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Major League Soccer team could come to St. Louis through privately backed stadium

Major League Soccer team could come to St. Louis through privately backed stadium

October 12, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Hopes were revived this week for a Major League Soccer team coming to St. Louis as two local families announced an effort officially branded “#MLS4TheLou” that would include a mostly privately funded stadium near Union Station. Some socc...

Sunset Hills mayor breaks tie to approve gas station/car wash at Econo Lodge site

Sunset Hills mayor breaks tie to approve gas station/car wash at Econo Lodge site

October 10, 2018

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com Whether they like it or not, residents along East Watson Road and Lindbergh Boulevard will have new neighbors after the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to approve the construction of a Tidal Wave Luxury Car Wash on...

Mercy South breaks ground on new cancer center named for Sindelar

Pictured above: A rendering of the new Mercy South Sindelar Cancer Center, with its new name, that was unveiled last week.

October 7, 2018

Mercy Hospital South — the former St. Anthony’s Medical Center — celebrated the groundbreaking of its new cancer center last week by announcing the center will be named in honor of David M. Sindelar. The David M. Sindelar Cancer Center will be a standalone comprehensive cancer care facility on the Mer...

St. Anthony’s officially changes its name to Mercy Hospital South

The new sign in front of the newly renamed Mercy Hospital South. Photo by Pat Dillon.

October 6, 2018

. It’s official: St. Anthony’s Medical Center is now Mercy Hospital South. The new name officially took effect Monday, Oct. 1. The hospital’s sign was draped the same day with a banner with the new name. It is the most recognizable of many changes taking effect at the hospital with its acquisition earlier ...

New developer unveils plan for Crestwood mall site: ‘Crestwood City Center’

The rendering for the plaza for the now scrapped Crestwood City Center.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

October 4, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Real-estate brokers lined up Wednesday at the old Crestwood mall site to get the first look at Walpert Properties’ new redevelopment plan for the site, which it’s calling “Crestwood City Center.” Walpert proposes a high-density mi...

Another View: Full smoking ban impacts cigar bars, local economy

Letters to the editor

September 26, 2018

By Jay Rosloff Owner, 66 Cigar A strict countywide smoking ban would likely stub out my business, the 66 Cigar bar and shops in Sunset Hills and Crestwood. Since just such a ban was placed on the ballot for the Nov. 6 election — a ban that has since been thrown off, but who knows when it will be...

PHOTOS: Bulldozers start in on ‘Mount Crestwood’

After: Bulldozers started bringing down Mount Crestwood Sept. 6, pictured above. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

September 15, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Mount Crestwood could soon be a memory, just like the Crestwood Plaza mall that it replaced. A pair of bulldozers were hard at work on the site starting last week, and City Administrator Kris Simpson said it was the start of a months...

Local company eyes buying, developing Crestwood mall site

The demolished Crestwood Plaza.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

September 11, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A St. Louis-based developer is interested in buying the former Crestwood mall site and taking over its redevelopment. Walpert Properties, a company headquartered in Creve Coeur, hopes to redevelop the mall into a mixed-use redevelopment called ...

Opinion divided on car wash and gas station at Sunset Hills motel site

Opinion divided on car wash  and gas station at Sunset Hills motel site

August 21, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Everyone in Sunset Hills would like to see the site of the former Econo Lodge redeveloped, but opinion is divided over whether a 24-hour gas station and car wash — even a luxury one — should be the project selected for the site. The d...

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