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Step up! It’s Josephine Baker’s birthday!

One of the many things we love about the St. Louis Walk of Fame is that each of its inductees is a star in more ways than one – and world-renowned dancer, singer, actress and civil rights activist Josephine Baker is no exception! Baker, whose birthday is today, was born in 1906 in St. Louis. Read More…

6 Memorable Moments from 6 Years on the Loop

Time really flies when you’re on the moon; today we’re celebrating the Moonrise Hotel’s sixth anniversary! We’ve had a stellar time providing a unique hotel, dining and entertainment experience to St. Louisans and travelers from all over the world since blasting off six years ago. Here’s a look back at six of our favorite moments Read More…

Happy birthday to our favorite ‘Hillbilly’

“Come and listen to a story about a man named Jed …” If you know the rest of the lyrics to that theme song, you might be a redneck … or just a fan of the St. Louis area’s most famous “redneck:” Buddy Ebsen! Ebsen, who’s best-known for playing mountaineer-turned-millionaire Jed Clampett in the iconic Read More…

Happy Birthday, Tennessee Williams!

We’re raising the curtain on one of the greatest playwrights in history: St. Louis’s own Tennessee Williams, whose birthday is today! He was born March 26, 1911, in Columbus, Miss. His family later moved to St. Louis, where Williams attended Soldan and University City high schools. After graduation he studied at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Read More…