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.
St. Louis’ KWK was the very first radio station I can remember hearing as a kid. Apparently they decided that they weren’t going to play rock & roll music. Variety Magazine, in its January 22, 1958 issue noted, “St. Louisans Heave of Rock n’ Roll”. I don’t remember this at all. But it might be why [...]
Post-Dispatch photographer Reynold Ferguson, prone on top of the Arch, photographs the city below in February 1967. Click to enlarge a little.
Update… Here’s a picture of the guy taking that picture.
Now…. who took the picture of the guy taking the picture?