On this date in 1861 Adolphus Busch, a former brewery supply salesman, married Lilly Anheuser, daughter of Eberhard Anheuser. Anheuser owned the Bavarian Brewery.
After the Civil War, Adolphus went to work for his father in law, and soon attained controlling interest in the brewery. He introduced the Budweiser brand in 1876.
Frankie McDonald, a highly-energetic (and autistic) Canadian is becoming an Internet sensation after he posted a video to YouTube warning Missouri residents of an imminent snow storm set to hit the St. Louis area on Sunday.
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St. Louis celebrates its 250th birthday this weekend. There are festivities all over town.
The history of St. Louis covers 250 eventful years, with stellar high rises and challenging low falls. St. Louis has produced some of the most innovative businessmen, motivated social activists, and creative artists to be found, and their [...]
The Budweiser Clydesdales were one of the first to cross the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial bridge just north of downtown St. Louis today. The dedication ceremony was today and people could walk across the bridge. The bridge opens to vehicular traffic on Sunday.
We had a beautiful red sky this morning. Here are a few of shots from the deck. Click to enlarge.
Red-light runners are a problem in any major urban area. American Traffic Systems , the maker of some of these systems, decided to focus on St. Louis in this highlight reel of the “worst red-light accidents of 2013.”
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We got a coating of snow overnight that wreaked havoc on the roads this morning but it was a pretty scene as this barge headed up the Mississippi River to St. Louis. Click image to enlarge.
This photo shows part of old Busch Stadium as it was being demolished to make way for the new Busch Stadium being built during the off-season before 2006′s opening day. Click to enlarge.