Area Excursions

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…

Spring Menu Launches at Eclipse Restaurant

Spring is in full swing at the Eclipse Restaurant! To celebrate, they’ve launched a new menu full of delicious, seasonal treats. Whether you’re craving breakfast, lunch or dinner, Eclipse has you covered. The seared salmon with Ozark Forest mushrooms, frisee & arugula with a wood-smoked blueberry vinaigrette is to die for! They’ve also unveiled the Read More…

Our #BrunchOnTheMoon contest launches April 1st!

Spring is finally here, which means that brunch season is in full effect! This April, we’re giving you the opportunity to win a free brunch for four* at the Eclipse Restaurant in the Moonrise Hotel. Just visit Eclipse for Sunday brunch between April 1 and April 27 and post a photo of your meal to 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…