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Archive for January, 2009

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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

A Snowy Day in Old North

A blanket of snow earlier today provided us with some beautiful winter scenes throughout Old North.

1400 block of Sullivan

1400 block of Sullivan

Crown Square from St. Louis Avenue

Crown Square from St. Louis Avenue

Hebert Street Community Garden

Hebert Street Community Garden

2800 block of N. 14th Street

2800 block of N. 14th Street

Crown Square construction in progress, from Warren Street

Crown Square construction in progress, from Warren Street

Enjoy the weather!

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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Scenes from Trivia Night

Last Friday’s trivia night fundraiser to support the preservation of the Mullanphy Emigrant Home and eventual development of a world-class hostel at Mullanphy was a great success with 34 tables participating.   The following are just a few shots from the crowd of supporters, including many Old North residents and friends of Mullanphy, who came out to enjoy an evening of fun in support of a worthy cause.

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Monday, January 12, 2009

Reminder: Trivia Night This Friday

As noted on this blog way back on December 9, ONSLRG is co-hosting a trivia night this coming Friday (Jan. 16) with Hostelling International-Gateway Council. The event will raise funds for both organizations’ efforts to preserve the Mullanphy Emigrant Home and develop the historic building into a world class hostel. Tickets still can be purchased online at www.moonlightramble.com or by phone at 314-644-4660.

Trivia Night Details:

Where: Maryland Heights Community Center, 2344 McKelvey Road, Maryland Heights, MO 63043

Click here for a Google map of the location: Maryland Heights Community Center

When: Friday, January 16th

Doors open at 6:30, questions start at 7:00

Cost: $120 for a table of 8, or $15 per person.

Cost includes complimentary beer (Fat Tire), soda, and snacks, but you are welcome to bring your own food and beverages.

Cash prizes for the top three teams, as well as door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle.

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Thursday, January 8, 2009

Happy New Year from Old North!

It’s a new year and time to point out the obvious to all who have found their way to this blog:  the “NewOldNorth” blog is now a part of Old North St. Louis Restoration Group’s new & improved website.  So, tell your friends, colleagues, prospective new residents, and anybody else that follows the happenings in Old North that they can find the blog at www.ONSL.org/blog.

And while you’re here, check out all of the great features of the new ONSL.org site, including a calendar of upcoming events, profiles and photos of some of the people who make the community great, real estate information, some of our favorite photos (including some of our own pictures and some posted by neighbors and friends on other sites), and information about some of our current projects and development initiatives (such as the Crown Square redevelopment of the former 14th Street Pedestrian Mall and the Mullanphy Emigrant Home preservation).

Watch for more content to be added to the website soon - and check the blog at this new location for regular updates and news from or about Old North St. Louis.

WHAT'S NEW IN OLD NORTH

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.

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