Posts Tagged 'St. Louis'

Making Frozen Custard For 90 Years At Ted Drewes [video]

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Baby Colobus Monkey at The Saint Louis Zoo [video]

23 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of Last Week

BuzzFeed’s collection of photos from last week.

World’s 15 Most Beautiful City Parks

Fodor’s Travel presented a list detailing the best city parks from around the world. Interesting picks – some famous, some less so. St. Louis’s Forest Park is pictured above.

Check out all 15 HERE. (WARNING – slide show)

Moyo – The Black Rhino Calf At The St. Louis Zoo

Small Town Is Home To Big Things

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STL Today reported on Casey, Illinois – a very small town that likes very large things. –

Welcome to Casey. The locals pronounce it more like “Kay-zee.” It’s a town of about 2,700 people just south of Interstate 70, about halfway between St. Louis and Indianapolis. It has a small Main Street, which, like those in many small-town USAs, has seen better days.

But just this summer, the Casey City Council voted to reduce the speed limit on a stretch of Main to 20 mph because so many pedestrians were walking through the town, gawking.

Because just in the past four years, Casey has these new things: the world’s largest mailbox, golf tee, knitting needles, crochet hook, wooden shoes and pitchfork. That’s in addition to the rocking chair and wind chimes.

Continue reading STL Today HERE.

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How Strange Were The 1904 Olympics?

1904-Olympics-in-sThe 1904 Olympics, held in St. Louis, were truly in the spirit of amateurism, or maybe, just disorganized. The US won 3 medals in Tug of War, and a one-legged man won 6 medals in gymnastics.

Read more about it HERE.

 


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