Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Learn more about this Kirkwood business in this week's Small Business Shout Out.
The following answers were provided by Jenniffer Elliott, owner of Roots & Blooms. If you have a business and want to participate in Patch's Small Business Shout Out, you can fill out the form here. When was the business founded?: "Roots & Blooms opened it's doors March 15th 2013." How did your business come to be?: "After managing nurseries for 23 years, I decided it was time to give it a shot on my own. We have a great team with a ton of experience." Why did you choose the area you did?: "After moving to the Kirkwood/Webster area 16 years ago, the community embraced me. I did design service and ended up making friends in the process. After spending time in their yards and seeing them each weekend at the nursery our relationships …
The restaurant is moving in on Argonne Drive across from the train station.
Billy G's, the latest restaurant project from Gianino's Group, is moving in at the former Massa's location on Argonne Drive. The sign went up on its new home at 131 West Argonne last week. Gianino's Group operates Bill Gianino's and Frankie G's in Oakville, Joey B's on the Hill and several other St. Louis-area restaurants. A press release on STL Today said the Billy G's was aiming for an early summer opening after a job fair in April. Keep checking in with Patch for updates on this story. What do you think? Have you been to any of the Gianino's restaurants? Tell us in the comments. RECENT BUSINESS ARTICLES ON KIRKWOOD PATCH:
Monday, May 20, 2013
The new restaurant is set to open in Kirkwood's Station Plaza.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Kirkwood police received additional reports from residents who fell victim to fraud after their credit and debit cards were used following the Schnucks security breach.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction. Between May 6 and May 12, Kirkwood Police said they received an additional three reports of identity-theft related to the Schnucks grocery chain credit and debit card security breach. This takes the total reports made by residents to at least 84, according to police. As previously reported by Patch, Kirkwood police had already taken more than 80 reports from residents who fell victim to fraud from the breach. Kirkwood police also issued advice to residents on how to handle the situation if they found their cards had been compromised. Join Kirkwood Patch for …
See which homes went off the market in Kirkwood this week.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Take a peek inside the new restaurant opening in Kirkwood Station Plaza Monday.
Crushed Red is wrapping up preparations to open in Kirkwood's Station Plaza. The restaurant is the second location in St. Louis, next to the parent Crushed Red in Clayton. Join Kirkwood Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. Powell Kalish with Crushed Red told Patch the restaurant would open Monday, serving up create-your-own salads, soups, pizzas and "shareables" (appetizers). Kalish said they will also serve beer and wine, and host happy hours. Take a look at Crushed Red's menu here. Crushed Red will be open at 140 South Kirkwood Road Sunday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The space was formerly occupied by Pazzo's Pizza, closing its doors in January after about a …
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. Kirkwood Station Brewing Co., 105 East Jefferson Avenue View original inspection report here. Follow-up inspection date: April 8 Follow-up grade: A (99) Items in compliance Salad dressing ingredients not listed Kaldi's, 120 North Kirkwood Road Inspection date: April 1 Grade: A (94) Dishmachine not sanitizing correctly Employee Hepatitis A records…
This listing features 3,539 square feet, with five bedrooms.
Details: Learn more at AOL Real Estate. Join Kirkwood Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The ice cream shop will open near Schnucks at Manchester and North Ballas Road.
Baskin Robbins and all its 31-plus flavors are coming to Des Peres. Patch reader Lisa Helein attended a friends and family night at the new store last weekend and shared with Patch that the store would be opening Tuesday at 1078 North Ballas Road, with a grand opening planned for June. The restaurant's petition for a conditional use permit was heard at a public hearing at the Des Peres Board of Aldermen meeting Monday evening. The new Baskin Robbins is located in a shopping plaza in front of Schnucks at Manchester and North Ballas roads. Check in with Patch for updates to this story. What do you think? Will you visit the new Baskin Robbins? Where's your favorite place to go for ice cream in town? Tell us in the comments.
Readers call the Clayton eatery their favorite; will Kirkwood diners share the love when its second location opens this month?
RFT readers chose Crushed Red in Clayton as the St. Louis area's favorite spot for salad, the publication revealed in its Restaurants 2013 guide. The nod from the Riverfront Times is good news for Kirkwood diners. Crushed Red's second location is slated to open at Station Plaza this month. "The product of a collaboration among some of St. Louis’ most respected restaurateurs, Crushed Red has earned its place as a must-visit lunch destination, even in Clayton’s crowded field, in a little over a year of business,” according to RFT. Runners up include Green Bean, Zia’s, Cugino’s Italian Bar & Grill and Frida’s Deli. Where’s your favorite place to snag a salad? Tell us in the comments. Join Kirkwood Patch for more community news or join us on …