Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Police personnel from four agencies - Wash U, U City, St. Louis and Metrolink met today to talk about tackling the problem of unruly teens in the Loop.
Issues with young people behaving badly in the Loop on weekends took center stage at two meetings on Tuesday. Tuesday morning, Loop business owners packed a room in Blueberry Hill for the the Loop Special Business District meeting. Also in attendance were the University City mayor, police chief and city manager, along with councilmembers Terry Crow and Stephen Kraft. The business owners expressed their frustration at the large groups of kids loitering and running amok in the Loop on weekends. Some of the incidents involve kids walking by outside diners and screaming in their face, stealing cellphones and general disruptive behavior. "It's is a mob mentality," said Patrick Liberto, the owner of Meshuggah Café. "I grew up in New Orleans. I…
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Here are five things you can do in or near University City.
Glad you clicked on our new Grab and Go Kids Planner. We've assembled a handful of kid-friendly activities. Each week, we'll give you the info on family activities or events. Have a suggestion or tip? Simply add them to the comment box below. There are plenty of fun things for families to do in or near University City this weekend. Here's a look at five of them. MUSICAL SATURDAY AT THE LIBRARY When/Where: Saturday 10:30am, University City Public Library. Why Go: Hear the story of "Berlioz the Bear" with a musical accompaniment, featuring St. Louis Symphony bassist, Sarah Hogan. Try out real musical instruments and receive a free book. Pricing: Free. HONEYSUCKLE HACK When/Where: Saturday 9:00am-12:00pm, Heman Park Centennial Commons, 7210 …
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Dozens of children and their parents came out Tuesday for "Dr. Seuss Night" at Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education Center in University City.
My son was speechless. So, mesmerized by the creature next to him, he wouldn't look straight into the camera, only sideways. Who was it? His grandparents? His dad? Our dog? No! It was the Cat in the Hat. A child's equivalent of a rock star. Dozens of children and their families got up close and personal with the Cat in the Hat on Tuesday night, courtesy of the Julia Goldstein Early Childhood Education Center. The center held its Dr. Seuss Night on Tuesday evening. One of the teachers dressed up as the Cat in the Hat, much to the children's delight. The Cat also passed out stickers which were a big it with the kids. The children had a variety of tables to choose from with different activities all relating to a Dr. Seuss book. At the Mr. …
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Here are some activities you can do with the family in or near University City.
Looking for something fun and different to do with the kids / family this weekend in or near University City? Look no further! We’ve got some ideas right here! DELTA DENTAL MARDI GRAS When/Where: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m Sunday, St. Louis Zoo. Why Go: The Zoo-style Mardi Gras celebration is complete with mask-making, beads, face painting and grand finale parade. Attendees can also dance to live music courtesy of Bob Case with his Wild Accusations. Pricing: Free. BRAIN POWER When/Where: Saturday, March 5 from 10am-4pm at the St. Louis Science Center. Why Go: It’s a brain carnival! Your kids are sure to learn a lot and have fun while doing so. Pricing: Free FAMILY SUNDAYS AT THE ART MUSEUM When/Where: Sundays (including March 6) at the St. Louis …
Monday, January 31, 2011
The Washington University School of Medicine remains open Tuesday, February 1. All other campuses will be closed.
Washington University will be closed for all but essential services all day Tuesday, February 1. However, the School of Medicine remains open Tuesday. According to a university press release, The Danforth, West, North, South and Tyson campuses of Wash U will be closed for all but essential services all day Tuesday, February 1. Essential services include Campus Police, Dining Services, and certain personnel in Facilities Planning and Management. On Monday, Washington University closed most services at 3 pm because of the major winter storm expected to hit St. Louis. More information is available by visiting the school's Web site or by calling 314-935-9000. Ice accumulation of up to half an inch is possible in St. Louis County, and snow or …
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Pygmy goat kids Rosie, Duncan, Jackson, Zeke and Ava experienced snow for the very first time on January 20, 2011 at the Saint Louis Zoo's Emerson Children's Zoo.
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Saturday, January 22, 2011
The youngsters were born in July and August, 2010. Zookeepers thought they might enjoy investigating the fluffy white snow that arrived overnight. After just a few minutes they returned to their cozy barn with the rest of the herd.
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
The Craft Alliance is offering one week of Art Camps between Christmas and the New Year.
Sometimes the best holiday gifts for kids are not objects but experiences. This winter, the Craft Alliance at 6640 Delmar is offering Art Camps for kids from Monday, Dec. 27 to Friday, Dec. 31. The camp is open to children ages 4 to 15. With a variety of artistic options from which to choose, sending your children to a week of camp may be the creative jolt they need to build personal skills and to concentrate on something more intellectually stimulating than video games and Zhu Zhu Pets. "In our camp program, the kids come for three hours, five days in a row, and they work with faculty members who are also artists," said Luanne Rimel, Senior Director of Education and Exhibition Programs at Craft Alliance. "We try to make them fun because…