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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.

 
 
 

St. Louis Insiders – It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

‘Tis the Season! 

Bust out that bag of chestnuts because the season of cheer is here at last! Scroll down to find some great ways and events to get yourself into the holiday spirit!

 

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

 

A Walking Xmas Carol

The St. Louis Shakespeare Festival and Painted Black STL are bringing you a new pandemic-safe way to celebrate the season by reimagining Charles Dickens’ classic tale with a 21-stop tour along Euclid Avenue and Maryland Plaza. The self-guided outdoor experience features musical and window displays by 16 local Black artists and is running now through December 23rd. Click here to learn more!

 

Wintr Market @ City Foundry STL

City Foundry is making it easy to shop small and local this season with a Wintr Market pop-up on December 5th! Visitors will be able to shop Joya’s holiday sample sale as well as the merchandise of more than 25 other local businesses and makers. Registration is required and space is limited… click here to reserve your slot to shop!

 

Leftover Inspiration from the Pros

Are you still making your way through those Thanksgiving leftovers? Click here to find out which condiments and ingredients the best St. Louis food critics favor for taking your leftover Turkey sandwiches up a notch.

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 over October of last year are up over 20% around the region. We only see indicators that real estate will continue to be hot even through the winter! Please give me a call if you’d like to learn more.

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Gobble up some fun!

Gobble, gobble, gobble!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and though it might not look exactly the same this year, we have a few suggestions for “alternative activities to your usual festivities!” (Try saying that 5 times fast!)

 

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

 

Thanksgiving To-Go!

Is COVID derailing your turkey consumption plans? If you’re not able to gather with your usual holiday hosts, don’t fret… these great local restaurants are saving the day so you can still get your annual tryptophan fix!

 

STL 50/50 by Giveable

Don’t you just love a good raffle? Why not? It’s the season of giving and literally a win-win! STL 50/50 holds one raffle per month featuring a different charity each month–50% of raffle sales will be awarded to the person with the winning ticket and 50% will be given to a charity improving our region. Click here to learn more!

 

Garden Glow Returns to MoBot 

“Glowing” on now (do you see what I did there?) through January 2nd you can walk through over a million twinkling lights at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Enjoy delicious s’mores, festive drinks, and so much more in the safety of the socially distanced outdoors! Click here to buy your tickets!

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.

 
 
 

In this episode of St. Louis Real Estate Review Shawn shares October’s numbers with us. We saw some growth in October 2020 over October 2019 but now, with the election over and a new year looming, people are starting to ask “What’s next?” Watch this short video to find out!

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Cozy social options for cooler weather!

There’s a chill in the air…

Unless you’re a cold-weather enthusiast, our outdoor days are feeling numbered for the year… that’s why we’ve compiled some truly delightful indoor activities to enjoy! 

 

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

 

A List Awards 2020

St. Louis Magazine’s annual tribute to the region’s finest in dining, culture, shopping, entertainment, and more is here! Click here to browse the businesses that offer the best in superlative service, one-of-a-kind wares, and experiences worth bragging about!

 

St. Louis International Film Festival

The 29th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival goes virtual! This annual presentation of the nonprofit Cinema St. Louis, provides St. Louis filmgoers the opportunity to view the finest in world cinema — international films, documentaries, American indies, and shorts. Click here to get all the details!

 

Great Rivers Biennial

The Contemporary Art Museum’s 9th iteration of its Great Rivers Biennial is on view now through Feb 21, 2021 and features work from three local St. Louis artists Kahlil Robert Irving, Tim Portlock, and Rachel Youn. Click here to reserve your free museum tickets.

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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