Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Goodman, Pals Buy Buildings in County

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Goodman, Pals Buy Buildings in County

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SCOOPS DU JOUR: Affton High's most celebrated alum, John (of "Roseanne" fame) Goodman, and two of his former college pals - Bob Lenzen and Bill Frisella - have purchased two office buildings in west St. Louis County from Metropolitan Life. . . .

And you thought our town could support only one Freddie Froghammer's? Ray Barrett, bossman of the hot, young gathering place on Manchester Road, will hop up with another Froghammer's in St. Peters on Highway 94 at Jungerman Road. A third location is also on the drawing boards.

MOVERS AND GROOVERS: Teen heartthrob Jason Priestley (Brandon Walsh on television's "Beverly Hills, 90210") will fly into our town Aug. 14 to attend a private bash in his honor, hosted by Famous-Barr and Pepe Jeans London. Guests at the private do will be selected from the public via registration in the junior's or men's departments at Famous' Galleria, St. Clair Square, Northwest Plaza, Chesterfield and South County stores. . . .

He began his career 14 years ago as emcee Jimmy Holiday at Pop's in Sauget for the partying crowd in the early morning hours. He has held court over countless gams and wet T-shirt contests. Now Holiday, aka Jim Greenwald, checks out of his post as Oz general manager Sunday to return to his first love, teaching. Greenwald is going back to Calvin Coolidge Junior High in Granite City, where he once roamed the halls as a student and staffer. . . .

Shake hands with Matt Tracy, a former shin kicker at Florissant Valley Community College and Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and Reebok shoe peddler, who is now an account exec with CH Health Technologies. . . .

That was fashion maven Gus Torregrossa who turned to a server Friday night at Piccolo's Mediterranean Cafe & Bar at Kemoll's and ordered "a cup of Al Paccino, please!" The server, who had served Torregrossa before, took off for the kitchen and returned with Gus' fave - a cup of capuccino. …

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