Sunday, May 19, 2013
The Taste of Maplewood had a jurried taste contest this year.
The rain stayed away and the crowds came to the sixth annual Taste of Maplewood. For the first time, this year, judges picked "The Best of Taste of Maplewood" in several categories. Celebrity judges included Allyson Mace, Editor of Sauce Magazine, John Carney, Host of 550 KTRS Evening Show, and James White, mayor of Maplewood. Join Maplewood-Brentwood Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. Maplewood Chamber of Commerce board president Mary Kaush said picking the best just makes sense. "Everything we work for in terms of economic development is for our restaurateurs and our retail," she said. "So to have this event, and to honor them with the judges, especially from Sauce Magazine, is awesome." Winners of the Best…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Don't miss the fifth annual Taste of Maplewood!
Are you going to the fifth annual Taste of Maplewood on Saturday? Of course you are! As usual, the the annual street festival on Sutton Boulevard just south of Manchester Road, will feature booths from Maplewood restaurants and all sorts of retailers. New for 2013, is a food contest, where one dish and one drink will be named "The Best of Taste of Maplewood." Celebrity judges so far include Allyson Mace, Editor of Sauce Magazine, John Carney, Host of 550 KTRS Evening Show, and James White, mayor of Maplewood. It will run from noon to 9 p.m. Main Stage Entertainment Community Stage Join Maplewood-Brentwood Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. When you go, check out these vendors, listed on the Maplewood …
Friday, May 18, 2012
Maplewood's popular street fair is back with lots of live music, arts, and of course–food!
This Saturday, Sutton Boulevard south of Manchester Road, will be closed to traffic and filled with a street festival featuring a lot of what Maplewood has to offer. It's time for the fourth, annual Taste of Maplewood! Maplewood Community Development director Rachelle L'Ecuyer said Taste of Maplewood has evolved into one of the St. Louis region’s “go to” events. The festival runs from noon to 9 p.m. Local musical groups will jam from the Main Stage, starting off with the MRH Blue Devils Rhythm & Blues Band at 12:30. Go to the Community Stage for more local entertainment. Patch will be there, so stop by and say hi. The information below is from the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce website. Taste of Maplewood Vendors Main Stage Entertainment …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Leaders from the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce talk about the organization's accomplishments this year.
On Thursday evening in the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce office, president Jerry Gibbs and executive director Jeannine Beck were able to relax over a conference table while reflecting on how positive 2011 was for the Maplewood business community. "I can look back at this year and say, 'Gosh, it's been a really great year,'" said Beck, who is set to begin her fourth year as executive director in 2012. In 2011, two chamber-run events, the Taste of Maplewood and the Maplewood Christmas Tree Walk, attracted more attendees than ever before. The great weather certainly helped, Gibbs said, but that's not the only thing that supported the high attendance. "There's a lot of good buzz about Maplewood," said Gibbs, who owns J&E's Office City in …
Monday, May 23, 2011
Despite stormy forecasts, Saturday's Taste of Maplewood hosted a lively crowd under beautiful blue skies.
Saturday's gorgeous weather allowed attendees of Taste of Maplewood to bring their dogs along for festival fun.
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The Taste of Maplewood will feature good food, live music and local businesses.
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Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Sutton Boulevard will host a fair with free admission to celebrate everything Maplewood between noon and 9 p.m. on Saturday. The Taste of Maplewood Street Festival aims to draw in shoppers and foodies, notes a news release from the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce, which runs the festival. Two stages will feature local musical talent—Kim Massie, The Soulard Blues Band and The House of Bishops, to name a few—while Maplewood businesses set up shop along Sutton. Vendors include restuarants Schlafly Bottleworks, The Post Sports Bar and Grill, Boogaloo and The Wood, and retail stores Tigerlily, Airedale Antics, Maven and Gisele's. “The spirit and charm of Maplewood is captured through this event. There is something for everyone,” stated festival …