Monthly Archives: August 2010

Summer-Street Fests-St. Louis

Street fairs or festivals (known more commonly today as fests), where neighbors gather at crossroads to exchange goods, to socialize and to celebrate¬†– date to the Middle Ages and even earlier. I was intrigued, Sunday at Iron Barley’s Tomatofest (one … Continue reading

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Framing a Modern Masterpiece

Like many St. Louisans, I have been dreaming revisions to the St. Louis Riverfront downtown, since viewing the five finalist design proposals revealed on Tuesday morning beneath the Gateway Arch. All are beautifully rendered and well thought out, with individual … Continue reading

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Future Visions of the Downtown St. Louis Riverfront

After attending the Opening of the Public Exhibit: Framing a Modern Masterpiece sponsored by the National Park Service and CityArchRiver2015 at the Gateway Arch this morning, with my husband, designer Tom Kavanaugh – then giving a private Downtown Tour with … Continue reading

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Day Tripping on the Downtown Trolley

On June 28th, 2010 Metro St. Louis launched a Downtown Circulator decked out to resemble a trolley that’s turned out to be the best thing since sliced bread for tourists and home-towners alike. It’s not only cute and convenient (they … Continue reading

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