Debbie’s Blog

2014 Most Enhanced Winner: 3207 Washington Ave. in Midtown. Photo courtesy of Landmarks Association of St. Louis

Honoring Those Who Save Our Architectural Treasures!

Gorgeous architecture and plenty of historic buildings are things that separate St. Louis from other cities. Thank a rehabber/building-rescuer by nominating a project for the Most Enhanced Awards!

03/18/2015

Credit: CBS Radio

Love To Read? Pass It On!

Join me and Ready Readers on Sun., Feb. 8th for Winter Story Fest, a fun family event (click for more information). My advice to young people? Read. Read everything. Then read some more!

01/28/2015

Yosemite National Park (Courtesy: Sunrise Tours)

KMOX Sees America: Cross These National Parks Off Your “Must-See” List!

KMOX and Sunrise Tours are offering listeners opportunities in 2015 to see Yosemite, Yellowstone, the scenic Northwest and more! Join me…

01/19/2015

Photo courtesy of COPE24

COPE24: Raising Better Parents, Happier Kids

COPE24 aims to help young people become better parents, and hopefully put parenthood off until they’re older. Won’t you help COPE24’s mission? Dream, Dance & Inspire Gala is Dec. 6th in Chesterfield. Join us! (Learn more about COPE24)

12/03/2014

Photo courtesy of LafayetteSquare.org

Catching the Holiday Spirit in St. Louis City

St. Louis is so gorgeous during the holidays! Catch the Christmas spirit in these neighborhoods.

12/02/2014

Photo courtesy of Jessica Hentoff

From North St. Louis to World Traveler

Sidney Iking Bateman grew up in North St. Louis. He saw many things children shouldn’t see. Violence, death. But thanks to his strong will, raw talent and some people who believed in him, he’s traveling the world these days.

11/25/2014

(Photo courtesy of Brian Owens)

Ferguson: Spreading Peace & Love With Music

Check out Ferguson resident Brian Owens’ latest song if you need something uplifting and positive. Video filmed in Ferguson.

11/14/2014

Courtesy of Kari R. Frey,  FREYPhotography

Are You A Friend? My Goal For October!

I want 1,000 friends. Not for me, personally. One thousand Friends of Tower Grove Park. Membership has its privileges.

10/23/2014

Photo from Belleville Historical Society

Belleville Shows Off Architectural Gems

One of the Top 100 architects (as named by Architectural Digest) designed numerous homes in Belleville. See seven of Charles E. King’s home this Sunday.

10/16/2014

With Scary Gary at The Darkness! (Photo by Debbie's husband)

Halloween: Not Just For Kids Anymore

Almost $7-billion will be spent on Halloween this year. How will YOU be celebrating?

10/13/2014