Friday, May 10, 2013
The fast food sandwich shop would replace Mr. C's on Manchester Road.
Ballwin City Planner Tom Aiken confirmed that the Planning and Zoning Commission this week gave a "positive recommendation" to plans that would see a Jimmy John's Sandwich shop occupy the former Mr. C's on Manchester Road. The restaurant would use the same building, and add drive-thru service. The Drive-Thru element is what requires city approval. The Board of Alderman should hear the issue Monday May 13. Akien said the restaurant's backers have not indicated when Jimmy John's would be open, pending approval.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
An organized movement of strikes began in St. Louis and is spreading across the region. Employees at McDonald's in North St. Louis County, and Jimmy John's took to the picket lines Wednesday. Employees at 20 fast food locations will strike Thursday.
People peacefully gathered and marched in front of a Ferguson McDonald's Restaurant today. You could hear the group of about 100 chanting during the strike," We started from the bottom and now we're here; $7.35 just ain't fair." There was also, "We want change and we ain't talking about pennies." As well, a whole host of additional songs. But for all the people smiling, the subject at hand was serious. The crowd gathered as part of a movement to unionize fast food restaurants throughout the St. Louis Region. Employees at the Ferguson McDonald's, located at 9131 W. Florissant, stood outside in plain clothes around 3:45 p.m., and protested for respect through better pay and improved working conditions. Shannon Garth-Rhodes, spokesperson with…
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Check out the round-up of Ballwin and Ellisville restaurants and see how they make the grade.
Restaurant inspections in Ballwin and Ellisville are conducted by the St. Louis County Department of Health. Patch has a summary of the public reports affecting area eating and drinking establishments reviewed in the months of July and August. Grade rankings range from A (highest) to C (lowest). Report comments and explanations are provided in Patch's summary. Follow-up inspections are noted, other visits are routine. Anna Marie's, 16497 Clayton Road Inspection date: Aug. 13 Grade: A (99) Restroom trashcan must have lid The Wolf Public House, 15480 Clayton Road Inspection date: July 25 Grade: A (96) Did not possess a valid food protection certification Dish machine not sanitizing between uses Cooler was not holding at proper temperatures …