CLAYTON — The Board of Aldermen is considering creation of an entertainment district that officials said could promote a more vibrant and active downtown.
At least one alderman and some residents have concerns about the effort, however, with some fearing parking, noise, drunken driving and other problems.
The proposed entertainment district would be bounded by Maryland Avenue, Forsyth Boulevard, North Bemiston Avenue and North Meramec Avenue. The district could include theaters, music venues, arcades and game rooms.
Alderman Ira Berkowitz said the plan would be good for the city.
“We need to diversify, and we can’t just cater to older folks who want to eat dinner and then go home — that will be the