The Grove Community Improvement District
Centrally located in Forest Park Southeast, The Grove business district stretches nearly one-mile along Manchester Avenue between Kingshighway and Vandeventer. This thriving district plays host to a diverse range of businesses offering up great places to eat and drink, a multitude of dance floors, spots to shop and grab coffee, a brewery, tattoo parlors and much, much more. With more than 50 business and several organizations devoted to improving the vitality of the area, this growing commercial district bringing energy to the neighborhood. Known for its diverse community, The Grove is home to several LGBT-friendly businesses, several of which lead the initial wave of investment in the area. In recent years, community members devoted to filling one vacant storefront at a time, have revitalized the district. “The Grove” name was coined in collaboration of various community members in an effort to re-brand the growing commercial district.