Last week, in his State of the City address, East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks unveiled a plan for economic growth in his city that involves extended hours for local nightclubs. "Entertainment is a tourist attraction, entertainment helps to bring commerce, we need something to drive some dollars ... More >>
This blogger hadn't. But it apparently it's true. In October the East St. Louis City Council gave Fredrick Scott, 25, of California, the exclusive negotiation rights to develop some 1,100 acres along the Mississippi River. Those rights extend for six months. And while the deal doesn't provide Scott ... More >>
East St. Louis mayor Alvin Parks said Friday that the city's bars, liquor stores and nightclubs will continue to serve alcohol until the current closing time, despite criticism.Parks doubles as East St. Louis' liquor commissioner and said nightclubs will remain open until 6 a.m. and package liquor s ... More >>
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