Posted inNeighbor Spotlight

Katy Van Dunk

Katy Van Dunk has lived in Riverwest almost her entire life, but that’s doesn’t mean she has been a Riverwester for 50 years. In fact, she’s lived in the neighborhood for nearly 14 years, and as a young resident, she’s got some insights to share.

Posted inBusiness Spotlight

A Way With Words

by Mary Vuk In 1979, Anne Kingsbury and Karl Gartung bought a run-down building at 720 East Locust Street. After much cleaning, repair and tender loving care, Woodland Pattern Book Center officially opened its doors in 1980. “It took three days just to wash one of the ceilings,” said Anne Kingsbury, now Executive Director of […]

Posted inRNA News

RNA Report December 2004

Announcements: • Benji Timm noted that remediation had begun at 3000 N. Humboldt Blvd., the former location of a dry cleaner. Construction will begin in Spring 2005 for the Alterra cafe. • Nancy Centz announced that the building which houses the Riverwest Co-op is 100 years old. There will be a celebration on Saturday, Dec 18 to […]

Posted inFurther Down Stream

Further Down Stream December 2004

Any interested in learning of news or events in the 3rd Aldermanic District can now access this information through an email network called E-notify. Sign up and receive periodic updates on neighborhood events, legislation, and issues affecting the neighborhood. You can subcribe at indicating you would like to receive emails from the “3rd Aldermanic […]