With St. Louis’ new love affair with microbreweries, it is nice to see the far south-side of the City is not being left out of the fun. Since September 2011, Perennial Artisan Ales has been brewing beer in the former Coca-Cola syrup plant at 8125 S Michigan in the Patch Neighborhood (near Carondelet). The redeveloped industrial plant is now […]
Originally started in late-summer 2010, Civil Life Brewing Co. is now officially open for business after about a year of construction. Located in the South St. Louis neighborhood of Tower Grove South, the brewery is owned and operated by the former owner of 33 Wine Shop and Tasting Bar in Lafayette Square, Jake Hafner. The company is currently […]
Tucked away in the northeast corner of the Benton Park neighborhood of South St. Louis at 1920 Shenandoah, neglected and lonely, is the former Falstaff Brewery. It might not be as beautiful or well known as the Lemp Brewery 10 blocks to the south, but a piece of local history nonetheless. But while talk has continual gone […]
Nothing is quite as healthy as a meal consisting of bratzel (a bratwurst wrapped in a pretzel) and a bag of pretzel sticks. Or at least that is what I tell myself when I stop by Gus’ Pretzels twice a week. In business for about 90 years, Gus’ is a St. Louis establishment akin to […]
It’s been a long time coming, but I finally have begun rolling out the new neighborhood profile pages on this website. Each profile will display all the blog stories posted on that area, preset MLS searches for real estate, important contacts and links on the neighborhood, neighborhood history and a look at housing trends and […]
If you’ve ever been curious about where and when crimes have been taking place in the City of St. Louis, there is a great tool courtesy of CrimeReports.com and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. This free service allows you to map crimes by type, date and area.
If you frequent South Saint Louis, you have no-doubt seen Morganford Road. Stretching north and south from Arsenal at Tower Grove Park to Bayless in South Saint Louis County, the street is quite prominent. That is why it is so perplexing that there is no consistent name given to the street. Is it Morganford or […]
The sheer number and variety of distinctive neighborhoods in the City of St. Louis can be tough to keep track of. With 79 unique neighborhoods, each with their own characteristics and investment opportunities, they all tend to run into one another. If you have ever wanted to know more about these neighborhoods, but didn’t know […]