Category Archives: Real Estate Market

St. Louis Insiders – Freezing Temps Have Nothing on Us!

Frigid but fun!

Whether you love it or hate it, St. Louis has turned into an icy, snowy, winter wonderland. If you’re suffering from the below-zero-blues (or living your best chilly-temp-life) I’ve got some suggestions to warm you up and keep you entertained… Keep scrollin’…

 

Here are some great things happening around the St. Louis region!

 

Fresh Warm Cookies, on Demand

CookieBot is a vending machine that will grant you a warm, fresh, right out-of-the-oven-tasting cookie at all hours of the day and night proving once and for all that dreams really do come true. Alibi Cookies opened their first location on Tamm Avenue last summer and shortly thereafter made the cookie vending machine a permanent fixture outside, offering you the safe and socially distanced cookie hookup. Click here to learn more!

 

The Future is Present: Art and Global Change

On view now through May 9th Laumeier Sculpture Park is bringing you an engaging exhibition of 10 artists which examines our tech-obsession and its impact on our global climate. The park, whose mission is to analyze the connection between art and nature, houses two of the shows pieces outdoors (for you winter warriors) while the remainder can be found in the (warm and inviting) Aronson building. Free to the public! Click here to learn more! 

 

SLSO Digital Concerts

Classical music buffs rejoice: for the first time in its 141-year history the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra will offer full concert performances digitally to be enjoyed from the comfort, warmth, and safety of your own home. You can stream the first performance, titled Metamorphosen, for free through Feb 27th by clicking here. Subsequent concerts will be made available every two weeks for a cost of just $15 each.

Keeping our eye on COVID-19

For the most up to date information on COVID-19, go to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website. For local response information visit the city’s health department and St. Louis County’s health department websites.

 
 
 

Median sale prices are way up around the St. Louis region and now is an incredible time to sell. Is now also the right time for you to buy? I’d love to help you find out about either or both of these things so please give me a call!

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Sending a Little Love Your Way…

Love is in the Air…

Cupid’s arrows are flying all around our city and this week’s newsletter has something for everyone to love! Scroll down to see what I mean…

 

Here are some great things happening around the St. Louis region!

 

Unlucky in Love? Roach ’em.

Do you have a love-scorned pal who could use a reason to smile? This Valentine’s Day the Butterfly House has the perfect lover’s revenge with it’s hilarious and creative Cameo offer. A $25 donation benefiting the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House will return to you an official video dedication naming one of their creepy crawly cockroaches after the not-so-special-someone of your choosing. Get the full scoop here.

 

Big Game and BBQ Fest

If you’re looking for a safe and socially distanced way to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday, look no further. 9 Mile Garden will host an outdoor, BBQ-fueled, big-screen viewing party for the football fan in you. Admission is free. Click here to visit the event page and learn more. 

 

2021 Reading List 

Are you a self-proclaimed bookworm who has exhausted their reading list in these wintery pandemic months? Good news! STL Mag has compiled a list of favorite reads recommended by some truly excellent local authors and booksellers. Click here to see the full list of literary must-haves.

Keeping our eye on COVID-19

For the most up to date information on COVID-19, go to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website. For local response information visit the city’s health department and St. Louis County’s health department websites.

 
 
 

Median sale prices made a big jump at the end of last year over December 2019 with St. Louis County up an eye-popping 20% and an average increase of 13% across the region. Is now the right time for you to buy or sell? I’d love to help you find out! Give me a call.

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – We’re always finding fresh new ways to enjoy our city!

Fresh Offerings…

We truly live in an awesome city. Even in a pandemic, there’s always something new to experience, someone new to meet, or (my personal favorite) something delicious to eat… scroll down to see what I mean!

 

Here are some great things happening around the St. Louis region!

 

Best STL Soups & Sandwiches

We are currently in the thick of ‘soup and sandwich weather’ in St. Louis and if you’re looking for a finer culinary experience than Oscar Mayer and Campbell’s can offer feast your eyes on this delicious list of local eateries and their most famous signature soup and sammie pairings.

 

Home Workouts in the New Year

If one of your goals for the New Year is getting fit and active but the gym still doesn’t seem like a great option, you’re not alone. Click here to read what local fitness experts say about maximizing your home workout, what types of equipment you should have, and the best pearls of wisdom for staying motivated!

 

Keith Haring: Radiant Gambit

The World Chess Hall of Fame is currently showing a massive Keith Haring exhibit which includes more than 130 works spread across two floors and a never-before-seen private collection of Haring works. Click here to learn more and plan your visit.

Keeping our eye on COVID-19

For the most up to date information on COVID-19, go to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website. For local response information visit the city’s health department and St. Louis County’s health department websites.

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – New Year, new you, and several fun things to do!

Out with the old, in with the new!

New Year, new possibilities! Scroll down to find what’s new in the ‘Lou for 2022. (I know it’s only 2021, but that didn’t rhyme, so just humor me, ok?) 

 

Here are some great things happening around the St. Louis region!

 

10 Most Anticipated STL Restaurants in the New Year

Foodies of St. Louis, rejoice! Click here to scroll the 10 most anticipated restaurant openings, re-openings, and relocations of the new year. Ordered by opening date, these excellent returns and additions to our city’s fine dining are sure to make 2021 a delicious year.

 

Virtual Library Programming for 2021

Whether you’re interested in learning about the fine art of composting, want to jam out with other ukulele enthusiasts, or are looking for a weekly fitness class to jump start your New Year’s resolution, the St. Louis County Library has you covered! Browse the many offerings for adult virtual classes and events here

 

SLAM Spotlight: Buzz Spector

Start the new year off right with a leisurely stroll through the St. Louis Art Museum where you can find the work of contemporary Conceptual artist Buzz Spector on view now through May 31st. Spector’s work explores the esthetic possibilities of language, paper, and books. Click here to learn more and plan your visit.

Keeping our eye on COVID-19

For the most up to date information on COVID-19, go to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website. For local response information visit the city’s health department and St. Louis County’s health department websites.

 
 
 

Median sale prices continue to climb due to the inventory shortage and the number of homes sold are up around the region when comparing November 2020 to November 2019. The market is still hot even as the temperature has grown cold! If you’re interested in learning more about what this means for you, please give me a call.

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Festive Holiday Fun Awaits You…

 

A Dusting of Holiday Cheer…

Whether you’re hoping for a white Christmas, in the midst of lighting the menorah, or gearing up for an extra special Kwanzaa celebration here are a few fun ways to ‘sleigh’ your holiday this year…

 

Here are some great things happening around the St. Louis region!

 

Great St. Louis Lights Displays

Fill a travel mug with hot cocoa, load some festive tunes into the CD changer, and point the family vehicle in the direction of one of these awesome St. Louis lights displays! 

 

Virtual Nutcracker Extravaganza

For many ‘The Nutcracker’ is a ritual synonymous with the holidays and this year the St. Louis Ballet is making sure you don’t break tradition by bringing the timeless classic straight to you. The production streams online through December 23. Click here for more details.

 

Holiday Dinner Options

Does someone else usually bake your holiday ham? If your family celebration got moved to a food-free Zoom event, let one of these great St. Louis restaurants bring the feast to you. Click here for a comprehensive list of St. Louis eateries offering dine-in and carry-out options for Christmas and Christmas Eve.

Keeping our eye on COVID-19

For the most up to date information on COVID-19, go to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s website. For local response information visit the city’s health department and St. Louis County’s health department websites.

 
 
 

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