Autor: Rhonda

~ 03/02/08

A nice read on St. Louis, albeit outdated. The article mentions Red Moon, which has been closed for some time.

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Autor: Rhonda

~ 01/10/07

This girl is Kentucky born and bred. (Go Cats!) So, being from Louisville – I can say it shares a lot of similarities with our city – especially in the sense of revitalizing its urban center. In some ways, St. Louis can learn from a sister river city just four hours away off Interstate 64.

A friend of mine has put together Backseat Sandbar, a blog pointing out the music scene and culture within the ‘Ville. Instead of River City Professionals, Cory is targeting River City Scenesters. Check it out at http://backseatsandbar.wordpress.com/.

Also amusing are efforts in branding Louisville a “Possibility City” with quirky offbeat ads at www.sharelouisville.com. These spots – all over YouTube – are apparently airing on television in major metro markets. I find this interesting since our RCGA’s own “Perfectly Centered. Remarkably Connected!” brand of sorts seems dormant.

Take a peek …

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3UPj0OIgmQ

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Autor: Rhonda

~ 29/07/07

A few people fault St. Louis because we lack a body of water … an ocean, a lake. The Mississippi River and Creve Coeur Lake don’t quite cut it. As someone who can easily switch on her beach bum mode, I feel their pain. That said, I have friends who live on the left and right coasts and yet never have time to put their toes in the sand. And if I lived and worked near some of our country’s prime beaches, I am not sure I’d have enough money to travel further than just beyond the shore or my backyard. I would be financially landlocked.

So, what’s a water baby in the Lou to do? Continue reading “Life’s a Beach (ONE YEAR)” »

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Autor: Katie

~ 28/07/07

Top St. Louis Hotels for Fitness Minded Travelers:

Often times, traveling can make your fitness routine go into retirement but it doesn’t have to be that way.  Surround yourself with opportunities to stay fit and you’ll be surprised what you can do.

Many hotels will advertise a “fitness facility” which often turns out to be a used treadmill in an old hotel room that the hotel has generously added a wall length mirror too and if you’re lucky an old TV.  But don’t be discouraged there are hotels out there that go beyond the expectation and provide their guests with a first class fitness experience.

Factor in Fitness wanted to help you seek out the top hotels for the fitness minded traveler.  Here’s what we found for the St. Louis area: Continue reading “St. Louis Hotels for the Fitness Minded…” »

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