Neighborhood Photographer takes beautiful pictures of Eken Park

Hi all – Some of you may have seen this on NextDoor, but I got permission to post it here too. Kerry Hill, a neighbor and photographer, has been taking gorgeous pictures of our neighborhood during the Covid lockdown. He truly has an eye for detail and it’s fun to see what he turned hisContinue reading “Neighborhood Photographer takes beautiful pictures of Eken Park”

Planning commission meeting about Commercial Ave development

There will be a meeting before the City Planning Commission about the demolition and redevelopment at 3040 Commercial Ave and 701 McCormick St. The meeting will be May 11 at 5:45 pm. It will be a virtual meeting, so there are several ways of watching or participating, listed on the city’s website cityofmadison.com.

Make your voice heard on Packers / Coolidge proposed intersection!

The Common Council will be holding a virtual meeting on Monday, May 4 at 6 PM to approve the Oscar Mayer Special Area Plan. THE CITY PLANS TO CREATE A SIGNALIZED 4 WAY INTERSECTION AT COOLIDGE/PACKERS TO ALLOW TRAFFIC TO ENTER THE EKEN PARK NEIGHBORHOOD DIRECTLY FROM PACKERS AVE ONTO COOLIDGE STREET. This is ourContinue reading “Make your voice heard on Packers / Coolidge proposed intersection!”

Green Space Committee

Hey Neighbors:  It’s finally warming up outside and we’re all itching to get outside and work in our gardens. We’ve had several of you reach out to us to clean up some of our shared Eken Park neighborhood space. Thank you! We’d encourage you to please join our GREEN SPACE COMMITTEE!!  Our neighbor (and master gardener) Rick Schwalbach isContinue reading “Green Space Committee”

Ella’s Deli Site Redevelopment Meeting

Hello all! If you have been coming to the neighborhood meetings or following the minutes that have been being posted on the blog and other social media, you should already be familiar with the Ella’s Deli site. The owner of this site has been to the meeting many times in the recent past, first tryingContinue reading “Ella’s Deli Site Redevelopment Meeting”

Spring Clean-up Day Adjustments

Our annual spring clean-up day is being adjusted to a “clean on your own” day. We had originally targeted Saturday, April 25th as our clean-up day. Since we’re social distancing, we encourage you to clean on your own – grab a bag, wear some gloves, walk around the neighborhood, and pick up some trash! Send us some picsContinue reading “Spring Clean-up Day Adjustments”

No EPNA Meeting Tonight

Hey neighbors – We will miss seeing everyone tonight, but we know it’s the right thing to do to keep Eken Park safe.  Here are a few updates to share: Our annual spring clean-up day is being adjusted to a “clean on your own” day.  We had originally targeted Saturday, April 25th as our clean-up day.  Since we’re socialContinue reading “No EPNA Meeting Tonight”