Webster-Kirkwood Times Editor-In-Chief Don Corrigan took to the airwaves Thursday, Jan. 12, as part of a panel discussion on community journalism and the role of community newspapers in the digital age.
Employees to cut back on candy bars & pizza in weight-loss challenge between city neighbors
by Jaime Mowers Friendly competition between Webster Groves and Kirkwood is on again - this time in the form of a weight-loss competition. Employees with the City of Webster Groves will face off against City of Kirkwood employees for the next three months during the "Biggest Loser" competition.
18 states have law requiring anyone who witnesses sexual abuse to report it to authorities
by Don Corrigan Amidst critical school funding issues and a state budget shortfall that must be addressed, state Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, also has child sexual abuse prevention on his radar for the 2012 legislative session.
by Kevin Murphy Authorities believe the "logo bandit" struck not once, but twice on Thursday, Jan. 5 -- robbing both the Bank of America in Warson Woods on Thursday morning and Truman Bank in Clayton that same afternoon.
Two sessions would take pro-active approach to deficit
by Dennis Hannon Shrewsbury will hold public hearings on the city's financial problems, seeking to extend awareness of the problem and solicit opinion on what to do about it, Mayor Felicity Buckley announced at Tuesday's Shrewsbury Board of Aldermen meeting "We just finished our budget for the 2012 fiscal year, and again we have a significant deficit," Buckley said.
Jan. 15 event begins with march from Webster City Hall
The 17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration will be held Sunday, Jan. 15, at Steger Sixth Grade Center, 701 N. Rock Hill Road. It will include a march, dinner reception, a community-wide celebration and worship service.
St. Louis' first eco-minded children's store is Verde Kids in Webster Groves! There, customers will find clothes, toys, and gifts that are made with the future needs of the earth and everyday needs of children in mind.
The family-owned and operated Shur-Way Auto Body Inc. does everything possible to maintain a healthy atmosphere in which to work. Shur-Way is the first in its trade to bring water-based paint to the Midwest.
Restaurant & craft brewery at 105 E. Jefferson features food, beer and major live music
by Marty Harris The enterprising team at Kirkwood Station Restaurant & Brewing Co. in the heart of Downtown Kirkwood has created a venue with something for everyone - food, in-house craft brews, family fun and live music.
Discover a wide range of fare from tacos to specialty dishes in the heart of Kirkwood at 120 W. Jefferson
by Marty Harris The leaves are changing colors, mornings are crisp and tamales are back every Tuesday night at Amigos Cantina. It must be fall. "People always love our tamales," said Roberto Trevino, chef and owner of Amigos Cantina, a Mexican restaurant, located in the heart of downtown Kirkwood at 120 W.
Ann Marie Lemcke has been catering to groups large and small in Webster Groves since 1994
by Marty Harris After almost 17 years, the Art of Entertaining (AOE) is still cooking - and growing. Ann Marie Lemcke started the catering company in a small storefront in Old Webster on Gray Avenue in October 1994.
Pat and Ellen Carr will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the tapas, wine, bar June 26-30
by Marty Harris In a simple storefront at 119 N. Kirkwood Road, decorated in the colors of Tuscany, One 19 North Tapas, Wine, Bar has the warm, cozy feel for which owners Pat and Ellen Carr were striving.
Milagro Modern Mexican restaurant in Webster Groves has a lot to celebrate
by Marty Harris Milagro Modern Mexican restaurant is celebrating its one-year anniversary and everyone is invited to the party. "We opened the last week of April last year, one week before Cinco de Mayo," said Adam Tilford, who owns the restaurant with his brother Jason Tilford.
Ursuline Girls Win Second Tournament Title The Ursuline Bears girls basketball team captured its second tournament title this season by winning the Educator Pension Resources Classic at Parkway West on Jan.
2 * Faust Park Summer Concert Series - Sound Judgment will perform at 7 p.m. at the Faust Amphitheater. Call 615-8328 for information. 2 * Maplewood National Night Out - Bring the family to Maplewood Family Aquatic Center for a free evening of swimming, food and music.
Located just 25 miles south of St. Louis, Kimmswick is the perfect getaway that won't drain the gas tank. Founded in 1859, this shopper's mecca has an abundance of quaint craft and specialty stores, restaurants and a variety of family-friendly events.
Horse-drawn buggies are nearly as common as automobiles on the roads of Central Illinois. Since 1865, when three Pennsylvania Mennonite families first settled in the area, it has become known simply as "Amish Country.
The towns and attractions along Interstate 44 have something for the whole family whether it's shopping or spending time in the great outdoors. Washington Billed as the "Heart of Wine Country, Washington is less than an hour's drive from St.
American Eyewear Center, 8567-D Watson Road in Webster Groves, offers complete eyeglasses, from value savings of "two pair for $69.95" to high-end designer frames, along with all types of eyeglass lenses -- single vision, bifocal, trifocal, progressive, anti-scratch coating, anti-reflective lenses, transition lenses, safety glasses, etc.
Dr. Vincent L. Travisano, DPM, a podiatrist/foot specialist practicing for 28 years at 7509 Big Bend Blvd. in Webster Groves, confesses that he still takes pride in knowing that podiatry is one of the few medical specialties that can alleviate most foot problems on the first visit.
Home Helpers has successfully helped hundreds of St. Louis area residents simplify their daily lives by providing compassionate caregivers who are willing to assist in just about any way needed in order to maintain independent living.
Dr. Joseph S. Grimaud at Watson Pointe Dental is a third generation dentist who has been practicing dentistry since 1985. "Dr. Joe," as he is called by his patients, along with his team at Watson Pointe Dental, are dedicated to providing the highest quality dentistry in a comfortable, friendly and pleasant setting.
Lutheran Senior Services Hospice Care (LSS Hospice Care), 1150 Hanley Industrial Court, is operated by Lutheran Senior Services, a non-profit organization with a Christian mission of "Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest.
Dr. Stephen M. Benz says that his Orthopedic Urgent Care of America was created to fill a missing niche in the emergency medicine market. At Orthopedic Urgent Care, there is virtually no waiting, costs are more affordable, and there is direct access to an orthopedic surgeon without having to spend hours in the emergency room.
At The Vein Doctor, Rosalind Rush, MD, along with her staff, pride themselves on providing the highest-quality service to every patient. Patients can change their appearance and the way they live their lives -- without paying the big bucks! Dr.
Mike Little became a certified personal trainer in 1999. When he entered the industry he was disappointed with what was happening in the profession and saw an opportunity to create a more personalized experience for each client and focus solely on their individual needs.
Dr. Roy Bower, DMD is joining the team at Des Peres Dentistry, located at 11801 Manchester Road. Dr. Bower offers cosmetic, implant, sedation, along with all aspects of family dentistry with his partner, Dr.
Des Peres Physical Therapy began to provide quality out-patient physical therapy with easy access and affordable care. Des Peres Physical Therapy can help patients improve and recover from back and neck pain, shoulder and knee pain, hip and elbow problems and work-related injuries.
Back & Neck Care Center of Webster Groves has been a vital part of the community for 26 years. Founded in 1984 by Dr. Joseph T. Lane, it is the longest established chiropractic practice in Webster Groves.
Better Life Maids, a green cleaning franchise based in Shrewsbury, has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Angie's List Super Service Award. This honor is bestowed annually on about 5 percent of all the businesses rated on the nation's leading provider of consumer reviews on local service and health providers.
Reger Roofing & Siding Company raised $4,714 to benefit the De Greeff Hospice House with its annual golf tournament held in August. The tournament was in its fourth year and has raised a total of $18,221.
Architectural and interior design firm, Nehring Design, based in Webster Groves, recently took home an unprecedented two of four possible awards at the International Interior Design Association Mid-America Chapter's Unravel Fashion Show at the Palladium St.
In November, The Lab School, 514 E. Argonne in Kirkwood, achieved Recognition of Excellence through Missouri Accreditation. The accreditation evaluation is rigorous and a certificate is granted to quality preschool programs that offer developmentally appropriate experiences in an environment conducive to children flourishing intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically.
Lindstrom & McKenney Inc., an international estate buying organization, has opened a new second office location at 2821 Ballas Road, Suite 120, just south of Missouri Baptist Hospital on the northwest corner of Clayton and Ballas.