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Picture of the Day: High Water Creeps Up Toward the Arch

Flooding at St. Louis (photo taken Dec. 31, 2015). See more photos here. High water at St. Louis; Dec. 31, 2015

By |February 3rd, 2016|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: MacArthur Bridge in Fog

The Missouri approach to the MacArthur Bridge in St. Louis (photo taken Jan 2010). See more photos here.  

By |March 4th, 2015|Photo of the Day|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 |March 2nd, 2015|About the Mississippi Valley|0 Comments

Picture of the Day: Winter Sunset over the Chain of Rocks

Chain of Rocks; St. Louis, MO (photo taken Jan 2015). See more photos here. Sunset over the Chain of Rocks; St. Louis, MO

By |January 21st, 2015|Photo of the Day|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 |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 |February 19th, 2014|Photo of the Day|0 Comments