Botanical Heights http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Trio Of Restaurants Impacting Urban Renewal In Botanical Heights http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/trio-restaurants-impacting-urban-renewal-botanical-heights <p>A successful urban neighborhood is made up of several components, some of which are schools, restaurants and residential housing.</p><p>During the 1970s, when business owner Joe Edwards opened Blueberry Hill in The Loop, University City experienced a certain measure of renewal.&nbsp; The well-known restaurant remains an anchor for that stretch of Delmar Boulevard.</p><p>Current examples of urban renewal through new restaurants include Cherokee Street and the Carondelet neighborhood in South City.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 20:12:31 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 10028 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Trio Of Restaurants Impacting Urban Renewal In Botanical Heights Slay condemns plans for new homeless camp http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/slay-condemns-plans-new-homeless-camp <p>St. Louis Mayor Francis Slays says Rev. Larry Rice&rsquo;s plan to host a homeless camp on Vandeventer&nbsp;Ave. &nbsp;north of Interstate 44 is a bad idea.&nbsp;</p><p>Speaking today on &quot;St. Louis on the Air,&quot; Slay said he&rsquo;s concerned about the same safety and health problems that plagued the tent cities by the Mississippi riverfront.</p> Tue, 15 May 2012 20:06:18 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3700 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Slay condemns plans for new homeless camp