Friday, April 12, 2013
Modern Kitchens and Baths, Inc. has been in the same location along Manchester Road for nearly 25 years.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Modern Kitchens and Baths, Inc. sits right off Mancester Road. Owner Michael DuPree says the store has been at that 14381 Manchester Road location since 1989, but the family-owned business has been operating in St. Louis since 1950. The first location still remains in South St. Louis on Kingshighway. What seems like a small shop from the outside, offers an extensive showroom when you step inside the building. DuPree said it's a suprise his customers often comment about. "They always go, 'Oh your showroom's so big. You have a lot on display.'" DuPree tells Patch. "I hear that all the time." DuPree says his company can build or remodel almost "everything inside the home," …
Monday, April 1, 2013
Patch rounds up local job listings to help you on your search.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) On the lookout for a job for you or someone else? Patch scoped out a few listings for employers hiring in the area. Who's Hiring: Ulta What: Salon Manager Where: Manchester Apply: View the job listing for more information. Who's Hiring: Starbucks What: Barista Where: Ballwin Apply: View the job listing for more information. Who's Hiring: City of Chesterfield What: Recreation Specialist Where: Chesterfield Apply: View the job listing for more information. Who's Hiring: Massage Envy What: Assistant Clinic Administrator Where: Wildwood Apply: View the job listing for more information. Who's Hiring: Six Flags What: Ride Attendants/Operators Where: Eureka Apply: View the job …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Manchester police are investigating a scam at a local business that left one cashier $150 short. Authorities found the same person pulled off a similar scam in Chesterfield.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) March 10: 100 block Highlands Boulevard Drive Stealing: A cashier reported falling victim to a scam that resulted in the loss of $150. The scam was reportedly conducted at the cash register and after further investigation, police discovered a similar incident in Chesterfield by the same suspect. Investigators have reviewed photos of the suspect. Detectives are conducting further investigation. Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Manchester Police Department at 636-527-9200. Anonymous tips can be made …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Kyle Hamacher says he is good in the kitchen, good behind the bar and loves talking with people. He plans to bring a youthful outlook to the well-known restaurant.
As he takes over the reins of O'Leary's Restaurant, 3828 South Lindbergh Blvd., Sunset Hills, Town and Country native Kyle Hamacher, 24, is finding sleep to be a precious commodity. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Since he assumed ownership of O'Leary's on Mar. 15, Hamacher said he logged 13 to 15 hours a day of work at the restaurant. But he's in his element and he thinks his youth works to his benefit. "Being younger means I can do the hours," Hamacher said. "So I think my youth is an advantage. I can relate to a younger crowd." Hamacher, who grew up in Town & Country and is a 2007 graduate of Parkway West High School, said he's the first of his old friends to own my own business. And although Hamacher …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
A sewer pipe backup delayed last week's opening, but Marshall's Bistro opens for dinner Wednesday at the old Panda Palace location.
After a one-week delay due to a sewer pipe backup, Marshall's Bistro - a new Manchester restaurant - is set to open around 5 p.m. Wednesday at the former Panda Palace location in Manchester. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) "We're really excited," owner Nicole Marshall tells Patch. "I am so relieved, just ready for it to happen. Definitely relieved that the day is finally here." As previously reported by Patch, the new restaurant will feature dishes by chef Michael Ryan, executive chef at Lola in St. Louis. "Everything's made from scratch," Marshall explained. The restaurant will feature comfort food like spaghetti and meatballs, lamb sliders, braised short ribs and bread pudding, plus have a full bar and …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can talk health and offer their expertise this week.
We want to help you find answers to your questions about your back, neck and joint aches this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local chiropractors who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you're a local expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to email@example.com. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, March 7. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to be our expert?
Monday, February 25, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can answer reader questions and offer advice about starting your own small business.
Thinking about starting your own business, but not quite sure where to start? Patch wants to help you find answers to your questions this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can offer advice about starting your own business. If you're a local small business owner or consider yourself a business expert and can and can offer advice to other aspiring entrepreneurs, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Feb. 28. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you…
Monday, February 18, 2013
Scotty's Fresh Produce Market and Deli is on track to open its second St. Louis location March 1.
As previously reported by Patch, Scotty's Fresh Produce Market and Deli plans to move into Manchester. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Scotty's owner Mark Sgroi tells Patch the process is on track for a March 1 opening of his second St. Louis area location. Sgroi said the store will open in the historic part of Manchester in the former Meramec Valley Bank building at 14444 Manchester Road. This would be the second Scotty's Fresh Produce Market location in the St. Louis area. There is currently a Scotty's in Overland that Sgroi said offers fresh fruits and vegetables from local and regional farmers. The Overland location will also remain open. (Read Previous Article: Scotty’s Fresh Produce Likely Moving to…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Two people were arrested as they packed up furniture they'd just fraudulently purchased, police said.
The following information was supplied by the Manchester Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. (Sign up here for the FREE Patch Newsletter, including Breaking News Alerts.) Jan. 21: 14200 block Manchester Road Fraud: Two people were arrested as they were packing up furniture police said they purchased by making a fraudulent charge. Jan. 20: 1700 block Woodmore Oaks Drive Fraud use of credit/debit device: Police said a woman fell victim to an internet scam. She reportedly called police to report she'd found fraudulent charges on her debit card. Jan. 19: 100 block Enchanted Parkway Found Property: A wallet was returned to its rightful owner after it was found by a resident who turned it in to police…
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The clothing store had been in the shopping center at Clayton and Mason roads since the 70s, but now it's closing its doors. Clothing and accessories are discounted beginning Tuesday.
Chocolate Soup has been in business since 1970, but Store Manager Margie Cass tells Patch it will close its doors on on Feb. 25. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) "The people that bought the business about three years ago just don't want to do it anymore," Cass explained. "They're just moving on to something else and we just don't have a buyer." Cass says the children's clothing store originally opened in 1970 in Clayton, along Forsyth Boulevard, but moved to its current location in Town and Country's Mason Woods shopping center in 1975. She said the people who started the business retired a few years ago and the new owners had not been involved in retail prior to purchasing Chocolate Soup. "Its hard job …