2009 Wells Ave. Clean Up Volunteers
Photo by Gene Russel
Anti-Graffiti Demonstration - City Hall! Be there at noon to voice your concerns about the proliferation of graffiti in our City! We need as many bodies to show up as possible so that the Council Members know that we are taking this seriously. Be there!
Thanks to everyone who attended the anti-graffiti meeting last week! Property owners, businesses, and residents from Wells Ave, West of Wells, and Midtown met to discuss the recent, city-wide, rash of graffiti and what we can do to combat it. First and foremost we decided that the City Council needs to hear from us on this issue! We have chosen May 8 as the date we will all go to Council to voice our concerns.
Graffiti Town Hall, tonight! 6pm at El Cordero de Dios Church, corner Wheeler and Crampton. We will discuss the worsening rash of graffiti throughout Reno and what we can do to combat this problem. All are welcome! Tell your neighbors or any fellow property or business owners!
On Friday March 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm at the corner of Holcomb Avenue and Roberts Street, the City of Reno will host an inaugural event to celebrate the adoption of the Wells Avenue Neighborhood Conservation District. The Public Works Department will install the first of numerous signs planned to designate the district!
Our next WOW meeting is this Tuesday, the 12th at 6pm at El Cordero de Dios, on the corner of Wheeler and Crampton. At this meeting we will discuss: More about graffiti and what we can do to help combat it - including plans for a neighborhood clean up this spring, and neighborhood outreach about reducing and removing graffiti Updates on crime in the neighborhood The St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun Chase - this is the inaugural year for this event and it will be focused in the West of Wells Neighborhood! Barrie will give us an update on the Wells Avenue Conservation District sign project - we will soon be getting signs throughout the neighborhood that acknowledge the historic value of the homes and businesses in the Wells Avenue area!
KTVN News 2 highlights Midtown and all the new businesses popping up in this area which is a quick 2-block walk from West of Wells. MidTown Wine Bar, Midtown Eats, Creme, and two more restaurants on the way plus the Carter Bros. massive Thoma Street project is putting Midtown on the revitalization map!
The Wells Avenue area has a great history that dates back to before the turn of the century. Most of the residents who built the original homes were from the working class, unlike other areas in Reno which tended to attract more affluent citizens. The V and T Railroad ran along Holcomb Avenue until 1950, cutting the neighborhood off from the rest of the city.... By Barrie Schuster
50 new street trees are coming to the West of Wells neighborhood on April 24, 2010! The second annual Roots for Wells tree planting campaign is focusing on our neighborhood this spring. The Ward 3 Neighborhood Advisory Board and the City of Reno Parks department donated...