Segregation in St Louis County

In 1937 there were at least seven small African American neighborhoods that were redlined on the Home Owner’s Loan Corporation map for St. Louis City and County
Forest Park

The Delmar Divide in St Louis MO

The Delmar Divide has become more "talked about" since Ferguson This morning I met Dewey Isreal.  Dewey and his wife just moved to Stl this summer from Maryland.  They have spent most of their lives...

Unique crafted products available at the StL Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets in the St. Louis Metro area

Guidelines for parenting for character

Guidelines for parenting for character Several years ago I was introduced to Marvin W. Berkowitz, PhD, through my friend Bethel Hale.  Bethel is a teacher at Nottingham Community Access & Job Training High School (CAJT)....

The Muny in Forest Park Has a New Cooling System

The Muny in Forest Park is the nation's oldest and largest outdoor theater The Muny in Forest Park is an outdoor amphitheatre that seats 11000 people with approximately 1500 free seats. It is the nations's...
Lemp Mansion

Haunted St Louis and Halloween in The Lou

Halloween in St LouisMy son always loved Halloween in The Lou.  Fright day started at his school, Flynn Park in University City, with a big parade.  His favorite costume was a pirate outfit replete...
Locs of Glory

As a boomer I am living my dream life of quasi communal living

A boomer's dream of communal living comes true The communal living experience that my husband and I started creating about 3 years ago is working beyond our dreams.  We live in an urban townhouse in...

Yesteryear's Garment District is now Chic Loft Living in STL

Chic Loft Living in STL keeps the St Louis Garment District Alive Chic loft living in Downtown St Louis has some history.  Did you know that the St Louis Garment District was second only to...