St. Louis, MO – Last September, Maplewood voters approved the buyout of some 130 mainly residential properties for the creation of Maplewood Commons, a retail center that will feature a Wal-Mart and Sam's Club.
On Monday crews tore down the former Emprint company near Hanley Road. Dennis LaRue with THF Realty says the project been two years in the making:
St. Louis, MO – The $52 million Blanche Touhill Performing Arts Center is nearing its opening date. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held September 23; four days before the first ever show at the center.
The late Gregory Hines was supposed to perform on the 27th but his protege, Savion Glover, will instead perform a tribute to the dancer and actor.
Tickets for the season go on sale Monday; you can call the ticket office at 314-516-4949. Or visit www.touhill.org.
St. Louis, Mo. – A massive power outage is unlikely to happen in Missouri.
That's according to the state's largest electric company. AmerenU-E says power generators are closer to the demand here and Missouri's central location makes it interconnected to other state systems that could help in a jam.
St. Louis, MO – Sharpton marched with protestors in St. Louis July 31 to fight for increased minority contractor participation in the Metrolink light rail expansion project. On Saturday, he'll visit a North St. Louis shopping center as a Democratic candidate seeking the White House. Activist Zaki Baruti says the event is designed to help Sharpton carve out a niche among Missouri voters: