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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...

Right-to-work in Missouri defeated in a historic ‘beatdown’

Right-to-work in Missouri defeated in a historic ‘beatdown’

August 14, 2018

  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Voters in south county and across the state overwhelmingly voted last week against Missouri becoming the 28th right-to-work state with the decisive defeat of Proposition A, delivering a statewide “beatdown” and marking the first time an...

Mounds to be leveled after city cites Crestwood mall developer

Mounds to be leveled after city cites Crestwood mall developer

August 8, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor The redevelopment for Crestwood Plaza mall is still at a stalemate, but Crestwood officials expect the developer to start removing the many mounds of dirt sometime soon. Chicago-based UrbanStreet Group, the developer that’s responsible for the proposed $100 million redev...

Crestwood cites mall developer for ‘Mount Crestwood’ mounds; could be flattened next week

Crestwood cites mall developer for 'Mount Crestwood' mounds; could be flattened next week

July 26, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com The redevelopment for Crestwood Plaza mall is still at a stalemate, but Crestwood officials expect the developer to start removing the many mounds of dirt at the site starting next week at the latest. The dirt at the former mall should be...

Lesbian couple files federal lawsuit against Friendship Village Sunset Hills for alleged discrimination

Lesbian couple files federal lawsuit against Friendship Village Sunset Hills for alleged discrimination

July 26, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com A married lesbian couple was denied housing at a Sunset Hills retirement home because of their orientation, the couple claimed in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday. In the lawsuit against Friendship Village Sunset Hills, Mary Walsh, 72, and Bev Nance, 68, allege that the housing community discrimina...

Saying goodbye to Tower Tee

Former Tower Tee owner Steve Lotz and Dave wave to the crowd after announcing the next band to perform.

July 11, 2018

Above: Tower Tee owner Steve Lotz and batting cages operator Dave Swatek wave ‘goodbye’ to the crowd after announcing the next band to perform during the golf course’s farewell concert Sunday. While on stage, organizers read a statement from U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner. ‘Everyone has a Tower Tee story, which is...

Farewell concert will see off Tower Tee

Farewell concert will see off Tower Tee

July 4, 2018

Tower Tee will close Sunday, July 8, but owner Steve Lotz is inviting the golf course’s many customers back for one final day of fun, food, drinks and great music with a farewell concert from 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the course, 6727 Heege Road. Tower Tee invites attendees to the “Tower Tee Amphitheatre,...

Mateker’s Meat & Catering closes its doors Saturday

Mateker's Meat & Catering closes its doors Saturday

June 29, 2018

Above: Charles W. Mateker Jr. on the next-to-last day of business at Mateker's Friday. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. Mateker's Meat & Catering will close its doors for good Saturday after more than 80 years in business in south county. The shop is located at 11642 Concord Village Ave. “I am...

Sunset Hills hotel can go up to five stories after aldermen OK the latest plan

Sunset Hills hotel can go up to five stories after aldermen OK the latest plan

June 20, 2018

By Emily Klein Staff Reporter emilyklein@callnewspapers.com A five-story hotel will replace the Days Inn along Lindbergh Boulevard after the Sunset Hills Board of Aldermen granted approval last week. Although height limits for buildings in Sunset Hills is usually four floors, aldermen said that...

Mercy opening new $54 million cancer center on St. Anthony’s campus

Mercy opening new $54 million cancer center on St. Anthony's campus

June 12, 2018

Mercy announced plans Tuesday to build a new $54 million cancer center on the campus of St. Anthony’s Medical Center, which was taken over by Mercy last year. The new cancer facility will include a connector to the hospital and is expected to open by summer 2019. The 70,000-square-foot, two-story, ...

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