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    June 9, 2014

    Grove East Provisions, A Pizza Story Now Open

    As we reported last week, there were, miraculously, no restaurant closings in May. Lots of places opened up, though, and the trend is continuing into June. Several places we've had our eye on are now open. See also: St. Louis Restaurant Openings & Closings: May 2014

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    May 16, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: May 16 to 18

    The sun will finally come out this weekend just in time for us all to enjoy outdoor festivals like Maifest, Taste of Maplewood and Winefest. So many options, so little time. Check out our food-related recommendations after the jump and let us know what you're doing this weekend. See also: The Best ... More >>

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    May 14, 2014

    Maplewood Becomes First Green Dining District

    The city of Maplewood has teamed up with the Green Dining Alliance to become the first-ever Green Dining District. That means at least 25 percent of all independently-owned businesses are Green Dining Alliance-certified. Basically, the GDA helps businesses with sustainability and green business prac ... More >>

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    February 11, 2014

    Grown Ups-Only Blanket Fort Contest Is Like Reliving Childhood, But With Beer

    Calling the young at heart! The Blind Tiger in Maplewood is hosting their first-ever grown ups-only blanket fort contest Wednesday, complete with PJs, pizza and beer. "Who knew that adults wanted to build blanket forts so badly?" says Katy Romine, events manager at the Maplewood restaurant. "It's ... More >>

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    January 31, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: January 31 to February 2

    Yes, it's Super Bowl weekend (already!), but there are plenty of non-football activities going on this weekend. Help raise some money to save Local Harvest Cafe & Grocery, see the Pi Pizza-loving Alton Brown or take a sugary tour of Maplewood. Check out our food-related recommendations after the ju ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    First Look: Blind Tiger's Pizza and Speakeasy-Inspired Drinks in Maplewood

    The food menu at restaurant and event space, Blind Tiger (7376 Manchester Road; 314-646-8822), seems small but mighty at the outset. A single one-sided sheet of printer paper clamped onto a clipboard, it presents itself with positively zero frills. Dated at the top to signify its most recent revisio ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    McAlister's Maplewood Now Open

    McAlister's newest St. Louis location is now open in Maplewood at 3200-b Laclede Station Road. If you haven't had the sweet tea, here's your excuse to get over there! The fast-casual chain is also known for its baked potatoes, but we're partial to the mac & cheese, too. See also: It's Free Tea Day ... More >>

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    July 11, 2013
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    May 14, 2013

    Eat Up at Taste of Maplewood Festival Saturday

    Maplewood is a hip, happenin' and, of course, delicious neighborhood full of unique restaurants and shops. The town is celebrating all things yummy this Saturday, May 18 at the 5th annual Taste of Maplewood Street Festival. One block of Sutton Boulevard between Manchester and Hazel will cease to be ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013

    Maplewood Teens Beat Merchant in Face With Hammer, Stole Cell Phones

    Two teens have been arrested and charged with beating a Maplewood cell phone merchant in the face with a hammer and stealing three cell phones. On Sunday, county prosecutors charged Teresa M. Moss, an 18 year-old from Maplewood, and Arvell Pruitt, a 19-year-old from Hillsdale, with assault and robbe ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012
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    July 12, 2012

    Let Them Eat Art Takes Over Downtown Maplewood

    Seven years ago, an art-starved resident came to Rachelle L'Ecuyer, director of community development for the city of Maplewood, with an idea. Why not host an art festival in the streets, featuring Maplewood-themed work by regional artists? That one voice was joined by others, leading directly to th ... More >>

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    June 22, 2012

    Maplewood's Ban on Food Trucks Elicits Saucy Response

    On Tuesday, June 12, the Maplewood city council voted against allowing food trucks to operate in the municipality. Of the six council members present -- one member was absent (more on him in a bit) -- four voted that they were either against or mostly against mobile food vendors in their neighborhoo ... More >>

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    February 28, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating this Soup and Win a Gift Certificate to Sen Thai Bistro!

    ​You can win a $20 gift certificate redeemable for delicious Thai food, and all you have to do is guess where we ate this bowl of soup. Note, we ate this yummy bowl of soup at a eatery in Maplewood. Rules: To be eligible, you must leave a valid e-mail address (or Twitter handle or Facebook profi ... More >>

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    October 17, 2011

    Rams' Wastebasket: Most Symbolic Team Merchandise Ever Sold?

    As seen for sale this weekend at the Lowe's in Maplewood:Photo: Chad Garrison​Yep. These decorative rubbish bins pretty much summarize the Rams' 2011 season so far, wouldn't you agree?

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    September 29, 2011
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    August 1, 2011

    July 2011 Openings & Closings

    Maplewood's the Red Lion was among July's closures.​July was yet another busy month for restaurant openings and closings in St. Louis. Notable debuts include the first area location of the "better burger" chain Smashburger and Three Sixty, the rooftop restaurant and bar atop the Hilton at th ... More >>

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    June 30, 2011
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    May 13, 2011

    Charm Closing Tomorrow -- Shop Latest to Leave Downtown STL

    The corner of 11th Street and Locust downtown is about to get less charming -- Charm is moving to Maplewood.​The corner of 11th Street and Locust was a true downtown success stories. You could meet your pals for brunch at hotspot Rooster -- and, while you were waiting, browse at four extremely coo ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011
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    May 2, 2011

    Mango Taste-Off Will Feature Chefs of Monarch, Harvest

    MangoMania comes to Maplewood.​Did you know that the mango is considered a sacred fruit in Southeast Asia and India because the Buddha supposedly meditated under a mango tree? Neither did we. Nor did we know that mangos are cited in ancient Hindu texts dating back to 4000 B.C. Or that that th ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    Sample Murphy Lee and Kyjuan's "Freaky" Muscato Tonight and This Weekend

    Jennifer Silverberg​Murphy Lee is a Renaissance man. When he's not recording and releasing music (such as the recent Wine, Weed & Women mixtape and an irresistible new video/song, "I'm Da Damn Man, Ma'am Damn, Yes I Am"), he and fellow St. Lunatic Kyjuan are promoting good eating habits via a ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    Get Your Bubbly On with St. Lunatics Murphy Lee and Kyjuan

    Jennifer Silverberg​Murphy Lee is a Renaissance man. When he's not recording and releasing music (such as the recent Wine, Weed & Women mixtape and an irresistible new video/song, "I'm Da Damn Man, Ma'am Damn, Yes I Am"), he and fellow St. Lunatic Kyjuan are promoting good eating habits via a ... More >>

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    January 24, 2011

    Missing Student from Mongolia Found in Maryland

    Courtesy Maplewood police department​A young man from Mongolia who went missing from Maplewood last month has turned up safe in Baltimore. Police say the Mongolian embassy was instrumental in finding him.Dulguun Sukhee, 20, left his apartment on Dec. 21, telling his roommate he was headed for the ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Mezzanine, Central West End Boutique, Moving to Maplewood

    courtesy of www.shopmezzanine.comMezzanine is moving to Maplewood.​Since 2003, Paul and Anna Spector have sold gorgeous women's clothing from Mezzanine, their 2,000-square-foot store on Euclid Avenue, just south of McPherson.But on January 29, Mezzanine is closing its Euclid Avenue door for good - ... More >>

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    January 6, 2011

    Student from Mongolia Missing in Maplewood

    Dulguun Sukhee​A young man from Mongolia has been missing since Dec. 21, and police in Maplewood have no leads. Detective Kerry Daniels of the Maplewood police tells the Daily RFT that Dulguun Sukhee, 20, left the apartment he shared with another Mongolian friend that evening on foot on the way to ... More >>

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    November 16, 2010

    God Loves Homeless People, Church Sign Confirms

    Pastor Rick Meyer is out with a new sign in front his United Church of Christ in Maplewood. Unlike other messages, this one doesn't seem all that controversial. Does it? ​Rev. Larry Rice would certainly be in agreement.

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    July 15, 2010

    Nosh, "The Neighborhood Bistro," Now Open in Maplewood

    Ian FroebNosh, the neighborhood bistro, in Maplewood​Now open at 7322 Manchester Road in Maplewood is Nosh, which calls itself "The Neighborhood Bistro" so you won't confuse it with other downtown Maplewood bistros like the Post Sports Bar & Grill and Las Palmas.Kidding.Seriously, though, don' ... More >>

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    June 8, 2010

    Owner of Gyro House Murdered [Updated 2x]

    Ian FroebFlowers at the entrance to Gyro House in University City​The Post-Dispatch reports that Ahmed Eltawmi, 50, owner of the Delmar Loop restaurant Gyro House (571 Melville Avenue) was shot and killed outside his Maplewood apartment complex on Friday night.Des Peres Police Captain Charles Mila ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    The Wood Opening in Mapelwood

    Annie ZaleskiThe Wood opens Friday, May 21, in Maplewood.​My colleague Annie Zaleski reports on A to Z that the Wood opens tomorrow, Friday, May 21, at 2733 Sutton Avenue in Maplewood, the location previously occupied by Deluxe Fine Food & Spirits. Like Deluxe, the Wood is both a restaurant an ... More >>

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    May 19, 2010
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    May 19, 2010

    Taste Maplewood at Taste of Maplewood Saturday, 5/22

    Image viaPretty, but not a recommended taste of Maplewood.​It's that time of year again, as various St. Louis communities show off their restaurants and shops in various Taste of... events. Maplewood takes its turn this Saturday, May 22, from noon-9 p.m. The Taste of Maplewood event will be held o ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009
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    July 14, 2009

    FoodWire: The Red Lion Now Open

    The Red Lion is now open at 7336 Manchester Road in Maplewood (the former Fu Manchu space). The Red Lion styles itself "an American gastropub." You can see the menu and judge for yourself, but the restaurant does offer its philosophy of what an "authentic" American gastropub is: American pub food is ... More >>

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    July 8, 2009
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    May 29, 2009

    FoodWire: Taste of Maplewood Tomorrow

    Maplewood is hosting its Taste of Maplewood event from 2-8 p.m. tomorrow. Walk along Sutton Boulevard, listening to live music and enjoying food from such area restaurants as the Schlafly Bottleworks, Deluxe and Monarch. Earlier today, Monarch executive chef Josh Galliano Twittered his plans for tom ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    Heckling George Clooney Stalkers Today in Maplewood

    Just drove past the Up in the Air set in Maplewood. Guess what? They're still there. The celebrity stalkers, that is. Here, take a look.   I like the guy who agrees with me that, yes, he is a loser.

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    March 26, 2009

    Clooney Cluster@!&# Continues in Maplewood: "OMG!! There He Is!!"

    Earlier this afternoon I drove through Maplewood where the crew for Up in Air (and the production's legion of gawkers) have clogged nearly the entire stretch of Sutton Avenue. Now I didn't see actor George Clooney, but other folks did. Or, at least they claimed to have seen him."Oh, my Gawwwd!! Ther ... More >>

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    January 19, 2009

    Review Preview: Monarch

    A sneak peek at this week's review of Monarch in Maplewood.

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    January 5, 2009

    FoodWire: Foundation Grounds Now Open in Maplewood

    Foundation Grounds is now open at 7298 Manchester Road in Maplewood. The coffee house's hours are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Call 314-601-3588 for more info.- Ian Froeb

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    October 21, 2008
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    October 1, 2008
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    September 15, 2008

    Now Open: Deluxe (with Bonus Maplewood News)

    Now open at 2733 Sutton Boulevard in Maplewood is Deluxe, serving comfort food. The restaurant is open for dinner Tue.-Sat. and has a large stage for live music. Call 314-646-0370 for more information. Also in Maplewood: The former Minions Cafe space at 7322 Manchester Boulevard will become Bravo! ... More >>

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    September 3, 2008

    Who Built This City?

    Maplewood is older than you think

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    July 29, 2008
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    July 22, 2008
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    July 12, 2008

    Last Night: Let Them Eat Art in Maplewood

    What You Missed: Maplewood's third annual art festival and Bastille Day celebration. Where: The Maplewood streets of Manchester, Sutton and Greenwood Blvd. When: Friday, July 11 from 6 to 11 p.m. Better than: Your velvet unicorn paintings. ''You remember them, Josh and Susan. You know, the party ... More >>

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    July 9, 2008
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    May 14, 2008
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    April 28, 2008

    Farmers' Market Season Calendar

    Believe it or not, Thursday is the first of May. That means farmers' market season is about to get underway. After the jump, the kickoff dates for some of the area's most popular markets. If I miss one, let me know in the comments section and I'll update the post. Photo: www.artic.edu

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