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PHOTOS: Bulldozers start in on ‘Mount Crestwood’

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

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Local company eyes buying, developing Crestwood mall site

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 “Crestwood City Center” if the company can get other tenants lined up this

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

  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 any voters nationwide overturned a right-to-work law. Prop A was defeated in St. Louis

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Mounds to be leveled after city cites Crestwood mall developer

Pictured above: ‘Mount Crestwood’ as seen in June 2018. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. 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

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

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 discriminated against them

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Saying goodbye to Tower Tee

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 a testament to the

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Farewell concert will see off Tower Tee

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,”

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Mateker’s Meat & Catering closes its doors Saturday

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 sad to say goodbye to

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