Tuesday, January 29, 2008

New organ for St. John's

Elizabeth is home to a honking new organ at St. John's Baptist Church. The Observer covered it over the weekend, but our friends at underoak broke the story Jan. 13.

Sunday, January 06, 2008

Elizabeth graffiti

With big city status comes big city problems. Latest case in point: A few vandals have been busy tagging walls around Elizabeth lately, including Snoops (above), Cooking Uptown, Dollar General and Family Dollar on Central. If you see someone spray-painting someone else's property call the police.

Fire on Bay Street

The duplex often referred to as the adobe house on Bay between Hawthorne and Lamar caught fire on Friday. I don't have any details. If you do, please share them.

Atlanta developer buys block of 7th

The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Winter Properties of Atlanta has spent $4.6 million and three years assembling a collection of buildings between 7th Street and Weddington, but won't say what its plans are for the site. CBJ says Winter is known for developing urban condo and apartment projects and converted the Highland Mill in NoDa into apartments.

Crane rises over Elizabeth

The construction continues on the apartment complex on Hawthorne next to Independence.