Monday, May 20, 2013
The festival Saturday featured soul music and local food on Gore Avenue in Old Webster.
Euclid Records and the Old Webster Trade Association took Webster Groves to a music festival this weekend, grooving along Gore Avenue between Lockwood and the railroad tracks for Webster Grooves, a retro soul festival. Join Webster Groves Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. Euclid Owner Joe Schwab took the idea and crafted it into more than an unofficial grand opening for the record store's new home on Gore. After moving across town from Lockwood Avenue and filling space at 19 North Gore earlier this month, Euclid included La Cantina, CJ Mugg's and other local businesses in the festival May 18. Schwab told Patch everything was going smoothly, and that the bands would only get better as the festival went on. …
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Saturday, May 18, 2013
A new Medicare database shows how hospitals serving the region—and the rest of the nation—compare for care. The findings for our local hospitals serving Webster Groves residents might surprise you.
Have a medical emergency? Plan to wait awhile—or not, depending on which hospital you pick. A new database from the federal government shows that residents of Olivette probably will wait longer than average for emergency room care at one hospital and lower than the average at another. For our nearest emergency rooms, Patch looked at St. Mary's Health Center and St. Anthony's Medical Center. At both hospitals, the average wait for attention at an ER came in above the state average, and the wait time was at least double the state average at both hospitals to actually get a room. In our chart above, you can compare the two nearest hospitals for Webster Groves Patch residents in key measures such as wait time to be seen in the emergency, wait …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Euclid Records and Old Webster are hosting the first-ever Webster Grooves Retro Soul Music Festival May 18.
Ever accidentally put an extra "O" in "Webster Groves"? This time, it's no accident. Webster Grooves Retro Soul Music Festival -- which is free, by the way -- will be storming Gore Avenue in Old Webster Saturday, highlighting a packed schedule of musicians and DJs and featuring food from Webster favorites, La Cantina and CJ Mugg's. Gore Avenue between Lockwood Avenue and the train tracks will be shut down for the festival, which kicks off at 2 p.m. Saturday and runs through 11 p.m. Euclid Records, who opened May 1 on Gore Avenue after moving across town, and the Old Webster Trade Association are playing hosts of Webster Grooves. Music schedule for Webster Grooves, according to the festival's Facebook page: 2-2:40 p.m. Ransom Note 2:40-3 p.…
Euclid's previous space in the Desoto building in Old Orchard seems to be a coveted location. What business do you think should move there?
Euclid Records has been at its new home in Old Webster since May 1, and is revving up for a grand opening of sorts with the Webster Grooves Retro Soul Festival this Saturday. But its previous space at 601 East Lockwood Avenue in the Desoto building is now empty and up for lease. Join Kirkwood Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. Book House Owner Michelle Barron hinted in a previous article by Patch that she was in line for the location at Lockwood and near Big Bend. So, if it were up to you, what business would you put there? Is there one you wish would come to town, or see a need for? Tell us what you think in the comments. RELATED CONTENT:
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
The shop, moving in on Big Bend Boulevard, will be S.O.S Tattoo's second location.
A tattoo parlor is in the works at 7919 Big Bend Boulevard in Webster Groves. S.O.S Tattoo is working on a remodel of the location and is aiming to open by mid-June, according to the shop's Facebook page. The Webster Groves parlor will be S.O.S's second location, with another in Washington, Mo. Kaleidoscope Antiques formerly occupied the space before moving to 7961 Big Bend earlier this year. Check in with Patch for more updates on S.O.S Tattoo. READ MORE BUSINESS STORIES ON WEBSTER GROVES PATCH:
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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Check out the round-up of Webster and Kirkwood-area restaurants and see how they make the grade.
Restaurant inspections are conducted by the St. Louis County Department of Health. Patch has a summary of the public reports affecting area eating and drinking establishments reviewed in the months of March, April and May. Grade rankings range from A (highest) to C (lowest). Report comments and explanations are provided in Patch's summary. Follow-up inspections are noted, other visits are routine. C.J. Muggs Bar and Grill, 101 West Lockwood Avenue Inspection date: May 10 Grade: A (93) Can opener and ice machine baffle soiled with food debris Walk-in cooler and freezer soiled with food debris and trash Dish station caulking missing Cutting boards have deep crevices Standing water in bottom of reach-in coolers Outdoor garbage receptacle lid …
Webster Groves police received a number of recent disturbance calles involving a Webster University student, a local restaurant and a bus.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was supplied by the Webster Groves Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. May 5: At 12:30 a.m., a Webster University student was causing a disturbance in the area of Hazel and Garden. The incident was handled by Webster University security. May 5: Five male subjects were causing a disturbance in a restaurant in the first block of North Gore. They left without incident. May 8: At 11:19 p.m, police responded to the area of Watson and Laclede Station roads for a man causing a disturbance on a bus. The man was removed from the bus without further incident. May 9: At 11:15 p.m., a resident in the 800 block of …