Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Woody's Moving out at Plaza Frontenac

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Woody's Moving out at Plaza Frontenac

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BIZ BIT: Woody's Men's Clothiers, one of the first tenants at Plaza Frontenac in 1974, will pull up stakes by year's end for a move to another site. That's the word from co-owner Maurice "Mo" Erwin. "We're at the back end of our lease, which will expire at the end of the year," said Erwin. "We want to remain in the Ladue-Frontenac area and there aren't a lot of options." Erwin's partner in Woody's is Bill Woodward. Meanwhile, the high-fashion shop Adrienne Vittadini Boutique at Plaza Frontenac will be shuttered on April 22.

GOING UP: If you've taxied past the main terminal of Lambert Field in the last two weeks, you might have noticed a new construction fence going up on the ramp area formerly assigned to Trans World Express commuter planes. That's the spot where local airport construction expert K&S Associates/General Contractors is starting work on the FAA's new traffic control tower, with partner Perini Building Co. of Detroit. The $13 million, 200-foot tower and adjacent base building is slated for completion in September 1996.

COMINGS & GOINGS: Enterprise Rent-A-Car execs from the United States, Canada and Great Britain are expected to hit the links at Boone Valley Golf Club in Augusta come May 6. They have been called here by bossmen Jack and Andy Taylor to ogle Enterprise's new corporate headquarters and celebrate "becoming the largest car rental company in the U.S." . . .

Les Utley has gotten braids as marketing chief of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, afer a stint at New York's Pierre Hotel. . . .

It was a bon voyage for former County Parks & Recreation director Wayne Kennedy and his wife, Mickey, at the home of Cicardi Bruce Jr. The Kennedys are heading for Florida, after he retired as master and huntsman with Meramec Valley Hunt Club. On hand were Kennedy's successor as master, Dr. Bruce McCloskey, with Joan Luster; Lil Lewis, master of the Bridlespur Hunt; and master of Shawnee Hunt Richard Finke with his wife, Audrey. . . .

Thanx to KSHE-FM's John Ulett, jazz sax man Branford Marsalis got some competent emergency treatment for a nasal congestion. Dr. Robert Loynd came to the rescue and pumped up Marsalis well enough to jam until 1 a. …

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