Top posts: Asian fusion, road resurfacing, school suspensions

A new Asian restaurant coming to Maplewood led last week’s most popular posts. After that: Big Bend resurfacing, an end to suspensions at MRH, and the results of kids voting. ‘Asian fusion’ fast food restaurant approved in Maplewood
Big Bend resurfacing to run through spring
MRH to end suspensions for Pre-K through 3rd grade
Brentwood, MRH kids vote Democratic
Noodles & Company to open
One charged with shooting out car windows
November 16 real estate listings from Zillow
Students to help design skateboard park: city
Burgers, sandwiches spot near Hi-Pointe Theatre to open soon
Craig’s view — Indiegogo for Amy’s Undies: undies for bigger butts

November 14 top posts:

Maplewood business for sale
Marriott Hotel, retail, restaurants coming in Richmond Heights
Maplewood wins park grant
Brentwood aldermen, mayor disclose property owned
Maplewood History: The Ghosts That Haunt 2541 Big Bend
Canadian election observers in Maplewood
November 9 real estate listings from Zillow
Maplewood pasta, cat cafe, law suit; RH man found: in the news
Brentwood School District gets top score
Brentwood school superintendent to retire

Last week’s top posts

Last week’s most popular posts included a Maplewood business for sale, a hotel coming to Richmond Heights and a skateboard park coming to Maplewood. Maplewood business for sale
Marriott Hotel, retail, restaurants coming in Richmond Heights
Maplewood wins park grant
Brentwood aldermen, mayor disclose property owned
Maplewood History: The Ghosts That Haunt 2541 Big Bend
Canadian election observers in Maplewood
November 9 real estate listings from Zillow
Maplewood pasta, cat cafe, law suit; RH man found: in the news
Brentwood School District gets top score
Brentwood school superintendent to retire

Most popular posts: Maplewood court and candidates, Brentwood employee leaves

In case you missed it, here’s the most popular posts of the week in 40 South News. City of Maplewood sued, charged with exploiting the poor in court system
2nd candidate for mayor of Maplewood
City of Brentwood loses another employee: source
November 3 real estate listings from Zillow
Maplewood History: You Can’t Keep a Good Man Down or Remember James Sutton? He’s Baaack and He’s Not Alone
Theft in Maplewood, property damage in Brentwood
2nd candidate for Maplewood Ward 1
Safest Missouri cities list: we’re not on it
New Maplewood, Richmond Heights business licenses
Maplewood History: Photographic Treasures from the National Building Arts Museum contain a Rare, Long Unseen Detail

Last week’s top 10

Cat cafe gets an ‘A,’ announces opening date
Business to leave Maplewood after 40 years
3 arrested after fleeing from accident
Modern house proposed for Maplewood corner
October 26 real estate listings from Zillow
Brentwood student wins coding competition
Maplewood council to vote on speed monitor, food truck commissary
Long line for St. Louis County absentee voting, with a correction
Maplewood History: Whole Lotta Terra Cotta – Last Word
Promenade lot makes list of worst in St. Louis

Most popular posts: J&E leaving Maplewood, cat cafe, 3 arrested

A Maplewood business set to open, and one to leave after 40 years led last week’s most popular posts in 40 South News. An architect’s idea for a new house in Maplewood is still on the list, and a more than two-year-old post on the Promenade’s parking lot came in at number 10. Cat cafe gets an ‘A,’ announces opening date
Business to leave Maplewood after 40 years
3 arrested after fleeing from accident
Modern house proposed for Maplewood corner
October 26 real estate listings from Zillow
Brentwood student wins coding competition
Maplewood council to vote on speed monitor, food truck commissary
Long line for St. Louis County absentee voting, with a correction
Maplewood History: Whole Lotta Terra Cotta – Last Word
Promenade lot makes list of worst in St. Louis

Modern house, 550-seat church, steam train most popular posts

The Union Pacific 844 continues to be popular in 40 South News. The most read post in the past seven days is the most popular in the three years 40 South has been published. A modern house proposed for Maplewood was the second most popular — though maybe not the house. News of a 550-seat church to be built was the third most read. Locomotive to steam through Maplewood
Modern house proposed for Maplewood corner
550-seat church planned on McCausland
Locomotive steams through Maplewood
In the news: Carl’s, Pie Oh My, Kelly D’Angelo
Brentwood man secretly filmed woman under dress at Target: police
October 19 real estate listings from Zillow
3 arrested after fleeing from accident
Barry Greenberg campaigns to be mayor
Building demolished on S. Hanley

All-time most popular posts for 40 South News:

Locomotive to steam through Maplewood
Strange Donuts moves to buy the Rams
Brentwood business closing: power tools on clearance
Chick-fil-A to replace Macaroni Grill: Brentwood mayor
‘Hooters-like’ restaurant set to open in Maplewood
Gus’s Fried Chicken signs Maplewood lease
Sushi, ramen, yakitori bar set to take Church’s Chicken location
Maureen Saunders to withdraw from election
BJC Behavioral Health helps homeless man off the streets in Brentwood
Schaefer Shell loses lease, to close this month
Maplewood History: The Top Ten Things You Never Knew About Maplewood’s Big Bang

40 South top posts over 3 years: steam train, donuts, power tools, fried chicken

40 South News hits its three-year anniversary this week. According to Google analytics it’s had more than two million views. To commemorate, here are the top 11 most popular posts of all time — 11, not 10, so we can fit in Doug Houser’s most popular. Just last week, the post on a steam locomotive coming to town took the top spot. To summarize: a train, donuts, power tools, fried chicken, Maureen Saunders, homeless man, Schaefer Shell and a big explosion.

Steam locomotive news leads most popular posts

The most popular post of the last seven days, by far, was news of the locomotive due to steam through Maplewood on Tuesday, Oct. 18. The Brentwood owners of SeedGeeks buying 50 acres for a farm was the next most read. Details of the work on Manchester Road was third most popular. Locomotive to steam through Maplewood
Brentwood company buys 50 acres
Manchester Road project to be finished in the spring
October 6 real estate listings from Zillow
Dunkin’ Donuts opens by Menards, Pearle Vision moves from Brentwood
Brentwood city to consider controlling officials’ access to buildings, removing ‘hazardous’ trees
Maplewood commission talks native plants
Famous actor to help out at MRH Middle School
Couple ‘blown away’ by support
New business licenses in Maplewood, Richmond Heights

Top posts: past seven and 30 days

The unknown man, passed out ‘drunk’ in a Brentwood driveway was the most popular post of the past seven days. Following that: real estate listings, Scholarshop’s planned closing and the Mauhaus cat cafe’s progress toward opening. In the past 30 days, the news of a woman fatally struck by a car in Richmond Heights was the most read post. Restaurant news in Maplewood took the next two spots on the list. Top 10 posts in the past seven days:

‘Drunk guy’ found in Brentwood driveway
September 29 real estate listings from Zillow
ScholarShop set to close Richmond Heights store
Mauhaus: soon to open cat/people funhouse/cafe
Famous actor to help out at MRH Middle School
MRH game caller takes it to mid-Missouri
Stealing charges in Maplewood
‘Subversive’ coffee shop makes RFT list of reasons to love STL
Visiting ‘friend’ steals, pawns computer, police say
Jersey Shore themed ice cream shop planned for Maplewood

Top 10 posts in the past 30 days:

Woman struck, killed while crossing Clayton Road
New restaurant concept planned for former A Pizza Story location
Jersey Shore themed ice cream shop planned for Maplewood
‘Unexploded bomb’ shuts down Richmond Heights fire department, city hall
‘Drunk guy’ found in Brentwood driveway
Richmond Heights officials approve new restaurant
Washington, MO, restaurant to open 2nd location in Maplewood
Multiple break-ins in Maplewood Friday night
Maplewood police arrest suspect in car break-ins
Brentwood staffer to resign

Most popular posts: Jersey Shore ice cream, Vietnamese restaurant

Coming places to eat took the top spots in the list of most-read posts in the past week. Following that: real estate listings, The Boulevard South and the resignation of a Brentwood city employee. Jersey Shore themed ice cream shop planned for Maplewood
Richmond Heights officials approve new restaurant
September 21 real estate listings from Zillow
The Boulevard progresses, with TIF
Brentwood staffer to resign
Brentwood parade goes as planned, unlike rest of Maddenfest
‘Polite Pass’ good for 6 Strange Donuts
Couple hopes garage sale will help fund adoption
Resident says Eager Road needs street sweeper, city says call public works
‘Remember Me’ was a hit; come talk about the show, Maplewood stories at Stone Spiral

Last week’s top 10

New restaurant concept planned for former A Pizza Story location
Craft Beer Cellar is approved in Maplewood
New condos in Richmond Heights under construction, on the market
Reject bids for veteran’s memorial, city manager advises
Shop closes, 3 more council meetings for craft beer store approval
September 13 real estate listings from Zillow
Shakespeare play is this weekend on Sutton; it’s free
Maplewood officials approve 3 restaurants, reject veterans memorial bids
Shakespeare play is ghostly, that’s not new to Maplewood
Thefts charged in Maplewood, Richmond Heights: another failed attempt at theft by tossing stuff over fence

Most popular posts: new restaurants, condos; shop closing

New restaurants in Maplewood and new condos in Richmond Heights led the list of most popular posts in the past seven days. A recommendation to reject bids for a memorial and a Maplewood shop closing completed to top five-read posts. New restaurant concept planned for former A Pizza Story location
Craft Beer Cellar is approved in Maplewood
New condos in Richmond Heights under construction, on the market
Reject bids for veteran’s memorial, city manager advises
Shop closes, 3 more council meetings for craft beer store approval
September 13 real estate listings from Zillow
Shakespeare play is this weekend on Sutton; it’s free
Maplewood officials approve 3 restaurants, reject veterans memorial bids
Shakespeare play is ghostly, that’s not new to Maplewood
Thefts charged in Maplewood, Richmond Heights: another failed attempt at theft by tossing stuff over fence

Last week’s top 10

Woman struck, killed while crossing Clayton Road
“Unexploded bomb” shuts down Richmond Heights fire department, city hall
Restaurant, fast food on Maplewood plan & zoning agenda
Multiple break-ins in Maplewood Friday night
Maplewood police arrest suspect in car break-ins
Historical aerials 1937-2015: Howard Place, Maplewood landfill
Washington, MO, restaurant to open 2nd location in Maplewood
Schaefer Shell demolition, new apartments, on meeting agendas
Plan & zoning passes restaurant, daycare, fast food
A tour of Maplewood’s coming brewery

Woman’s death most read post; unexploded bomb, restaurant news

Last week’s most read posts in 40 South were led by the news of a 43-year-old woman being fatally struck on Clayton Road. Following that, news of emergency crews taking care of an unexploded bomb in Richmond Heights, restaurant news in Maplewood, and crime in Maplewood were the top five five read  posts in the week. Woman struck, killed while crossing Clayton Road
“Unexploded bomb” shuts down Richmond Heights fire department, city hall
Restaurant, fast food on Maplewood plan & zoning agenda
Multiple break-ins in Maplewood Friday night
Maplewood police arrest suspect in car break-ins
Historical aerials 1937-2015: Howard Place, Maplewood landfill
Washington, MO, restaurant to open 2nd location in Maplewood
Schaefer Shell demolition, new apartments, on meeting agendas
Plan & zoning passes restaurant, daycare, fast food
A tour of Maplewood’s coming brewery

Here’s the top ten posts from the week, August 29 – September 24:

40 South loses advertiser over anonymous comment; anyone can donate
Crime up, down in nearby neighborhoods: Post-Dispatch
St. Mary Magdalen receives large anti-bullying donation
Brentwood officials approve Craft Beer Cellar temporary liquor license
Woodside is off the ground
Theft charges at Maplewood Walmart
August 31 real estate listings from Zillow
Thefts at Ulta Beauty store, Drury Inn
Maplewood History: Whole Lotta Terra Cotta – Part 1
Washington, MO, restaurant to open 2nd location in Maplewood

Top posts: 40 South loses advertiser, crime nearby, anti-bullying donation

Last week’s most popular posts were led by one about 40 South. Crime in St. Louis neighborhoods that border Maplewood and Richmond Heights, a big donation for St. Mary Magdalen School, a liquor license for Craft Beer Cellar at Maddenfest, and Woodside going airborne rounded out the top five. 40 South loses advertiser over anonymous comment; anyone can donate
Crime up, down in nearby neighborhoods: Post-Dispatch
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