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By Nichole Fetters
As a child, every Christmastime my parents would drive our family around town after dark to ooh and aah over the neighborhood homes decorated for the holiday. We would pick out our favorites; which had the brightest lights and which had the best Santa’s sleigh perched atop the roof. As a child, I found this time of year absolutely amazing.
The official filing for the Florissant Mayor’s and City Council seats opens Jan 6, and one potential candidate for mayor that had been speculated has announced he’s not running.
State Rep. Keith English told the City Council at its Dec. 8th meeting that he would not be seeking the mayor’s job in the April municipal elections. Rumors about English running have been circulating for a while.
Hundreds of children have climbed on it through the years, and thousands of people have driven by and seen it from Florissant Rd. Now the Sherman Tank at Bangert Part has a new monument identifying its origins and telling the story of how the tank came to be in Florissant fifty years ago.
Branson, MO is getting another tourist destination. Construction is set to begin soon on Ballparks of America. The facility will feature two-thirds replicas of some of the most prominent Major League Baseball stadiums of past and present.
The Dining Divas
By Lisa Kampeter
It’s always fun when we stumble onto a great restaurant, tucked in a city neighborhood, and this month’s Dining Divas discovery was Onesto on Finkman Street in South City. This Italian restaurant supports local farmers and buys organic fruits and vegetables as well as prepares hormone –free meats. All this good, clean eating sure makes it easy to eat a lot more than you probably need, but it’s whole foods, so that makes it okay, right?« Previous Entries