Art hill has been one of the most beautiful, scenic spots in St. Louis for over 100 years, as it looks down on three sky-high fountains and palace balustrades. Now imagine sitting on this beautiful hill with food from amazing food trucks, live music, and a favorite movie and you have the Art Hill Film series. On Friday nights throughout the summer, films catering … Continue reading Art Hill Film Series
If you ask residents what they love about St. Louis, the first thing they will say is Forest Park. While there are many things St. Louis has to offer, Forest Park is the heart of this city. Built in 1904 for the World’s Fair (as depicted in the musical Meet Me in St. Louis), this park has so much to offer and, most importantly, is … Continue reading Forest Park
The first year of my family residing in St. Louis, I was a graduate student. Fast-forward many years later to the present and still I don’t bring in big bank as a school teacher. So I know how to do family outings on a budget. All the places I will be mentioning here definitely deserve your patronage, but sometimes you just don’t have the cash. … Continue reading Free Day Out
How can I possibly say enough about The Saint Louis Zoo? People come to town and the zoo is the first recommendation out of my mouth. Almost unfailingly, they look at me skeptically. I know that look. It says, “I’ve seen animals before and I’ve been to other zoos. There can’t be anything that special about this one.” And, of course, they are very, very … Continue reading The Zoo!
A couple of years ago, when the kids were old enough to handle staying up past 9pm, I discovered First Fridays at the Science Center! Every first Friday of the month the Science Center has theme nights and, depending on the theme, this could be a chance for you and your family to geek out! In the past they have had Indiana Jones, Goonies, Mystery … Continue reading Science Center First Fridays