Thursday, April 18, 2013
When it's time for an after-work drink, where do you go? RFT's Gut Check suggests stopping by The Wood on Sutton Boulevard.
Even if you love your job, sometimes the best part of the work day is the end of it. And what better way to wind down than a happy hour drink? Maplewood and Brentwood have no shortage of happy hour deals, which Patch has covered extensively: RFT's Gut Check dares you to give a Sutton Boulevard bar a try. "If you want to go against the grain of a regular night out in downtown Maplewood, give the Wood a try," Caillin Murray writes about The Wood, 2733 Sutton Blvd. Tell us about your favorite happy hour spot (and food or drink special!) in the comments. Related articles:
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…
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 …