Bloomfield Community Picnic 7/22

Join your neighbors from 3-6pm on Satruday, July 22, for a community event that celebrates Bloomfield! We’re taking it back to the basics with a stripped down, family-friendly, potluck-style picnic to meet and celebrate the neighbors and business owners that make Bloomfield an amazing place to live. 
Bring a side dish to share and enjoy great music from Bloomfield’s own Beagle Brothers. Main dishes, water, and sodas will be provided (including vegetarian friendly options).  » Read more about: Bloomfield Community Picnic 7/22  »

614 Edmond Street 2-Unit Residence Planned

On Thursday, June 15, representatives for the 614 Edmond Street LLC (the developer) will present their plans to the community for a new 2-unit residence with two parking spaces in the rear. The development requires two zoning variances for which they will go before the zoning board on June 29, 2017 at 9am. the variances are for the number of stories (4 requested, 3 allowed), and reduced setback from 3 feet to 1.5 feet on either side of the parking pad.

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4520 Penn Hotel Developer Changes Design

On March 23rd, BDC hosted a public meeting between the community and the hotel developer at the Irma Freeman Center to learn about a new hotel being proposed for 4520 Penn Avenue, currently the site of a doctor’s office and parking lots. Michael Kratsas, the hotel development representative, presented plans for a 4 story, 112 room hotel. This is the third community meeting hosted by BDC on the hotel. About 15 people attended the meeting.

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Zoning Hearing for Proposed Hotel at 4520 Penn Ave.

The Zoning Board hearing for proposed hotel at 4520 Penn Avenue on March 9 at 9:20AM.

The developer, Michael Kratsas of M.P. Kratsas, will be seeking variances to build a 4 story hotel. BDC has hosted two public meetings on Dec. 14 and Jan. 30 for the developer to present to residents. Based on feedback from the two public meetings, BDC denied support for the variance requests since the developer had not present enough information to the community. 

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2nd Community Meeting for 4520 Penn Ave.

BDC hosted the second community meeting for the hotel development proposed for 4520 Penn Ave. near Children’s Hospital. The hotel is 4-stories with approximately 115 rooms, about 60 parking spaces, and a small retail storefront. Access to the parking garage in the basement would be off of Comrie Way. In the first community meeting, attendees asked for a second meeting to address questions on the hotel’s impact on traffic, pedestrian and bicycling safety,

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