East Hills

With seven distinct neighborhoods, three thriving business strips, and three of the city's five historic districts, East Hills is Grand Rapids' undisputed Center of the Universe.


Located just east of the central city, East Hills offers a wide selection of eateries, boutique shops, and art galleries. Although the flavor and character of the district is perhaps best experienced by simply strolling neighborhood sidewalks and welcoming chance conservations.


Defined by kindness and courage, East Hills is celebrated for its unique mix of racial diversity, artistic creativity, and blazing civic spirit. And whether it's the Corinthian columns of the historic DA Blodgett building or the red brick pavers lining Wealthy Street, the neighborhood also is maintaining clear connections to rich its past amidst a flurry of modern development.

Development News DNbirth

Grand Rapids' first out-of-hospital birthing alternative opens in East Hills

Development News DNpinkie

Pinkie's Ice Cream brings splash of color to Wealthy Street

Grand Rapids' Urban Massage finds serenity in new Wealthy St. location

Lee & Birch sees Wealthy St. as new opportunity for former downtown fashion boutique

Development News DNjoyfulsounds

Children, parents move to happy rhythms at growing Joyful Sounds music experience studio

Feature Story FTharp

G-Sync Reflects: He Plays a Harp

Brewery Vivant gets a new summer look, just in time for a refreshing brewski on the deck

Feature Story FTtommybeerLIST

G-Sync: Brewing a Better City, USA

Feature Story FTtommyLIST

G-Sync: The Great Work Begins (Video)

Men's, women's casual activewear a staple at new West Michigan Clothing Co. in East Hills

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