Love Your Neighborhood

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Hey Shaw Residents! Looking for some ways to celebrate your love of Shaw? We have 3 ideas for you! 1) Who wants to volunteer at the festival of FUN on South Grand on Saturday, September 20th? Best part – they are making buttons that say “ask me about my neighborhood” so we can praise Shaw while serving food or picking up trash or whatever you choose. Click the link to sign up online to volunteer, it should be… Read More

Join Shaw’s Safety Committee!

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Shaw Residents! The Shaw Neighborhood Improvement Association (SNIA) has a Safety Committee that would love your participation. Paul Fehler is leading the charge and is looking for 3-5 more individuals to commit 30 minutes per month. The main task is to adopt the Neighborhood Ownership Model used by the city, which includes 3 main activities:   1) Citizens on Patrol, also known as walking around the neighborhood; 2) Court watch, also known as writing letters… Read More

Spotlight on Shaw: Birdie’s Voice

By Lorilise Scarborough | No Comments

A first meeting with long-time Shaw resident Birdie Chandler will leave one with two impressions, regardless of the conversation. The first is immediate. It is that deep, mellifluous voice, captivating due to the cadence, soothing due to pitch. Were you to close your eyes and listen to Ms. Chandler speaking, you might believe you were listening to poet and activist, Maya Angelou. Consequently, I always think of Angelou when I speak with Birdie… Read More

Public Transit in Shaw

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Have you ever taken the bus or train to get around town? I barely ever use a car so I consider myself somewhat of an expert on our incredible public transportation system here in St. Louis and Shaw is a prime spot to try it! First of all, let’s talk about options. We have many bus routes nearby, depending on where you’re going. The nearest Metrolink train station is on Grand over the train yards,… Read More