Today I meet resident and community activist D’Angelo Knuckles in an office at the St. Luke’s Foundation. We’d been planning to talk there for a while, but it’s a sunny day and we’ve both gotten an invitation to help plant sunflowers at the local library, so instead we head outside.
Sanders Henderson, the multi-talented owner of Nikki's Music - rightfully calls himself a workaholic. But as Justin asked in a recent post, does he think of himself as an artist? Does he see his many creative skills - in music events, store displays and balloon creations - as a way to contribute to community change? It's an important question.
John Hopkins is executive director of the Buckeye Shaker Square Development Corporation, the neighborhood’s nonprofit development organization. He’s been helping me and Seth since before we moved in, assisting us in our search for space and providing invaluable information about Buckeye’s past and present.
Under the Tree Fragrances is one of the more intriguing storefronts on Buckeye Road. Inside the front window you see row upon row of bottles, each filled with a different-colored liquid. It looks not unlike the science lab you wish you had as a kid.