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St. Louis Insiders – Autumn Around St. Louis

Falling for Autumn

A crisp chill has settled across the city and even the hardcore summer-lovers have to admit, it’s kind of lovely. So, here we are to officially welcome back sweaters and scarves and to offer a few fun ideas for filling these Autumn days…

 

Here are some great things happening around the StLouis region!

 

Betty’s Books

Newly open in Webster Groves is a one-of-a-kind bookstore specializing in graphic books for all ages. This unique and family-friendly bookseller, owned and operated by a former librarian and English teacher, carries graphic literature of all kinds: children’s books, comics, graphic novels, and manga. Click here to learn more!

 

Little Fox, Big Honor.

Little Fox, located in Fox Park, was recently honored on the New York Times 50 recommended restaurants list. This prestigious annual inventory features a diverse list of restaurants from every region in the US, but Little Fox was the sole Missouri mention. Read all about it here!

 

Tyrannosaurus: Meet the Family

Do you ever wonder how T. rex actually became T. rex? How did this fierce carnivore rise from humble evolutionary beginnings to become the King of the Dinosaurs? Find out at the StLouis Science Center’s new immersive and multimedia exhibit which explores new insights about the evolutionary path which lead up to the most infamous of all the dinosaurs! Click here to reserve tickets and learn more.

 
 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Plan a Spook-tacular Halloween in STL

No tricks, only treats!

There’s a lot of festive fun to be had around town this month… scroll down if you dare to find some frightfully fantastic ways to spend this spooky season in our favorite city!

 

Here are some great things happening around the StLouis region!

 

West End Halloween

There’s something for every ghoul and goblin from mid-day to midnight at the legendary Central West End Halloween! Trick-or-treating at neighborhood businesses, Halloween parades for kids and canines, and an adult-only costume contest and street party. The all-day festivities start at 11am on Saturday, October 30th. Click here for more details!

 

Boo at the Zoo is back!

A fun family tradition for all ages, Boo at the Zoo has returned! Now through the 31st curve your way through the not-so-spooky sidewalks to find shimmering lights, silly pumpkins, soirees of skeletons, and many more thrills! Extra nightly activities from 5pm – 8:30pm. Click here to explore.

 

Spooky Spots in STL

If haunted houses and ghosts are your thing StLouis has a whole lot to offer and it doesn’t have to wait until All Hallows’ Eve. Get into the spirit by planning a fright night to remember at one of these real-life haunted attractions right around the corner.

 
 

Median sale prices are still on the rise and I’d love to tell you more about what it could mean for you. If you are thinking about changing your home like the leaves as autumn gets into full swing please give me a call!
 

 
 
 

St. Louis Insiders – New To-Do’s this Autumn!

October is finally here…

And so are some exciting additions to the StLouis food, fashion, and art scenes! Scroll down to find a few great new things to try this Fall…

 

Here are some great things happening around the StLouis region!

 

Botanica Opens in Wildwood

No, it’s not a florist or plant nursery– it’s a restaurant! Botanica, a 13,000 square foot eatery in Wildwood Town Center is now open. With a name that was chosen to evoke nature and greenery, which is present throughout the restaurant and outdoor space, the award-winning chef has designed a mouth-watering menu with a mix of classic Italian fare with American—and Southern American—influences. Click here to learn more!

 

Upscale BOHO Women’s Boutique Opens

Rungolee, a new women’s boutique, is now open at 9807 Clayton. The 1,200-square-foot store offers original pieces by owner and fashion designer Anjali Kamra. The space positions retail in the front while design, fulfillment, and storage are set up at the back allowing customers a to get a rare peek into the design process. Click here to learn more about the brand.

 

All Hands on Deck: Damon Davis

On view now through March 27th at the StLouis Art Museum is Damon Davis’s exhibition All Hands on Deck. Comprised of 6 large scale photolithographs, Davis’s work dives deep into the relationship between racial injustice, protesters, and the biases of media coverage. Click here to learn more about the works and to plan your visit.

 
 
 

St. Louis Insiders – It’s Not Over Yet!

It’s not over ’til it’s over!

School is in session and Halloween costumes are on the shelves, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that summer fun is done… scroll down to find some great local events and ideas to pepper into your week! 

 

Here are some great things happening around the StLouis region!

 

Balloon Glow Returns!    

Mark your calendars for the 49th installment of the Great Forest Park Balloon Race and Balloon Glow on September 17-18! In addition to the actual hot air balloons, this fun-for-the-whole-family two-day event features fireworks, food trucks, live music, sky divers, and so much more! Click here for the full details and schedule of events.

 

Free Concert by StLouis Symphony Orchestra

Grab a blanket, a friend, and get ready to enjoy some sweet music. Art Hill (Fine Arts Drive) will host the StLouis Symphony Orchestra on September 22. The symphony is putting together this classic free show to kick off its season. Click here to learn more.

 

Egg Roll Inspired Restaurant

Last month a new, and dare I say genius, food concept arrived at Urban Eats’ marketplace in Dutchtown. All Rolled Up offers both savory and sweet egg rolls with deliciously prepared from-scratch sides. Visit this one-of-a-kind food vendor at Urban Eats’ market place at 3300 Meramec Thursday-Saturday 10am-5pm and click here to read all about the fan favorite offerings!

 
 

St. Louis Insiders – Score some fun before Summer’s done!

The Clock is Ticking…

Summer nights are numbered, so it’s officially crunch time for filling these remaining warm days with fun memories to last you all winter long. Scroll on for some sweet suggestions…

 

Here are some great things happening around the StLouis region!

 

City Foundry Food Hall Opens    

The long-awaited food hall at City Foundry STL is officially open to the public. In this first phase of the much-anticipated project that has been five-years in the making, City Foundry now offers 11 unique food-stalls (kitchens) serving a wide range of cuisines including pan-Indian street food, sweet and savory waffles, classic empanadas, and so much more. With several more stalls to be added in the coming months, you can browse current offerings here.

 

Tennessee Williams Festival

The 6th annual Tennessee Williams Festival, ‘The Moon and Beyond,’ will run from August 19th – 29th and will feature “The Glass Menagerie,” one of Williams’s most iconic works. The four-character production will be staged outdoors at a Central West End building where the playwright once lived. Click here to explore other festival programming and to purchase tickets.

 

 

Sales open for Music at the Intersection Festival

Live music is returning to the region in this inaugural three-day festival set to bring 60+ acts to six stages throughout Grand Center this Fall. Venues include the Fabulous Fox Theatre, the Big Top, the Sheldon Concert Hall, and more. Tickets are on sale now, click here for pricing and to browse the line-up!

 
 

Median sale prices still continue to be the hottest thing about this summer! The seasons are about to change now and the real estate market is showing some signs of shifting. If you are thinking about buying or selling I’d love to talk with you about what you can expect as we head into autumn. 
 

 
 
 

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