Category: Events

RELEASE: The Saint Louis Zoo announces 2017 Conservation Award

The Saint Louis Zoo announced its 2017 Conservation Award and three other Saint Louis Zoo Awards at its 26th annual Marlin Perkins Society Celebration on Nov. 15. The Marlin Perkins Society has grown from 48 to more than 1,100 members over the past 26 years and has generated nearly $25 million in revenue — all to help fund Zoo operations. Conservation Award The Conservation Award was presented to Karen Freeman, Ph.D., research director, and Jean […]

RELEASE: Tickets for Star Wars Night at Busch Stadium on sale tomorrow

ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 14, 2017 – To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Cardinals are announcing details for the sixth annual Star Wars Night at Busch Stadium on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Fans who purchase a special Star Wars Night theme ticket will receive a one-of-a-kind Star Wars-themed Cardinals jersey featuring the traditional Cardinal birds perched atop a lightsaber.  A portion of each special ticket sold will be donated to […]

RELEASE: Cardinals launch third annual high school student video challenge

ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 13, 2017 – The St. Louis Cardinals have launched the third annual Cardinals High School Student Video Challenge, a youth engagement initiative that offers St. Louis area high school students a unique opportunity to compete for the chance to write, create and produce a video featuring Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith and Fredbird with the team at the students’ school. “Our High School Student Video Challenge offers us the chance to […]

The St. Louis Zoo to throw 25th birthday extravaganza for Raja the elephant

One of St. Louis’ biggest celebrities will celebrate their birthday later this month at River’s Edge at the St. Louis Zoo. Raja, the first Asian elephant born at the St. Louis Zoo will celebrate his 25th birthday by stomping on special presents designed by zoo staff on Dec. 27. The presents that Raja will be opening are filled with some of his favorite things, including cereal, melons, bananas, and popcorn. In addition, large trees will be provided […]

A retrospective on the 30-year career of the 55th Governor of the State of Missouri, Jay Nixon: Part 4

Over the past couple weeks, our publisher Scott Faughn spent nearly 8 hours with Governor Nixon discussing every aspect of his career from growing up in DeSoto, to the State Senate, as Attorney General, and his time in the Governor’s Mansion. More Missourians cast their votes to elect Jay Nixon as Governor of Missouri than anyone in state history. In the final part of our series, Governor Nixon shared his views on the events of […]

RELEASE: UFC to make its debut in St. Louis in January

LAS VEGAS — UFC debuts in St. Louis with a thrilling card featuring top contenders and surging prospects. UFC FIGHT NIGHT® take places Sunday, Jan. 14 at Scottrade Center and will be broadcast on FS1. In a featherweight bout guaranteed to deliver fireworks, No.8-ranked Jeremy Stephens battles No.12 Dooho Choi. Known for his aggressive style and heavy hands, Stephens (26-14, fighting out of San Diego, Calif.) recently took home Fight of the Night honors for […]

RELEASE: Yadier Molina kicks off mega charity event in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Yadier Molina, catcher of the St. Louis Cardinals and captain of the 2017 Puerto Rico National Baseball Team, is hosting the second edition of Yadier Molina Home Run Derby & Celebrity Softball Game set for Saturday, December 9 at San Juan’s Hiram Bithorn Stadium. This fun-filled charity event benefitting Foundation 4, a nonprofit organization founded by Yadier and his wife Wanda Torres in 2010, will help raise hurricane relief aid […]

RELEASE: Harlem Globetrotters World Trick Day From Roof of City Museum

As the Harlem Globetrotters prepare for their games at Scottrade Center this Saturday, the world famous team celebrated the 2nd annual World Trick Shot Day by making a shot from the school bus on the roof of City Museum in St. Louis. Zeus McClurkin trekked up to the world’s only school bus on a roof, reached out of the driver side window, and made a shot to a hoop over 140 feet below.  The shot […]

RELEASE: Comedian Ron White coming to Peabody Opera House

Ron “Tater Salad” White, best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Comedy” phenomenon, makes his return to St. Louis with his new stand-up show. White has achieved three Grammy nominations, a Gold Record, two of the top rated one-hour specials in Comedy Central history, a book that appeared on the New York Times Best Seller List, and CD and DVD sales of over 10 million units. Currently, White can […]

RELEASE: 200 MetroBus stops adopted in first year of new program

Metro transit has named the city of Dellwood as its top municipal partner in St. Louis County for the Adopt-A-Stop program. Dellwood has adopted a total of 16 MetroBus stops since the program launched more than a year ago. Dellwood is among the more than 100 organizations and individuals who have adopted and are maintaining 200 MetroBus stops in the City of St. Louis and in St. Louis County. The goal of Adopt-A-Stop is to […]