Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The news and updates from our favorite places to eat in University City and the Delmar Loop.
Celebrity sightings, new menus and some closings to report. Jimmy Kimmel was in the St. Louis area over Thanksgiving weekend. While in town, he stopped by University City's own Winslow's Home. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Kimmel chowed down on a fish sandwich Saturday afternoon. New Menus Eclipse Restaurant and Blueberry Hill have released their fall menus. To see the new items see the attached menus. Closings The Post-Dispatch is reporting that Hiro Sushi and 609 Lounge have closed. Hiro will reopen in 2013 on Washington Ave. as Hiro Asian Kitchen, according to the Post story. On his Facebook page, proprietor Bernie Lee posted it was time to move on. We will open a new chapter, at the start of 2013, in a better location …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Berry will be featured in the Hall's American Music Masters series.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is honoring Chuck Berry during the 17th annual American Music Masters series. Roll Over Beethoven: The Life and Music of Chuck Berry, a weeklong celebration, will tell the story of one of the first musicians to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. “I’m happy to be honored by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum,” said Berry. “I’m looking forward to reelin’ and rockin’ in Cleveland.” Berry is scheduled to attend the tribute concert on Saturday, Oct. 27 to accept the award and perform. He turned 86 last week. “Chuck Berry created the language of rock and roll,” said Terry Stewart, president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. “We stand on his foundation, and we are …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Lots to see and do around University City this weekend.
Looking for something to do on this beautiful Fall weekend? There are tons of events in and around University City to keep you entertained. Friday-Sunday Friday, Sept. 28 Saturday, Sept. 29 Upcoming Events
Monday, September 17, 2012
The guitar, stolen early last week, was returned to the rock legend and Delmar Loop regular Friday.
A stolen guitar valued at $50,000 was returned to rock 'n roll legend Chuck Berry Friday. The St. Charles County Sheriff's Department recovered the stolen guitar from the home of one of the three men arrested in connection with the theft, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The Sheriff's Department was called Thursday to investigate reports of items stolen from Berry's estate near Wentzville. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that one of Berry's electric guitars and some power tools went missing from an unlocked office building and attached garage at the 35-acre "Berry Park" on Buckner Road. Fox2 News reported that the guitar, a valuable 1978 Gibson ES-355, was reported stolen on Monday. On Tuesday, sheriff's department staff were …
Friday, September 14, 2012
The alleged thieves targeted Chuck Berry's 35-acre property near Wentzville several times in the past week to steal the guitar and other items.
The St. Charles County Sheriff's Department is investigating reports of items stolen from rock 'n roll legend Chuck Berry's estate near Wentzville. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that one of Berry's electric guitars and some power tools went missing from an unlocked office building and attached garage at the 35-acre "Berry Park" on Buckner Road. Fox2 News reported that the guitar, a valuable 1978 Gibson ES-355, was reported stolen on Monday. On Tuesday, sheriff's department staff were called back about the stolen tools, which included 3 power washers, among other items. Berry's neighbors called police Thursday about a suspicious van and U-Haul-type truck on the property. Deputies took three men into custody, although no charges have …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Prizes were awarded Saturday night at the iconic restaurant's 40th anniversary bash.
Blueberry Hill celebrated 40 years in the Delmar Loop Saturday, Sept. 8, with a bash that celebrated its history and looked to the future. Film clips of opening night were shown while guests in the Duck Room party were asked to write notes for a time capsule to be opened on Blueberry Hill's 50th anniversary in 2022. In the 40 days before the 40th anniversary, the restaurant and bar held several different contests. The winners are listed below. Best video of "Blueberry Hill" contest See the entries: http://www.facebook.com/BlueberryHill.StL/app_3801015922 Be a celebrity for a year! Contestants took a picture with Joe Edwards and posted it on Blueberry Hill's Facebook page. One picture, chosen by Blueberry Hill employees, was framed. It …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
The iconic restaurant in the heart of the Delmar Loop celebrates its 40th anniversary tonight.
Blueberry Hill, in the heart of the Delmar Loop, will celebrat its 40th Anniversary tonight at the restaurant. 40 days of contests, specials and events will culminate in a party not to be missed. The celebration kicks into gear at 8 p.m. and includes: Joe Edwards, owner of Blueberry Hill, shared his memories of 40 years in the Loop with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read his account of Sept. 8, 1972, by clicking here. Previous events held in the countdown to 40 include: What is your favorite Blueberry Hill memory? Tell us in the comments.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
Stop by today until 11 p.m. for a chance to win free tickets and field passes.
Blueberry Hill continues to count down to its 40th anniversary with events and prizes for patrons. Come to Blueberry Hill today between 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and drop your name and phone number in their spinning brass prize cylinder for your chance to win four free tickets and field passes to the St. Louis Rams home opener Sunday, Sept. 16, as part of the 40 day countdown to Blueberry Hill’s 40th Anniversary bash Sept. 8. The winner will be notified on Blueberry Hill’s Facebook page and via telephone Friday, Sept. 7. In August, Blueberry Hill patrons got the chance to win St. Louis Blues tickets.
Saturday, September 1, 2012
The Delmar Loop's iconic restaurant, which celebrates its 40th anniversary next week, is selling collectibles and music posters.
Blueberry Hill, in the heart of the Delmar Loop, is a treasure trove of rock 'n roll collectibles. This weekend, patrons will get a chance to own a piece of Blueberry Hill history for themselves. The restaurant is hosting a special collectibles garage sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Elvis Room as part of its 40th Anniversary bash countdown to Sept. 8. Rock & Roll Beer cans, Simpsons figurines, Blueberry Hill t-shirts, Pez dispensers and more will be on sale. There will be $1, $2, $5, $10 and $25 tables of fun collectibles and music posters. The sale is part of the countdown to the 40th anniversary. Each day in the 40 days leading up to Sept. 8, Blueberry Hill is holding a unique event for patrons. Previous events held in the countdown …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The St. Louis Blues hockey team is joining forces with Blueberry Hill to celebrate the Delmar Loop mainstay's 40th anniversary.
Blueberry Hill continues to count down to its 40th anniversary with events and prizes for patrons. Come to Blueberry Hill today between 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and drop your name and phone number in their spinning brass prize cylinder for your chance to win free tickets to a pre-season St. Louis Blues game as part of the 40 day countdown to Blueberry Hill’s 40th Anniversary bash Sept. 8 The winner will be notified on Blueberry Hill’s Facebook page and via telephone Friday, Aug. 17.