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7th Ward Capital Fund Update

By LafayetteSquare / May 31, 2018

Jack Coatar, 7thWard Alderman Fiscal year 2019 starts on July 1, 2018, which means it is time, once again, for Aldermen to decide how to allocate ward capital funds for the upcoming fiscal year. Every…

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Beautification News: The Season Begins!

By LafayetteSquare / May 31, 2018

Linda Weiner When I moved to Lafayette Square in 1990, the neighborhood was covered with weeds, “stink” (Tree of Life) trees, broken glass bottles, abandoned tires and car batteries. Two-thirds of the homes were in…

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A Mysterious Evening

By LafayetteSquare / May 31, 2018

On February 3, 2018, 75 of Lafayette Square’s “finest” citizens attended the première Mardi Gras celebration held at Fat Tuesday’s Pub, aka McLaughlin Funeral Home! As the party began, guests enjoyed delicious beverages and appetizers…

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Urban Plan Update

By LafayetteSquare / May 31, 2018

By Linda Weiner The Urban Plan Update Committee took a bit of a hiatus but began meeting again in April as a response to priorities set by the new President and Board. As the Chouteau…

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Longtime residents start Non-Alcoholic Craft Brewing Company

By LafayetteSquare / May 31, 2018

This past January, a long time Lafayette Square couple, Jeff Stevens and Genevieve Barlow, started The WellBeing Brewing Company, one of the very first Non-Alcoholic (NA) craft brewing companies in the country. We sat down to…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Mike & Pat Jones

By LafayetteSquare / May 31, 2018

How many years have you lived in Lafayette Square? We have lived in Lafayette Square for a little over four years, or 28 dog years as Mike puts it! What is your occupation? Volunteers and…

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For everyone here who has a dog, or likes someone who does….

By LafayetteSquare / October 14, 2017

A small group of residents is working to establish a dog park for Lafayette Square. With our neighborhood association, we have tentatively identified a site and determined the approximate costs. What we need now is…

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The Square Has Never Looked Better

By LafayetteSquare / September 20, 2017

Editor’s Note: We asked Linda Weiner to reflect on her time beautifying the Square after a recent comment she made that the neighborhood has never looked better. We couldn’t agree more! When I walk around…

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Homegrown video shows off Lafayette Square

By LafayetteSquare / August 13, 2017

Local creative agency Grain just released the second video in its new “Neighborhoods of St. Louis” series — and this one is all about Lafayette Square. Shot in a fresh, clean style, filmmaker John Pa offers…

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Volunteers Make the World Go ‘Round

By LafayetteSquare / August 22, 2015

Volunteers are an essential part of keeping our green space beautiful in Lafayette Square and building a sense of community. As we approach the end of summer, we’d like to recognize some of those who…

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