St. Louis wine bar set to open metro-east location

July 29, 2013 

A St. Louis wine bar hopes to open its first metro-east locale in two weeks.

Robust Wine Bar anticipates opening its doors at 126 E. Main St. in Edwardsville on Aug. 10. The business is moving in after Erato On Main closed there.

The wine bar's first location opened at 227 W. Lockwood Ave. in Webster Groves, Mo. in September 2007 and another opened last December at 635 Washington Ave. in downtown St. Louis.

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A new residential and commercial cleaning services is now available throughout the metro-east area. Anointed Hands is based in Granite City, but also provides service in Edwardsville, Maryville, Collinsville and Fairview Heights. The business advertises "budget-friendly" prices and uses "eco-friendly" products. Call 709-0238 to find out more.

Self Defense & Fitness Systems in Collinsville celebrates its grand opening Saturday. You can find the martial arts studio at 304 E. Main St. or call them at 410-3036.

Hardee's at 2 South Belt East in Belleville is open again after temporarily closing last week. The restaurant had to briefly close because new sewer lines were being installed.

And finally, Downtown Belleville gift shop Bear Book & Candle reopened after temporarily closing last week. The store at 1111 West Main St. is open today through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Two months ago, the owners announced the business would close for good by the end of the summer. You can call the store at 233-2400 to find out more.

Contact reporter Will Buss at or 239-2526.

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