Trolley delays continue, lawsuits led against project

In a lawsuit filed against the Loop Trolley project, plaintiff Peter Sarandos argues that the Loop Trolley tracks extend 300 feet past the designated boundary in St. Louis City and 235 feet past the district’s boundary in University City.

Emma Baker | Staff Reporter

Boosters Cafe closes, to be replaced by Indian restaurant

Fall may have just arrived, but the pumpkin pancakes may be harder to find this year. Boosters Cafe, the popular breakfast spot by the corner of Melville Avenue and Delmar Boulevard, closed Monday following ongoing financial difficulties. Pending the completion of final lease paperwork, the space will be home to an Indian restaurant that should open around November.

Wash. U. construction on Delmar should hold weekend’s events a stark reminder

Saturday night at around 9 p.m., the police broke up a massive fight on the Delmar Loop and closed off large sections of Delmar Boulevard. Later, at around 11 p.m., shots were fired at the corner of Delmar and Skinker Boulevards, near Church’s Chicken. While no Wash. U.

A rejuvenated street

The Delmar Loop is a picturesque street located a few hundred feet from the Danforth Campus. Thanks to the Greenway Walk, the Loop is perfect for a first place for freshmen to break out of the Wash. U. bubble. Later, it’s a staple of upperclassmen’s social lives, with some of them residing here as well.

| Editor-in-Cheif

Stepping Out: Three Kings Public House

Three Kings Public House, a bar and grill across the street from the Tivoli Theatre, offers filling fare served with smiles in a handsome space. However, the pub lacks any attribute that makes it noteworthy.

| Senior Scene Editor

Subterranean Books: Connecting good people with good books

Rows upon rows of eclectic books line the shelves of the Loop’s Subterranean Books. As the only independent bookstore on the street, Subterranean Books provides a welcome oasis from the surrounding bustling restaurants and shops.

| Managing Editor

Stepping Out: La Pizza

This week I ventured to La Pizza, which was recently rated by St. Louis Magazine as having the best pizza in the entire city. If you’ve ever driven west on Delmar Boulevard, you’ve most likely seen La Pizza but subconsciously screened it from your memory. The pizzeria is a little shack with a sign that is barely visible at night.

| Scene Reporter

Students rent Loop apartments despite crime

Crime may be on the mind of Washington University students, but it’s not stopping them from living around the Delmar Loop. Still, the rise in crime on and around the Delmar Loop during the current academic year is making some residents of the Loop area uneasy and more cautious. In November 2008, University City Police […]

| News Editor

After break-ins, focus on security

Residents of the Greenway Apartments woke up last week to find that approximately 15 cars were broken into in the building’s surrounding area, prompting heightened security concerns there.

| Contributing Reporters

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