Subject:

Ballwin

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Ballwin Rejects "In God We Trust" Sign After Atheist Mother's Passionate Plea [VIDEO]

    Ballwin officials voted Monday to reject a plan to to put up an "In God We Trust" sign on city property. The Holy Infant Knights of Columbus had pledged $750 to putting the motto on a sign in this St. Louis suburb. All the plan needed was the approval of the city's board of aldermen. The aldermen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Ballwin Named the 9th Safest City in America

    Ballwin is the ninth safest city in America, according to a new ranking based FBI crime data by real estate website Neighborhood Scout. For the second year in a row, Ballwin is the only Missouri city on the list. The ranking has a special significance for the police department, which is celebrating ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Schnucks Adds Shakespeare's Frozen Pizza Due to High Demand

    Shakespeare's Pizza (225 South Ninth Street, Columbia; 573-449-2454) is one of the first places you go as a brand-new Mizzou student. Sure, you can't drink yet, and you probably have a weird roommate. But once you order a piece of that cheesy pie, you feel like a true Tiger. In fact, Mizzou alums ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    St. Louis Priest Father William Vatterott Indicted on Child Pornography Charge

    William Vatterott, a Roman Catholic priest from St. Louis, was indicted yesterday on a federal child pornography charge -- and could ultimately face ten years in prison and fines of up to $25,000. Vatterott, 36, will appear in federal court later this week or early next week to respond to the indi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Ballwin Police: Johanna Walker, 81, Shoots, Kills Son After He Attacks Her with Large Knife

    Ballwin police say that Johanna Walker, 81, shot and killed her 41-year-old son last night after he attacked her with a large fixed-blade knife. Brian Walker sustained gunshot wounds to the upper torso, police say and was pronounced dead just before 2 a.m. at Mercy Hospital. Johanna Walker also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Ballwin Man Fires Shots At Random Cars on Highway Because He "Had An Urge," Police Say

    Sometimes people just have urges they cannot control. Like shooting people. Random people on the highway. You know that feeling? No? Well, apparently, Ballwin resident Sepid Majid Salem had that classic, irresistible must-shoot-at-strangers-driving-in-their-cars-right-now urge this week -- and act ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    First Look: Jet's Pizza in Ballwin

    The St. Louis pizza scene has the thin crust covered, but a new addition is looking a little deeper into the market: Jet's Pizza (14940 Manchester Road, Ballwin; 636-220-8929) has set foot in Missouri with its first store in Ballwin. Jet's, a national pizza chain with more than 275 locations nation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Jet's Pizza Opens in Ballwin

    Does St. Louis need another pizza joint? That's merely a rhetorical question, you understand. Jet's Pizza is now open at 14940 Manchester Road in Ballwin. This is the first Missouri location for a chain that brothers Eugene and John Jetts founded in Sterling Heights, Michigan, in 1978. The chain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Join Gut Check at UCP Heartland's St. Louis Wing Ding Thursday, August 23

    REMINDER: The Wing Ding is THIS EVENING. Support a great cause and then make a night of it by going to Riverfront Times' Artopia afterward! Do you like wings? Do you like supporting worthy causes? Are you free next Thursday, August 23, from 6-9 p.m.? Then you should join Gut Check at UCP Heartland ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Tidbits: Oceano Bistro, Circle 7 Ranch

    - Oceano Bistro (44 North Brentwood Boulevard, Clayton; 314-721-9400) has opened its second location at 16125 Chesterfield Parkway West, the Chesterfield address previously occupied by Andria's Steakhouse. The seafood-focused restaurant is open for lunch and dinner daily and brunch on Sunday. You ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Two More People Die From the Oppressive Heat

    In what has swiftly become a familiar refrain this summer, two more people have died because of the non-stop heat. The deceased are:Franklin Trumperter, 89, of Ballwin. His body was discovered Tuesday. He had central air, but authorities believe now it wasn't working and that Trumperter had turned i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Traditional Candies at St. Louis Sweet Shop Landmark Merbs Candies

    Merbs Candies (4000 South Grand; 314-832-7117) has been a St. Louis favorite since 1921. This old-fashioned candy shop handcrafts all its chocolates, hard candies, candied apples and a variety of other specialties throughout the year. While all the delightful sweets are whipped up at the original lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Traditional Thai New Year Festival Restaurant Preview

    On Sunday, April 22, the Thai Association of Greater St. Louis hosts its annual Traditional Thai New Year Festival, also known as the Songkran Festival, from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Thai Buddhist Temple of Greater St. Louis (890 Lindsay Lane, Florissant; 314-839-3115). The event is free to atten ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    Talking St. Louis, Baseball, Country Blues and Crooning With Bhi Bhiman

    Bhi Bhiman is an unlikely young hero for whatever remains of the folk-side of the singer-songwriter scene. The 29-year-old, second-generation Sri Lankan American grew up in Ballwin, Missouri. His new record, Bhiman,, is an album that twists and turns and sometimes sails through Americana conceits, i ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Local Writer Releases Low-Fat Cookbook

    Cheryl HugheyBeyond Bacon Grease, local writer Cheryl Hughey's reduced-fat cookbook​Ballwin-based food writer Cheryl Hughey took a long journey to changing her health through her diet that included going vegetarian and finding ways to lower fat in her favorite recipes. She has chronicled her f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    After Scores of Crimes in the 'Burbs, Ballwin Bandit Is Busted

    ​Jeremy Burkhalter needs a nickname. When you're able to pull off more than 100 crimes in the suburbs -- more than 50 crimes in the affluent city of Ballwin alone -- to support your heroin habit, prompting multiple police jurisdictions, along with the U.S. Marshals, to engage in a collaborati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Borders Liquidation Sales Start This Weekend

    image viaBorders wants your help to make its St. Peters, Chesterfield and Ballwin stores look this...clean and well-lighted.​It was only two days ago that the Borders Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and published a list of the 200 stores doomed to extinction, but the chain mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Lewis Greenberg, Ballwin Lawn Artist, in County Jail

    Kit KellisonLewis Greenberg shows off part of Holocaust Revisited.​Lewis Greenberg, the Ballwin artist whose sprawling lawn sculpture Holocaust Revisited got him in hot water first with his neighbors then with the city of Ballwin, began serving a twenty-day sentence in the St. Louis County Jai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2010

    Wash. U. Study Got It RIGHT: Smoke Eaters Don't Work

    Martin Pion is founder of MO-GASP (Missouri Group Against Smoking Pollution)​Washington University researchers recently released a study of smoking pollution levels in various restaurants and bars in metro St. Louis. Airborne nicotine was used as a measure of secondhand smoke (SHS). Important ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    IKEA Still Not Coming to St. Louis. Sorry!

    Not coming soon to a neighborhood near you....​The rumors were exciting -- and shockingly specific. IKEA was coming to St. Louis, to a strip mall on Manchester Road in Ballwin! The deal had apparently been in the works for at least six months! Insiders knew everything, but had been told to keep qu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2010

    "Holocaust" Artist Gets 20 Days in the Slammer

    Lewis Greenberg says his front-yard art project is his way of fighting anti-Semitism.​Back in 2004, Lewis Greenberg embarked on a ambitious project to honor the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. To commemorate the Holocaust, Greenberg assembled a sprawling art installation th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Ass Clown of the Week, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Edition

    ​This week was fraught with accusations and threats over the passage of federal health-care reform that could have provided us dozens of potential Ass Clown candidates. Instead, let's tone down the political rhetoric for a moment to concentrate on some non-partisan scoundrels whose acts of stupidi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Ballwin Mother Accused of Sex Crimes Involving Her 13-Month-Old Daughter

    Courtesy St. Louis County Police DepartmentTessa Vanvlerah, 20, of Ballwin.​The St. Louis County Police Department has arrested Tessa Vanvlerah on charges of rape, statutory sodomy, child pornography and incest in an alleged sex crime that involves her thirteen-month-old daughter. The 20-year-old ... More >>

  • News

    January 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 9, 2009

    Greenberg, Holocaust Revisited Shut Down By Circuit Court

    Kit KellisonGreenberg and some of his art in 2007.​As far as the local judicial system is concerned, Lewis Greenberg's art is still a danger to society. A St. Louis County circuit judge yesterday upheld a ruling by the Ballwin municipal court that Greenberg's yard installation, The Holocaust Revis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Clayton Passes Smoking Ban

    Yesterday we mentioned that the Clayton Board of Aldermen was set to vote last night on an ordinance prohibiting smoking in the city's restaurants and bars. And today we're back to report that the measure passed. By next July all bars and restaurants in the city (and 80 percent of hotel rooms) must ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Ballwin Man's Nuisance Trial Delayed, Buying Time for Presidential Pardon

    At 1 p.m. yesterday, Lewis Greenberg, his lawyers, his lucky hat, a small group of supporters and a slightly larger contingent of belligerent neighbors gathered in a Clayton courtroom to determine once and for all whether Greenberg would be allowed to keep the art exhibit he calls The Holocaust Revi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2009

    Tuesday, April 7: Morning's Newz

    It's election day in St. Louis and other locales. Election officials in St. Louis are predicting low turnouts, which should help the incumbent mayor -- Francis Slay -- topple Maida Coleman. Meanwhile, in Town & Country alderman John Hoffmann fights the good fight against incumbent mayor Jon Dalt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2007
  • News

    December 12, 2007

    Holocaust on Trial

    Lewis Greenberg argues his lawn is art in court.

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2007

    The Holocaust Revisited Revisited

    When I spoke to Lewis Greenberg in August, the Ballwin resident had announced his determination to preserve The Holocaust Revisited, the collection of metal and wooden sculptures that sprawls across his front and back yards. Greenberg says his work is art and his lawyers maintain that it’s protect ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 26, 2007
  • Calendar

    September 26, 2007
  • News

    September 5, 2007

    Leave Greenberg's Art Alone

    Hey America: Stop it with your eminent domain and wimpiness, already!

  • News

    August 22, 2007

    Holocaust Revisited

    A Ballwin neighborhood continues to boil over Lewis Greenberg's art project: a remembrance of Nazi atrocities.

  • News

    March 28, 2007
  • Calendar

    December 6, 2006
  • Music

    May 17, 2006

    Beat Happenings

    Music news you can use

  • News

    April 12, 2006

    Letters Column

    Week of April 13, 2006

  • Calendar

    March 23, 2005

    Baseball Belles

    The diamond was their good friend

  • Dining

    November 17, 2004

    Man Overboard

    Don't be thrown by the strip-mall setting -- Wholly Mackerel is seafood heaven

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Public Park

    Queeny County Park

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Toy Store

    Toy Man Toy Shows at the Machinist Hall

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Place to Hike

    Castlewood State Park

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Public Pool

    North Pointe Family Aquatic Center

  • Calendar

    June 25, 2003

    Strip Tease

    NHRA burns through Gateway International

  • Dining

    October 17, 2001

    Thai Score

    In Maryland Heights, Thai Kitchen hits a winner

  • News

    June 6, 2001

    Taking the Plunge

    St. Louis' suburban cities have been competing for years to build the biggest and best places to play. Around here, keeping up appearances is serious business.

  • Dining

    February 23, 2000

    Around the World

    A minitour of area ethnic eateries and groceries

  • More >>
Loading...