St. Louis-Tower Grove Park

Tower Grove Park is located at 4256 Magnolia Avenue in St. Louis. The 289 acres (1.17 km²) of land the Tower Grove Park resideds on was donated in 1868 by Henry Shaw, who also started the Missouri Botanical Garden. (The Botanical Garden is also near the Park.) There are 11 beautiful pavilions throughout the park. The … Continue reading St. Louis-Tower Grove Park

Lights at Anheuser-Busch Brewery and Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows

There are several places to go in or near St. Louis to see lights around the holidays. One of the first was at Anheuser-Busch holiday light display at their St. Louis Brewery located at 1200 Lynch Street. It's free and open from Late November to early January (ending on January 4th). It's the 29th year … Continue reading Lights at Anheuser-Busch Brewery and Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows

St. Louis- Blondie’s Coffee, Wine, & Dessert Bar

When I visit my sisters one of the places we tend to go is Blondie's, usually for brunch.  They have a nice atmosphere and plenty of outdoor seating, though it's usually too hot when were there to want to sit outside.   When I was there last I ordered their Banana French Toast. It's sourdough … Continue reading St. Louis- Blondie’s Coffee, Wine, & Dessert Bar

St. Louis-The Fountain on Locust

The building the Fountain On Locust is in was built in 1916 as a showroom for sport sedans, specifically the Stutz Blackhawk and Stutz Bearcat. There is a plaque outside explaining the buildings history with cars. Now the building houses the Fountain On Locust, a restaurant and (voted) best ice cream parlor in St. Louis. My … Continue reading St. Louis-The Fountain on Locust

St. Louis- Mississippi Mud Coffee Roasters

I stayed with my sister's in St. Louis for a bit and we had a quick breakfast at the Mississippi Mud Coffee Roasters Cafe and Art Saint Louis Gallery. It's on the first floor of what use to be the head quarter of the Missouri Pacific Railroad. (Which has been turned into a beautiful apartment … Continue reading St. Louis- Mississippi Mud Coffee Roasters