Call to Action: Common Council Meeting this Tuesday – Make your voice heard re: Coolidge Street

Neighbors, The Common Council agenda is now posted and information on how to participate can be found on the meeting webpage The council will be able to hear but not see you. If you cannot attend the entire meeting, register to speak in the early public comment. If Zoom is not for you, send emails to and If you cannot register and join, please call Alder Syed Abbas at 608-572-6984 with your name, address, and thoughts so he can report them to the Council. If we don’t step up to oppose this, traffic will greatly increase on Coolidge and Myrtle Streets. Please phone, email, or attend the virtual city council meeting.

July Meeting Postponed

Sorry neighbors! Due to some technical difficulties, we have to postpone the meeting for tonight until next week Thursday. Details will be sent out before then. New meeting invite below: EPNA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: July EPNA MeetingTime: Jul 9, 2020 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join ZoomContinue reading “July Meeting Postponed”

EPNA Anti-Racist Study Group Signup

As part of our commitment to Black lives, the EPNA is forming an Anti-Racist study group. We believe this is just one step in pushing ourselves to be a better organization for all of our neighbors in Eken Park, to be better human beings, and to help dismantle the systematic racism that permeates our society.Continue reading “EPNA Anti-Racist Study Group Signup”

Call to Action for Coolidge & Agenda for July Meeting

Hi neighbors! Tomorrow, Monday, June 29th will be one of – if not the – FINAL chances to voice your opinions about the Coolidge St / Packers St intersection as part of the Oscar Mayer project. The Plan Commission meets tomorrow starting at 5:30pm. Instructions on how to log-in via Zoom and register to speakContinue reading “Call to Action for Coolidge & Agenda for July Meeting”

Statement from the EPNA on Black Lives Matter

During the June EPNA Meeting, the members of the Association tasked the officers with constructing a statement on Black Lives Matter, social injustice, and our role as a neighborhood association. The officers appreciate the membership for trusting them with this very important task. Our statement is as follows: The Eken Park Neighborhood Association (EPNA) existsContinue reading “Statement from the EPNA on Black Lives Matter”

June EPNA Meeting Zoom Link

EPNA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: June Monthly MeetingTime: Jun 4, 2020 06:30 PM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 944 7575 8217One tap mobile+13126266799,,94475758217# US (Chicago)+19292056099,,94475758217# US (New York) Dial by your location+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)+1 301 715Continue reading “June EPNA Meeting Zoom Link”

Neighborhood Photographer takes beautiful pictures of Eken Park

Hi all – Some of you may have seen this on NextDoor, but I got permission to post it here too. Kerry Hill, a neighbor and photographer, has been taking gorgeous pictures of our neighborhood during the Covid lockdown. He truly has an eye for detail and it’s fun to see what he turned hisContinue reading “Neighborhood Photographer takes beautiful pictures of Eken Park”