Tag archive for ‘odettes restaurant’
By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

New Hope Borough Council Overrules Historic Review Board to Allow Relocation of Odette’s

New Hope Borough Council overrode the wishes of its Historic Architecture Review Board (HARB) and most of the citizens who spoke Tuesday night to give the new owners of Odette’s Restaurant approval for moving More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Three Huge Projects on Tap for New Hope Borough Council Meeting Tuesday Night

Latest proposed layout of “Cannon Square” project (Courtesy of Ralph C. Fey Architects). New Hope Borough Council has a full agenda for its monthly meeting Tuesday night. Among the issues being voted More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Odettes Developers to Seek Permission at Tuesday Meeting to Demolish Sides of Building

The owners of the former Odette’s Restaurant and property on South Main Street will be seeking permission from New Hope’s Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) on Tuesday to demolish parts of the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

New Hope Borough Council: Cliff jumping ship; Odette’s Tavern Being ‘Re-Purposed’

Borough Council member Cliff Montgomery. Tuesday night saw a relatively brief, but eventful, New Hope Borough Council meeting. The first major agenda item up for discussion was an update from a Pennsylvania Bureau More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

New Hope Borough Council President Claire Shaw nixes talk about street closures at Tuesday meeting; discussion ensues anyway

Tuesday night’s meeting of Borough Council had a slightly more Kafkaesque quality than usual, owing largely to Council President Claire Shaw’s late decision to axe a scheduled discussion by well-known New More...

By Staff On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Opinion: New Hope should fulfill its obligation under Wild and Scenic Act and save Odette’s

By Kathryn Ann Auerbach I recall a popular saying when something seemed impossible: “It would take an Act of Congress” to make a change, cause an action to take effect, overcome the monumental. Yes, it was after More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
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HARB says left in dark by Borough Hall on Odette’s re-developent plans; votes down latest proposal

Gateway to New Hope attorney Ed Murphy Developer Gateway to New Hope, LLC continued to press its demand to demolish the historic remains of a 1784 tavern in an appearance before New Hope’s Historic Architectural More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, September 18th, 2014

New Hope Borough Council continues taking control over large redevelopment projects from advisory boards at Tuesday meeting

Tuesday night’s New Hope Borough Council meeting had several interesting items up for discussion, but two were of particular note, in that Council continued to redefine the role of its advisory boards and commissions More...

By Charlie Sahner On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

One to Watch: New Hope Borough Council meeting Tuesday night

Tuesday night’s Borough Council meeting includes enough pieces of controversial business to make the trip up the hill to the old St. Martin’s worthwhile. The first seemingly innocuous agenda item is More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, June 16th, 2014

New Hope Borough Council president risks appearance of conflict of interest by not recusing herself from review of project next door

Proposed project site (foreground) and Claire Shaw’s property (background, fenced) New Hope Borough Council President Claire Shaw would be well-advised to create some distance between herself and the borough’s More...