Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Memorial Day may be over, but check out these shots from around Creve Coeur Park to keep your relaxation going.
Creve Coeur Park was full of St. Louis' holiday celebrators on Memorial Day. Check out a few shots from around the park and stay in a relaxing frame of mind.
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Plane tickets are expensive, but the Thai Food Fair will give you a mini exotic getaway without breaking the bank.
Sometimes all a mom wants is for someone else to make her some home cooked comfort food. This weekend, sneak over to Wat Phrasriratanaram, a Buddhist Temple in Florissant, for some honest to goodness home cooked Thai food made by actual moms and grandmothers. Once a month, Wat Phrasriratanaram hosts a Thai Temple Food Fair; basically a buffet with around 40 different selections. Since these are Thai moms and grandmothers, instead of mashed potatoes and pot roast you’ll get rice mixes and pork satay. It can be hard to indulge yourself on a budget. Luckily, the ala carte dishes are all $2-6, so for $10 or less you can pick and choose a good variety of Thai comfort food. This is also a great chance to check out genuine family recipes you won’…
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Most weeks we bring you photo gallerys featuring your neighbors, but this week we're bringing you the beauty of nature before all the ice melts.
This week Framed by Patch visited Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park to enjoy a last bit of peaceful winter calm. We found a few ambitious flocks of ducks in braving portions of the lake that weren't yet iced over. Further afield, we stumbled on a graveyard for Christmas Trees.
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
The holidays are over and 2011 is here. Relax with some serene shots of Maryland Heights' Vago Park.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
City holds a public hearing on McKelvey Woods Nature Park proposal.
Concerned residents came out in droves Monday night to hear a proposal from Planning Design Studio and the city's parks and recreation department. The Parks and Recreation Council Committee held the public hearing Nov. 29 to discuss a proposed new park not far from Dogport and the Maryland Heights Centre. The proposed McKelvey Woods Park would use 60 acres of city-owned, undeveloped land to create a nature park with 1.7 miles of walking trails. Planning Design Studio's Gary Perkins told residents in the packed city council chamber that the proposed park's trail system would be about five feet wide, encouraging walking rather than bike riding. Most of the trails are planned for flatter areas, making them compliant with the Americans with …