Friday, May 11, 2012
Party-goers hit the streets of downtown Clayton for the first Parties in the Park event of the 2012 season.
Parties in the Park kicked off Wednesday evening as hundreds gathered in downtown Clayton for one of the best street parties in the city, now in its 29th year. Attendees enjoyed live dance music from Slam and David Ramon Zamudio featuring selections from the last three decades. Streetside restaurants and vendors offered food, beer and cocktails. For the second year in a row, the event returned to Meramec Avenue between Forsyth Boulevard and Maryland Avenue. Barriers kept traffic from the street, allowing people to stroll leisurely with friends. Comfy lounge areas included large cushioned couches, love seats and chairs. High-top tables and bar stools stood in the middle of the street. As a new feature this year, local artists from the St. …
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Meanwhile, the Clayton Chamber of Commerce is planning a golf outing May 17 in Forest Park.
Chambers of commerce in Richmond Heights and Clayton are planning several events over the next two weeks. In Richmond Heights, SSM St. Mary's Health Center will host networking, lunch and a brief private tour for Chamber members and guests. The event costs $15 per person and begins at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 9 in meeting rooms 1 and 2 on the hospital's second floor. The hospital's president, Kate Becker, will speak as part of the event. Attendees may use valet parking or the hospital's DeMun Avenue garage. RSVPs should be made by emailing RSVP@rhchambercommerce.org. In Clayton, a golf outing is planned beginning at 3 p.m. May 17 at Norman K. Probstein Golf Course, 6141 Lagoon Dr. in Forest Park. People of all skill levels are invited to …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Several independently owned businesses in downtown will offer special deals on the first Friday of each month from May through September.
Stores in downtown Clayton will again offer special deals throughout the first Friday of each month from May through September as part of Shop Clayton Shops. Participating stores will offer specials throughout the day, according to an email from the Clayton Chamber of Commerce. This year's merchants are: More information is available in the YouTube video attached to this article or on the Shop Clayton Shops page on Facebook.
Monday, April 30, 2012
The company aims to provide flexible office space for both established businesses and the self-employed at 1,200 locations internationally.
Regus hosted a ribbon-cutting and reception Wednesday at its new office on the 11th floor of the building at 7733 Forsyth Blvd. in Clayton. The Clayton Chamber of Commerce sponsored the event. The company aims to provide flexible work space for Fortune 500 companies, the self-employed and other business types, public relations manager Grant Greenberg said. Options for customers include full-time offices and virtual work environments: If a New York company wants a St. Louis presence, it can hire Regus to answer the phones there and host a mailing address. Its offices also feature a business lounge with Wi-Fi and coffee. Regus began in 1989 in Brussels, Belgium, after founder Mark Dixon opted to rent an office instead of continuing to work …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Plus get details on April Wine Wednesdays at J. Buck's and learn how to participate in a golf game presented by Brown Shoe Company.
Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch teams up with neighboring Patch sites each week to round up events and happenings in the area. Here are our picks for this week. Tuesday, April 17. Wednesday, April 18. Thursday, Apr. 19. Friday, Apr. 20. Saturday, Apr. 21. Sunday, April 22. Want to see your Clayton-Richmond Heights, University City or Ladue-Frontenac event featured in this column? Email Patch reporter Angela Atkinson at firstname.lastname@example.org with your event information.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Here's what's happening this week in and near Clayton, Richmond Heights, University City and Ladue.
Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch teams up with neighboring Patch sites each week to round up events and happenings in the area. Here are our picks for this week. Tuesday, March 27 Wednesday, March 28 Thursday, March 29 Friday, March 30 Saturday, March 31 Sunday, Apr. 1. Want to see your Clayton-Richmond Heights, University City or Ladue-Frontenac event featured in this column? Email Patch reporter Angela Atkinson at email@example.com with your event information.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The series of outdoor happy hours in downtown Clayton is in its 29th year.
Parties in the Park will return to downtown Clayton's North Meramec Avenue for its 29th season starting May 9, a news release issued Tuesday states. The outdoor happy hours are held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month through Sept. 12. They occur between Forsyth Boulevard and Maryland Avenue. “The response to last year’s move to downtown Clayton was unanimous," stated Ellen Gale, executive director of the Clayton Chamber of Commerce, in the release. "Everyone loved it. Businesses and restaurants saw an increase in sales and traffic, and those in attendance enjoyed the comfort and convenience of the party on Meramec.” Perks include free admission, half-priced beer from 5 to 5:30 p.m. and live music. The following …
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The November trip is open to the public and will include seven nights in Istanbul.
- Nate Birt
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Residents of Clayton, Richmond Heights and other cities are being invited to explore Istanbul, Turkey, this fall as part of a trip sponsored by the Clayton Chamber of Commerce. "What I've heard about Istanbul is that it's an ancient city with an urban feel of today," said Ellen Gale, the Chamber's director. "It's kind of mixing old and new. It spans two continents." The Chamber announced the trip Feb. 14 in an email alert. Participants will depart Nov. 7 and return Nov. 15. The trip is open to the public. Organizers polled the community about the Chamber's next trip a while back. Other destinations included in the poll were Cuba and Prague. It's not the first time the Chamber has organized such a trip. Last year, 61 people including …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Here's a look at local businesses and institutions that have so far claimed their Patch directory listings.
We at Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch are grateful for all of our loyal readers. On the first Friday of each month, we'll take a moment to extend a special thanks to local companies and institutions that have so far claimed their Patch business listing: Are you a business owner who wants to join their ranks? Learn how to claim your Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch business listings with this tutorial. Doing so will allow you to update the information seen by people who view your Patch storefront, provide links to your company's website and social media accounts, add photos, share events and more. If you'd like to share your expertise and insights, consider this an open invitation to blog with us. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to get started…
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Mayor Linda Goldstein delivered her annual State of the City speech on Wednesday night in Clayton.
- Nate Birt
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Clayton Mayor Linda Goldstein delivered her 2012 State of the City speech on Wednesday night at Armstrong Teasdale in downtown. She shared the following copy of her remarks. Minor edits have been made for style purposes. THIS I BELIEVE… (State of the City, January 2012) Welcome! So glad you’re here! Once again this year we’re delighted to be able to have this event in Clayton’s newest commercial building and in the beautiful offices of Armstrong Teasdale. We appreciate your being here with us today, and we want to especially thank Armstrong Teasdale, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, and the Clayton Chamber for their hospitality. A special thanks to our host Mike Chivell, managing partner of Armstrong Teasdale, and also a congratulations to him …