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St. Louis Insiders – STL is Starting Strong in 2022!

Another Year of Loving St. Louis

We’re starting 2022 out strong with some excellent events, delicious treats, and can’t miss programs from across our favorite city!

 

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

 

Virtual MLK Celebration @ SLAM:

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an on-demand virtual presentation inspired by photographs of Dr. King from the Museum’s collection. The images, taken by a Pulitzer-prize winning photographer, embody the concept of joy as an act of resistance and the program will incorporate reactions and interpretations via music, dance, and spoken word. The program is available on-demand today and can be viewed through the end of 2022. Click here to learn more!

 

Pick Your Own Path Through City Museum:

STL’s most beloved rebar wonderland is going virtual with a choose-your-own-adventure style event this week in partnership with website Atlas Obscura. On January 20th virtual guests will vote via poll on where the Museum’s creative Director will head next on his path through the tunnels, slides, and caves and promises each stop will have a hidden secret, behind-the-scenes look, or a curious fact. To learn more and RSVP for this event click here.

 

 

Time for Coffee

As winter finally arrives and settles across the city you might find yourself craving a big, steaming, frothy cup of comfort! This list of creative and classic cups of joe from coffee roasters around the region promise to warm you right up!

 

Home sale prices as are up, up, up across the region over this time last year. If you’re ready to sell and want to get the most out of your current home, now might be the time to do it!

 
 
 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Make St. Louis Holiday Magic

The Holidays are here again…

If you listen carefully you can almost hear sleigh bells in the distance and tired parents furiously wrapping irregularly shaped toys. Scroll down for some fun ways to celebrate these last days leading up to the full holiday takeover!

 

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

 

See the Twinkling Lights

Even if you’re a minimalist when it comes to string lights and inflatable reindeer, light displays are a longtime favorite for conjuring up twinkly holiday magic. Get festive with this list of St. Louis lights displays and go see them before they’re gone!

 

Shop Local this Season

Receiving a gift is always special, but receiving a local gift? Well, that’s kind of a gift in itself. Finish out your holiday shopping with this excellent list of local treats from these food-and-drink businesses who have something yummy for all of the hard-to-shop-for list-lingerers you know. Click here!

 

Family Friendly NYE Options

Ring in the New Year with these fun-for-the-whole-family events happening around our city. Wear out the kids with afternoon ice-skating at Kiener Plaza or hop over to the History Museum for a daytime dance party. Those littles will have so much fun they’ll be soundly sleeping well before midnight so you can party with other adults… or maybe you’ll opt for an early bedtime, too? No judgement. Click here for all the details.

 
 

St. Louis Insider – Onward and Upward to 2022!

A New Year Is Here Again!

Who else is all-in on rewriting lofty resolutions into FUN and manageable goals? Here are some great local options for adding good-for-you goals into this brand new year!

 

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

 

Eating Well in 2022

If your goals for 2022 include adding more whole and healthy foods, UKRAFT has some good news. This health-focused eatery plans to open a new and extra-large location in Chesterfield early next year. Healthy and delicious options for eating out are always a win! In the meantime, click here for more details on the downtown and Clayton locations.

 

Let’s Get Artsy

If you’re feeling like art and culture are something you could lean into in the new year, St. Louis has a plethora of galleries and museums to expand your artistic horizons. May we suggest an afternoon browsing through the current exhibitions at the Contemporary? Then maybe pop in next door and see what artists the Pulitzer is presenting? The Sheldon also just happens to be within walking distance!

 

 

Skating into 2022 like…

Are you looking for a few ways to cancel out some of those holiday treats without the shame spiral? Make fitness fun by lacing up your skates at one of these awesome local ice rinks. Bring the whole family and have a ball while you break a sweat on the ice!

 
 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Let’s Bundle Up and Go Exploring!

All-Weather Adventure Club

If you’re willing to break out the winter jackets and bundle up a bit there are some excellent options for things to do in the ‘Lou this month! Scroll on if you’re up for some cold-weather adventuring…

 

Here are some great things happening around the StLouis region!

 

Winterfest Returns

Winterfest has returned to Downtown StLouis! Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through Jan 2nd you can enjoy the magic of the holiday season with ice skating, holiday lights and music, cozy igloos, Winterfest Night Markets, and so much more. Learn more here!

 

Oh, Christmas Tree

If you’re the kind of person who likes to put a pine tree in your living room this time of year you’re in luck! Check out this great list of local tree farms for finding that special spruce to celebrate the season. 

 

World Burger Champs

Did you know that the world’s best burger lives in StLouis? Local favorite eatery Hi-Pointe Drive-In recently took first place in the burger division at the World Food Championships for their classic smash burger. What’s even better? They just opened a new location in Kirkwood in October! Click here see what all the fuss is about.

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Gobble and Wobble around St. Louis!

It’s Almost Time for Turkey!

Tender turkey, fluffy mashed potatoes, and delicious pies are just over a week away and we’ve got you covered with some great Thanksgiving eats and events around our city. Scroll down to plan for this year’s celebration!

 

Here are some great things happening around the StLouis region!

 

Thanksgiving Parade

Ameren’s 37th Annual Thanks for Giving parade will return in full format this year welcoming parade goers in person once again! This year’s parade will feature musical floats and displays, giant helium balloon figures, restored antique cars and firetrucks, marching bands from around the StLouis Region, and more! Click here to find out how to join in on the fun!

 

Turkey To-Go

Hang up the apron and let the professionals do the heavy lifting this year! There are some great StLouis area restaurants offering their turkeys with all the fixin’s, with little-to-no effort from you! Click here to explore the mouth-watering options all over the city.

 

Native American Art at SLAM

Take time this season to learn more about indigenous people at StLouis Art Museum’s current exhibition of historical Native American artworks dating back to the late 18th century. Curated from independent institutions and private collectors the show brings together a survey of historical Woodlands art and is free to the public. On view through April 2022. Click here to plan your visit.

 
 

Active listings are lower than last year which means fewer homes around the StLouis region are available for sale. There is also a bit of slowing in median sale prices overall which could be great news for buyers and sellers alike as both seek to maximize the value of their transactions. This trend may be different in your neighborhood though and I’d love to take a look for you. Give me a call if you’re interested!