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Last evening DT2 • Downtown Dutchtown hosted our first in-person After Hours event in several months with the Havana’s Cuisine food truck parked at the Neighborhood Innovation Center. In spite of the drizzly weather, we had an excellent turnout and a ton of fun. There were Cuban sandwiches and empanandas, music and dancing, giveaways of Dutchtown Proud yard signs and gift cards to Original Crusoe’s, and community building.

Read the rest of “The Friendly Masked Faces of Dutchtown” 

Read on to find out how you can win gift cards to Dutchtown businesses while helping to improve your neighborhood! Round Two ends on Sunday, April 26th.

Read the rest of “Trash and Tulips: #CleanDutch During COVID-19” 

Experts studying COVID-19 have already come to the conclusion that the disease is particularly dangerous for individuals with pre-existing conditions. In America, this means the existing health inequalities affecting minorities and our poorer neighbors puts them at a greatest risk for the worst of COVID-19. This holds true in St. Louis, where as of last Friday all those who had died from COVID-19 in the city were Black residents. These same effects will likely hold true in Dutchtown, which is predominantly Black, densely populated, and has high childhood poverty rates which function as a determinant for adverse health effects.

Read the rest of “Dutchtown Organizations Make Request for COVID-19 Resources” 

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