Martin Avenue Streetscape

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The Blind Tiger, a Prohibition-style speakeasy, opens Saturday in the basement of the Copper Still Martini Bar, plus fountains added to Martin Square, TALK's Trail Mix features local musicians and One Million Degreesprogram seeks coaches to help students succeed.

Page 2: 'Secret' Prohibition-era speakeasy opens in Homewood

The Blind Tiger, a Prohibition-style speakeasy, opens Saturday in the basement of the Copper Still Martini Bar, plus fountains added to Martin Square, TALK's Trail Mix features local musicians and One Million Degrees program seeks coaches to help students succeed.

Demolition begins on Martin Avenue

Crews began demolition work Tuesday on Martin Avenue north of Ridge Road. The section of Martin Avenue from Ridge to Chestnut Road was closed a week ago in preparation for the work to begin on the streetscape project.

Martin Avenue closed Monday as streetscape construction begins

Martin Avenue between Ridge and Chestnut roads was closed Monday, April 27, as streetscape improvements began. The project is the first phase of an effort to upgrade Martin Avenue from Village Hall to Kroner Avenue. 

Martin Avenue project contract awarded just before TIF expires

It came down to the wire, but the Martin Avenue open space and streetscape project contract crossed the finish line just before the expiration of its funding source. 

Final plan for Martin Avenue streetscape wins praise, but question arises about funding

The final plan for the $1.2 million Martin Avenue Public Space project took a step forward Tuesday, Dec. 9, when Homewood trustees unanimously approved the proposal. However, a question about tax increment financing cast some doubt on its future.

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