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Remembering the Roots of Locust Street Festival: Boulevard Killed! Locust Street Lives!

On June 11, Locust Street Festival turns 30 years old, making it one of the longest running neighborhood festivals in the city. The festivities started as a celebration of neighborhood triumph. City engineers had a plan to widen Locust Street into a Boulevard, bulldozing fifteen businesses and displacing over fifty families and individuals. In anticipation […]

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