HPWNA All-Neighborhood Block Party!



Join us for HPWNA’s third annual all-neighborhood block party!

This year, it will take place on the 4100 block of N. Mozart, from 12-8 p.m.

Schedule is as follows:
12:30 p.m. – Bike Parade
Bring your decorated bike, tricycle, or wagon!
4 p.m. – Grilling
BYO meat and beverages, and a side dish to share. We’ll supply plates, napkins, utensils, coolers and ice.
5 p.m. – Craft Beer Tasting
Sample some local brews!
6 p.m. – 50-50 Raffle Drawing
Tickets will be available at the party–$1 each or 7 for $5. Proceeds benefit HPWNA.

Other activities and attractions include:
•Bounce house  •Crafts  •Music  •Fire engine  •Mounted police  •Canine unit  •Bags  •Games

All neighbors and friends are welcome. Join us!

Horner Fest is June 20!


The Horner Park Advisory Council, along with HPWNA and five other neighborhood organizations surrounding the park, is throwing a fun-filled day loaded with activities. Horner Fest is also made possible by the generous support of 33rd Ward Alderman Deb Mell, Ill. State Sen. Iris Martinez and Ill. State Rep. Jaime Andrade. The day’s schedule is as follows:

Morning & All-day Activities
Farmers market, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Over a dozen vendors, live music, great food, plants and produce. Located by the park field house at Montrose and California.

Riverfront walking tours, 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Join the US Army Corp of Engineers as they conduct guided tours of the construction zone in the park along the river. This is a once-a-year opportunity to see the progress of the riverfront restoration and new waterfront trail. Very limited capacity; visit hornerpark.org for schedule and registration. Note: No open-toed shoes allowed.

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HPWNA Neighborhood News – May 2015


The May edition of our HPWNA Neighborhood News is now online – there’s some exciting stuff in there! Lots of HPWNA events coming up including our annual Spring General Meeting this Wednesday, May 20th.  Then there’s exciting business development, lots happening in Horner Park, and more!

Also, did you know you can read past issues of HPWNA Neighborhood News at your leisure? Just click the Neighborhood News Archive menu item above.

Growth Spurt! in Horner Park West


Fabulous new businesses, new home construction and rehabs, RISING property values… our neighborhood has changed a lot in just a few years!

Join us on Wednesday, May 20th at 7:30 PM to learn more about the exciting economic development taking place in our community!

HPWNA’s 2015 Spring General Meeting: Growth Spurt! in Horner Park West
Wednesday, May 20th, 7:30 PM
Horner Park Field House, 2741 W. Montrose Ave.
Banquet Hall, Lower Level

A panel discussion featuring local business owners and real estate experts will address economic development in the neighborhood, including visions for future growth and the outlook of property values.

Panelists include: Aaron Heinemann of Breakroom Brewery, Joanna Read of Dovetail Studios for Dance and Fitness, Dr. Cynthia Olsen of Ravenswood Animal Hospital, Mary Newbold of Ravenswood Manor Child Care Center, Evelyn Jacoby of Windy City Playhouse, Baker Byrd of D’Aprile Properties, and John Friedmann of Virtual Realty.

Discussion topics include:

  • Housing trends in Horner Park West
  • Where the housing market is headed in our specific area
  • New businesses are opening in our community
  • Why Horner Park West?
  • What can we do as residents to help this amazing growth?

Neighbors, Friends… EVERYONE is welcome; JOIN US!

Questions?  Email us!  YourFriends @ hpwna.org