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Event: Metro Invites Public to Paint Its New Articulated Bus on May 31

The St. Louis region’s first-ever articulated buses are coming to the #70 Grand Line in the next few weeks. The bus, made of two sections linked by a pivoting joint, provides a cost effective way for Metro transit to ease overcrowding on its busiest route. Learn more about Metro’s new articulated buses while painting and...

Event: Tower Grove East Neighborhood Yard Sale – Saturday, May 10

A number of TGE residents are hosting yard sales on Saturday, May 10. View the map here and spend Saturday exploring our neighborhood and meeting your neighbors! The sale goes from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  

Event: Roosevelt high School Football Breakfast Fundraiser (5/25/14)

On Sunday, May 25 the Roosevelt High Community Council and Riley’s Pub are hosting a RHS Fundraiser to benefit the 2014 Football Breakfasts at Roosevelt High School (RHS). The Roosevelt High Community Council, which is composed of TGE residents and other interested members, raises money each year to provide after school programming for RHS. This event will...

2014 Food Truck Friday Schedule

The fourth annual Sauce Magazine Food Truck Friday series kicks off in Tower Grove Park on May 9 this year. For more information please read the Sauce Magazine article. The 2014 Season Calendar: May 9, 4:00-8:00 p.m.: music by Brothers Lazaroff June 13, 4:00-8:00 p.m.: music by Thin Dimes July 11, 4:00-8:00 p.m.: music by...

South Grand Cyclofemme Bike Ride on Mother’s Day

What: South Grand Cyclofemme Bicycle Ride on Mother’s Day When: Sunday, May 11 Registration day of ride: 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. Preregistration available at trailnet.org Street festival: 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Start: West side of Juniata St. at Grand Blvd Route options are 34, 19, and 6 miles – Terrain is flat to rolling, some moderate...

2014 Compton Water Tower and Magic Chef Tour Schedule

  Compton Water Tower Our friends at the Compton Hill Reservoir Park have released this year’s schedule for the Compton Water Tower openings. The Water Tower is open to the public on the first Saturday of each month from April to November 2014 from Noon till 4 pm. Visitors are able to climb to the...

Tower Grove East & South Grand Community Directory

Look up phone numbers and find local businesses with this reference for the area.  See the South Grand Directory here:

South Grand installs smoking urns

South Grand has recently installed over twenty cigarette urns throughout the district to help cut down on the cigarette butts that end up on the sidewalk and especially in our planting areas. If you smoke respect the urn and dispose of your cigarette butt appropriately. Together lets keep South Grand clean!

Cool City Lights brings LEDs to South Grand

Look up when you walk South Grand at night and you will notice a new glow of LED lighting radiating from the buildings. South Grand is truly embracing sustainability in many ways from our green infrastructure to restaurants saying no to Styrofoam. Our latest move comes with the district switching out all their lighting to...

Grant School: The Life of a Building

One day recently I decided to take a look around a part of Tower Grove East, near the intersection of Gravois and Arsenal, that I hadn’t explored in years. When I drove past the Grant School Apartments at 3009 Pennsylvania, it struck me that I had lost track of the old school many years earlier...

Roosevelt High School receives grant for academic improvement

Our neighborhood public high school, Theodore Roosevelt High School (“RHS”), continues to move forward with its turn-around efforts. The school has about 560 students this fall. While substantial efforts have been made in past years since the 2006-07 school year, and there has been a big change in atmosphere at the school, RHS is still...

Southside Station Apartments To Be Completed Next Spring

Construction started in early October for the next phase of redevelopment at South Grand and Gravois. Renovation to the historic Farmers & Merchant and Lutz Buildings, located across from South Side Tower (formerly the Southside National Bank Building) is expected to be complete next spring. The new development, called Southside Station Apartments, will contain 39...