Hollywood Park is dying. The playground needs to be replaced and the trees are dead. But, help is coming and from much closer than expected. Todd Martin has worked on parks before, but this time it’s just around the corner.
Moved by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, retired Methodist minister John Evans is working to lessen gun violence in Columbia through his nonpartisan and nonprofit Faith Coalition on Gun Violence. The Hollywood-Rose Hill resident continues to organize events like Saturday’s gun giveback day.
By Deborah Swearingen March 26, 2014 As it celebrates its centennial, Columbia’s Hollywood-Rose Hill neighborhood is cultivating a sense of place in the city by working to preserve its history and build community among its residents.