Zoo’s Shark Week takes a bite out of summer
Jul19

Zoo’s Shark Week takes a bite out of summer

FOREST PARK – If you’re looking for something fun to do this week, the Saint Louis Zoo invites you to join them in celebrating Shark Week. The festivities kicked off Sunday and run though Saturday, July 20.  In partnership with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the zoo is hoping to inspire more people to join their efforts in protecting the world’s oceans. This includes working closely with other organizations to help save...

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Crown Candy Kitchen keeps the tradition cooking
Jul18

Crown Candy Kitchen keeps the tradition cooking

OLD NORTH ST. LOUIS – It isn’t just a restaurant. It isn’t an ice cream shop, nor is it just a candy factory. It’s all three combined into one. Crown Candy Kitchen has been sitting on the corner of 14th Street and St. Louis Avenue for the past 106 years, and the business does not plan to relocate anytime soon. “I love this neighborhood. I love this area, and I plan on being here for the rest of my life,” Andy Karandzieff, owner...

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St. Louis youth make a big splash at ZAC Camp
Jul10

St. Louis youth make a big splash at ZAC Camp

FOREST PARK – More than a hundred children across the city are making a big splash this summer, thanks to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis. And for some of them, it will become the difference between life and death.  For the fifth year in a row in partnership with the ZAC Foundation, the Boys and Girls Club is hosting a four-day water safety camp for children ages 5 to 9. The ZAC Foundation is named for Zachary...

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Schnucks aims for world record with pineapple display
Jul05

Schnucks aims for world record with pineapple display

SOUTHWEST GARDEN – A south side supermarket is hoping to set a new world record with a pretty sweet celebration. Close to 20,000 pineapples went on display June 28 at the Schnucks store at 5055 Arsenal Street. The family-owned grocery is joining forces with Fyffes produce to break a world record. But beyond that, the event supports a good cause: A portion of sales from all pineapples purchased are going towards Folds of Honor, a...

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Fun, food and fireworks give Fair St. Louis flair
Jul05

Fun, food and fireworks give Fair St. Louis flair

DOWNTOWN – Thousands of St. Louisans flocked to Gateway Arch National Park as Fair St. Louis kicks into a days-long celebration of what organizers have dubbed “America’s Biggest Birthday Party.” Live entertainment, endless food options, free family fun and explosive fireworks are all a part of the four-day Independence Day party.  St. Louisans are readjusting to the fair being back where it belongs, beneath the...

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