Culpeppers (312 South Kirkwood Road; 314-821-7322) is closing its Kirkwood location tomorrow, September 4. It's the second location to close this year -- Culpeppers Creve Coeur shut its doors August 18. See also: Culpeppers Creve Coeur to Close August 18
Culpeppers (12316 Olive Boulevard, Creve Coeur; 314-469-3888) will close Sunday, August 18 after twenty-four years in business, as first reported by the Post-Dispatch. The Creve Coeur location was the local chain's second outpost out of the current five. The Arnold location, at Highway 141 and Jeffc ... More >>
Growlers Pub (3811 Lindbergh Boulevard, 314-984-9009) in Sunset Hills has closed. The South County favorite shut its doors in mid-June after eighteen years. "The timing is right to close now. The pub's lease is up, and coupled with the poor economy, it was just best to close the doors," owner Carl B ... More >>
Free is always better. Sweet Tomatoes is offering kids under 12 a free meal every Monday in July with the purchase of an adult meal. You don't even have to print a coupon -- just show up with your tyke in tow. Sweet Tomatoes is a chain, but one that's actually good for you (ahem, McDonald's apple di ... More >>
There's a flasher in Creve Coeur -- and he's choosing some strange locations to whip it out. At least that's based on the report sent out yesterday from the Creve Coeur Police Department, which references two separate incidents of exposure -- that officials say can likely be traced back to the sam ... More >>
When we first wrote about the proposal for a treetop adventure course in Creve Coeur Park this month, we said it sounded pretty friggin' cool. We did not, however, give much attention to the bird lovers who apparently made quite a fuss at the St. Louis County Council last night about the damage th ... More >>
St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Thea Sherry is the latest Missouri magistrate to rule in favor of the constitutionality of red light cameras. Judge Sherry dismissed a class-action lawsuit October 30 that challenged Ellisville's ordinance allowing for the controversial cameras. Her ruling marks the fif ... More >>
This week I visit Gobble Stop Smokehouse (1227 Castillon Arcade Plaza, Creve Coeur; 314-878-5586). Do you love barbecue? Do you specifically love chicken and turkey barbecue? This might be the place for you.
You can win $10 to Taqueria La Pasadita (2336 Woodson Road, Overland; 314-428-3832) and all you have to do is guess where we ate this rotisserie chicken. Hint: We dined at a restaurant in Creve Coeur. Rules: To be eligible, you must leave a valid e-mail address (or Twitter handle or Facebook prof ... More >>
A St. Louis County judge this week upheld Creve Coeur's red-light camera system, dismissing a class-action suit challenging the legality of the cameras. Attorneys Ryan Keane and John Campbell with the Simon Law Firm filed the suit last year on behalf of four people who'd received tickets from the ... More >>
An Ellisville woman was walking her dog at 7:45 a.m. today when she saw something wrapped in a towel under a pine tree next to her home in the 100 block of Westridge Parc Lane (above). She thought it might be puppies until it moved, revealing a newborn boy. The umbilical cord was still attached a ... More >>
The Missouri Court of Appeals handed down a ruling today to a case heard earlier this month involving a St. Louis County woman who challenged the red-light camera ticket she received in Creve Coeur in August of 2009.Mary Nottebrok had lost two previous decisions in municipal court and St. Louis C ... More >>
Appellate judges for the Missouri Court of Appeals - Eastern District heard arguments this morning in a lawsuit challenging Creve Coeur's red-light camera ordinance.The Creve Coeur municipal court and St. Louis County Circuit Court have both ruled against plaintiff Mary Nottebrok, of St. Louis Co ... More >>
Farmhaus (3257 Ivanhoe Avenue; 314-647-3800), home of recently named Food & Wine magazine Best New Chef Kevin Willmann, has gone fishin'. The restaurant will be closed until the evening of Friday, April 22, for a staff fishing trip. That means no "Blue Plate" lunch special this week.Joe Bonwi ... More >>
Farmhaus was a highlight among the 2010 openings.A snowy day is the perfect time to look back over our archive of restaurant openings and closings -- and notes on restaurants that we forgot to include on our lists of openings and closings -- and draw the obvious conclusion: A lot of restauran ... More >>
Put that in your pipe, and smoke it. Such was the message at last night's Creve Coeur council meeting where council members voted unanimously (5-0) to pass a strict new smoking ban for all public places -- with the notable exceptions of the local American Legion Post and Elks Club. Patrons ... More >>
Mike Sweeney had the scoop on STL Hops this morning: Growlers Pub has closed its original location at 763 Old Ballas Road in Creve Coeur. An employee at the Sunset Hills location, which remains open, confirmed the closure. The Creve Coeur Growlers opened in 1996. All things considered, a run of four ... More >>
Bevis Schock: Itchin' for a red-light fight.Attorney Bevis Schock will be in St. Louis County Circuit Court on Friday asking a judge to tell Creve Coeur officials to quit harassing his client over a red-light camera infraction. The Clayton lawyer filed a petition Monday after his client, Mary Not ... More >>
He walked into the Commerce Bank in Creve Coeur just before noon today carrying a small handbag and wearing dark sunglasses. The man handed the teller a note to hand over cash. He then strutted out of the bank untouched. More details and photos available at bandittrackerstlouis.com.
Creve Coeur-based Monsanto faces lower profits and imminent layoffs. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)The FDA warns that pistachios from the salmonella outbreak earlier this year are being repackaged and sold. (Reuters)Will the recession-busting deals at T.G.I. Friday's and other mid-level chain restaurants ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/13kingdomsAhh, the HydroHoosier. Though rare in these parts, he is an indefatigable beast who will persist in "gunnin' it and stunnin' shit" no matter what financial difficulties may accrue.So in case you've heard that the 30th Annual Budweiser Creve Coeur Drag Boat Classic on June ... More >>
Last month I noted a sign for Joo Joo, a new Korean restaurant and karaoke bar, at 12937 Olive Boulevard in Creve Coeur. At Off the Menu, Joe Bonwich reports that Joo Joo is now open.
Costumes go classy
This evening ride should sate you
You can, too!
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene
Tuesday, October 3. Creepy Crawl, (3524 Washington Boulevard)
Combat it with cool, cool ice
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Waterway Gas & Wash
The Wine Merchant, Ltd.
Fast cars, fast bands, fast women
Week of December 4, 2002
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Crazy Bowls and Wraps
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