Monday, May 6, 2013
The public has spoken. A naming contest selected the name Priya for the newest member of the Zoo's Asian elephant herd.
Raja's newest daughter, born April 26 at the St. Louis Zoo, finally has a name. Priya was named after a weeklong contest to pick among five names. The other options included Willow, Violet, Cai and Harper. According to the Zoo, there were 53,692 votes cast last week. Priya won out with 29.4 percent (15,777 votes) of the vote. The runners-up came in as follows: Ellie, one of the Zoo's Asian elephants, gave birth to a bouncing 250-pound baby girl at 10:57 p.m. Friday, April 26, according to the Zoo. See more videos of Priya posted on the Zoo's YouTube page.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
A few fun holiday video clips celebrating the holidays in University City and the surrounding areas.
Happy holidays! In honor of Christmas, we thought we would share some warm holiday greetings from around University City and its neighbors. The video clips include:
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Check out this round up of places to see some holiday lights displays.
Looking for a light display? Look no further. Winter Wonderland in Tilles Park Winter Wonderland runs from Nov. 21 to Jan. 1 and is closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. The park is open to both cars and carriages from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Friday but is closed to cars on Saturdays. Cost is $10 for a vehicle, $20 for a limousine, $40 for a commercial van and $90 for a tour bus. Cars must enter from southbound McKnight Road. Carriage rides are available every night. Advanced reservations are require for carriage rides. Ticket prices vary. Walk-up sales are available through the Fox Theatere Box Office and Edison Theatre Box Office or by calling MetroTix at 314-534-1111. Saint Louis Zoo Wild Lights The Saint Louis Zoo's Wild Lights display …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Buy your annual holiday cards from a local charity this year.
Every holiday season, families across the country send cards to their loved ones, filling them in on the last year and wishing them a happy new one. For families planning to buy holiday cards this year, nonprofit organizations around the area are offering unique cards that benefit their missions. That way, each card sends holiday cheer while supporting a worthy cause. Here is our round-up of holiday cards for charity. Operation Food Search Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Our Little Haven Saint Louis Zoo Is your non-profit organization selling cards this holiday season? Add your photo and information to the story by clicking the Upload Pictures and Video button.
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Here's who's hiring in and near University City, Clayton and Ladue.
University City Patch teams up with neighboring Patch sites to find organizations with open positions. Here are the three opportunities we found this week. Who’s Hiring: Saint Louis Zoo Location: St. Louis Job: Sous Chef Category: Full-time Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. College or culinary degree or equivalent experience preferred. At least five (5) years of catering/cooking experience in a fast paced, large volume atmosphere. Background in kitchen management preferred. Familiarity with computers required. Sanitation certificate is a must. Must be available weekends, evenings and holidays. All successful candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check and drug test. Responsibilities: …
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Here’s who’s hiring in University City and nearby.
While the economy seems to be on a rollercoaster ride lately, there are job openings in our area. Each week, University City Patch highlights employment opportunities in or close to U. City. If you do apply for one of these jobs based on what you read here, please let the company, and us, know. Here are five job openings we chose to highlight this week: Who’s Hiring: Saint Louis Bread Company Location: 6630 Delmar Job: Associate or Baker Benefits: For hourly and salaried employees, based on eligibility and availability: medical, dental and vision insurance; flexible spending account; 401(k) pension plan; employee stock purchase plan; incentive programs; life insurance; disability program; employee discount program To Apply: Apply online. …