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Archive | October 2002

Riverwest Parishes Vote to Merge to Maintain a Neighborhood Presence

by Jeff Johnson For more than 100 years Riverwest has swirled around two spiritual pillars: one, St. Casimir, overlooks Bremen and Clarke Streets, and the other, St. Mary of Czestochowa, is at Burleigh and Fratney. Their very names proclaim the neighborhood’s working class Polish heritage. But in a meeting in late July, the joint parish […]

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October 2002

Lena’s Grocery on Holton is getting ready to open. Construction crews have been hard at work in recent weeks behind the painted windows. The new store represents a $3 million investment in the neighborhood.

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