Friday, February 1, 2013
The agreement would create a joint redevelopment commission with neighboring Olivette.
University City officials on Wednesday went over a draft agreement with the City of Olivette with a fine toothed comb. The city council reviewed the intergovernmental agreement for the I-170/Olive Boulevard redevelopment area with James Mello of Armstrong Teasdale and Paul Martin, the city's attorney. The agreement is a draft that still needs the approval of both city councils. Olivette passed an ordinance on the mixed use overlay district on Oct. 9. With the approval of the agreement, the cities would create a Joint Development Commission (JDC). The JDC will: The 353 Corporation would act as U City and Olivette's agent within the redevelopment area once both cities approve the mirroring zoning codes. "As long as the proposed development …
Friday, October 14, 2011
The St. Louis section of the National Council of Jewish Women is relocating the organization's office and resale operation to Lindbergh Blvd.
The National Council of Jewish Women has relocated the agency's office, and its resale clothing shop from University City to Creve Coeur. The St. Louis arm of the national organization is dedicated to social issues and protecting the rights of women, children and families. The resale clothing shop funds the organizations initiatives. In U City, the NCJW office and shop were housed in separate locations - the office at 8350 Delcrest Drive and the store on 8612 Olive Blvd. In Creve Coeur, both are are under one roof -- in the former Hopper Furs building at 295 North Lindbergh Boulevard (near Joseph A. Bank.) The new NCJW shop had a soft opening on Monday, October 10. Items for sale include, clothing, housewares, and eventually furniture. A …
Friday, September 2, 2011
The family that owns Pho Long restaurant on Olive Blvd in University City is set to open a new eatery, according to Feast Magazine.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
University City Patch's resident foodie shares the scoop on her latest dining experience at Sir B Que in University City.
On a recent suggestion from Patch Editor Myra Lopez, my husband Ryan and I made a stop at Sir B Que, a St. Louis bbq joint that recently located to University City (6714 Olive). I was completely surprised to step inside and find a rather beautiful restaurant. To be honest, I hadn’t expected much more than a few old tables and a counter to order. Instead, we were met with a dark wood, well-kept interior and an ornate bar. We were immediately greeted like friends by who I presume is the owner of the place, who was clearly proud of his restaurant, spouting off a few facts about the [new] place. The place is clearly larger than it appears, holding up to 200 customers once the upstairs is completely finished (in the next few weeks). Though they…