Park Ave Neighborhood Holiday Tree Trimming — Nov 27

All Park Ave neighbors are invited to join the annual holiday tree trimming on Sunday, November 27.  We will meet at Park Ave Green (Barrington & Park) at 10:30am.   Lights and decorations are always provided, so just walk on over and lend your decorating skills. Or you could sing while others decorate.

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Next PARC Meeting — November 15, 6:30pm

The monthly Park Avenue Revitalization Committee (PARC) meeting will be Tuesday, November 15 at 6:30pm in the boardroom of Kirkhaven Nursing Home at 254 Alexander St. The December meeting should be the 20th, but I will hold off to post until after the November meeting in case there is a change due to the holidays. [...]

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Next PARC Meeting — Tuesday, October 18

The next Park Avenue Revitalization Committee (PARC) meeting will be Tuesday, October 18 at 6:30pm. The committee always takes a breather in August and the September meeting was postponed due to scheduling conflicts with a few key people. There will be a Park Ave Festival wrap up meeting on Tuesday, October 11th at 6:30pm in [...]

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Rochester Marathon, Sunday 9/18– Road Closure Information

ROAD CLOSURE SUMMARY FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2011 Race Start Time: 7:30 am at Andrews Street Bridge These closings will only stay closed until the final runner has passed. At that point they will begin to reopen. City of Rochester: Andrews Street (from State St.) Front Street N. Water Street (from Andrews) Carthage Alley St. [...]

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Rochester Police Department Bulletin — Aggressive Panhandling & Bottle Collectors

Rochester Police Department Division East NSC SouthEast Office 630 N. Clinton Av. 846 South Clinton Av. Rochester, N.Y. 14605 Rochester, N.Y. 14620 Crime Prevention Officer Brian Bannerman 428-7647 Crime Prevention Bulletin It has come to the attention of your Crime Prevention Officer that there has been an increase in the number of “Pan Handlers” in [...]

Rochester Crime Report Data

The Rochester Police Department has recently made crime data available via  Enter your address (including city and zip) into the search box up top and you will see all the recent crime data for your area. Sgt Brian Bannerman, Crime Prevention Officer with the RPD, said the data is updated every few days.  I don’t yet [...]

Oh, Happy Day! Coffee is Here Again!

Boulder Coffee opened today in the old Spin location.  The paper on the windows came off this weekend.  My kids are too young for coffee and they were even excited, as we peeked in no less than 10 times this weekend. For many of us, neighborhood coffee shops are about so much more than just [...]

Reminder — Monthly PARC Meeting, May 17 (Tuesday)

The Park Avenue Revitalization Committee (PARC) meets Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30p.m. in the boardroom (ground floor) of Kirkhaven Nursing Home, 254 Alexander St. All Park Avenue neighborhood residents can attend.  PARC meets the third Tuesday of every month. Bruce Trombley and Cindy Gellar are co-chairs of PARC. Secretary: Jimmy Catalano About PARC: This group was founded in [...]

Recap of April 19 PARC Meeting

This month’s Park Avenue Revitalization Committee (PARC) meeting was held April 19, 2011 at 6:30pm.  Both Larry Wagemaker and I attended.  (PARC meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at the boardroom of Kirkhaven Nursing Home 254 Alexander St. ANY resident in the area is welcomed to attend.) The following is [...]

Comment from Owner of Spin

Hi, neighbors. Kirk Bethel, owner of Spin, recently posted a comment on our original post about the closing of Spin.  I wanted to share it with you, in case you do not come across it otherwise. Thanks for reaching out to the neighborhood, Kirk. Kirk April 21, 2011 at 11:20 pm It’s been a couple of [...]