East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks says keeping nightclubs open until 5:30 a.m. is about jobs and identity.
Says early closing time has not been a major factor in big decline in homicides
St. Louis has a number of entertaining establishments, from music venues to nightclubs to late night haunts, with diverse offerings to cater to the 18 and up or under 21 crowd, St. Louis style.
If you (or your date) are wearing a mini and stilettos, or if the crazy St. Louis weather is wreaking havoc — or if you just want to feel like a high roller — you can indulge in some valet parking at these local hot spots.
St. Louis hipster hangouts run the spectrum, from dingy dive bars to to full-blown nightclubs. Here’s the low-down on the best scenester spots in the Lou.
Mayor Alvin Parks says most were opposed to early closures
Even with the smoking ban that has been in effect in some cities since 2004, with a little research, cigar connoisseurs can still find those cedar embedded, humidor cigar bars.
“As long as these clubs are open all night it’s an invitation for more crime”
Calls for earlier closing times for bars,liquor stores