Brentwood football, MRH soccer wins, and more in the news

In the news this week: Brentwood and Maplewood Richmond Heights teams advanced in the post season. Maplewood officials voted to allow a church kitchen to be used by food truck operators, and the Municipal League used Maplewood City Hall for a meeting. Brentwood football beat Tolton Catholic at Brentwood on Friday in the Class 2 District 5 semifinals, 42-18. See photos on Facebook. The Eagles play Hermann in the district final at Brentwood on Friday, Nov.

In the news: Carl’s, Pie Oh My, Kelly D’Angelo

The city of Maplewood winning nationwide recognition from the EPA made the news. So too did a couple area restaurants and Richmond Heights firefighter/paramedic Kelly D’Angelo winning her first MMA title. Good Food St. Louis — Carl’s Drive In: A Look in the Rear View Mirror
KMOV — Man accused of using a hidden camera to film under a woman’s skirt at Target
KSDK — Maplewood PD hosting Rx drop-off day
St. Louis Restaurant News — Pie Oh My!

Saratoga Lanes, The Boulevard, Stone Spiral Coffee in the news

In the past week, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and St. Louis Magazine had posts on Maplewood’s Saratoga Lanes, celebrating its hundredth anniversary. Stone Spiral Coffee, Boardwalk Waffles & Ice Cream and the Richmond Heights OK of an expansion of The Boulevard were in the news too. Crumb Bums — Stone Spiral Coffee & Curios
PR Web — Our Urgent Care Opens New Medical Center in Richmond Heights, MO
Sauce Magazine — The Scoop: Boardwalk Waffles & Ice Cream headed to Maplewood
Sauce Magazine — Budget Crunch: 8 delicious deals to try now
Sauce Magazine — Extra Sauce: 6 debate watch parties this Sunday

Coffee shop, karaoke, book store, architect: in the news

Many area businesses were mentioned in the Riverfront Times’ lists of the best in St. Louis and reasons to love St. Louis, including Miriam Switching Post, The Book House, Side Project Cellar, Stone Spiral Coffee, Double D’s and more. The Scholarshop’s plan to close the store on Clayton Road was in the news too. Expertise — We Looked at 277 Architects in St.

In the news: Polite Pass, Boulevard South, Break-ins at Tropicana Lanes

Brentwood High School’s demonstration of a drunk driving accident, The Boulevard South, Strange Donut’s coupon for nice people and several area restaurants made the news this week. Fox2 — Brentwood first responders demonstrate dangers of drunk driving with simulation
Fox2 — Bowling alley steps up security after car break-ins
KMOV — Controversial tax breaks proposed for development across from Galleria
St. Louis Business Journal — $79 million second phase of The Boulevard poised to move forward
St. Louis Magazine — Number One Dad: Chris Bolyard
St. Louis Magazine — Introducing the Polite Pass, a Little Something for People Who Aren’t Jerks

‘Remember Me,’ Rachel’s Challenge in the news this week

A handful of local items in the news this week: two mentions had to do with the Shakespeare Festival St. Louis’s production of “Remember Me” on Sutton Boulevard Saturday night (there’s a second showing Sunday at 8 p.m.). KSDK — Rachel’s challenge comes to Brentwood
St. Louis Business Journal — S.M. Wilson wins $6 million Maplewood project
St. Louis Business Journal — After rejection, Craft Beer Cellar now poised to open in Maplewood

In the news: woman killed crossing Clayton Road, bomb scare

Gretchen Stahlschmidt, 43, mother of two, was in the news this past week, as she was fatally struck while crossing Clayton Road. A bomb scare at the Richmond Heights Fire Department was also in the news. Fox2 — Bomb squad investigating near Richmond Heights City Hall
KSDK — Mother of two killed while crossing street in Richmond Heights
Sauce Magazine — The Scoop: The Blue Duck to open location in Maplewood
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Clayton woman fatally struck while crossing street
St. Louis Post-Dispatch — Bomb squad handles incident in Richmond Heights

In the news: Maplewood’s new restaurant, Big Shark Bikes, NHB Knife Works

Big Shark Bicycle Co. is selling more bikes since moving to Richmond Heights, according to the St. Louis Business Journal. That’s in the news this week, along with The Blue Duck’s planned opening in Maplewood. Feast Magazine — The Blue Duck to Open in Maplewood This Fall
Fox 2 — Woman indicted on wire fraud for theft at Maplewood Walmart
Sauce Magazine — Hit List: 3 new places you must try this September (Coma Coffee in Richmond Heights)

In the news: combining fire commands, Shakespeare, more Alice Hezel

A couple pieces in the media about Alice Hezel’s clash with the city of Maplewood that were missed previously are in this week’s rundown. Also in the news: a proposed plan to combine area fire commands, Shakespeare in the Streets in Maplewood and a look at Brentwood’s past, present and future. KMOV — Photos released of persons of interest connected to I-64 shooting
KMOX Mark Reardon Show — Anthony Traxler, Assistant City Manager & Director of Public Works For The City of Maplewood — Alice Hezel: telling the city’s side — scroll to Aug. 16
KMOX Mark Reardon Show — Alice Hezel — speaking about her clash with the city about her front yard — scroll to Aug. 15
Firehouse Expo — Talks Underway to Consolidate Five MO Fire Departments (reprint of Post-Dispatch article)
Good Food St.

Maplewood’s weed/flower lady, restaurants in the news

In the past few days, the story of Maplewood woman, Alice Hezel, cited by the city for plants that overwhelm her front yard, reached the TV networks, Post-Dispatch, CBS and KMOX. There’s been restaurant news, and more too. CBS St. Louis — Maplewood City Council OK’s Proposal For New Raising Cane’s
CBS St. Louis — Maplewood Woman Defends Her Wild Yard 
Fox 2 — Maplewood church hopes plan to aid Food Trucks will bring in much needed cash
Fox 2 — Rolling gun battle stops traffic in Richmond Heights
Fox 2 — Moore Food: School kitchen serving up fresh options
Good Food St.

In the news: Pie Five, Bolyard’s, MRH coach, Maplewood council

Stringbean Coffee in Brentwood; Pie Five Pizza in Richmond Heights; and the Muddled Pig, Mauhaus and Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions in Maplewood all made the news this week. So did a car crashing into a house in Richmond Heights and Maplewood officials saying no to Craft Beer Cellar. Feast — Stringbean Coffee is Moving to Brentwood
Feast — Pie Five Pizza Opens July 15 in Richmond Heights
Fox 2 — Take a culinary tour through Maplewood
KMOV — 3 police departments searching for suspects following high-speed chase
KSDK — Pork hogs the menu at The Muddled Pig
KSDK — Red Cross assisting after car crashes into family’s home
Riverfront Times —Bolyard’s Meat & Provisions Is Expanding to Offer Table Seating
Riverfront Times — Stringbean Coffee Company Is Moving to Brentwood This Fall
St. Louis Business Journal — Cat cafe gets OK to open in Maplewood
St. Louis Business Journal — Maplewood nixes plans for Craft Beer Cellar