MRH softball advances in district tourney

The Maplewood Richmond Heights Lady Blue Devils (#4 seed) won their first District game 18-4 over Metro (#5 seed) in Herculaneum on Wednesday. It was MRH’s first ever District win in softball, MRH Boosters reported on Facebook. MRH is in the Class 2 District 3.

Bus stop transformation planned

Residents, business owners and transit riders are invited a discussion on how to create a fun, artistic place in Maplewood at the MetroBus Stop at the southwest corner of Manchester Road and Marshall Avenue.

Maplewood History: For Sale – Our Earliest Settlers

Not our actual earliest settlers, of course. They’re happy right where they’re at, we hope.  What I am referring to is my annual limited edition photographic print. This year’s offering, titled Our Earliest Settlers, will go home with the highest bidder at the Mid County Chamber’s Awards Gala and Auction.  Their event happens this Friday evening, October the 11th. Click here for the details.

Maplewood History: George Shields and his Maplewood Subdivision

The age we live in is simultaneously fascinating and terrifying.  There is no clear indicator as to whether our technological advances will save or sink us.  Wonderful tool that it can be, the internet is both a boon and a curse. There is plenty written every day about the curse side of it.  This post is about the boon.

25 Maplewood blocks partied in the street

It was a warm evening, but that didn’t stop 25 blocks in Maplewood from taking part in the St. Louis Regional Night Out on Tuesday. The photos below are from the Marietta Avenue party and from the Maplewood Police Facebook page.