Riverwest is rich with opportunities, any of which could lead to triumph or disaster. Gentrification is presenting the challenges of higher living expenses, and the opportunities of increased wealth. Garden Park, Kilbourn Park, and Reservoir Park could be potential problems. But if we, as a neighborhood, exercise some wisdom and courage and energy, we can […]
Editorial opinions from the Currents.
As one of the three publications that sprang out of Riverwest early this year, the Riverwest Currents has a well-defined niche. Unlike Vital Source or The Press, our primary audience is not city or county-wide. Our focus is first on the Riverwest neighborhood. . . . Our main focus is not consumption, whether it be […]
Sometimes I would get a call well past 10 in the evening on an issue that I was working on that was county business. I was ready for bed, and Penny was ready to tackle the issue. . . . thank you, Penny, for all your hard work.
When my family moved into this neighborhood almost two years ago, it was to escape the high rent on the East Side and get out of apartment living. We were tired of living in a noisy building full of college students, and we wanted a bigger space for our growing family. We found a little […]
Last September, the RNA held an informational meeting concerning the request for a liquor license for Jewel Osco (JO) on Capitol Drive. After discussion, the group empowered a committee to draft a position paper and a proposed covenant with JO. During the process of discussion, held on RNA e-mail, in small groups, and at subsequent […]