Thousands visit Drive Through Food Pantry presented by Urban League St. Louis

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.

VIDEO: Volunteers working hard and fast to keep the line of cars moving cutting down on the wait time during Urban League St. Louis Drive Through Food Pantry.

Volunteers included Congressman Wm. Lacy ClayMayor Lyda Krewson, Aldermanic President Lewis ReedSt. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green, Michael P. McMillan President & Chief Executive Officer of Urban League St. Louis, the National Guard and many others who helped distribute over $100,000 worth of food and toiletries.

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

Marriott coming to Olive Crossing mixed-use development at Olive Blvd. and I-70

Element by Westin and Courtyard by Marriott hotels are coming to Olive Crossing, a mixed-use 140 acre development by Keat Properties that’s now underway at Olive Blvd. and I-70 in Olivette, MO.

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.

Olive Crossing
9100 Olive Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63132

Social Distancing practiced in St. Louis

Social Distancing is being practiced at Costco and other places in St. Louis. People have started to protest in across the nation saying the stay-at-home order is unconstitutional.

1. Stay at least 6 feet from everyone.
2. Wear some kind of mask.
3. Stay away from large groups.


Walmart’s Grocery Pickup during COVID-19 lockdown

Associate loading groceries in car at Walmart Supercenter Manchester, MO

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.

Walmart Supercenter
Manchester Highlands
201 Highlands Blvd
Manchester, MO 63011

Shopping at Schnucks Creve Coeur during COVID-19 Lockdown

Shopping at Schnucks Creve Coeur during COVID-19 between the hours of 6 AM and 7 AM for shoppers 60 years and older and for people with health ongoing conditions was a pleasant experience.

There was plenty of food with the exception for bread and toilet paper which gets restocked daily. The people were calm and actually talking a little bit more today with each other.

There was only one register open and two self-checkout Express Lines for 12 items or under. The Express Line was empty and the one checkout was backed up a bit with a wait time of around 12 minutes or so.

Thank you for all your hard work and sacrifice that has helped keep us all in Creve Coeur safe and alive. Like heroes ruining towards the danger, your bravery has not gone unnoticed or unappreciated.

From Creve Coeur to all the workers at Schnucks

Schnucks Creve Coeur
Grocery store
10650 Olive Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63141
(314) 567-3838

Kingsland Walk in University City -construction at Vernon & Kingsland

Kingsland Walk is an assisted living and memory care facility under construction at 6721 Vernon Avenue and Kingsland in University City, MO.

Kingsland Walk
6721 Vernon Avenue
University City, MO 63130
(314) 955-6884

Construction by Dobbs & Olivette Bowl

EZ Storage and other retail shops are under construction on Olive Blvd. between Dobbs and Olivette Bowl in Olivette, MO.

EZ Storage
9538 Olive Blvd..
Olivette, MO 63132

MUSIC “A Good Mood” by Young Rich Pixies

Brennan’s CWE Euclid Ave coming soon!

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.

Brennan’s Restaurant – coming soon!
316 Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108 |

Beffa’s Bar & Restaurant coming soon

Beffa’s Bar & Restaurant is a lunch and dinner restaurant and family owned for more than a century. The family decided to reopen the restaurant and continue serving classic pub food from juicy burgers to appetizers at 2700 Olive Street in Midtown St. Louis.

Beffa’s Bar & Restaurant
 2700 Olive Street
St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 571-9367

Lunch & Dinner

One of St. Louis’ oldest hidden gems is once again uncovered and brought to life by molding the history of the original Beffa’s with a vibrant modern touch

Moxy Hotel, 11th & Olive St. Louis – construction site

The future Moxy Hotel construction site is at 11th & Olive next to the Majestic Hotel in Downtown St. Louis. The site is currently a parking lot that is closed off with railroad containers lined up used for storage.

The same people who own the Majestic will own the 12-story Moxy.

Egg Restaurant at Midtown January 2020

Egg@midtown is an an egg restaurant featuring the classics like scrambled eggs and egg benedict to name a few opening January 2020 on 3100 Locust Street at N. Cardinal Avenue in Midtown St. Louis, MO.

Open 7am-2pm weekdays
Open 9am-3pm weekends

Egg Restaurant at Midtown
3100 Locust St, St. Louis, MO 63103
(314) 496-7468 | |

Sunny’s Cantina, St Louis opening early 2020

Sunny’s Cantina is a Mexican restaurant opening inside the former Manchester Public House early 2020 on Manchester Avenue in the Dogtown neighborhood of St. Louis.

Sunny’s Cantina
6655 Manchester Ave
St. Louis, MO 63139

MUSIC “DuDa” by Ian Post from Artlist.OI
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