Today’s full board meeting included consideration of one controversial bill, a bill that would transfer ten staff members from St. Louis Development Corporation to the St. Louis Economic Council, to create a new entity known as the St. Louis Economic Partnership. This legislation passed out of the Housing, Urban Development and Zoning Committee (HUDZ) in [...]
By Mary Miller Cullins Alderwoman Christine Ingrassia organized the 3rd Annual First Responders Appreciation Day at the Magic Chef Mansion this week. A large number of police officers, firefighters, EMT, and support staff arrived to enjoy free meals, chair massages, and tours of the mansion.
By Mary Miller Cullins Kaleigh, a student at St. Stephen Protomartyr, was the winner of this year’s 7th Grade Poetry Foundation Contest. You can find her poem, Wonders of the Sea, published in a book at the St. Louis Public Library. Kaleigh did a great job using rhyme in her poem.
Maxine Clark, CEO of St. Louis headquartered Build A Bear ”Where Best Friends Are Made” reported profits after selling gift cards and strategic marketing proved extremely viable. Build A Bear where customers go through an interactive process in which a stuffed animal selection is assembled and customized during their visit to the store. The company is [...]
Its a shame that a song can forever spook you. In 1973 the movie the exorcist came to life and engraved in our mines forever the song “tubular bells” and the belief in demons. It was thirty years ago this week that the Rev. William Bowdern died. The following story is written by a former St.Louis University [...]
By Mary Miller Cullins Margie Sando was the winner of the 7th Grade Poetry Contest in her class this year. She attends St. Frances Cabrini Academy in south St. Louis. Her poem is titled I Am From.