Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Learn about the history and people behind the Village Center's annual performance of 'A Dickens of a Christmas'.
What's that sound? Jacob Marley's chains, dragging on the ground? A "Bah Humbug?" floating through the air? Could be, as the annual A Dickens of a Christmas production is gearing up for its Friday night performances. Since 1999, A Dickens of a Christmas has brought hundreds of people from in and outside Greendale for the live 10-minute performance of the holiday classic, combined with the small-town charm of the Village Center at Christmas. The show is usually the first weekend of December in the Village Center in the Ferch’s Malt Shoppe and Grille's courtyard. However, this year it’s being held on Nov. 30. While Friday's weather is supposed to be warm—a high of 41 and chance of rain early—no matter the weather, the show must go on. And it…
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Officials raise concerns about traffic safety issues and the lack of any historical ties between the famous painter and Greendale.
Visitors who come to Greendale for the first time often compare the village to a scene from a Normal Rockwell painting — a peaceful community with quaint shops, modest homes, and a white, wooden gazebo in the middle of downtown. But don't expect to see a sculpture of the famous American artist erected in the Village Center any time soon, at least not on Village property. That's because the Greendale Planning Commission Wednesday rejected an application from Grandhaven LLC. to erect a Norman Rockwell sculpture on village property. A number of commissioners questioned the placement and the historical significance of Norman Rockwell in Greendale. The sculpture of the 20th Century painter would have been placed on village property near the …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
The Village of Greendale will have an open house on Feb. 22.
Four concepts for the Village Center redevelopment will be presented at the Feb. 22 open house at the Greendale Safety Center. The goals behind the redevelopment is to try to enhance the tax base growth and stability, improve the vitality of the downtown area, attract more business and build the Village's reputation and value. The redevelopment will look to address circulation and parking, residential and other uses, historic character and public places. All four concepts incorporate off-street parking, street parking, drop-off/parking, multifamily units, courtyard, greenway links, active plazas, parks and gardens and preservation. The open house will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Courtroom of the…
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Recapping Relay for Life, Village Days, Panther Football and Gallery Night.
Take a look back at the great events Greendale had in the month of August. Below are links to the full photo galleries of each event Patch covered last month. Relay for Life Fundraiser in Pictures Photos: First Night of Greendale 'Village Days' Rain Doesn't Dampen Spirits at Greendale Village Days Greendale Village Days Parade Had Something for Everyone Open Market Stays Open Through the Rain Photos: Greendale Panthers Host Franklin Sabers in 2011 Season Opener Greendale Football Dominates New Berlin West Photos: Gallery Night in the Village
Saturday, August 27, 2011
There was plenty of art and fashion displayed by local artists in the village center.
Greendale Village Center was bustling with local artists displaying their creations, music by the Johnny Garcia Quartet and a fashion show sponsored by Margo's Village Boutique. The fashion show focused on comfortable, versatile yet stylish women's apparrel. For the guys, a line of men's ties created by Wisconsin designers and modeled by some familiar local faces, such as John Hermes - Village President, debuted tonight at the Harmony Inn the Village. Local businesses sponsored the artists and stayed open until 9 PM.