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

Kidnapping, tree clearing, demolition in top posts

A rundown of last week’s most popular posts in 40 South:

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

Last week’s top posts

Here’s the rundown of top posts in 40 South from Nov. 28 through Dec. 4. Plaintiff in suit against Maplewood speaks out
November 30 real estate listings from Zillow
Maplewood man kidnapped, beaten, held for ransom
List of candidates in Maplewood doesn’t include current council member
Maplewood History: Pop’s Grocery
Maplewood Police ticket 14 in Ticket Or Click It campaign
In the news: college closes, Troop 362, donuts
For-profit college in Brentwood closes suddenly
Council member working on internet access for seniors, students on lunch aid
Big Bend closed both ways until Saturday afternoon

November 29 top posts:

Penzeys Spices corporate owner calls Donald Trump ‘openly racist’
Brentwood, MRH score high in statewide ranking
Burgers, sandwiches spot near Hi-Pointe Theatre to open soon
Theft at Maplewood restaurant
Maplewood resident becomes Twitter hit
Big Bend closed both ways until Saturday afternoon
November 23 real estate listings from Zillow
One charged with shooting out car windows
‘Asian fusion’ fast food restaurant approved in Maplewood
Maplewood Chamber welcomes new businesses

Top posts: Penzeys owner speaks out, school districts rank high

Last week’s top post was on Penzeys Spices owner (in Milwaukee, not the manager of the local store) speaking his mind on president-elect Donald Trump. Following that: a post on Brentwood and MRH school districts doing well in statewide rankings. Penzeys Spices corporate owner calls Donald Trump ‘openly racist’
Brentwood, MRH score high in statewide ranking
Burgers, sandwiches spot near Hi-Pointe Theatre to open soon
Theft at Maplewood restaurant
Maplewood resident becomes Twitter hit
Big Bend closed both ways until Saturday afternoon
November 23 real estate listings from Zillow
One charged with shooting out car windows
‘Asian fusion’ fast food restaurant approved in Maplewood
Maplewood Chamber welcomes new businesses

November 21 top posts:

‘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

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