Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The new pizza restaurant will be located next to the Edward Jones office at 1126 West Pearce.
Wentzville-area pizza lovers will be thrilled to hear that Little Caesar's Pizza will be opening in Wentzville in the fall. A storefront in the strip mall behind Steak N Shake posted a "Little Caesar's coming soon" sign recently, and Wentzville Patch has confirmed with the City of Wentzville that the pizza restaurant will be opening some time after August. The chain is famous for its "hot-n-ready" pizzas, and also carries deep-dish pizza, hot wings and cheese bread. Little Caesar's began in Garden City, Michigan in 1959 when Mike and Marian Ilitch invested their life savings into a pizza business. Little Caesar's was franchised in 1962 and now has locations in all 50 states. Little Caesar's supports local community charities and youth …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Patch highlights a vacant commercial space and asks: What business would you like to see move into this area?
We want Wentzville Patch to be a place where you can not only find out what's going on around town, but a place where you can share your thoughts and ideas with neighbors. From time to time, we like to highlight a vacant commercial space and ask what you would like to see move into this area. If you know of an area you'd like to see highlighted, tell us in the comments. This week, we are taking a look at a location that, most recently, was Clutch N Clutter resale shop and is now vacant. The building is in Village Center, Wentzville's historic downtown area. Although the building doesn't appear to be historic, let's brainstorm some businesses that fit in with the character of the area and can help the revitalization of Wentzville's downtown…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The site plan for Huck's has been tabled for more than a month.
A site plan for a Huck's gas station that has been tabled for more than a month will be back up for consideration at Thursday's meeting of the Lake Saint Louis Planning and Zoning Commission. READ MORE: Lake Saint Louis Board to Hold Public Hearing for Huck's The gas station and convenience store development, which would be known as Huck's Lake Saint Louis, would be on a 1.99-acre lot located in the Schnuck's development, southeast of Civic Center Drive, west of Lake Saint Louis Boulevard and north of I-64. The elevations included in the site plan show a Huck's that is very different in appearance from the Huck's gas stations seen in other cities in the St. Louis area. The site plan, elevations and canopy design are attached. The Planning …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
CVS Pharmacy plans to build a new Wentzville location at a recently-annexed site that is a piece of a larger unincorporated area within the city limits. But not all residents are happy to see the drug store set up shop. Find out why.
CVS Pharmacy broke ground this week on its new location in Wentzville. The parcel was subdivided from a larger piece of property that lies in unincorporated St. Charles County, although it is surrounded by the City of Wentzville. The property was formerly owned by the Brune family. CVS plans to pay for utilities to be brought across Wentzville Parkway from Pitman Funeral Home, and will dedicate 15 feet of right of way for the eventual widening and improvement of Wentzville Parkway. READ MORE: Annexation Could Bring CVS Pharmacy to Wentzville The CVS store plans be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with two drive-thru lanes for pharmacy services only. Not all Wentzville residents are happy about the new pharmacy's location, however, …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The company promises no-haggle pricing and in-house, same-day finance approval.
Car Credit City is the latest business to open in a newly-revitalized business district south of Interstate 70 in Wentzville. The auto sales lot opened in December 2012. The company promises no-haggle pricing and 15-minute credit approval with in-house financing. The Wentzville Car Credit City is the only St. Charles County location of the company. Over the last ten years, the area has seen an influx in new business including Suntrup Hyundai, IHOP, Rural King, Bandana's, Bill Thomas Camper Sales and the auto mall complex. The area will see more change in the future, with plans for Wentzville Parkway to be extended south to Wilmer Road and Interstate Drive. READ MORE: Corridor Study Recommends Path for Future South Wentzville Parkway
Monday, April 1, 2013
Wentzville Patch catches you up on the past month's headlines.
We know your lives are busy. You can't be glued to a computer screen all day, and it's possible that you might have missed some important local news or a great feature story. Here are the stories that made headlines in March:
Friday, March 22, 2013
The franchise, started by two former firefighters, collects funds to help provide firefighters with equipment and other assistance.
Firehouse Subs is coming to Wentzville, with an opening date projected for late summer. Brian Collins, owner of the O'Fallon Firehouse Subs store, confirmed to Patch that he would be opening another location in a building to be constructed on an outlot in the Kohl's shopping center on West Pearce Boulevard. Collins said he will be working with officials from the Wentzville Fire Protection District to decorate the store with photos and memorabilia just as the O'Fallon store now features the O'Fallon department. According to the Firehouse Subs website, the chain began 18 years ago now has more than 540 restaurants in 32 states and Puerto Rico. The menu features hot subs, cold subs, salads, soups, cookies and more. Firehouse Subs is also …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Wentzville's newest hotel may begin hiring in August.
Ground was broken in December 2012 for Wentzville's new 90-room hotel, the Fairfield Inn & Suites. Midas Hospitality, LLC, is the owner and manager of the hotel. Executive Vice President Rob Willard told Patch that the four-story hotel will have an indoor swimming pool, guest laundry and a meeting space for approximately 50 people. The new hotel will have a sharp, contemporary look with outside surfaces of block and steel. "I am very excited to be part of the group who is bringing this quality lodging project to the City of Wentzville. It will be a great addition to an already well developed area of Wentzville, at the intersection of Wentzville Parkway and the I-70 corridor," Willard said. Willard and his wife and three children have lived…
Friday, December 28, 2012
Chinese drive-thru, sports bars, a sushi lounge and a southern barbecue joint were among the restaurants to open in 2012 in St. Charles.
Wentzville has seen several new restaurants open in 2012, including the long-awaited Chick-Fil-A and a new restaurant where Mama's Grill used to be. From barbecue to Greek food, St. Charles County gained several new restaurants in 2012. Have you been to any of these restaurants yet?
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The Wentzville Board of Aldermen recently approved zoning and site plans for two new indoor shooting ranges in the city limits.
New businesses are booming in Wentzville. Along with a hotel, a clothing store and a drive-through Chinese restaurant, two new indoor shooting ranges will make Wentzville their home. READ MORE: Reaction from Wentzville Patch readers has been positive so far. Rod Hiduk said, "Great idea. All citizens need to learn to shoot safely." Rich added his comment to the story, "Great news," and Mike Allen said, "Very cool news!" On Wentzville Patch's Facebook page, links to the stories received 11 likes and prompted this comment from Gary Meissner, "Sounds like a good idea." Do you think it's a good idea, too? Vote in our poll, and tell us why you think so in the comments box below.