Metro throws 450 stops under the bus
Jul15

Metro throws 450 stops under the bus

ST. LOUIS – For many who use Metro transit in the city, the fear of their rides’ being canceled is real. Well, at least for their nearby bus stop. Metro will be relocating or removing 450 bus stops in the St. Louis area starting Monday, July 15th. “The 450 number is the result of the fact that we’ve been able to actually do a comprehensive audit of all the stops in our whole system,” said Jessica Gershwin, Metro’s...

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Uhuru House spreads message of liberation, empowerment

O’FALLON PARK – A 14-foot flag in north St. Louis proudly boasts colors of red, black and green, a tribute to 20th-century Jamaican-born political activist Marcus Garvey and his teachings on liberation for black people. At 4101 West Florissant Avenue, members of the Uhuru Movement are continuing that message with a building covered in tribal patterns and matching colors. The name of this building is the Uhuru House,  a...

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Police, firefighters tackle fireworks, firearms on Fourth
Jul03

Police, firefighters tackle fireworks, firearms on Fourth

SOUTHAMPTON – Almost exactly a year ago, the Macklind Avenue Deli was open and flourishing at 4721 Macklind. The business had recently had a change of management as well as renovations to attract a new and younger crowd, building on the deli’s decades-long standing as an establishment beloved by its customers. That all changed when the restaurant was set aflame by fireworks on the evening of July 5, 2018.  That evening....

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