Sunday, April 14, 2013
The Old Town business moved to a new location there recently.
Many residents might have noticed recently that Goldkamp Heating and Cooling can’t be found at its usual location on St. Francois. That’s because the Old Town business staple moved to another location in Old Town at 890 N. Lafayette to expand its business. “We’re excited to maintain our presence in Old Town Florissant and to find a location that meets the demands of our growing business,” Goldkamp said in a news release. “We look forward to serving our customers in St. Louis County, St. Charles County and throughout metropolitan St. Louis for many years from our new headquarters.” Goldkamp started his business in his home and then moved it into an Old Town Florissant building with 600 square feet in 2000, according to the release. The …
Monday, November 19, 2012
The tour will be held on the Sunday following Thanksgiving, November 25, from 2 to 6 p.m.
Looking for a fun, local way to teach the family about Christmas history? If so, you'll be thrilled to learn that Historic Florissant’s Christmas House Tour is coming up on Nov. 25. About the Tour All the homes are located in Old Town and many are within walking distance of each other, according to a press release from Historic Florissant, Inc. "Some old favorites will open their doors to visitors plus two homes that will be on tour for the first time," the release reads. "The age of the homes range from 85 years to 212 years, but all have one thing in common. They are all owned by people who have shown a deep commitment to preserving and maintaining these homes, guaranteeing they are around for another generation." Tour Details You Need …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
De.lish Cheesecake Bakery and Café had its grand opening on Sept. 30, to the excitement of the owners and customers alike.
Craving a delicious slice of homemade cheesecake? Have a hankering for a bavarian pretzel? Is a slice of quiche your ideal breakfast? If the answer to any (or all) of those questions is "yes," head to de.lish Cheesecake Bakery and Cafe, which recently opened in the historic narrow gauge train station at the corner of New Florissant Road and St. Catherine Street. The café has more than 30 varieties of cheesecake available for special order, with three or four types available for purchase by the slice daily. Two or three varieties of quiche are also available each day, including one that is vegetarian-friendly. In the middle of October, de.lish added salads to its menu, which can be served in a smaller portion alongside the quiche or as a …
Friday, July 8, 2011
Show off your knowledge of Florissant with this week's photo scavenger hunt.
Once upon a time someone might've gone to the corner of this street to fill up a bucket with water before the long, slow, heavy walk home. Thankfully, we now live in an era when safe, clean drinking water comes straight to our homes and adorable wells are nothing more than atmospheric excuses for a neat looking planter. Take a good look at this well. Do you think you know where it is? Go ahead and make your guess below.