Category: Lifestyle

RELEASE: Saint Louis Zoo Pollinator Dinner is June 19, 2018

What: The 10th annual Pollinator Dinner will focus on the diverse foods that pollinators help to provide. Before dinner, guests can enjoy honeybee-pollinated beverages and a honey tasting while visiting exhibitor displays about pollinators, food, agriculture, gardening and habitat restoration. The gourmet dinner buffet includes salads, sides, main courses and desserts prepared with ingredients provided by pollinators, such as almonds and walnuts, a variety of fruit and vegetables, herbs, honey and more. After dinner, sip […]

RELEASE: Blunt to Give Remarks During Best Buddies Friendship Walk Opening Ceremony

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) will be in Maryland Heights, Mo., tomorrow, Saturday, April 21, at 8:30 a.m. CT to give remarks during the opening ceremony of the Best Buddies Friendship Walk. Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization that creates lasting friendships, employment opportunities, and assists with leadership development skills for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:30 a.m. CT Senator Blunt to Give Remarks During Best Buddies Friendship […]

C-SPAN and Spectrum to honor local student documentary directors

C-SPAN and Spectrum will visit a variety of St. Louis region schools starting Wednesday to celebrate winners for C-SPAN’s annual student video documentary competition. Both C-SPAN and Spectrum will celebrate students efforts in the documentary competition, StudentCam which announced the winners in March. During their visit both companies will present StudentCam certificates of merit to Clayton High School, Kirkwood High School, and Liberty High School on April 25. Since 2006, the public affairs network has […]

RELEASE: Cardinals homestead highlights (Friday, April 20—Thursday, April 26)

After a winning road trip in Cincinnati and Chicago, the Cardinals return to Busch Stadium for their second homestand of the season.  The six-game homestand kicks off with a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds (April 20-22) and concludes with three games versus the New York Mets (April 24-26).  The homestand is highlighted by six promotional giveaways, including a Dexter Fowler bobblehead and a Kids Yadier Molina “Player’s Weekend” jersey, and five theme nights. Friday, […]

RELEASE: World’s largest chess piece unveiled at the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — The World Chess Hall of Fame unveiled the newest world record for the largest chess piece, certified by Guinness World Records. The record-breaking king chess piece stands 20 feet tall with a base of 9 feet, 2 inches, and is an exact scale replica of the black Staunton King piece used in the inaugural Sinquefield Cup held at the Saint Louis Chess Club annually since 2013. “This year marks the 10th anniversary of […]

Gearing up: Mayor Krewson announces launch of new bike share program in St. Louis

Mayor Lyda Krewson announced Monday that St. Louis’ new bike share program is now live and ready for use. “Bike share presents a great opportunity for St. Louis residents and visitors, whether you’re trying to get to work or to a meeting, run a few errands, connect to a Metrolink stop or take a trip to a nearby park or museum,” Mayor Krewson said. “By ensuring access to bikes across the city, we can improve […]

RELEASE: Blunt issues statement on military action targeting Syrian regime’s chemical weapons program

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement on the joint airstrikes carried out by the United States, Great Britain, and France targeting the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons infrastructure: “President Trump, along with our allies, organized the right response to Bashar al-Assad’s horrific chemical attack. I commend the swift action on the part of all the military forces that carried out this mission. I support this effort and believe the president has […]

Andy and Kim Busch bring their wine line to Clayton

For generations, the Busch name has been synonymous with some of the most popular and successful beers in the country. Now, one of the heirs of that family is dipping his toes in grapes — namely the wine game. Andy Busch, the son of the late August A. Busch, Jr., and his wife Kim launched a line of wines from their Folded Hills Winery in California here in St. Louis last year and had their first […]

RELEASE: Tax Cut Appreciation Rally

Noon to 1pm Saturday Aloe Plaza (the park across Market from the Central Post Office at 18th and Market St) St Louis Republican Central Committee will host a Tax Day Rally opposite the Central Post Office (the point of last dropoff for folks’ taxes) on this Saturday, April 14th.  We chose this Saturday (as opposed to the official last tax day, next Tuesday) because Saturday is a National GOP Day of Action. All who have […]

RELEASE: Chesterfield Hockey Association announces push to raise final $2 million to begin construction of new Chesterfield Valley hockey facility

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. /PRNewswire/ — Construction of a new, state-of-the-art ice hockey and multi-sport ice facility planned for Chesterfield Valley in St Louis, Missouri, is planning ground breaking this fall. Chesterfield Hockey Association (“CHA”), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, who will own and manage the site, is now raising the final $2 million (of a total $22.5 million project cost) needed to begin construction. This new facility will replace the Hardees IcePlex, a three-sheet ice facility that was […]