Wednesday, January 23, 2013
If you aren't into fancy restaurants for a good time, White Castle's popular Valentine's Day event may be just the place for your Valentine and you.
Valentine's Day will be here before you know it and White Castle is urging slider-craving residents to make reservations early for its popular Valentine's Day dinner at local "Love Castle, including the White Castle Restaurants in North County. Restaurant staff promises that not oly will love be in the air on Feb. 14 at White Castle, so will the aroma of the onion-grilled sliders for which White Castle is known. (Get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.) Valentine's Day dinner attendees will be treated to table-side service. The restaurant will feature themed decorations throughout. Cravers in the St. Louis region can call 314-535-7430 ext. 11 from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday to …
Monday, January 21, 2013
Do you think Secret Service would be cool with someone lassoing President Obama? It happened to one president on his Inauguration Day.
On Monday, Jan. 21, Barack Obama will be sworn in again, as the nation's 44th president (*OK, technically he was sworn in Sunday, Jan. 20—see note below). Although there is much protocol and tradition that goes along with presidential inaugurations, history shows there's a bit of wiggle room when it comes to things such as fashion and parade behavior. Remember you can get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, or signup for the Hazelwood Patch newsletter here. For instance, did you know ... Trivia courtesy of the Presidential Inaugural Committee 2013 What twists to the 57th Presidential Inauguration might we see Monday? A Gangnam Style flash mob on the steps of the Capitol? FLOTUS (First Lady of …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Our Washington University columnist shares tips for cutting down on sodium intake by watching six foods with high salt content.
The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends keeping sodium intake to 1,500 milligrams or less each day, yet most Americans are consuming a little more than 3,400 milligrams each day. Reducing sodium intake requires cutting back on salt used in cooking and added to your food but the AHA says six foods might be the real source of sodium in your diet. These foods are: In the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for American's breads and rolls, cold cuts, pizza and chicken and chicken dishes were all listed as top contributors but the other two top items were pasta and pasta dishes, along with condiments. (Get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.) If a part of your New Year’s resolution is to eat healthier, …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Wednesday's council meeting agenda is light but still has a few items worth attention.
Hazelwood City Council will convene for the first time in 2013 Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., to discuss city business. Council will meet in its chambers at Hazelwood City Hall. City manager Edwin Carlstrom will make a recommendation to council regarding contracting a firm for consulting and insurance brokerage services. There will also be a citizens hearing for a requested land use permit extension for a restaurant at World Wide International Food Market. Will you be attending Wednesday's Hazelwood City Council meeting?
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
What are your New Year's traditions? Do you cook black-eyed peas or collard greens for wealth in the New Year? Here are a few facts and superstitions about the first day of 2013.
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AAA offers tips for safe traveling during the holidays.
According to AAA, New Year's Day consistently ranks among the deadliest days to be on the road due to alcohol-related traffic incidents. Statistics from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) back up that contention. (Get instant news updates. Like Hazelwood Patch on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.) To help reduce the number of drunk-driving and alcohol-related traffic deaths, AAA offers the following safety tips for New Year's Eve and Day: NIAAA also debunks a few common myths about "sobering up". Myth: You can drive as long as you are not slurring your words or acting erratically. Fact: The coordination needed for driving is compromised long before the signs of intoxication are visible. Plus, the sedative …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Hazelwood residents must have their payments submitted by Dec. 31.
Time is winding down for residents to submit their payments for 2011 real estate and personal property taxes. Missouri state law requires real property and personal property taxes to be paid by Dec. 31, 2012. This means taxes must be paid and or postmarked to St. Louis County Collector of Revenue by Dec. 31 to avoid interest and penalties accrued on it. Delinquent payments are subject to late charges of 2 percent interest per month, or any portion thereof, with a maximum of 18 percent per year, plus a 2 percent penalty. Revenue offices at the County’s three satellite locations are open from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.; the Clayton office opens at 7 a.m. and closes at 5:30 p.m. Residents have a number of ways to pay for their taxes, too.