Maplewood’s Side Project Cellar ( 7373 Marietta Avenue) has been chosen as one of only 26 locations in the United States (the only in Missouri) and 66 worldwide for a celebration of beer called Zwanze Day.
It gives me no pleasure to report that our oldest and most historic home, Woodside, has been placed on their Places in Peril list for 2015 by Missouri Preservation. Missouri Preservation is the only statewide nonprofit dedicated to historic preservation.
Three streets in Maplewood that badly needed repaving are having that done this summer, but are behind schedule.
Martini Drive, Gerhard and Oakland avenues, and the intersection of Lohmeyer and Bredell avenues are scheduled for the work this summer, according to Maplewood assistant city manager/director of public works, Anthony Traxler, but all are behind schedule.
A new walkway will provide a shorter route for Metro transit riders between the Brentwood I-64 Station and Dierbergs and other businesses at Brentwood Pointe, Metro Transit – St. Louis announced on its blog, nextstop on Friday.
The Richmond Heights Post Office begins operating at temporary quarters in a trailer at 8501 Dale Ave. on Monday, July 27. The post office building at 1201 Big Bend Boulevard is now closed, according to a notice on the front door. The building is scheduled to be converted into retail space. The post office plans to re-open in the new retailer center in the spring of 2016.
Link Barton, co-owner of America’s Tavern, a music venue on S. Vandeventer is also a Maplewood Richmond Heights graduate, and on Saturday is throwing what is “essentially a Maplewood reunion from the 1970s to the present day,” according to a press release. See event info.
I have two 8-year-old hens, a drop dead stunning Show Quality Silkie and a Silkie/Serama/Cochin cross. The latter went broody (odd, at eight years old for the first time) but my friend and I slipped six black Catalonian Penedesenca eggs under her, and they all hatched out.
Maplewood’s second e-cigarette shop, Vaporized, opened two weeks ago at 2664 Big Bend Boulevard. It took the new tenants almost two months to clean up from the previous tenant, an employee said on Thursday. It’s next to Wong’s Inn, Chinese restaurant.
Most spots were taken Wednesday night when The Jeremiah Johnson Band played their bluesy rock at Ryan Hummert Park. The concert was part of the Maplewood Community Betterment Foundation summer concert series, with concerts the last Wednesday of the month through the summer.