We barely had time to recover from celebrating the opening of the Old North Grocery Co-op when we had to shift gears to tend to some other events and activities in the core of what is becoming the busiest neighborhood in the city. A few illustrations of the dynamic pace of life in Old North this week:
Tuesday, July 27
Old North St. Louis Restoration Group welcomed the Metropolis Wine Club to the gallery at ONSLRG’s office. Many of these visitors enjoyed their first glimpses of the development that has been transforming Old North in recent years, including Crown Square.
Thursday, July 29
Friday, July 30
Cinema St. Louis brought another installment of its monthly screening series to Old North St. Louis. This month’s feature: The Rink, a locally produced documentary about roller rinks in African American communities. The event included a lively Q & A session with director Ron (”G Whiz”) Butts and other roller skating stars profiled in the film.
Saturday, July 31
The North City Farmers’ Market enjoyed some good media exposure as KMOX radio broadcast its weekly Garden Hotline show live from the market.
The band Wack-a-Doo contributed to the positive vibes at the North City Farmers’ Market, on the plaza at the St. Lous Avenue end of Crown Square.
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