Saturday, February 23, 2013
Manchester Road isn't the only source of life in Maplewood and Brentwood, according to a St. Louis Magazine feature. Vote for your favorite spot in our poll!
Do you think mid-County could use some simplifying? St. Louis Magazine contributor Thomas Crone proposes a new concept. "Here’s a starter: Brentwood, Richmond Heights and Maplewood should get the ball rolling by forming a new, mid-County super town," he writes. "In this new environment, Maplewood would be the funky corner of this new municipality, the place to go for a drink or a meal, with the super-walkable Manchester providing all kind of options between Southwest and Big Bend." Crone highlights options that are also available along Sutton Boulevard, including The Wood, Orbit Pinball Lounge, Saratoga Lanes, American Legion Post 103 and Foley's Bar & Grill. Read the full feature on St. Louis Magazine. Which featured bar is your favorite…
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Maplewood's upstairs alley on Sutton Boulevard is featured, along with photos of a local photographer.
Maplewood's own Saratoga Lanes was featured in the American Airlines magazine, American Way in April. St. Louis photographer Jennifer Silverberg sets the feel of the layout with black and white photographs. The article begins with the bowling boom of earlier times, and takes us through Saratoga's renovation, which has frozen it in 1958. Read the article in American Way.
Monday, April 30, 2012
One bolt from Saturday's storm sent the chimney to the parking lot.
As folks were taking shelter from the storm on Saturday afternoon in Maplewood establishments like Saratoga Lanes, The Wood and Maya Cafe, a crack of lightning hit the chimney on the corner of Saratoga Lanes, and sent it to the parking lot below. Part of the chimney hit a balcony and broke out some of the railing. The rest spread across an open parking spot between two cars, as if that's what it had in mind. Julie Moeckel, from Brentwood, was at Saratoga Lanes when it happened. "Rather scary moment, the sound of the bricks hitting the roof and then balcony before landing in the parking lot was incredibly loud," Moeckel's father, Andy, told Patch in an email. He said after the storm, a neighbor came over and said they saw lightning hit the …