Archive | July 2002

Happiness is a Farmers’ Market

Around The Neighborhood…the mythos of Eudemon…exploring the liminal spaces of Riverwest…meeting the ordinary folk and having a good time. Eudemon carried a folding chair over to the corner of Locust and Bremen. He found a spot of shade under one of Garden Park’s trees and settled in for an afternoon of entertainment. It was Sunday […]

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Gordon Park Splash Pad

The Gordon Park Splash Pad opened for play on June 15, and every day after that has seen a steady stream of children playing in the cool waters, which are turned on from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The splash pad is child-activated, since the sprinklers turn on when children fit their palms into […]

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Riverwest Speaks: Summertime and the Livin’ is NOISY

by Tess Reiss At long last, summer’s finally here. You throw open the windows, take in a big deep breath, the house fills with fresh air, and then much to your dismay, in wafts a jangle of urban noise. The buzzing lawnmower early in the morning, firecrackers late at night, dogs yapping and barking, even […]

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Finally, It’s Easy to ‘Wash My Dog’

by Stacy Conroy There’s a much-needed new dog-grooming place on the East Side, and it’s special because it takes a fresh approach to the pet hygiene industry. Wash My Dog, at 2232 North Oakland Avenue, is in the Wash Tub Laundromat building in an attractively designed, open area. You can go in and wash your […]

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