Category: Events

Clayton, developer announce plans for new hotel in former police headquarters

Clayton officials are collaborating with a Montana developer and local construction company to transform the former Clayton Police headquarters at 227 S. Central Ave. into a new hotel. In new plans filed with the city of Clayton Wednesday, developer HomeBase and St. Louis-based L. Keeley Construction are behind an initiative to bring a 12-story, 218-room AC Hotel by Marriott to downtown Clayton. HomeBase bought the property from the city for $2.37 million in September. The project is expected […]

RELEASE: Blunt-McCaskill Gateway Arch bill headed to the President’s desk

WASHINGTON — Missouri U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill today announced that their legislation, S. 1438, which renames the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial as the Gateway Arch National Park, passed the House yesterday and is headed to the president’s desk. “The St. Louis Arch is one of the world’s most iconic landmarks and a symbol of our state’s historic role as the ‘Gateway to the West,’” said Blunt. “Renaming the park will better highlight […]

Februrary is Earthquake Awareness across the state of Missouri

In the month of February, the state of Missouri hosts an initiative that hopes to bring awareness to residents of the state reading the dangers of earthquakes. According to Missouri’s State Emergency Management Agency, the state is home to the New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ), which generated some of the most powerful earthquakes ever to rock the nation. A series of powerful earthquakes occurred in 1811-12, which collapsed buildings, rung church bells hundreds of miles […]

RELEASE: SET IT OFF coming to Peabody Opera House

St. Louis, MO-Critics have hailed it as one of the most “extravagantly action packed,” “excitingly staged, engaging and impressive” movies of all time with “intense heist sequences.” It is the movie SET IT OFF. Now, the movie has been adapted for the stage and will be premiering in Atlanta, GA followed by performances in DC, LA, St. Louis, Houston and Dallas, just to name a few. Complete tour dates will be announced in the coming […]

St. Louis County Department of Health offering free testing for National Black HIV/AIDS awareness day

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis County Department of Health is offering free testing events for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed annually on Feb. 7 to increase education, testing, community involvement and treatment among black communities. The annual event is also observed to give people an opportunity to reflect on the impact that HIV and AIDS have had on people and nations throughout the world. In addition, it serves […]

RELEASE: Variety Gala to feature John Legend at the Peabody Opera House in April

ST. LOUIS  — Variety is pleased to announce that John Legend will headline at the Dinner with the Stars. The dinner and concert will be held at the Peabody Opera House, and also for the seventh time the entire cost will be underwritten by World Wide Technology, Centene Charitable Foundation and The Steward Family Foundation, meaning all the money raised will go to the kids. Variety Week is the pillar fundraising and awareness campaign for the charity. […]

City of Clayton accepting bids for new Shaw Park Ice Rink facility

The City of Clayton has begun accepting sealed bids for the construction of the new Shaw Park Ice Rink facility. Bids for the multi-use facility have been prepared and were published on the city’s website Tuesday. The advertisements and notice to bidders is available online through the City of Clayton’s website. Proposals will be received until 2 p.m. March 5. The bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud at The Center of Clayton, Meeting […]

RELEASE: St. Louis Cardinals Truck Day to Florida

The St. Louis Cardinals will be loading the team’s equipment truck tomorrow, as the ball club gets set to depart for Spring Training in Jupiter, Fla. Cardinals’ pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to camp on Tuesday, February 13 and will hold their first on-field work out on Wednesday, February 14. The team’s full squad will hold its first on-field work out on Monday, February 19. Media members wishing to cover the truck loading […]

One woman dead after car crashes into creek during school pickup

ST. PETERS, MO. — A 63-year-old St. Peters woman was pronounced dead in a fatal single-vehicle crash Monday afternoon, police said. According to authorities, Mary Brown, of the 2100 block of Asher Court, was killed in a single-car crash that occurred at 2:26 p.m. in St. Peters. St. Louis County Police officers from the Wildwood Precinct responded to the Rockwood Valley Middle School, located at 1220 Babler Park Drive, for a call for a vehicle […]

RELEASE: Cardinals to host 2018 Fantasy Camp at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, NY

Coming off two successful Fantasy Camps in Jupiter, Fla., the St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they will be returning to Cooperstown, N.Y. in 2018 to host a Fantasy Camp at Doubleday Field from June 21-24, the second time they have hosted a camp at the historic baseball field near the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Presented by Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, the four-day camp gives fans the opportunity to play alongside former […]