Category Archives: Jefferson Park

Starbucks planned for former Brown’s site at Lawrence & Central

by BRIAN NADIG A Starbucks coffee shop is planning to open inside the former Brown’s Chicken restaurant at 5601 W. Lawrence Ave. “Brown’s Chicken closed their doors (in late December). It didn’t

16 Candles, Buckinghams, Too White Crew, School of Rock set for JEFF FEST

The Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce will hold the 17th annual “Jeff Fest” arts and music festival on the weekend of Aug. 4 to 6 at Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long

Milwaukee-Wilson affordable housing plan not moving forward; tax credits had been sought

by BRIAN NADIG A developer had been seeking low-income housing tax credits for a possible 43-unit residential development at 4601-11 N. Milwaukee Ave., but the project is not moving forward. The development

Jefferson Place plan approved by zoning panel

by BRIAN NADIG The City Council Zoning Committee at its June 22 meeting approved plans to construct the proposed 16-story Jefferson Place project on a former industrial parcel at 4849 N. Lipps

Polish native named pastor of Our Lady of Victory Parish

by BRIAN NADIG A Polish native who grew up in Jefferson Park has been named the new pastor at Our Lady of Victory Parish. The Reverend Michael Wyrzykowski, an associate pastor at

Input given on revitalizing the area around the Jefferson Park Transit Center

by BRIAN NADIG About 175 people attended a June 19 community workshop which was designed to gather input on how to improve the business climate and overall attractiveness of the area near