Leaders argue for over $ 37 million in COVID aid to North St. Louis | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

Leaders argue for over $ 37 million in COVID aid to North St.  Louis |  St.  Louis Metro News |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge DOYLE MURPHY St. Louis City Hall. St. The Louis Board of Aldermen on Thursday tabled a bill that would allocate several million dollars in funding to northern St. Louis. Louis, if adopted after a final vote next week. The bill, Board Bill 82, would allow $ 37 million of federal COVID-19 aids … Read more

Hot Box Cookies Celebrates 4/20 With Special Offers | Food & Drink News | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

Hot Box Cookies Celebrates 4/20 With Special Offers |  Food & Drink News |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge Courtesy Hot Box Cookies The “Wake and Bake” cake has chocolate brownies, caramel and fruity grains in it. Hot Box Cookies (several locations, including 54 N Euclid Avenue, 314-899-0909) hope to help stoners everywhere satisfy their food as the unofficial holiday – 20/4 – approaches. Not only do they roll out a … Read more

Hartmann: The Republicans of Missouri just do not want the government to work Hartmann | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

Hartmann: The Republicans of Missouri just do not want the government to work  Hartmann |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge TIM BOMMEL / HOUSE COMMUNICATION In Jefferson City, lawmakers are sitting on a huge budget surplus that they refuse to spend on services that their constituents need. It does not get much easier than this. For decades, the state of Missouri has hovered near the bottom nationally in spending on public services … Read more

St. Louis’ Grant’s Farm opens in late April | Art Stories and Interviews | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

St.  Louis’ Grant’s Farm opens in late April |  Art Stories and Interviews |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge Courtesy Grant’s Farm Svimmel, St. Louis. Grant’s Farm (7385 Grant Road, 314-843-1700) opens for the season on Saturday, April 30th. The park is a top place for families to visit in St. Louis, and offers tram rides, shows and a chance to feed kids with bottles. The 281-acre park is home to … Read more

Welcome neighbor STL to serve meals from 7 countries for carnival | Food & Drink News | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

Welcome neighbor STL to serve meals from 7 countries for carnival |  Food & Drink News |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge Courtesy Welcome neighbor STL Welcome Neighbor STL is a community partner of Washington University’s ThurtenE Carnival. Welcome Neighbor STL is preparing for its biggest event to date and director Jessica Bueler is thrilled. The nonprofit has partnered with Washington University’s ThurtenE Carnival to bring refugee chef meals into the mix. ThurtenE Carnival … Read more

St. Louis City officials oppose ‘poorly written’ proposal R | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

St.  Louis City officials oppose ‘poorly written’ proposal R |  St.  Louis Metro News |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge Monica Obradovic Councilman Lewis Reed speaks in opposition to Proposition R at a news conference Monday. St. Louis Councilor President Lewis Reed does not keep his disapproval of Proposition R silent. At a news conference Monday, Reed slammed the proposal, which would change the city’s redevelopment process if approved by voters tomorrow. … Read more

Mister Gary of Them Yo People! Deserved his crown by being so St. Louis | Art Stories and Interviews | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

Mister Gary of Them Yo People!  Deserved his crown by being so St.  Louis |  Art Stories and Interviews |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge Mr. Gary at St. Louis Mayor’s Mardi Gras Ball in 2022. As host for Them Yo people !, the local TV star Gary Boyd is the underground king of St. Louis. Boyd, best known as “Mister Gary”, has hosted the show since 2013. On that, he travels around St. Louis. Louis and … Read more

The Ethical Society of St. Louis’s incredible building inspires awe | City Guide | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

The Ethical Society of St.  Louis’s incredible building inspires awe |  City Guide |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge Nyara Williams Architect Harris Armstrong, Ladue landmark is easily recognizable from the street. One of the coolest underrated buildings in the city is the headquarters for Ethical Society in St. Louis (9001 Clayton Road, Ladue, 314-991-0955), a group that brings St. Louisans together to work for positive social change. When it comes … Read more

The Albert Pujols agreement: How did it go for everyone? | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

The Albert Pujols agreement: How did it go for everyone?  |  St.  Louis Metro News |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

Photo courtesy of Flickr / Phil Do you remember when Pujols was not in the Cardinals? When Albert Pujols left the Cardinals to sign with the Angels in December 2011, everyone was wondering how things would go. Would the cardinals bomb and the angels rise? Or would the Cardinals excel with young, cheaper talent while … Read more

The joys of non-alcoholic life | Food & Drink News | St. Louis | St. Louis news and events

The joys of non-alcoholic life |  Food & Drink News |  St.  Louis |  St.  Louis news and events

click to enlarge St. Lunacy Josh “Loyal” Grigaitis Josh “Loyal” Grigaitis lives and breathes nightlife. The longtime Hill resident – whose nickname is a nod to his loyal family event business – previously ran 2720 Cherokee, the venue that brought James Murphy, Ghostface Killah and others to town, and his family owns the bar Pop’s … Read more