27 Aug 2014
read this width='200px' alt='Linda Owen takes a photo of her husband, Al, in front of Ferguson Brewing Co. near the city's historic district. The couple free kim kardashian are from an unincorporated section of St. Louis County and were visiting Ferguson. They don't get down to West Florissant much anymore, although Linda, a retired teacher, has former students who live there and said she worries about how they're doing.' style='float:left;padding:5px' />
(Eric Kayne, the photographer I'm rolling with, quipped that South Florissant's abandoned storefronts might pull higher rents than the abandoned storefronts on West Florissant.) But the homes near South Florissant are decidedly larger, farther back from the street. Besides the clutch of about two-dozen or so protesters, black and Latino, across from the not-yet-occupied police station and the drivers whizzing by honking their horns it's pretty quiet over here. There's a satellite truck for some news agency here, but no cameras. A retired teacher named Linda Owen and her husband, Alan, walk down the street. Alan is wearing a T-shirt that says "I [HEART] FERG." I ask where he got the shirt, and Linda says there's a little store down South Florissant that http://owmanneriky.beeplog.com sells them, near the farmers market. "If you go further up there, you'll see lots of little shops, little antique stores," Linda says. i i Linda Owen takes a photo of her husband, Al, in front of Ferguson Brewing Co.