Sally at Turtle Coffee

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Meet a Neighbor Sally, Owner of Turtle Coffee Sally: Hands-on owner. Find her baking or pulling espresso shots. The Turtle is in my neighborhood: I didn't want to start a new business in a new community - I wanted something nearby and familiar so I knew my business had to be in Crown Hill. Owned the business since: June of 2019 The first business of my life! I was a housewife raising my daughter. I would teach kids, I was a bookkeeper, and I was working at Swansons. I'm not a [...]

Big Growth. Big Plans.

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Big Growth. Big Plans. The Crown Hill Village Association is excited to announce that we are the recipients of a grant to bring art, events, and small business support to our neighborhood. This is just the beginning! Mural project on Holman Overpass. Street Festival with live music, food trucks, the Crown Hill Market, and more! New community board at the Holman Grove. New arbor at Holman Grove. Spruce up the road mural on 90th & Mary. Crown Hill Business Directory. We have some funding to help launch us to the next level. Now, we just [...]

Still Time to Comment on the Community Plan

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Comment Period Extended The public comment period for the Crown Hill Action Plan is extended until Friday. This plan will provide guidance for development and for the city’s investments in our neighborhood. From public art to transportation, the action plan is a snapshot of the community’s priorities. What are your priorities? Read the plan here and comment here. The Crown Hill Village Association has read the plan, and were happy to find a lot of great stuff that reflects what we’ve heard from neighbors and business owners. We are asking The City to address a few key [...]

Community Action Plan – GO!

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Comment on The Plan The final phase of the Community Action Plan is finally in motion! Read the plan and share your thoughts. Encourage your neighbors to do the same! The Crown Hill Urban Village Action Plan is the result of collaboration between neighbors, business owners, and the City. The plan articulates the community’s goals, visions, and priorities for guiding growth to achieve a connected, thriving and livable neighborhood. With this Plan as a roadmap, the City and Crown Hill residents, developers, and business owners can work together to realize a shared vision for the Crown Hill [...]

Crown Hill Action Plan

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Crown Hill Village Action Plan We love it when a plan comes together! Some of you may remember the days when we packed into the Small Faces gym and milled about discussing Crown Hill's future. Those crowded workshops aren't coming back yet, but the Community Action Plan that we crafted during those gatherings is moving again! The Community Action Plan is the result of a massive collaboration between City offices, neighbors, and business owners. In February of 2020, the completed plan was presented to the Mayor's office for signature. Unfortunately, before we could get it signed, [...]

Holman Grove Phase 1, Complete

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Fill the Planters Fulfill the Dream The question: What is the craziest idea you can think of for creating innovative use of public space? Without considering logistics, what is the boldest action you can take to spark joy and build community? The answer: Shut down Holman road for a huge block party to celebrate Crown Hill. Ok. So that idea was quickly dismissed even in that first "be visionary" step of community development that created the Holman Grove. We made big plans, some that we made into reality the summer of 2019 with three street festivals. We [...]