North St. Louis residents fed up with slow response of city on maintenance and cleanup
May05

North St. Louis residents fed up with slow response of city on maintenance and cleanup

HYDE PARK – Getting city help when it comes to basic cleanup of things like trash, brush and debris is a roll of the dice according to some on the north side, and they say it’s weighing on their already struggling property values.  Sometimes the response is quick, but all too often it’s a long and messy waiting game.  The latter is leading to frustration among some residents and politicians. Fatimah Muhammad is one...

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Jerk Soul brings island spice to Hyde Park
Sep14

Jerk Soul brings island spice to Hyde Park

HYDE PARK — Newcomers to the Hyde Park community, Jerk Soul restaurant owners Telie Woods and Zahra Spencer add some island spice to north St. Louis. Opening the door earlier this year, Woods and Spencer came across the storefront space their third day in St. Louis after being displaced because of the previous hurricane season that destroyed their home and business plans in the Virgin Islands. Just barely escaping Hurricane...

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