April 24, 1964

Birthday of comedian, Cedric the Entertainer from Jefferson City and Berkeley, MO.


April 21, 1870

The first train from St. Louis reached Springfield. This took sixteen years of construction because of the interruptions due to the Civil War.


Earthly Creations

They say that life is what happens while you’re busy making plans. We’re pretty sure you’d get no argument from Sandra Zak.


Soulard Mardi Gras Celebrates 38 Years of Beads, Beer, and Bon Temps

There’s no need to head all the way down the Mississippi River to New Orleans when you can hit one of the nation’s largest Mardi Gras celebrations right here in the Show-Me State.


Make Toasted Ravioli at Home

This quick and easy recipe for St. Louis style toasted ravioli is perfect for your next party or potluck.


Here Are Our Favorite Places to Get Gooey Butter Cake in and Around St. Louis

Legends abound about the true origins of gooey butter cake, with one common denominator—like toasted ravioli, it is purported to be a mistake of glorious proportions.


February 22, 1853

Eliot Seminary (now Washington University) was chartered in St. Louis on this date.


February 16, 1999

Police arrested several dozen people and maced many more when Fat Tuesday crowds got out of hand in St. Louis's Soulard Neighborhood.


Anything but Sleepy

Sleepy Kitty has already achieved the near impossible. In an age when funny feline videos rule the internet, the St. Louis indie rock duo, made up of drummer Evan Sult and guitarist and singer Paige Brubeck, has become the first Google result and the first YouTube result when you search for “sleepy kitty.”