FOOD TRUCK KNIGHT: Florissant co-sponsored another successful “Food Truck Knight” on Friday, Aug.19 on the Knights of Columbus lot near the Old St. Ferdinand Shrine. Several more trucks served until 8 p.m. and with live music until 9 p.m. The truck line up for the evening included : Zia’s “On The Hill”, Slice of the Hill, The Meltdown, My Big Fat GreekTruck, Destination Desserts, Angie Burger, Sarah’s Cake Stop, Completely Sauced, Cha Cha Chow, 2 Girls 4 Wheels, Steak Louie, Wayno’s International Cuisine, The Southerner -StL,Andrew’s Bayou Ribs, Kona Ice, and Smokin Monkey. Proceeds benefited local non-for-profit charities including the TEAM Food Pantry. The next “Food Truck Knight” will be Oct. 14.
Florissant to Request Release of Community
Development Block Grant Funds on Sept. 2
The City of Florissant will request the release of 2016 CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Sept. 2, following a two-week period in which the public will have the opportunity to comment on the slated use of the funds.
Hell or High Water: The
Return of the Western
By Sandra Olmsted
Hell or High Water is a tongue-in-cheek, thrillingly fun, darkly comic, and heart-felt gallop through the Western genre. Set in the familiar territory of sun-baked Texas, director David Mackenzie’s Neo-Western has the look and feel of a John Ford Western, pays homage to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), and owes a bit to Bonnie and Clyde (1967).
Parks Dept. Server Down Until Aug. 29
On Friday, Aug. 12, the Parks and Recreation Department’s network server experienced a hardware failure, which caused the Department’s reservation, registration, and membership processing system to become inoperative.
Florissant to Request Release of Community Development Block Grant Funds in Sept.
The City of Florissant will request the release of 2016 CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on September 2, following a two-week period in which the public will have the opportunity to comment on the slated use of the funds.
Flo.Valley Branch Library To Close For Renovations
St. Louis County Library is nearly finished with the first phase of the “Your Library Renewed” campaign. Eleven new or renovated branches will be completed by the end of September. Phase II will begin in October, when three branches close for construction including the Florissant Valley branch on New Florissant Road, which will close at 5 p.m. on Oct. 29. The other two branches to close are Daniel Boone on Oct. 8 and Bridgeton on Oct. 22.