Category Archives: Bike ReCycle

Transportation Rolling Onward

The finished bike room is just outside my office. When people come in who need a bike, Pete takes them to look over our inventory to see if there’s something that will meet their needs. Last week I overheard a … Continue reading

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40 Years: Patchwork Central’s Ruby Anniversary

In 2017, Patchwork Central celebrates 40 years of serving our neighborhood through flexible and innovative programming! We’re excited to be planning some special events to celebrate, starting with our annual Soup, Salad, & Style event on Thursday, February 23 from … Continue reading

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A Special Place in a Special Season

This week has been a wonderful reminder of why I love Patchwork. It was full of wonderful people, performances, and experiences. Everything was free and available to anyone who wanted to join in–and a very wide range of people did … Continue reading

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The Bustling Bike Shop

These days, the Patchwork Bike Shop is busier than ever. Pete has found a crew of five to help him rebuild and repair the bikes that our guests depend on for transportation. With all this extra people power, we’ve been able to … Continue reading

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Bikes!

The children’s program is on break and our building is open only in the mornings for the month of May, but that doesn’t mean we’re not busy at Patchwork. Every morning our building is full of visitors enjoying a cup … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Old Friends in the Patchwork Office

Patchwork’s main office is a good place to be. Someone is always there to chat or to listen. There are other people there who know how you feel. Maybe they’ve been there themselves. At any point in the day, you may … Continue reading

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A Beacon to the Neighborhood

“I always describe Patchwork to people as a beacon to the neighborhood,” someone told me last week. “I really believe it is.” I wholeheartedly agree with her. Day after day, I see people come to Patchwork for a place to … Continue reading

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