Old North St. Louis

Arts & Culture
6:00 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Old North Benefit To Feature Band That 'Should Be Way Bigger Than They Are'

(courtesy Five Eight)

The Old North Restoration Group is holding a benefit concert Saturday that will feature the band Five Eight.

The group out of Athens, Georgia was named by All Songs Considered last year as one of five bands that should be way bigger than they are.

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Cityscape
12:43 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

North City Farmers’ Market Starts Music Series To Attract More African American Shoppers

Fresh greens are available for purchase at the Market, as well as bread, sweets, and other items.
Erin Williams

The North City Farmers’ Market in St. Louis is in a neighborhood where the majority of its residents are African American.  It’s been a challenge, however, to attract more of them to the market every week.

Community organizers are attempting to change that. Their idea is to feature African American musicians with the hope that shoppers will follow.

Held on the 2700 block of North 14th Street every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the North City Farmers' Market will take place through October 12.     

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Economy
6:13 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

Old North St. Louis neighborhood wins national "smart growth" award

Old North was one of two St. Louis neighborhoods to participate in this year's Open Streets festival.
(Courtsey of the Old North St. Louis Restoration Group)

Updated 5:01 p.m. with comment from EPA, and 6:05 with comment from Sean Thomas.

Old North St. Louis has won the Environmental Protection Agency’s 2011 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement.

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