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Supa’ Fresh Veggie Mobile

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City Greens’ Supa’ Fresh Veggie Mobile rolls up on 39th and Russell every Wednesday morning from 9 to 11 AM.  Read more about it, from our friends at the Shaw Housing Corporation, and check it out this morning. Read More

A Tip Of The Hat To Shaw Resident Teri Merideth

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Teri was recently featured in this Post-Dispatch Editorial, on behalf of the United Way Choir.  To those who know Teri as your child’s one-time music teacher, the fact that she leads this volunteer choir should surprise no one.  Last year, she retired from St. Margaret of Scotland School, but now works for The Muny.  Still, others know Teri as the Merideth family matriarch – wife of former SNIA President John –… Read More

More On Citizen Patrols – from KMOV-TV 4

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In light of this weekend’s workshop, I’ve been asked how the proposed Shaw safety model will work.  This story from Channel 4 does a great job of showing how Lafayette Square started the model, and how Dutchtown and Tower Grove South are implementing it. I hope to see all of you this Saturday 10AM at The Word at Shaw (4265 Shaw Ave.). Read More

Tower Grove Park Hosts Sauce Magazine’s First Food Truck Friday

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Rarely do three words have the potential to elicit so much joy from so many people.  And yet, here they are:  Food.  Truck.  Fridays. Worked, didn’t it? The weekly event is hosted by Sauce Magazine, and will feature food trucks galore from local vendors.  And, yes, the kickoff is This Friday, June 10th at Tower Grove Park, along Southwest Drive.  A closer look at this map shows that diners will enjoy their fare… Read More

New ShawTalk Guidelines

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Last month, the SNIA Board of Directors, with the consent of ShawTalk’s fearless moderator, Dave Lloyd, approved a set of guidelines for the listserv.  The objective was simple: define ShawTalk’s mission, put in writing some common-sense framework for all to keep in mind, and support the listserv (and Dave) with enforcement. This made sense, especially after the city stopped providing e-mail services through MOREnet and ShawTalk made its transition to a Google Group.  In essence,… Read More

Shaw Safety Workshop June 18th

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Just a reminder that we’re hosting a workshop 10AM June 18th at The Word At Shaw.  To be clear, we’re recruiting volunteers to build a safety model patterned after Lafayette Square’s successful safety committee.  The city is so committed to this model, that Chief Dan Isom, of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department has promised every neighborhood that adopts this model its own neighborhood liason officer.  Read more, in the attached flyer. Shaw Neighborhood… Read More

SPACFest kicks off tomorrow night!

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Just in case you haven’t seen the billboard, banners or web ads, or heard the mentions on KWMU, the first annual Shaw Performing Arts & Crafts Festival kicks off tomorrow night, with a concert on Shenandoah.  See the attached flyer for more schedule details, and help us make this inaugural event a success! SPACFEST FLYER… Read More

Big BIG Tour this Sunday

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Just think of this Sunday’s Big BIG Tour as one BIG open house. SNIA and the Shaw Neighborhood Housing Corp (SNHC) are proud to partner and represent our neighborhood, at the start of this year’s tour – which takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Sunday. It’s it’s the only free city-wide tour of for-sale residential properties, featuring about 100 of them – including several in Shaw.  The tour is self-guided and… Read More

SPACFest Call For Volunteers

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It’s been way too long between posts… Joan Jennings of our Executive Committee has worked feverishly with the producers of the new Shaw Performing Arts & Crafts Festival.  We hope the inaugural event has a strong showing, and we could use your help – both volunteering and spreading the word!  See below: 1ST ANNUAL SHAW PERFORMING ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL http://www.spacfest.org The Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association (SNIA) and the Art Fair Committee are sponsoring the 1st… Read More