Tatis’ Twin Grand Slams 15 years ago

St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Fernando Tatis hit two grand slam home runs off the same pitcher in the same inning 15 years ago this week.  I remember watching that game and thinking that will probably never happen again.



Time-lapse video of Stan Musial Bridge at St. Louis

Here are two time-lapse videos of the construction of the new Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge, St. Louis.  Construction of the bridge which crosses the Mississippi River just north of downtown took several years to complete.  The Stan Span as it’s called locally, opened earlier this year. More about the bridge can be found here.


Old Navy, we have a problem…

Sure, the abbreviations for all of those M states may get a little confusing, and yes, there is a St. Louis, Mich., but the Cardinals are from St. Louis, Mo.

According to social media reports, the shirts, which first appeared in late February, were pulled from some stores soon after.


A Brewery is Born

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.


Missouri Storm Forecast

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.

Read all about it.

Thanks Frankie


Happy Birthday St. Louis


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 [...]

A couple of old Cardinals fans



Clydesdales inaugurate new bridge in St. Louis

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.


Sunrise this morning

We had a beautiful red sky this morning.  Here are a few of shots from the deck.  Click to enlarge.


Red Light Accidents In St. Louis – 2013

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.”

Read all about it

Thanks A&L


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