Thanks to everyone who put on their waders to venture out to 16 West on Friday night for a community May 5th celebration, $750 was raised for Norwalk firefighters’ Operation Warm. The firefighters will use that money to purchase new winter coats for children in need this fall. While it [...]
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CLI hosted its first Beers & Bourbons tasting event at 16 West Main in uptown Norwalk on Friday night. 2 local distilleries -- Cleveland Whiskey and Middle West Spirits (dba OYO) had representatives on hand to provide guided tastings and answer questions about their brands. Heidelberg Distributing brought craft beers from Great Lakes Brewery and [...]
The community has a valuable new resource right in town — 16/W (pronounced 16 West), a community spot where integration is possible. Despite many of the recent changes, Christie Lane Industries (CLI) hasn’t lost one of its main focuses of making a unified community, according to John Schwartz, CLI chief executive [...]
Christie Lane Industries (CLI) is moving closer to establishing an Uptown Norwalk presence. CLI is in the process of purchasing the former Crider Jewelers building located at 16 W. Main St. "Christie Lane's bottom line is that we want to be involved in Uptown Norwalk's revitalization and we are excited to have a presence on [...]
CLI launched Firelands Local LLC in 2016 in order to provide CLI with a platform that would allow us to grow in new directions. We want to seek & develop opportunities to build our local community-- sometimes through brick & mortor community development projects & sometimes through community outreach. We believe both types of [...]