TOWN HALL MEETING 10/16/19

TOWN HALL MEETING to discuss development in St. Louis:   Wednesday, October 16  7:00 – 8:30 pm  4220 Duncan Avenue (Innovation Hall in the Cortex District)  Discussion will include  Incentive reform – mostly completed Equitable Economic Development Plan – currently being developed Affordable housing – to be developed.  A few minutes will be devoted to the paradoxes we need to address for a coherent residential development strategy. If one wanted a little background before this meeting, here are Read More…

Special Election – August 6th Please Vote

Dear Neighbors,We want to emphasize the importance of reauthorizing the Special Business District for another 10 years. The District has existed since 1996 and has funded supplemental security patrols by off duty police officers, pedestrian lighting, installation of security cameras, and membership in the Neighborhood Security Initiative that covers the entire Central West End.  If you will be out of town on Aug. 6, you may vote absentee now.  Please see the info on the Read More…

2019 NEIGHBORHOOD LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

Registration is now open for the 2019 Neighborhood Leadership Academy! The Neighborhood Leadership Academy, created in 2002, connects resources at the University — Creating Whole Communities and University of Missouri Extension — with residents and neighborhoods throughout the metropolitan area who are interested in improving their communities. The Neighborhood Leadership Academy (NLA) provides hands-on leadership training that emphasizes community building principles and strategies, project planning, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills. Participants Read More…

CINCO DE MAYO ALLEY CLEANUP BLITZ

Join your neighbors to clean up alley debris, weeds and overgrown vegetation. Refreshments, light snacks provided.  Greet your neighbors from noon-1:00. Saturday MAY 4 9:00 AM- NOON (join us for the times best for you) Meet at the COMMUNITY GARDEN Boyle and Laclede Trash bags & tools provided courtesy of Operation Brightside.

St. Louis Association of Community Organizations (SLACO)

WPLNA and St. Louis Association of Community Organizations  WPLNA currently has an open position representing us on the SLACO Board of Directors. Key features of the position include: Length of service  1 to 3 years depending on SLACO’s schedule Expectations  Attend 4 full Board meetings/year  (appx. 1.5 hours each held in evenings) Meet occasionally with member representatives of other community organizations in our geographic area Ideally, attend SLACO’s annual member meeting with registration fee paid by Read More…

Sarah Street Fall Festival, Nov 10th from 5-10 pm

THE FLYER Sarah Street Fall Festival We hope to see all members and friends of the Association at this exciting event this coming Saturday, November 10th from 5:00 till 10:00 pm. You may recall that event planner extraordinaire Marc “The Awesomizer” Dangerfield of Evntur discussed organizing a street party at one of our meetings a few months ago. Please join us to enjoy hot seasonal foods and warm drinks provided by: Juniper Retreat Gastropub Scarlett’s Wine Bar Read More…

Sarah Street Fall Festival – Nov. 10th – hosted by Evntur

We hope to see all members and friends of the Association at this exciting event this coming Saturday, November 10th. You may recall that event planner extraordinaire Marc “The Awesomizer” Dangerfield of Evntur discussed organizing a street party at one of our meetings a few months ago. Please join us to enjoy hot seasonal foods and warm drinks provided by: Juniper Retreat Gastropub Scarlett’s Wine Bar The Scottish Arms N. West Coffee Brewers Kaldi’s Coffee The Croquetterie Read More…

Meet Claire McCaskill – Tuesday at Northwest Coffee

We’ve just learned that Senator Claire McCaskill will be having a “meet and greet” at Northwest Coffee tomorrow evening, beginning just one hour before our own West Pine Laclede Neighborhood Association meeting. Ms. McCaskill’s staff undoubtedly arranged the time and place to make it quite easy for our membership to attend both events!      :- ) Please plan to come early to Northwest Coffee to meet Senator McCaskill; we may have to truncate our Read More…

LEARN ABOUT THE CHOUTEAU GREENWAY – Thurs., 11/30, 5:30 pm

  LEARN ABOUT THE CHOUTEAU GREENWAY THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30th Great Rivers Greenway is working to create green space throughout the City of St. Louis to connect residents to the outdoors and each other.  To date, they have 113 miles of greenways throughout the greater St. Louis area.  Their mission is, “Connecting the St. Louis region with greenways so people can explore their rivers, parks and communities, making it a vibrant place to live work, and play.” Read More…