The Whole Story at Barred Owl Butcher and Table

The Barred Owl Butcher and Table takes the nose-to-tail philosophy to the next level. The items on the menu are influenced by Italian and Spanish…


Bison, Birds, and More at Prairie State Park

Natural prairie is the headliner at this state park, but the bison, elk, birds, and flowers are also stunning. Prairie State Park is a unique place,…


Our 14th Governor, Robert Marcellus Stewart, is Born: March 12, 1815

Robert Marcellus Stewart was born on this date in 1815, in Truxton, New York.


The 1907 University of Missouri Basketball team that played the Border War game.

The Border War Reaches the Basketball Court: March 11, 1907

The University of Missouri Tigers met the Kansas Jayhawks basketball team for the first time, beginning the basketball Border War. Missouri won…


State Supreme Court Ends Deliberations on Blue Laws: March 10, 1963

On March 4, 1928, the Bunion Derby, an 84-day footrace along the 3,422 mile length of the new Route 66 began.  


Spend the Weekend with Elvis

Put on your blue suede shoes and head to Branson next weekend for the 17th Annual Branson Elvis Festival. Enjoy great music and amazing competition…


So Much To See And Do In Sikeston This Spring

Visit Sikeston this spring, just a 2-hour drive south of St. Louis.


The Next Little Bosnians

The city’s Bevo Mill neighborhood became a nexus of Bosnian food and culture. Now home to around fifty-thousand Bosnian-Americans, St. Louis likes to…


Meriwether Lewis and William Clark Expedition Stamp

Meriwether Lewis Arrives Back in St. Louis as Governor: March 8, 1808

The hero of the Corps of Discovery arrived to take up his position as governor on this date in 1808, almost a full year after he'd been appointed to…


Ella Ewing

March 9, 1872

Ella Ewing, the “Missouri Giantess,” was born. She grew to be the world’s tallest woman of her time, reaching 8-feet, 4-inches.