Thursday, October 11, 2012
Police Log Oct. 1-7: Burglar uses garage door to enter Wildwood home to steal items on kitchen counter. License and money taken from purse at BBQ Bash, stated St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood Precinct officers.
Following are recent incidences handled by St. Louis County Police Department-Wildwood (6th) Precinct officers: Six different incidences of rocks or bricks being thrown through car windows occurred on Oct. 1; two each at Melrose, Ossenfort, and Waterfront Way. Money and a license were taken from a purse at the annual BBQ Bash on Oct. 1. An arrest was made on the suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and drug violation on Manchester Road on Oct. 3. A person was arrested on Missouri Route 100 and Taylor for an outstanding warrant and possession of marijuana during Oct. 4. A person was arrested at Fox Creek and Model Realty for an outstanding warrant on Oct. 4. Police received two noise complaints of loud music at the Big Chief …
Monday, October 1, 2012
VIDEOS to experience, too: Saturday afternoon's 8th annual BBQ Bash band in Wildwood featured the VooDoo Blues Band and singer Roland Johnson.
A St. Louis long-time Soulard musical group, VooDoo Blues Band, entertained attendees Saturday from 3-7 p.m. at the Wildwood Town Center Plaza during the 2012 St. Louis Home Fires BBQ Bash. Were you there jamming? Which one of their songs did you enjoy most?
Sunday, October 2, 2011
PHOTO GALLERY: This set of shots captures evening attendees at the 7th annual St. Louis Home Fires BBQ Bash in Wildwood on Sept. 24-25.
Thanks to the many people who commented live from the 7th annual St. Louis Home Fires BBQ Bash on Sept. 24-25 via the Eureka-Wildwood Patch booth and laptop; that was very enjoyable to see the spectrum of Bash-related observations and comments shared. See previous published articles about the 2011 BBQ Bash: BBQ Bash Organizer Says Grounds are Ready BBQ Bash Winner Ready to Compete Again Live from the BBQ Bash in Wildwood Chuck Graces BBQ Bash in Big Way Thousands Attend BBQ Bash Activities, Booths at BBQ Bash in Wildwood
PHOTO GALLERY: Many people stopped by the Eureka-Wildwood Patch booth during Sept. 24-25 at the 7th annual St. Louis Home Fires BBQ Bash in Wildwood. We will publish additional photo galleries from the Bash as well.
Thanks to everyone who came by to secure Patch giveaways, balloons and to sign up for Patch morning newsletters during the day last weekend. We will publish more photo galleries from additional components of the Bash under separate articles.
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Wildwood-based barbecue team brings out the pigs and the desire to take home a trophy again this year.
One barbecue team competing in the 7th annual St. Louis Home Fires BBQ Bash claims "Porkin' Ain't Easy." They've even adopted that as a team name. However the Wildwood-based barbecue team made barbecuing ribs look easy when they took first place in the category in last year's Bash cookoff. Although this team will be competing only and not be selling to the public, they do plan to feed a whole family of Lafayette High School Junior Varsity soccer team members at the Bash, said Chip Caraway, a Wildwood resident. "This is THE contest we look forward to each year, with several hundred friends planning to come," he said, who also shared they had competed in the Bash since the fourth annual event. The Porkin' Ain't Easy team prepared the meal on…
Friday, September 23, 2011
Wildwood Town Center has been transformed into a village ready to entertain thousands for the 7th annual St. Louis Home Fires BBQ Bash this weekend. It's the largest in St. Louis history.
BBQ Bash organizer Frank Schmer said the grills are ready, the tents are in and the stages are set. "Now all we're waiting for and hoping for is good weather," he said. This Saturday and Sunday, the 7th annual St. Louis Home Fires BBQ Bash in Wildwood is expected to attract 35,000 to 40,000 barbecue enthusiasts. Shuttle service will be provided from the parking lots of the St. Louis Community College-Wildwood. The event is filled with barbecue competitions, springing from seven teams during the first year Schmer hosted it on the parking lot in front of his retail store, to the record-setting 100 teams vying for top spots in eight categories this year. New to this year's lineup are eating contests, and a laser show at 9 p.m. Saturday …