A bike & pedestrian trail will span the Meramec River as part of new I-44 bridge complexby Don Corrigan Hikers, bikers and joggers are gaga over the prospect of traveling over the Meramec River on a trail extension using a rebuilt Interstate 44 bridge complex. Bridge construction could begin later this year with a 2021 completion date.
High school senior Isabel Sherman builds a tiny house with help from art teacher Tom Hunt
by David BaugherAs Isabel Sherman lifts a stud wall of gridded two-by-fours onto a plywood platform, a serious but smiling Tom Hunt readies his nail gun, looking every bit the part of a general contractor working any residential construction project.
The 2018 St. Louis Earth Day Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, at Forest Park on the Muny grounds. The festival runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Kirkwood area known for its large, wooded lots faces challenge from home developersby Don CorriganSugar Creek Valley in Kirkwood has been called a wildflower haven, painters' paradise and architects' alley. The verdant drive that descends on West Adams Avenue, past Ballas Road, is dotted with homes of distinguished architecture on large wooded lots.
Preschoolers place shiny objects around Webster Grovesby Jim MerkelTeddy Crowder was on a quest. Where to hide the circular thing in his hand? It looked like a short fat cylinder, transparent at the top and metal at the sides. Inside was the treasure, or to be exact, the gifts.
Bus tours reveal unique history of St. Louis city & county sites
by Don CorriganAll aboard! Douglas Schneider has been loading buses for educational tours on the northwest corner lot of St. Louis Community College at Meramec in Kirkwood for more than a decade.
Marilynne Bradley marks 60 years as an artist with retrospective exhibit at Webster Arts Center
by Linda JarrettOne thing an observer will never see in Webster Groves' award-winning artist Marilynne Bradley's paintings is consistency. Besides being an artist, she is a teacher, author and history buff, and her endless curiosity has led her down many paths.
The Kirkwood Lions Club has been holding Easter egg hunts at Kirkwood Park before there was a Kirkwood Parkby Linda JarrettThis Saturday, March 31, dozens of children will gather at Kirkwood Park to take part in one of the region's longest running Easter egg hunts.
New book reveals Missouri River heritage & the need to preserve it
by Don CorriganA special Climate Summit Edition of the book, "Growing Up With The River," will debut in Kirkwood on Friday, April 6, 6:30 p.m. at the Franciscan Sisters headquarters, 335 S. Kirkwood Road.
Webster Groves educator Lee Drake reveals 18th & 19th century African-American history in new book
by Jim MerkelLee Drake went looking for a certain type of book and couldn't find it. So he wound up doing research and wrote his own.