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Neighbors from throughout Old North and friends from outside the neighborhood converged on the grassy lot at 2816 N. 14th Street on Friday evening for the first of four Outdoor Movie Nights sponsored by the Old North St. Louis Restoration Group. The comfortable fall weather, the big screen from Frontyard Features, a free showing of “The Goonies,” and a good-natured crowd combined to make a pleasant evening in Old North.
Below: a few scenes of the attendees arriving and settling in with blankets, lawn chairs, baby carriages, friends to lean on, and refreshments for a night of outdoor relaxation and family-friendly entertainment.Above: Zoila Rendon, Mark Cockson, Claire Wolf, Tino Ochoa, and Leon Ochoa gather around Mark’s “popcorn stand” outside the Hostelling International-Gateway Council office.
Old North St. Louis Restoration Group has recruited Frontyard Features to put on a series of FREE Friday night movies in Old North during the month of October, with the first one scheduled for this Friday, October 10th, featuring the 1995 Steven Spielberg classic, The Goonies. As the flyer above indicates, the movies will happen over the next 4 Fridays at 7 p.m., in a pleasant, grassy lot on N. 14th Street, just north of St. Louis Avenue. So, grab your lawn chair and come on out to have some outdoor fun with the friendly neighbors living in Old North.
On Tuesday evening Old North St. Louis residents, neighborhood stakeholders, and prospective Crown Square commercial tenants gathered inside the former Parks Drug Store building to hear about the progress at Crown Square.
Meanwhile, the construction up and down 14th Street is moving forward and transforming the stretch of formerly crumbling vacant buildings into magnificently restored historic buildings.
Welcome to the Old North St. Louis Restoration Group's blog. What's New in Old North chronicles the dramatic transformation under way in the neighborhood of Old North St. Louis. As a neighborhood just north of Downtown St. Louis, Old North is becoming a dynamic urban village of new and historic homes, a landmark eating establishment, beautiful community gardens, and a diverse, friendly, and engaged community.