Making the Arts a Family Affair

The Saint Louis Art Museum knows a thing or two about making fine art more accessible to youngsters. Its Family Sunday series combines famous works…


9 Lovely Little Lakes

Many of Missouri's smaller lakes rival the pleasures of our bigger, better-known lakes. Whether you favor a city setting or a country escape, you're…


Art on the Fringe

For a taste of the avant-garde, you don't want to miss the KC Fringe Festival. The sixteen-day showcase features a range of art exhibits, film…


Sail Away: Adventure Awaits on These Water Rides

You don't have to travel far to indulge in a luxury cruise. These companies are ready to whisk you away for an afternoon or evening of fun. Order a…


From Disaster to Delight, the Story of Route 66 State Park

Years after catastrophe forced an entire town to evacuate, the area has been cleaned up and rebuilt as Route 66 State Park. For St. Louis County…


Missouri Meerschaum Corn Cob Pipe Patent

Henry Tibbe’s Patent For an Improved Corn Cob Pipe is Approved: July 9, 1878

Dutch immigrant and woodworker Henry Tibbe received approval on his patent application for an improved corncob pipe on this date in 1878.