St. Louis Riverfront Gets Little Respect

In St. Louis, the riverfront just can’t get any respect. With the St. Louis Rams positioning themselves to move—or to get the public to pay for another new stadium—St. Louis leaders are pushing a plan to build a new stadium next to the Mississippi River that they hope would convince the Rams that we are

By | 2016-10-21T15:28:11+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|About the Mississippi Valley|0 Comments

Song of the Day: From the Upper Mississippi by Rum Drum Ramblers

Rum Drum Ramblers We're going to end the February celebration of St. Louis' 250th birthday with one last post featuring another St. Louis band, and another at the crossroads of musical styles. The guys who make up the Rum Drum Ramblers were, like many teenagers, fans of the punk scene. Unlike many of

By | 2016-10-21T15:28:21+00:00 February 23rd, 2014|Song of the Day|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: The Mississippi River from the Stan Span

The views from the new river bridge at St. Louis, the Stan Span, are pretty awesome. (photo taken Feb 2014). See more Pictures of the Day here. The icy Mississippi River from the Stan Span

By | 2016-10-21T15:28:21+00:00 February 19th, 2014|Photo of the Day|0 Comments