Missouri’s Craft Beer Scene

Missouri's craft beer scene is more vibrant and prestigious than ever.

The Bicentennial Quilt Project

Bicentennial project tells the story of Missouri.

Write This Way

New St. Louis cultural center entices wordsmiths and bookworms alike.

April 30, 1928

The Spirit of St. Louis flew its last flight, departing from Lambert Field and arriving in Washington, DC, where it was subsequently donated to the Smithsonian Institution. 

Rediscover Community on the Mother Road

Interstate 44 crosses Missouri from St. Louis to the Oklahoma state line, just west of Joplin, a length of 293 miles. For 235 of those miles, from St. Louis to Halltown, I-44 follows the route of what John Steinbeck called America’s “Mother Road”—the legendary Route 66.

April 25, 1969

Birthday of sportscaster and analyst, Joe Buck from St. Louis.

April 19, 1846

The Mercantile Library opened in St. Louis on this date thus becoming the first public library west of the Mississippi.

April 7, 1823

The first elections in St. Louis were held on this date. 

March 21, 1904

St. Louis got a new water purification system just barely in time for the World's Fair. Now St. Louis water no longer had "body." 

Form Follows (New) Function at Hotel Saint Louis

An iconic Louis Sullivan building in St. Louis takes on a new life as an upscale hotel.