In the back corner of the banquet room at Röbller Winery in New Haven, musicians who had pulled chairs into a circle for an impromptu jam session had drawn a crowd of people who were watching, tapping their toes and some even recording the performance with their smartphones.
Gateway Arch National Park has been renovated and now includes a new visitor experience, including the Museum at the Gateway Arch, Tram Ride to the Top, the Arch Store, the Arch Café (located inside the tram lobby) or the Arch View Café (located on the dock of the riverboats).
An elementary student worries about college and what she wants to be. She wishes she could talk to her mom because she can’t quit obsessing about it. The girl is only a fourth-grader.
The 27th annual Franklin County CROP Hunger Walk will take place Sunday, Oct. 7, in Union, beginning and ending at Zion United Church of Christ, 115 S. Washington St. in Union.
One of the things children’s author/illustrator Loren Long is making sure to pack for his visit to Franklin County later this month is his ukulele. It will be integral to his presentations here promoting his newest title, “There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake.”
As part of its weekly free community meal, the Harvest Table will be giving away new pairs of socks for people of all sizes, infant to adult, at the dinner on Saturday, Sept. 15.
Few cities can tell the story of beer in America like St. Louis. And a new book, “St. Louis Brews: The History of Brewing in the Gateway City,” shares that story in a beautiful 320-page tribute.
More than five years after Gwen Borgmann, Washington, was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer, she was still feeling weak from the toll all of it had taken on her body: Eight chemotherapy treatments spread out over 16 weeks followed by 33 radiation treatments.
As hard as it may be for today’s young people to comprehend, there was a time not too long ago — less than 50 years — that people actually believed women were not capable of running long distances, that it could harm their ability to bear children, among other things.
Registration is open online at foxpacf.org for all performing arts high school students in the metro area to compete in the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation’s Ninth Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition.
It has been nearly 94 years since “Sunny” Jim Bottomley, while playing for the St. Louis Cardinals, set a Major League Baseball record for the most RBIs (runs batted in) in a single game: 12. That record still stands.
The pediatric cancer experts at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital kicked off the 50th anniversary of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Sept. 1 by celebrating the dramatic and record-breaking increase in survival rates over the past five decades and highlighting the hospital’s focus on how…
It’s rewarding to bask in the glow of a successful event, like last Thursday’s Teacher Appreciation Night that The Missourian and Neighborhood Reads sponsored. The bookstore wasn’t only brimming with books, it was packed with teachers and librarians anxious to learn more about Newspaper In E…
Every year on the second Saturday in September, a “promise garden” of colorful flowers springs up around the Main City Park in Washington as a crowd of more than 800 people take to the streets of downtown for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Labadie native Jason Hicks will be bringing his band, the Blue Canyon Boys, to Labadie for their seventh annual concert at the Labadie Station this Sunday, Sept. 2, at 6 p.m.
The Friends of the Washington Public Library speaker series will host Benjamin Hochman this Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 p.m. for a presentation on his book, “The Big 50: St. Louis Cardinals: The Men and Moments That Made the St. Louis Cardinals.”
To help celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Whitmire Wildflower Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve will hold its first ever Fine Gardening Symposium Oct. 19-20.
Every year on the second Satuday in September, a “promise garden” of colorful flowers springs up around the Main City Park in Washington as a crowd of more than 800 people take to the streets of downtown for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
New Haven School District will hold a free public screening of the IndieFlix documentary “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety” on Monday, Sept. 10, at the Walt Theater, 111 Front St., in Downtown New Haven.
The annual Harney Heritage Day will be held on the grounds of the General William S. Harney Summer Home at 332 South Mansion St. in Sullivan Saturday, Sept. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 pm.
A total of 393,398 people came to The Muny this summer to see one of the seven shows in its centennial lineup. That number represents a 6 percent growth from 2017 and an 11 percent growth in season tickets.
Jane Arnold, Washington, never expected that the photos she and a friend posed for last May in the garden of Beatrix Potter’s home while on a nearly month-long visit to England would ever come to anything. It was kind of a fluke that they were even invited to the photoshoot to begin with.
Spark’s idea of country roads and mine aren’t the same. That’s what I thought recently as we sped down a busy divided highway on our way home from a short cycling trip to Hartland, Wis., population small — a Lake Country town near Milwaukee.
Even before they left for Seattle, Wash., earlier this summer to represent Missouri in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, Amanda Koch, Washington, and Devin Bock, Union, felt like they had won.
The craft room at Rainbow Abilities Center in Union was humming with chatter and the sound of a sewing machine last Thursday as participants and staff worked together to make “knot” pillows — long skinny pillows that can be “tied” into different kinds of loose knots.
When the school bells ring this week, lots of area kiddos will be in for a nice surprise. Their teacher might have an apple on his or her desk, but students will have a book to sink their teeth into — not an academic volume, but a picture book or chapter book to read for pleasure.
Shannon and Corey Zuroweste were driving through the intersection of Fifth and Cedar streets in Washington early last month when Shannon noticed a large number of bugs flying around in front of Cedarcrest Manor nursing home.
With back-to-school time around the corner, families will be scrambling to buy new school supplies and clothes. As they tick off their long list of school to-dos, ophthalmologists are reminding everyone not to neglect one of the most important learning tools: their children’s eyes.
When Darrell Gentry stepped off the plane from his trip to Washington, D.C., with the Franklin County Honor Flight on June 23, it had been 49 years since he had returned home from fighting in Vietnam.
Last Wednesday resort-like weather lured me outdoors with a novel to review. I’d read this summer, weather permitting, on our backyard patio in a comfy chair, the lake clearly visible, as well as the bluebirds in our new bluebird house.
Ma and Pa Berenstain of the Berenstain Bear books will be visiting Neighborhood Reads bookstore for a special story time this Friday, Aug. 3, at 10:30 a.m.
The Missourian, Bank of Franklin County and the Washington Town & Country Fair are partnering on several events at the Fair to promote the importance of reading.
The last time Jonathan Offi brought his Canines in the Clouds show to the Washington Town & Country Fair, his cattle dog mix Hydro set a World Record for clearing 84 inches in the Big Air Box Jump.
Excitement mounts for farm kids entering livestock in the Washington Town & Country Fair. These 4-H and FFA members have been busy caring for their animals in hopes of nabbing a blue ribbon, which enables them to put their animal up for auction Saturday.
The Washington Town & Country Fair will close its main stage entertainment Sunday night, Aug. 5, with a concert from one of the premier live acts in music: Sawyer Brown.
Nobody wants to break up with Walker Hayes these days, and you’ll hear and see why when he takes the main stage at the Washington Town & Country Fair Thursday, Aug. 2. The show is set to begin at 8:30 p.m.
Fans of the new Kevin Costner TV series “Yellowstone,” which airs on Wednesday nights at 9 p.m. on the Paramount Network, were treated to a preview of what they can see and hear live and in person Friday night, Aug. 3, at the Washington Town & Country Fair.
A man with the reputation as “one of the best singer/songwriters in America” will open the Friday night main stage entertainment at the Washington Town & Country Fair.
Independent country torchbearers Jason Boland & The Stragglers will take the main stage at Washington Town & Country Fair Friday night, Aug. 3, at 8 p.m. in support of their ninth studio album “Hard Times Are Relative” (May 18, Thirty Tigers).
The author of a book about the Gateway Arch, “The Making of an Icon: The Dreamers, the Schemers, and the Hard Hats Who Built the Gateway Arch,” will be in Washington Thursday, July 26, for a book signing and presentation at Neighborhood Reads bookstore from 5 to 7 p.m.
Steven P. Kuenzel Sr. has a love for Washington that runs deep — and long. It began in childhood and has only become more rooted as the years have passed.