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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 6:30p.m.in 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 [...]

Something Boulder

Exciting developments Park Ave neighbors. Today there is paper in the window of the old Spin Cafe and a fun little poster: Renee probably knows more than me about this, but this is the first tangible signs of progress I’ve seen at the property in since Feb 9th when we blogged about Spin closing. Very [...]

Proposed East Ave Wegmans Gets Smaller

We’ve been optimistically following the East Ave Wegmans proposed building plans, because we would love to see some improvements not only in that store but to that block.  We had hopes that Wegmans would beautify that block a bit by bringing in a nicer looking storefront and better offerings in the store.  I know a [...]

Update on Spin — Hurry up and Wait

A lot of people have been asking for an update on what might be moving in at the old Spin Caffe location.  There was a flurry of excitement when the “for rent” sign was taken down a week after it went up.   The owner, Tom Trapanovski, is currently on vacation.  And his voice mail is [...]

February 27, 2011: Eastman House Academy Awards Party

This is the annual fundraising event for the George Eastman House.  You get to dress all fancy (if you want), eat, drink, be merry and get down in George’s own ballroom.  The awards show will be playing in the Dryden Theater, so you can wander in and out as you mingle or sit and watch [...]

August 6 & 7, 2011: Park Ave Summer Art Fest

Park Ave Summer Art Fest