It’s lights out for the Gateway Arch this Saturday, as the 630 ft. steel structure will turn off its non-essential lights for one hour at 8:30 pm local time in celebration of the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) Earth Hour, observed March 29 throughout the world.
They’re located downtown on the riverfront; set sail daily during the spring, summer and fall months; and have been providing fond memories for millions of passengers throughout the years. The Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher—aka, the Gateway Arch Riverboats—have been part of St. Louis history for decades. But do you know THEIR storied history?
An exciting development is happening downtown today: The new and improved Walnut Street bridge is re-opening for motorists!
This Saturday, March 8, the National Park Service honors the 157th anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision, one of the most important cases ever tried in the United States and one that was heard in St. Louis’ Old Courthouse. Dred Scott was a slave in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom in the…