Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Go Ape!, an out-of-state treetop adventure course company, now wants to build an area course in Creve Coeur Park instead of the original targeted locale, Greensfelder Park in Wildwood. A request was on the St. Louis County Council agenda Tuesday night.
A new treetop adventure course may be built in Maryland Heights' Creve Coeur Park instead of Greensfelder Park in Wildwood. The change in county venue follows a torrid storm of opposition to the treetop course in Wildwood, many of whom as equestrians frequently use and board horses at Greensfelder. Other residents opposed allowing county-owned lands to be used by private enterprises for profit. Yet another group pointed out safety concerns regarding increased traffic to and from the proposed remote location on already busy, curvy roadways. In fact, some Wildwood residents spearheaded an online petition to indicate their concerns and opposition to the zipline/treetop course project. Go Ape! co-owner Chris Swallow confirmed with Patch on …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
The NFL team's staff worked with The Mission Continues to beautify the St. Louis County park in Maryland Heights park last week.
While the players were busy game-planning for their Sunday matchup against the Miami Dolphins, employees of the St. Louis Rams were at work in Maryland Heights, making a difference at Creve Coeur Park. Team employees worked with "The Mission Continues" and the Audobon Society to plant trees and shrubbery at the park October 12. The Mission Continues is a non-profit organization founded by former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens, a Parkway North High School graduate. The organization is devoted to putting a returning veteran's skills to use by serve their communities at home.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
The free concert series is an annual event hosted by the Cultural Arts Commission. The band will begin at 7 p.m. at the Tremayne Shelter.
Clave Sol, a band that provides a “spicy fusion of jazz improvisation with Latin, funk, island and world rhythms,” will perform the last of Maryland Heights' Summer Concert Series Friday at Creve Coeur Park. The free concert series is an annual event hosted by the Cultural Arts Commission. The band will begin at 7 p.m. at the Tremayne Shelter. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own seating and refreshments. In case of inclement weather, check the city website for an alternate concert location. According to the city, the group was founded by St. Louis-pianist Philip Gomez in 2000 with the goal of providing music that would excite both the audience and the musicians performing it. The winning formula combines the solid grooves of Latin…
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The City of Maryland Heights' Summer Concert Series Continues Aug. 10 with a performance from Lenny Frisch and Friends.
Looking for something to do on Friday? The City of Maryland Heights' summer concert series continues in Creve Coeur Park at 7 p.m with a performance from Lenny Frisch and Friends. The city's website indicates the group plays "Calypso, Reggae, Bossa, Soca and Caribbean music." The event is free, but those attending will need to bring their own seating and refreshments—according to the city's website. Organizers will hold the performance at the Tremayne Shelter.
Monday, July 30, 2012
This week we found a video of Autumn's Child's performance from Creve Coeur Park.
Many videos from around Maryland Heights are on YouTube—and each week we're going to find the best of them. This week we've found a video of Autumn's Child's performance at Creve Coeur Park. Know of other great YouTube videos from around Maryland Heights? Shoot a link to firstname.lastname@example.org and you might see it on Maryland Heights Patch!
Monday, July 9, 2012
Are you single? Do you love the beach? Do you love parties? If so, Creve Coeur Park is hosting an event up your alley!
Update: The Creve Coeur Park Singles Beach Party has been canceled, according to the County Parks and Recreation department. If you're single and looking to meet new people, Creve Coeur Park is hosting a Singles Beach Party on July 14. A sign for the event indicates it's set for July 14 from 7-11 p.m. Registration is required, so call 314-615-8482 or 314-615-8841 if you're interested. The event costs $30 per person. Planning to go? Be sure to tell us in the comments!
This week we found a video slide show of the local county park's trail around the lake.
Many videos from around Maryland Heights are on YouTube—and each week we're going to find the best of them. This week we've found a video slideshow of the bike trail in Creve Coeur Park! Know of other great YouTube videos from around Maryland Heights? Shoot a link to email@example.com and you might see it on Maryland Heights Patch!
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Tell us what you think of the new sidewalks along Dorsett Road near Creve Coeur Park.
Construction on Dorsett Road is complete! Sidewalks now pave the way along Creve Coeur Park's Dorsett Road entrance for walkers and joggers to enjoy. Are you glad to have the sidewalk complete? Or are you more happy to have Dorsett Road open for business as usual? Be sure to tell us in the comments!
Friday, June 8, 2012
With summer quickly approaching, 'Patch' readers have spoken and selected Creve Coeur Park as their favorite green space in Hazelwood, Florissant and Maryland Heights.
The votes have been cast and we have a winner in our green space challenge. When it comes to a walking trails, great playground and an overall scenic atmosphere, readers choose St. Louis County's Creve Coeur Park in Maryland Heights. Here's how the voting broke down. Thanks to everyone who voted and who nominated a choice location. Disagree with the votes? Got something to say about the winner? Let us know below. Also, feel free to leave a review on any of the parks in the challenge by rating them on the business listing. Check back on Monday for next week's Readers' Choice topic!
Thursday, June 7, 2012
The City of Maryland Heights has scheduled two free concerts in Creve Coeur Park this summer.
Are you a fan of music? Do you enjoy free events? The City of Maryland Heights kicks off its summer concert series this Friday at Creve Coeur Park. Organizers will hold the concert at the Tremayne Shelter. We’ve compiled a list of the performing acts and dates below. The shows begin at 7 p.m., the city’s website indicates. Information obtained via the City of Maryland Heights calendar.