They say you can’t buy happiness, but you can buy local! The Green Holidays section is a handy guide to local holiday music, fairs, art, books, shopping, and dining. “Green Holidays” means local shopping and keeping the “green” in the hood. It also means going “green” with eco-friendly gifts. Our local shopkeepers offer many ways […]
Short news stories about local businesses.
Photo At Right: Chris Grandt,Riverworks Director of Neighborhood Development carries planters to Harambee Neighborhood to help beautify homes. Practice, practice, practice. The longer I live in Riverwest, the more I see people practicing their passions in ways both obvious and quiet. I see it in the dedicated musicians honing their talents, artists creating and enhancing […]
Just opened, Pam’s Frame Center at 2974 N. Fratney (& Chambers Street). The shop offers a full range of frames, prints, posters, gifts, and accessories. Frames can be made to order, with same day service if you’re in a hurry…
Here comes the sun! Owner Dan Fischer has unshuttered the windows of the Quarters bar on Center and Bremen. The new, expansive windows give quite a lift to both the building and the corner. A little sprucing up of the interior is also in the works. . . . . . . . . . […]
Russ Davis has moved his Mondo Brothers Bella Luna Pasta manufacturing operation to Riverwest. The old Biopac building at 2730 N. Humboldt Blvd. will house Mondo Brothers Market & Deli, where customers can pick up a cup of coffee, bakery, and a sandwich and browse the mostly natural and organic food, beer, and wine available […]