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Eastown is a 70 square block area of Grand Rapids, Michigan. It has been described by some as the Greenwich Village of Grand Rapids. It is considered by many in the Grand Rapids area as somewhat of a liberal oasis in a rather conservative area.
There are several places of business that are part of Eastown. These include Wolfgang’s, Yesterdog, The New Yorker Mens Wear, Mulligan’s Pub, Billy’s, Smitty’s Liquor store, Eastown Deli, Brandywine, Kava House, Pita House, Spirit Dreams, Bombay Cuisine, Kitten Flower Boutique, Redux Used Books, Argos Books, GoJo Ethiopian Cuisine, Hookah Lounge, McKendree Jewelers, Chez Olga, and Indochine Asian restaurant.
Wilcox Park, a large park in Eastown, is commonly used for various outdoor activities which include kite-flying, kickball, tennis. Coldbrook Creek divides the park from Aquinas College.
The neighborhood is bounded on the north by Fulton Street, on the east by the city border with East Grand Rapids, on the south by Franklin Street, and on the west by Fuller Avenue. The neighborhood is centered on the intersection of Wealthy Street and Lake Drive…. By Wikipedia