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Lawsona/Fern Creek aims to expand membership, increase events

The Lawsona/Fern Creek Neighborhood began the year at their first quarterly meeting on Jan. 8 by reviewing all of their accomplishments from the previous year. A handsome neighborhood sign was installed at the intersection of Thornton Avenue, Brown Avenue, and South Street. Street sign toppers reading “Lake Lawsona Historic District” were installed at over 30 intersections throughout the portion of […]

Thornton Park Neighborhood Cleanup

Thornton Park
Main Street District

Back by popular demand is the Thornton Park Neighborhood Cleanup! Do the empty water bottles, plastic cups, straws, cigarette packs, loose paper, etc. just thrown on the sidewalks and streets in our neighborhood annoy you? Join the Thornton Park Neighborhood Association and the Thornton Park District for the quarterly neighborhood cleanup! We are meeting at Graffiti Junktion at 10:00 a.m., […]

Falcon Flea Pop-Up Market highlights local artists


The Falcon Flea Pop-Up Market is a monthly event highlighting uniquely fantastic local makers and artists. Held at The Falcon on the last Sunday of the month (weather permitting) from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., select artists/makers are curated each month to be featured on walls inside The Falcon. This month’s market will be held on February 24. Interested in […]

Special Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk


Have a date? Celebrating being single? Or just want to have a fun evening? Join us at the Thornton 2nd Thursday Wine & Art Walk on February 14. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we are offering a special two-for-one “love” deal. Not only that, but we shall have added art vendors, live music, stilt-walkers, tarot card reader and all sorts of […]

Density creates vitality

“Density creates vitality” says Australian urban designer Peter Richards. At first reaction, you may wonder how people living on top of each in a crowded downtown could create “vitality”. Since we all live in Downtown, let’s take a closer look. According to smartcitiesdive.com, “urban density is the number of people living in a particular urban area and is an important […]


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