Central Oak Park Neighborhood Association

"We Are Nuts About Our Neighborhood!"

The Welcome Committee is out right now delivering welcome baskets to our new neighbors, your association dues hard at work! Thank you Kevin, David and Phillip for volunteering your time!

Central Oak Park, Tampa Bay's Hottest Neighborhood!
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Central Oak Park Neighborhood Association shared Keep Saint Petersburg Local's photo. ...

Here's ArtWalk info for the Grand Central District Association, Warehouse Arts District and the Deuces Live St Pete with Eating & Drinking options in these areas. Please support tomorrow's St. Pete’s Second Saturday "Shop Local" ArtWalk - August 13, 2016 so it's one of the best attended of the year! GRAND CENTRAL 🎨 Art Galleries/Studios 🎨 Clay Center of St. Petersburg | Craftsman House Gallery (also has a cafe) | Creative Soul Studio : Coffee, Wine, Art | Davidson Fine Art | St. Petersburg Opera Company / Mirella Cimato Art Gallery | Woodfield Fine Art Gallery 🍴 🍺 Eating & Drinking 🍴 🍺 (These are Keep Saint Petersburg Local members) Bandit Coffee Co. | Beau n Mo's Italian Eating House St. Petersburg, FL | Cage Brewing | Casita Taqueria | Community Cafe | Hideaway Cafe | Love Food Central | Pinellas Ale Works | Punky's Bar and Grill | Sly Bar | Swah-rey | The Burg Bar & Grill | The Queens Head | Urban Brew and BBQ | Urban Comfort Restaurant and Brewery | URBAN Deli and Drafts WAREHOUSE ARTS DISTRICT / DEUCES 🎨 Art Galleries/Studios/Museum 🎨 Charlie Parker Pottery | Dazzio Art Experience Gallery & School of Art | Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum | Duncan McClellan Gallery | From Mayan Hands (closed tomorrow, but normally open on Saturdays) | Gallerie 909 | Mga Sculpture Studio | Morean Center for Clay | Nancy Smrekar Art Studio Soft Water Studios (home of Carrie Jadus Fine Art & Portraiture) | Zen Glass Studio 🍺 3 Daughters Brewing 🍺 Find all our KSPL members here: KeepSaintPetersburgLocal.org/Members

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Central Oak Park Neighborhood Association shared Coast Bike Share's photo. ...

We're gearing up for launch later this year in City of St. Petersburg, Florida USA but we'd love your input. Live, work, or play in the Burg? Please take 5 minutes to answer a few simple questions so we can better build a system for you! Survey.CoastStPete.com

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Hey Central Oak Park!!! Don't forget about your neighborhood porch party tonight from 7-10. Carolina Figueredo will be hosting this months and she is located at 4010 1st Ave N. So make your favorite dish and bring your favorite drinks to a great party and meet your neighbors!! Hope to see everyone there! ...

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Central Oak Park Neighborhood Association updated their cover photo. ...

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We had a very close vote this month! Our August "of the Month winners are:

Outstanding Member of the Month goes to Kevin Mulrennan. He made it possible for Central Oak Park Neighborhood to get our first ever neighborhood pride flags!

Yard of the Month goes to 4728 13th Ave N.
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Hello, neighbors! Running a few days behind on getting nominations, but do we have any nominations for August Outstanding Member, Business, and Yard of the Month? Please include a photo for YOTM and a brief explanation for Business and Outstanding Member. Thanks! ...

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Central Oak Park Neighborhood Association shared Saint Petersburg Preservation's event. ...

Art in Public Spaces: From 1930 WPA Murals to 2015 SHINE St. Petersburg

August 4, 2016, 6:00pm - August 4, 2016, 7:30pm

The public art movement is booming in the 'Burg, highlighted this past year by SHINE St. Petersburg, the mural festival that put the spotlight on the power of art in public spaces and will continue in September 2016. Our speakers include Palehorse (Chris Parks), a talented St. Pete muralist known internationally, who will offer an artist's perspective on the 'Burg's present boom and the role of public mural art. Public art and what is appropriate to display made a "buzz" in St. Pete long before the present wave of murals, much of that buzz centered around artist George Snow Hill. His large murals depicting the history of flight found in the Tampa Airport as well as murals in St. Petersburg City Hall. The "buzz" his artwork created was centered around two other murals - depicting women in bathing suits and also "Picnicking at Pass-a-Grille", a mural hung in St. Pete City Hall in 1945 and ripped off the wall in 1966 by Joe Waller (Omali Yeshitela). Diane Craig, an expert on the life and work of George Snow Hill, will present on these works. Reception with light food & cash bar starting at 6:00 pm. Short tours of nearby murals led by Florida CraftArt President Kathryn Howd ( tours offered during the reception). The program will start at 7:00 pm in the recently renovated St. Petersburg Opera building - built in 1952, it's a structure that has served a variety of uses over the years. Tickets $5 for SPP members; $10 for non-members Reservation recommended! Thanks to our generous Keep St. Pete Special program series sponsor, The Mesimer Team of Keller Williams St. Pete Realty

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Be proud to be a resident of Central Oak Park!

Central Oak Park is emerging right before our eyes, and 2016 is a big year for the residents of Central Oak Park Neighborhood. The neighborhood is evolving and thriving, and is now one of Tampa Bay's hottest neighborhoods!
The Central Oak Park Neighborhood flag represents all residents and businesses of the neighborhood. Ultimately, this flag isn't about a piece of cloth, it's about being proud of your community and creating a symbol of identity and inclusiveness.
This is your opportunity to purchase a flag for you, your neighbor, or business!

2 sizes are available now for a limited time, click on the link below for more details and to purchase.
centraloakpark.com/garden-flags/

Now you can show off that you love where you live!
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Central Oak Park Neighborhood Association shared St. Petersburg Police Department's post. ...

Officer Rodney Tower talked to over 500 people last night about what they should do during an Active Shooter situation. Here are some tips that he shared with them: Avoid - Deny - Defend During an act of violence (e.g. robbery, hostage situation, workplace violence, active shooter): AVOID starts with your state of mind. β€’ Pay attention to your surroundings. β€’ Have an exit plan. β€’ Move away from the source of the threat as quickly as possible. β€’ The more distance and barriers between you and the threat, the better. DENY when getting away is difficult or maybe even impossible. β€’ Keep distance between you and the source. β€’ Create barriers to prevent or slow down a threat from getting to you. β€’ Turn the lights off. β€’ Remain out of sight and quiet by hiding behind large objects and silence your phone. DEFEND because you have the right to protect yourself. β€’ If you cannot Avoid or Deny be prepared to defend yourself. β€’ Be aggressive and committed to your actions. β€’ Do not fight fairly. THIS IS ABOUT SURVIVAL. CALL 911 when you are in a safe area. When Law Enforcement arrives, SHOW YOUR HANDS AND FOLLOW COMMANDS. Remember that Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail.

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We still have several seats left for the Fishing Charter. We have stopped taking payments via paypal but if you forgot or decided last minute you want to go, bring $50 cash per person to 801 Pass-A-Grill Way. Parking $3 all day parking pass can be purchased @ Miss Pass-A-Grill, 801 Pass-A-Grill Way and placed on your dashboard then park at any metered space. Please arrive at the above address by 7:30am, boat leaves at 8am. BYOB, food and live bait if wanted (not needed) Boat will supply dead bait and everything else. BYOB and food. All proceeds go into the COPNA Teachers' Fund! ...

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The Mosley foreclosure was finalized and the title recorded yesterday morning. The City is working with the new owners to help find everyone living there new housing in the next 30-45 days and then the building is going to be torn down. ...

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This Saturday 2nd Annual COPNA Fishing Charter Fundraiser! still have some seats left! ...

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