A very brave man squared off Tiananmen-Square style with a GMC Sierra truck Thursday evening during a St. Louis protest against police brutality at the Brentwood Promenade shopping center in front of Target.
No one was injured during his driving rampage and he finally sped away. The rest of the protest went on as planned and was a success. This was a protest in memory of George Floyd who was murdered by a Minneapolis Police Officer.
At least 2000 protesters marched down Main Street in St. Charles yesterday in memory of George Floyd who was killed by Minneapolis police. The protesters yelled in perfect cadence with popular phrases like: “Black Live Matter,” “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot,” “No Justice, No Peace.”
St. Charles police contacted March organizer James Jones so they could march together to protest police brutality.
It was a peaceful yet powerful protest and the message was clear: stop police brutality and racism. The protest ended around 6:50 PM.
The Pageant concert venue in The Delmar Loop is getting new letters on the outside sign while live streaming free concerts during the Pandemic.
The Pageant along with other venues in the area have been closed since mid March and are patiently waiting to mark an official opening date.
The next show on the calendar will feature The Mighty Pines who will live stream the concert for free on June 6th from The Pageant concert hall to our favorite devices where we all can watch with peace of mind.
Salt & Smoke restaurant opened its sidewalk dining once again for hungry customers on The Delmar Loop. All four locations opened the outside dining areas on May 29 and people are loving it.
It’s good to see The Loop come back to life with restaurants starting to open. I wanted to say thank you to the smiling faces for letting me practice taking street portraits. This is my passion, really. I love street photography and I always try to include portraits whenever possible.
Tavolo Italian Restaurant on the Delmar Loop opened in 2012 and closed its doors permanently in 2020 due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Before the quarantine, Tavolo was a highly successful business owned and operated by Michael Del Pietro Restaurant Group The menu featured Italian plates, Neapolitan pies along with hand made cocktails in an industrial styled space.
Tavolo posted the following on their Facebook page on May 13 at 4:41 PM. “Thank you all for the many years of love and support!!”
This historic building was completely redone by the family who kept everything as original as possible. Along with sidewalk seating, it came with high ceilings with wooden beams, exposed brick and a glass garage door that opened up depending on the weather. One of the luxuries of this property was its very own parking lot which is worth its weight in gold on The Loop.
The Urban League of Metropolitan Saint Louis presented its 8th Drive Through Food Pantry that served approximately 3000 families today behind the Victor Roberts Building at the North St. Louis Community Empowerment Center at 1330 Aubert.
The Urban League has been doing the food drive every week so follow them on Facebook so you don’t miss it. The next one will be held May 30th at Old Jamestown Mall in North County.
There were turkeys, 3 types of greens, sweet potatoes, celery, apples, bananas, cabbage, onions, lunch meat, bread, yogurt, non-perishables, eggs, milk, masks, gloves, light bulbs and a host of other items that were given away.
The video above show the volunteers working hard and fast to keep the line of cars moving cutting down on the wait time for each car to get loaded.
Drive Through Food Pantry Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc. May 23, 2020 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM https://www.ulstl.com/
Their is new signage regarding the retail development at the intersection of Collingwood Dr. and Olive Blvd. across the street from Chevy’s. Office Max recently closed on this property. Tenants will include eateries, a grocery store and more that will be listed in the coming months.
Walmart’s Grocery Pickup option on their website is awesome and easy to use. After ordering you will get an email in a day or two when your groceries will be ready within an hour window. You will get another email when your order is ready to be picked up.
You will then go to the pickup area and park inline with one of the many orange signs that are numbered. An Associate will get with you asap and load the groceries in you trunk.
There is no touching or signing involved making it a safe option during the Covid-19 outbreak for customers and Associates.
Brennan’s Restaurant is moving around the corner in the same building from the Maryland side to Euclid side where Cassie’s once resided in the Central West End neighborhood of St. Louis.
The current Brennan location at 4659 Maryland Ave. will stay open until renovations are complete.
I had the pleasure of meeting Artist Phil Jarvis and Mr. Brennan during our visit. I couldn’t get my camera to work and asked the worst questions ever. But being that they were both gentlemen I managed to get some footage.