about the mixed-use development proposed by Steve Bratschie. The meeting was attended by both 2nd Ward commissioners, Joe Jones and Ruth Kelly, the executive directors and several board members of […]

  • Meet ECA Executive Director, Don Lee!

    January 10, 2017

    The ECA Board of Directors is happy to introduce our new full-time Executive Director, Don Lee. Don is a lifelong Grand Rapidian who currently lives in Eastown. He has been actively involved in the community as a former firefighter for the City of Grand Rapids, former ECA board member, and a volunteer on the West […]

  • Applications for ECA Board Members Now Being Accepted

    November 18, 2016

    The ECA is accepting applications for new board members for 2017. All interested parties are encouraged to review the attached document and submit the application to info@eastown.org. Candidates will be voted on at the Annual Meeting on February 11. ECA Board Application Packet Share

  • Executive Director Position Open

    October 19, 2016

    We’re currently hiring for a full-time Executive Director at the Eastown Community Association! We are processing applications on an ongoing basis. If you’re interested, please send your resume, cover letter, and three professional references (all PDF) CC’d to colletto.heather@gmail.com and shan.m.cunningham@gmail.com. Here’s the PDF of the full ECA Executive Director Job Description.   Job Opening – […]

  • Intern at the ECA!

    August 24, 2016

    The ECA is currently looking for the worlds best interns! We have two open positions for the fall, public relations and event planning. Interns will be responsible for our social media, website, email, eNews, planning and running events, and much more! If you are interested, read our attached job descriptions and send in a resume! […]

  • Fulton Square Progress Report

    July 27, 2016

    The Fulton Square development is continuing to make great construction progress and they are now leasing! If you are interested in making Fulton Square your home, email fulton.square@colliers.com to schedule an appointment. Take a look at their latest Progress Report provided by Orion Construction for an in depth look at their work!   Share