We are a city that values its traditions. One of our favorites is the seasonal celebration of community known as the Lenten fish fry.
Americans will spend nearly $18.9 billion (note that’s BILLION, with a “B” like Bears, Baubles, and Balloons) on Valentine’s gifts for their loved ones.
In the mid-1980s, most scientists thought that measles had been – or were about to be -- eradicated in the United States. Not so, apparently.
This Sunday, many of you will engage in America’s favorite pastime: eating snacks on the sofa with friends, while watching a professional football game.
Every day, the Mayor’s Office sorts through hundreds of messages, emails, letters, and tweets offering commentary, suggestions, compliments, and complaints about how the City of St. Louis does its job or sets its policy.
It is the time of the year when the organizations and groups that recognize achievements in cinema announce their nominations and prizes.
There is an awful lot of each of us sitting in computers. Our names, addresses, phone numbers, friends, preferences, and habits are a few clicks away from anyone.
If you are on Facebook, you know that this is the time of year that new profile pictures, cute cats, and fiancés are crowded out by the announcement of good intentions.
As a city of hallowed traditions and many Santa-ready brick chimneys, St. Louis does Christmas like a champ. Our lights – in our neighborhoods, at the Brewery, at the Garden, at the Zoo, in public spaces – shine particularly brightly.
2014 has been an important year for St. Louis. It has been a year of growth and growing pains, progress and push backs. Much of what we will remember from the year was documented by local media, using a variety of platforms.