An established yoga studio, Joy of Yoga, is moving to 8981 Manchester Road from its current location at 3525 Watson Road, the studio announced to its clients. The new space, on the corner of Manchester Road and Brentwood Boulevard, will have two yoga studios and additional rooms for massage, reiki, diet and nutrition consultations, meditation, breathwork, energy work, sound healing, maternity consultations, card readings, specialty classes and more. They say the move will happen in the next couple of months. Theie current space, on Watson, will continue to be used as a yoga studio under a new name — Blue Sky Yoga. Joy of Yoga is on Facebook.
Missour College, at 1421 S. Hanley Road in Brentwood, closed without notice to its students — who were months from graduation — earlier in November, according to KSDK. The for-profit school announced on Nov. 2 around noon that it would be ceasing operations immediately. Students said everything was business as usual on Tuesday until around lunchtime. Students studying to become a dental hygienist told KSDK they were on an accelerated 18 month program not offered anywhere else in the area, and the money and classroom experience will not count for anything in any area school.
The 1890 Marketplace, which opened in May at 8711 Manchester Road in Brentwood, offers ‘ultra-premium’ olive oil and spices. An employee there said the olive oil meets higher standards than the USDA standards. The store also offers a variety of flavored olive oil, made from the ultra-premium, including butter flavored and the most popular — garlic flavored. They also offer more than 80 spices from different countries. The house blend is the most popular, according to the employee, who said she uses it in her fried rice.
The Brentwood company, SeedGeeks, an independent, urban farm and heirloom seed company, owned by Marc and Angela Adler, announced on Facebook Monday they have purchased 50 acres — at an undisclosed location — to grow the business. It began in the Adler’s backyard. On Facebook: “It’s been a looong search…with some major ups & downs. At times, we thought it was impossible to find what we were looking for. But, today, we’re so happy to finally announce that we’ve closed on a beautiful 50 acre tract of land that will soon become the new home of SeedGeeks heirloom seed farm!
Again, on Monday, Brentwood experienced flooding from Deer Creek along Manchester Road between Hanley Road and Brentwood Boulevard. Black Creek flooded too, swamping the Hanley/Manchester intersection. A house on Ruth Avenue suffered damage when the flood collapsed its foundation. KMOV reported that businesses there are tired of the flooding, and some are considering leaving. Roads flood in Brentwood, Maplewood, Rock Hill; power outages too
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The owners of Shoe Stop, at 2590 S. Brentwood Boulevard are set to close the location at the end of the year and sell the building. A franchise laundromat, CD One Price Cleaners, from Westchester, IL, is set to close on the building in January and begin the buildout in February; owner, Pinakin Patel, said Monday night it should take about 90 days. Brentwood officials approved the deal Monday night. The buildout will include removal of the pole sign and installation of a monument sign. The peaked roof in the back will be built over to make it square, according to the architect, John Pfaff.
Power tool and building supply store, Hydraflow (8125 Brentwood Industrial Drive) is closing due to retirement and everything must go by Aug. 31, they’ve posted on Craigslist. The store is open Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hydraflow started in business serving painting contractors in 1961, and expanded into power tools in the 1980s, according to its Facebook page.
Some of the items on clearance sale:
Power tools, parts, and accessories
Paint sprayers, parts, and accessories
Safety equipment and accessories
Abrasive blasting equipment, parts, and accessories
Pressure washers, parts, and accessories
The Wright Specialty Leather Co. sign — on large tiles and masonry on the building at 8300 Manchester Road currently under demolition — have come down as well. The sign had remained above the front door. It was the last of the building to be knocked down. Saturday morning it was in a pile of rubble.
Not much remains of the building that once housed Wright Specialty Leather Co. at 8300 Manchester Road. The company was owned by the grandfather of Ed Wright Jr., retired Brentwood High School teacher. Employees of the wrecking company said the Wright family planned to claim the sign above the door. They said they have the ‘H’ and the ‘T’ on the site. The sign was uncovered in June as workers began demolishing the building.
Coffee roaster Stringbean Coffee Company is planning to move from Fenton to Brentwood’s industrial park, according to the Riverfront Times. Owner Peter Cohen expects to begin operations in Brentwood in October. He told the RFT the new space is four times as big as their current location. The roastery has become a staple in the local coffee community, recognized for its commitment to ethically and sustainably sourced beans, the RFT says. It was the RFT’s pick for the area’s “Best Coffee” in its 2015 Best of St.
The Brentwood Perk closed its doors and drive through after business on June 30. Dennis Keller Sr. and his wife, Mary, opened the shop in 2014. In September 2015 they ran a Go Fund Me campaign to raise $7,000 to “stay afloat,” which brought in a little more than $500. Coffee shop launches fund raiser for new equipment
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Keller said on Facebook that a shaved ice and funnel cake business is coming to the spot once it’s approved. Also that the new owners have other locations in the south St.
On June 24 Dennis Keller Sr., owner of Brentwood Perk, on 2944 S. Brentwood Boulevard, posted on Facebook that June 30 will be the last day the shop will be open. It opened in 2014. Keller also sent the announcement to 40 South News: “It was fun while it lasted, it is with a heavy heart I am closing Brentwood Perk on June 30. Thank you to everyone who have came by The Brentwood Perk. Meet a lot of people since we opened, we will be having specials everyday to June 30.
The Colt Safety Products sign at 8300 Manchester Road has come down as part of the demolition of the building, which revealed an earlier sign: for the Wright Leather Specialty Co. The building was built in 1955, according to St. Louis records. The Missouri Secretary of State has a record of a Wright Leather Specialty Co. formed in 1924, with an office at 311 N. Lindbergh Boulevard.