Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Update: We revisit "Grace's Glendale Bus Stop," the story of a young lady who has gotten national attention for how her family has helped her overcome Down Syndrome to work a job.
Tuesday, April 2
Another holiday has come and gone and with this one, came another visit by the Easter Bunny to Grace's Glendale Bus Stop—an informal landmark in the community that has drawn regional and national attention. For the uninitiated, Grace's Glendale Bus Stop is a Facebook page focusing on literally that: A bus stop dedicated to Grace Mehan, a Glendale resident with Down Syndrome who graduated from Kirkwood High School in May 2011. The bus stop and its Facebook page were part of Grace's parents' plans to help her learn how to navigate a bus route on her own to a job in Webster Groves. The Facebook page launched nearly a year ago, on April 9, and it's been adorned with photos of local celebrities, fans, friends and neighbors who have stopped by …
Friday, January 20, 2012
We had a great debut to our first Mid-County Food Fight. Here are your other top picks.
The people have spoken (or, at least, some of the people): twinOak Wood Fired Fare has the best pizza in Mid-County. TwinOak, located at 1201 Strassner Dr. in Brentwood, received 27 percent of the vote in our first Food Fight poll. Pi Pizzeria, located in Kirkwood and near University City, and Dewey's Pizza, located in Kirkwood, University City and Webster Groves, tied for second place with 15 percent each. La Pizza in University City came in fourth place with 10 percent. Voting took place from Wednesday morning until Thursday at 5 p.m. Congratulations, twinOak, and thank you to all who participated in the Food Fight by voting in the poll and leaving comments on the site. We look forward to hearing from you again in the next edition of …
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
We got your nominations, Mid-County folks. Now we ask you to vote among the top choices for the pizza champion.
When we asked Patch readers for their favorite pizza joints in Mid-County, we got plenty of suggestions—and we're grateful for your help getting our first Mid-County Food Fight off the ground. We read your comments on Patch, as well as comments posted to our Patch Facebook pages. Here are your choices: To finish off this Food Fight, we need you to vote on your favorite pizza place in our poll below. Leave a comment on why you voted, or share your choice on Facebook and Twitter. You can also leave a review of these restaurants on Patch. You have until Thursday at 5 p.m. to vote, and we’ll announce the winner of the Food Fight on Friday morning. Thanks again, and happy eating.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Let us know your favorite place for pizza by leaving a comment below.
Pizza is on the menu for our premier edition of Mid-County Food Fight. Each week, we'll be looking for your suggestions on the best restaurants, diners and cafes for pizza, barbecue, pasta and more. Please vote, nominate and spread the news about our friendly competition. This week: Who has the best pizza in Mid-County. By Mid-County, we are referring to Brentwood, Clayton, Des Peres, Glendale, Kirkwood, Maplewood, Oakland, Richmond Heights, Rock Hill, University City, Webster Groves and Warson Woods. Please post a nomination in the comments below. You may submit comments until 5 p.m. Tuesday. We'll take the top three or four nominees and post an article on Wednesday morning. Then, you can vote in a poll to decide the Food Fight champion…