Eviction was last week’s top news

Last week’s most popular posts in 40 South was topped by the one about a family being evicted on short notice, followed by one on a woman turning her car onto railroad tracks instead of the road after the tracks. Family raises funds for funeral, being evicted
KMOV reported on evicted Maplewood family; leasing agent ran away
Driver turns onto train tracks, gets caught, hit by train — DWI charged
Artwork vandalized in Maplewood
March 1 real estate listings from Zillow
Developer says apartment project requires tax abatement
Sign, sign, everywhere a sign
City drops weeds charges against Alice Hezel
Maplewood officials OK traffic enforcement measures, nix skateboard park RFQs
In the news: house fire, forgery charge, MRH hoops

Girl found, helped by Maplewood police & fire was top post

The rundown of the most popular 40 South News posts from the week, Feb. 19-25:

Maplewood firefighters, police officers help young girl found on the street
‘Float clinic’ opens in Richmond Heights
Maplewood house saved from demolition, now rehabbed and sold
Former MRH board member opens childcare center
House fire injures 3, kills 4 dogs in Maplewood
Girl found on Sunday released to family services, police searching for her mother
Maplewood mayoral candidate Patrick Jugo states his points
48-tap restaurant shooting for April opening
Richmond Heights Council gives Boland Place 6-month extension
In the news: Richmond Heights man gets 8 years; BHS basketball district win

Long line for beer was top read post

The rundown of last week’s most popular posts:

The long line in Maplewood on Saturday was for beer
New Maplewood laundromat confirmed, toasty subs return
This replaced this in Brentwood
Maplewood chosen for fastest internet service
Laundromat moving in Maplewood
Former Dale Hardware property for sale
February 15 real estate listings from Zillow
A drive-in, waffles, donuts in the news
New space available at slightly higher rate
New Maplewood restaurant to open Feb. 14

Restaurants come and go, laundromat too, in top posts

Last week’s most popular posts; topped with work beginning at the long-quiet, former QuikTrip on Big Bend. Work begins at old QuikTrip
Asian-fusion restaurant backs out
LuLu Asian Kitchen to soft open on Wednesday
MSD work uncovers streetcar tracks
Little Caesar’s Pizza coming
February 9 real estate listings from Zillow
Richmond Heights officials cancel closed session with developer, open meeting planned
New Maplewood restaurant to open Feb. 14
Brentwood’s Louise Charboneau passes on
Maplewood mayoral candidate on aging in place

Mayoral candidate’s passing is most read post

Brentwood mayoral candidate, Louise Charboneau’s passing was the most read post last week, after that, a look at why all the Mattress Firm stores in the area. Last week’s top 10:

Brentwood’s Louise Charboneau passes on
Why all the Mattress Firm stores? Maplewood residents march, and share photos
Just one owner of Maplewood biz now
January 26 real estate listings from Zillow
Maplewood taproom named best in Missouri
Maplewood officer honored
St. Mary Magdalen 8th-graders march in D.C.
Good signs in Maplewood
Women attempt $2,406 Macy’s heist, more, from court reports

Last week’s top posts: ice cream coming, Brentwood mayoral race, more restaurants

The most popular posts from last week:

Waffle and ice cream shop sets opening date
Now a 3-way race for mayor in Brentwood
In the news: mostly about restaurants
This is planned to replace this in Brentwood
Tax abatement for Brentwood apartments progresses
Developer seeks tax abatement in Brentwood; BOA could tack on pedestrian bridge
January 20 real estate listings from Zillow
Closing date set for hotel development in Richmond Heights
MRH 6th-grader dies unexpectedly
Smash and grab at Macy’s; high-accident spot

The top read posts from the week before that:

MRH 6th-grader dies unexpectedly
Woman files to run for Brentwood mayor
Officials OK apartment on Zephyr; city sells lots involved in Ryan Hummer shooting
Developer seeks tax abatement in Brentwood; BOA could tack on pedestrian bridge
Maplewood man convicted of child abuse; faces up to 7 years in jail
Building solutions to table a problem: bush honeysuckle
January 11 real estate listings from Zillow
Photos: Richmond Heights house fire
See the new Hi-Pointe Drive-In via video
Thefts in Maplewood, Richmond Heights: police

Last week’s most read posts

The most read post last week was the sad news of an MRH student’s passing. The first — and so far only — person to file to run for mayor of Brentwood filed last week. Tuesday, Jan. 17 is the last day for candidates to file to run for office in Brentwood in the April election. MRH 6th-grader dies unexpectedly
Woman files to run for Brentwood mayor
Officials OK apartment on Zephyr; city sells lots involved in Ryan Hummer shooting
Developer seeks tax abatement in Brentwood; BOA could tack on pedestrian bridge
Maplewood man convicted of child abuse; faces up to 7 years in jail
Building solutions to table a problem: bush honeysuckle
January 11 real estate listings from Zillow
Photos: Richmond Heights house fire
See the new Hi-Pointe Drive-In via video
Thefts in Maplewood, Richmond Heights: police

The previous week’s most read posts:

Restaurant openings: Twin Peaks & Hi-Pointe Drive-In
Brentwood aldermen talk tree removal; mayor won’t apologize
Carls, Hi-Pointe Drive-In in the news, and more online
Brentwood releases list of trees to be removed
Brentwood resident livid after city cuts down oak
Student’s project helps people keep their pets
January 4 real estate listings from Zillow
Updates: Tapped, Craft Beer Cellar, Raising Cane’s, apartment complexes
Fire destroys home on Warner Avenue: Post-Dispatch
Maplewood businesses introduce Maplewood Molly

Last week’s top posts: restaurants, Brentwood’s former oak tree

News of restaurant openings led last week’s top posts. Brentwood’s former oak tree still had three of the top five. Restaurant openings: Twin Peaks & Hi-Pointe Drive-In
Brentwood aldermen talk tree removal; mayor won’t apologize
Carls, Hi-Pointe Drive-In in the news, and more online
Brentwood releases list of trees to be removed
Brentwood resident livid after city cuts down oak
Student’s project helps people keep their pets
January 4 real estate listings from Zillow
Updates: Tapped, Craft Beer Cellar, Raising Cane’s, apartment complexes
Fire destroys home on Warner Avenue: Post-Dispatch
Maplewood businesses introduce Maplewood Molly

Last week’s top posts: oak tree dominates

Five of last week’s top 10 posts had to do with a Brentwood resident’s oak tree that the city removed without notification. The 10 most popular posts from last week:

Brentwood resident livid after city cuts down oak
Tree owner rebuts city statement
City offers no details on oak removal; owner posts ‘no trespassing’
Updates: Tapped, Craft Beer Cellar, Raising Cane’s, apartment complexes
City statement on removal of resident’s oak
December 29 real estate listings from Zillow
Aldermen report on meeting with resident whose oak was removed by city
Brentwood incumbent aldermen filed to run; not the mayor
Business owner in 40 under 40, brewery opens, shop break-in
Some MRH ECC classes won’t resume until Jan. 17: water damage repair

2016 top posts: steam train, restaurant news, oak tree

The top post of 2016 turned out to be the most read post of the three years 40 South News has been published. Not doubt it was read from far outside out area. The top 10 read posts of 2016:

Locomotive to steam through Maplewood
Brentwood business closing: power tools on clearance
‘Hooters-like’ restaurant set to open in Maplewood
Maureen Saunders to withdraw from election
Side Project microbrewery moving to Maplewood
Schaefer Shell loses lease, to close this month
Richmond Heights couple buys Woodside
A Pizza Story closing; new owners to open Smitty’s Food & Drink
Brentwood resident livid after city cuts down oak
Marriott Hotel, retail, restaurants coming to Richmond Heights

Also — Happy New Year from everyone at 40 South News!

Top read posts: pedestrian hit, school salaries, Maplewood history

Here’s a rundown of last week’s most read posts:

Pedestrian hit on Manchester
Brentwood, MRH school district salaries compared: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Maplewood History: The Unrecognizables
Gifts, gun stolen; police say don’t leave valuables in cars
Starbucks: some open, other coffee options on Christmas
December 21 real estate listings from Zillow
Sprint store robbed
Accident, not break-in, caused broken window at New Balance store
Alderman posts views of new self storage facility
Bookstore told to pay licensing fee or kill the music

Most popular: precinct results, bookstore license problem

A rundown of last week’s (Dec. 12-18) popular posts in 40 South:

Clinton over Trump in every precinct but one in Brentwood, Maplewood, Richmond Heights
Bookstore told to pay licensing fee or kill the music
Horses not allowed in Maplewood: city
Brentwood park trees cleared despite objections
7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint; cops have photos, video
Evo (former Manhassett Village) move-ins begin
Businesses collaborate on ‘Kettlebells’ (‘Silver Bells’)
Unattended car, warming up, stolen at Jack in a Box
Kidnapping, Blue Duck, MRH wrestling in the news
Side Project Brewing, more, plan to open soon

Most popular two weeks ago:

Maplewood man kidnapped, beaten, held for ransom
Brentwood park trees cleared despite objections
Schaefer Shell demolished
Merry Christmas, Maplewood
Maplewood History: Wait a Minute. I Recognize That Ghost! December 7 real estate listings from Zillow
Bad check scheme in Brentwood; overdose in Maplewood
Woodside sits high as foundation is poured
From Nov. 26: photo of utility pole truncated by DWI driver
County health department OK’s brewery
Future Maplewood restaurant on ‘most anticipated’ list