We got such a kick out of this video of the wedding vow renewals at Greendale's "I left my heart on Broad Street" that we had to share it. Enjoy.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Greendale trustees approve hiring a company to run a laser light show as part of an extended Village Days program next year to celebrate the 75th year of the village.
Greendale is adding a little pizzazz to its 75th Anniversary celebration with the addition of a laser light show. The Greendale Village Board gave unanimous approval Tuesday to hire Connecticut Lasers to run a laser light show on Aug. 8 in front of village hall. The show will last one hour and be projected down Broad Street. “I think it’s going to be a great addition to the event,” Trustee James Birmingham said. Village Days is scheduled to increase from three days to five days in 2013 and the laser light show will be added as part of the additional days. The village’s Public Celebrations Committee has raised the $16,000 needed to pay for the event. The committee did look into other companies to perform the light show, but most others were…
Friday, April 1, 2011
A long time business on Broad Street that brings experience.
Village Hair Design, established on Greendale's Broad Street since the 1960s, has been in its current location for over two years, according to co-managers and stylists Linda Villwock and Elizabeth Kramer. The salon is hosted by a family of technicians with two major goals in mind: providing full service and versatility to clients. "What makes us special is our versatility. A lot of salons don't do it all," said Kramer, who opened Village Hair Design in 1980 and recently returned to the salon. "All of the technicians here really focus on service. We believe in giving 150 percent when it comes to service for our clients." The salon has a friendly hometown atmosphere while providing cutting-edge services. "We have talented, down to earth …
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Family-owned business offers unique jewelry with a personal touch.
One size does not always fit all and at Prescott Miller Jewelers in Downtown Greendale personalization is key. By treating customers as individuals with unique requests, this local business has mastered the art of customer service and professionalism. Part owner, Kathy Schnagl, attended the Gemological Institute of America in California, becoming a Graduate Gemologist before purchasing the business in 2006 with her daughter Katie Raddatz. The store sells unique and one-of-a-kind rings, bracelets, necklaces, and earrings for a variety of occasions, celebrations and everyday surprises. "Many people come through and say, this is different than anything I've seen elsewhere," Schnagl commented. Christmas is their busiest time of year, Schnagl…
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Thursday and Friday are the last two opportunities to enjoy the comfortable and quaint shopping nights.
The shops of Greendale's historic Broad Street invite you to finish up your holiday shopping on their last Ultimate Holiday Shopping Nights on Dec. 16 and 17. Shops have been open later than usual on Thursdays and Fridays this month. A variety of shops are offering in-store specials and a relaxed shopping environment with light refreshments while shopping for decorations and gifts. The Ultimate Shopping Nights were highlighted by 'A Dickens of a Christmas' on Dec. 3, which featured actors as Charles Dickens characters, strolling carolers and the beautiful scene of more than 100,000 twinkling holiday lights on Broad Street. A great gift idea available at the Reiman Visitor Center is 'Best of Country Cookies,' a book selling for $10 that …
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Your guide to dining options for this holiday season!
Greendale Holiday Dining Guide Downtown Greendale has been bustling this holiday season since A Dickens of a Christmas event held on December 3, 2010. If you missed the family-friendly celebration of cheer there is still more ahead with fabulous dining and shopping. Once your holiday wish list is complete, be sure to check out the local fare at the downtown restaurants this season. Take a look at the list below for restaurant hours and specials: Harmony Inn Greendale's barbershop quartet themed restaurant welcomes all holiday parties this season. The spacious dining rooms and banquet room can be reserved for private parties and business functions. Expect to find the daily special themes centered on the approaching holidays as they draw …