West Bloomington West Market Street Council Reaches Agreement To Buy Plaza For Grocery Store By Darnysha Mitchell • Aug 30, 2019 Ryan Denham / WGLT The West Market Street Council announced Friday it has reached an agreement to buy a west Bloomington shopping plaza in hopes of building a space for a new grocery store and other businesses. West Bloomington Housing Collaborative Ends $1.5 Million Project By Mary Cullen • Jun 24, 2019 Mary Cullen / WGLT Nearly five years after receiving funds, the West Bloomington Housing Collaborative (WBHC) has ended its $1.5 million housing project. Bloomington Community Welcomes Stop The Violence Project To Sunnyside Park By Tiffani Jackson • Jun 17, 2019 Tiffani Jackson / WGLT We’ve all heard that it takes a village to raise a child. Still, there’s another African proverb about community: The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth. West Market Street Council Tries To Water A Food Desert By Charlie Schlenker • Jun 12, 2019 West Market Street Council / Facebook Ending the food desert that stretches from the west Bloomington Walmart to the Main Street Kroger is a priority for the West Market Street Council. Heartland Brings ‘Bridge to Workplace’ To West Bloomington By Darnysha Mitchell • Feb 4, 2019 Heartland Community College is now offering a new program at the Western Avenue Community Center to help Bloomington residents who aren’t native English speakers gain the skills needed to succeed in the workplace. Boys & Girls Club To Make Pitch For Expansion At City Park By Ryan Denham • May 12, 2018 City of Bloomington / Boys & Girls Club The Bloomington City Council will hear about a plan Monday night to allow the Boys & Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal to erect a new, larger building at a west-side park.