February 17, 1906

Plans were announced for the beautiful Cathedral in St. Louis' Central West End. 

February 14, 1928

When news broke that Charles Lindbergh was returning home from his goodwill tour of Mexico and South America, 100,000 people crowded the St. Louis riverfront to welcome him. When he saw the crowd, Lindbergh put on a stunt-flying show for them. 

Explore Nightlife Spots For Painters, Dog Lovers, Gamers, and More

Whether your tastes run to enjoying a beer while you play fetch with Fido, sipping wine while you paint, or nursing a Donkey Kong cocktail during a pinball match, welcome to a whole new world of entertaining nightlife.

February 11, 1930

Prohibition was in full swing and a 33,000 gallon vat of mash was discovered in St. Louis. The estimated capacity of the still was suggested to be 400 gallons per day. 

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.

Winter Floating

Brrrr, but you’ll see wildlife and have the river to yourself.

January 31, 1929

The second largest theater in the world opened on this date in St. Louis. The Fox Theater seats 4500 people.

January 30, 1982

On January 30th and 31st 1982, a blizzard occurred with the heaviest axis of snow blanketing St. Louis, Missouri with 21-24 inches of snow.

January 27, 1810

St. Louis officially organized citizens into fire companies. All able-bodied men were required to keep two sturdy buckets on hand and be ready to serve.

Missouri’s Most Extreme Adventures

Experienced adventurers show us around five of the state’s most extreme outdoor experiences.