Stanley and Arlene Browne, owners of Robust Wine Bar, have lived in University City for eight years. Arlene works as marketing/public relations professional and Stanley, a certified sommelier, is the wine columnist for Ladue News. The couple has two children—Molly, 6, and Max, 3.
LN: WHAT IS A FAVORITE PLACE ON DATE NIGHTS?
Arlene Browne: There’s nothing like stopping by a local restaurant and catching a live concert at The Pageant, followed by drinks on the rooftop of the Moonrise Hotel.
LN: WHAT IS AN IDEAL WAY TO SPEND A LAZY AFTERNOON IN UNIVERSITY CITY?
AB: Walking from star to star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame and strolling the shops in The Loop or taking in a family theater performance at COCA and grabbing a burger at Blueberry Hill.
FACTS & FIGURES
City of University City
Incorporated in 1906
Mayor: Shelley Welsch
The Delmar Loop was recently designated as one of the 10 Great Streets in America by the American Planning Association.
More than 100 years old, University City is steeped in history and tradition. Many of its original streets bear the names of great colleges and universities, hence its name. It possesses some of the finest housing stock in the metro area…and is home to world-class art, music, cultural and educational interests. —Jon Mendelson, Jon Mendelson Realtors