New Street Art Highlights Old Mystery

Small pieces of tile with poetic verses have started showing up in the neighborhoods South and East of Forest Park. Appearing as if by magic, these tiles revive a prominent mystery dating back to the 1980s. Known as Toynbee tiles, the pieces first appeared in the streets of Philadelphia. The content of the first tile … Continue reading

Message from the Circuit Attorney’s Office

Message from the Circuit Attorney’s Office: The Circuit Attorney’s Office would like to welcome Dan Rechtien as the new Director of the Fraud Prevention Task Force. Dan provides valuable resources and education to the citizens of St. Louis so they can avoid falling prey to frauds and scams. A few of the services that the … Continue reading

City of St. Louis Special Business District Election Results

We would like to thank everyone who supported the Special Business District proposals for the Forest Park Southeast and Botanical Heights neighborhoods. Particularly, we thank the Forest Park Southeast Committee to Advance Public Safety and the Botanical Heights Neighborhood Association for increasing public awareness of the benefits of the Special Business District proposals in their … Continue reading

SPACE and its Space – Sustainable Neighborhoods in St. Louis

In 2009, most businesses were only thinking about staying open. However, SPACE had a vision of a sustainably-designed-building in the heart of a vibrant neighborhood. Tom Niemeier recalls looking all over the St. Louis area for the right spot the award-winning architecture firm. His team was attracted to the energy of the Grove. They wanted … Continue reading

MoDOT to blast as part of this weekend’s utility work on I-64

MoDOT statement: ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Department of Transportation and its contractor, Fred Weber Inc., will have several early morning blasts on Saturday as part of this weekend’s closure of Interstate 64 for utility work. Crews will be constructing a trench to carry utilities under the interstate. Since that trench will be going through … Continue reading

MoDOT closes I-64 in city March 29-April 1 for utility work

MoDOT Statement: ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Department of Transportation and its contractor, Fred Weber Inc., will close all lanes and ramps of Interstate 64 in both directions downtown between Hampton and Forest Park Parkway at 8 p.m. Friday, March 29. The closure is weather permitting. While the interstate is closed, crews will relocate several … Continue reading

Manchester Market and Forest Park Southeast get healthier in 2014

Exciting things are happening at Manchester Market! Last Spring, community members nominated Manchester Market to be part of the Healthy Corner Store Project, an initiative spearheaded by UMSL and the City of St. Louis to engage existing community stores and residents for healthier eating and shopping. Forest Park Southeast residents began working with storeowner Ed … Continue reading

Community Gardening in FPSE

 COMMUNITY GARDENING IN FPSE IN 2013!  at Chouteau’s Garden!   Interested in growing fresh produce?Chouteau’s Garden, at 4332-34 Chouteau Avenue, is interested in recruiting new gardeners who live in the FPSE neighborhood for the 2013 growing season.    Featuring: Half and full beds available Secured plots (with a fence and gate) Organic-only garden (no pesticides) … Continue reading