Ice on the Mississippi River

We’ve had a run of cold weather in St. Louis for a couple of weeks now, so ice floes are a common sight on the Mississippi River. I took advantage of the cold weather (how often do I get to say that!) to take some photos along the downtown St. Louis riverfront and of

By | 2018-02-08T20:00:37+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Blogging the Great River Road|0 Comments

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 | 2018-02-01T11:50:03+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

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