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Creating A More Vibrant Menlo Park

By Dana Hendrickson

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About this blog: My wife and I moved to central Menlo Park in 1985 where we have raised two sons. A retired high-tech executive, I now actively participate in local and national community service programs. I am the founder and director of Rebuil...  (More)

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MP City Council Improves Downtown Temporary Outdoor Dining Program (Yea!)
Oct 7, 2020 1:46 pm
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A lot has changed since the City of Menlo Park (“City”) initially closed off sections of downtown Santa Cruz in June in order to allow restaurants... More
The MP City Council Changes Downtown Street Closures Again and Extends the Trial Into 2021. Is this Enough?
Sep 15, 2020 7:18 pm
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On September 8, 2020, the Menlo Park City Council approved significant changes to BOTH the city’s temporary closures of lanes on Santa Cruz Avenue and the... More
Extend Outdoor Dining Trial. Help More Restaurants. Make Downtown More Appealing.
Sep 7, 2020 1:10 pm
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September 7, 2020

To: Menlo Park City Council Members

From: Dana Hendrickson

Subject: Extend Outdoor Dining Trial. Help More Restaurants. Make... More
Can Street Closures Save Downtown Restaurants AND Retailers?
Jul 22, 2020 4:00 pm
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==I This post provides an update on the temporary outdoor dining program that was proposed by the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce, approved by the City Council... More
Temporary Outdoor Dining Areas - A Critical First Step for Rebuilding Downtown Menlo Park?
Jul 1, 2020 2:19 pm
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==I This is the third post in an on-going series about how Covid-19 social distancing measures, city decisions and human behavior impact the vitality of our downtown... More
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