Just up the road from the lively Lakeview district, Forest Park is the perfect retreat from the bustling busyness of downtown life. The little stretch of businesses on Clairmont Avenue, some of which are housed in brightly-colored historic craftsman houses, provide the perfect atmosphere for a casual weekend outing or weeknight stroll. As an added bonus, once a month, the neighborhood celebrates Third Fridays, where restaurants and galleries offer specials and extended hours for visitors who want to wine, dine, and shop in this tight-knit community.

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