Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The Patch booth was a popular one at the annual event in Clayton.
Despite severe weather that forced organizers to cancel Friday night festivities at the 2012 St. Louis Art Fair, thousands of people still visited the streets of Clayton Saturday and Sunday to browse, buy and admire plenty of art. We're also thrilled that so many of you made the time to stop by the Patch booth too. We were giving away goodies, signing up people for our daily newsletter and telling you how with Patch, you don't just read the news, you can use the free tools Patch offers to help spread the word about what matters to you. Since some of you may be opening your Patch newsletter for the first time, we thought it would be good to offer up some quick links to help get you started: There's a lot more to do here on Patch, but these …
Monday, September 10, 2012
The University City city council will look at extending a joint redevelopment plan with the City of Olivette for eight months.
The University City City Council is slated to meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10, in the fifth floor chamber of University City City Hall. Items on the agenda include: Appointments Swearing In Public Hearings City Manager's Report Council Reports/Businss Unfinished Business New Business The meeting is open to the public.
The discussion will be held tonight in a city council work session.
The University City City Council will hold a study session tonight to discuss the joint redevelopment agreement with Olivette. The session begins at 5:30 p.m. in the fifth floor chamber of University City City Hall. The meeting is open to the public.
Sunday, September 9, 2012
This forecast for Sunday through Thursday is provided by the National Weather Service and FOX 2.
Cool nighttime temperatures in the upper 50s and lower 60s are expected through Wednesday in University City and Olivette, the National Weather Service website states. Daytime sun and mostly clear skies are likely with highs in the low to mid-80s. The following is a look at the forecast:
Festival features great rides, great food, outstanding entertainment, a chili cook-off and a 5K race.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- James Baer
Sunday, September 9, 2012
The ‘Olivette on the Go’ fall festival runs Sept. 28-30. Patch will be there to explain all about the new Olivette Patch. This is the second year since Olivette switched from the mid-summers SummerFest to the new concept geared to local families and the like. The carnival features all new rides, plenty of food booths and lots of good entertainment. Entertainment Other Activities Saturday features a Chili Cook-off, sponsored by the Creve Coeur and Olivette Chamber of Commerce. A $1,000 prize goes to the grand prize winner. On Sunday the annual 5K run and the family walk/run through Olivette will be held. For more information, contact Jeff Wade, director of parks and recreation for Olivette, at 314-991-1249 or visit the city’s festival …
Friday, August 31, 2012
All lanes of eastbound I-64 double-deck structure to close Thursday night.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) will suspend all construction in all work zones Friday at noon for the Labor Day holiday. Some permanent work zones will remain in place, but work will not resume until Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. Motorists should be aware of the following on-going closures:
Sunday, August 26, 2012
This forecast for Monday through Thursday is provided by the National Weather Service and FOX 2.
Temperatures in the upper 80s and sunny skies are expected from Monday through Thursday in University City, the National Weather Service website states. The following is a look at the forecast: For the complete St. Louis weather forecast, go to FOX2now.com.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
With students back in school, St. Louis County police are adding patrols around schools and bus stops.
The St. Louis County Police Department issued the details of the increased patrols in a news release Friday. Authorities stated that patrols will be increased in areas around schools, bus stops and in speed zones. Officers will also be watching for drivers not obeying the stop arms on buses. Police stated that it's all part of the St. Louis County Police Department's Back to School Enforcement Program which focuses on the safety of students. The following information was included in the news release. "This program is designed to provide extra visibility and enforcement, especially in our neighborhoods and around school buildings," noted Chief of Police Tim Fitch. "Officers from both our Patrol and Special Operations Divisions will be out …
Friday, August 24, 2012
The former SLU volleyball player, 23, was killed in the Central West End last weekend.
An Olivette area resident was charged Friday in connection with the death of 23-year-old Megan Boken, a former Saint Louis University volleyball player who was shot and killed Saturday in the Central West End. Johnathan Terrell Perkins, 18, lives in the 1400 block of Wibracht Place in unincorporated St. Louis County, just outside Olivette. He has been charged with second-degree murder, second-degree armed robbery and two counts of Armed Criminal Action. Keith V. Esters of Bel Ridge was also charged in connection with Boken's murder. He faces counts of first-degree murder, first-degree attempted robbery, and two counts of armed criminal action. According to St. Louis Public Radio, Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce presented the following …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Stop by the restaurant on Clayton Road to sign up for this promotion sponsored by Patch.
Want to win a free $15 gift card from My Daddy's Cheesecake in Clayton? Here's how! Just stop by the restaurant at 6451 Clayton Rd. and look for the fish bowl and instructions. You'll be asked to fill out a card with the following information: Then drop your card in the fish bowl. We'll draw a name at random on Friday afternoon and announce the winner in Monday's Patch newsletter. So what are you waiting for? Register now and remember—get there before the contest ends! More about My Daddy's Cheesecake on Patch: