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The Drink Exchange: Neighborhoods of St. Louis

The Drink Exchange is back! Sunday, September 6, take a walk through the neighborhoods of St. Louis without having to step outside the Moonrise Hotel. Stroll through our various event spaces and visit the Central West End, Delmar Loop, Lafayette Square/Soulard, The Grove, Cherokee Street and Maplewood. Each neighborhood will have music and drinks that Read More…

The Loop is Open and Ready to Party!

There’s a lot of buzz on the Delmar Loop these days – not to mention a lot of digging, hammering and all-around machining, too! Crews are hard at work laying down tracks for the new Loop Trolley, which is scheduled to open in late 2016 and will connect University City with Forest Park. But don’t Read More…

Lights, Camera and Happy Birthday to Shelley Winters!

Today we’re wishing a happy birthday to a true Hollywood trailblazer: actress Shelley Winters! Winters, a two-time Academy Award winner, was born Shirley Schrift on August 18, 1920, in an apartment on Newstead Avenue in St. Louis. Her father was a men’s clothing designer and her mother was a singer with The Muny. The family Read More…

The Delmar Loop Welcomes Wash. U. Students!

It’s that time of year again when scholars from around the world make their pilgrimage to Washington University for another school year. Whether you’re brand new to this whole “dorm” thing or renting your last apartment in University City before venturing into the post-grad world, the Delmar Loop has plenty to offer. From weekly groceries Read More…