Debbie’s Blog

(Credit: Debbie Monterrey/KMOX)

#ThrowbackThursday: Debbie Monterrey And Former Secretary Of Homeland Security Tom Ridge

On this Throwback Thursday (#TBT), KMOX’s Debbie Monterrey looks back to 2001, when she met then-Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge.


Photo by Geo St. Louis

The Sun (Theater) Rises Again!

The Sun Theater in Grand Center has been vacant and deteriorating for more than four decades, but is looking better than ever. See amazing before and after pictures here and find out what a new century has in store for this 1913 beauty.


Photo by Jessica Hentoff

A Showcase of Amazing, Young Talent: Circus Harmony’s VERISMO!

Circus Harmony’s all-new, full-length show, VERISMO, kicks off this weekend at City Museum. Don’t miss it! See some of the best young talent in the area at City Museum.


Lafayette Square is St. Louis’s first historic district (1972), added to the National Register of Historic Places (1973). (Credit:

Lafayette Square: From Food Desert to Oasis

Five years ago, Lafayette Square had no grocery or drug store. Today, the gorgeous, historic neighborhood epitomizes what’s happening in ‘hoods all over the City.


On stage at the Palladium, Images of Grace event

Grace Hill’s Images of Grace

At Grace Hill’s Images of Grace Event at the Palladium, we raised more than $200,000!


The Turkish Pavilion in Tower Grove Park

Autumn in the City

Random pictures I took this fall, because Autumn 2013 in St. Louis was truly a feast for the eyes!


JDRF Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour

2013 Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour for JDRF

The JDRF Heart of the Home Kitchen Tour is Thursday, Nov. 14th. A fantastic event! (Honored to be celebrity chair for the second year in a row!)



The 2013 Juggling Ball–Fun Night at City Museum!

Join me for an fun, grown-up night at City Museum with drinks, circus entertainment, dancing and exploring! The Juggling Ball is Nov. 9th and a fundraiser for the Flying Children Scholarship Fund.


Hands make heart shape

Kicking Off Adoption Awareness Month

November in St. Louis is Adoption Month, as decreed by Mayor Slay. Nationally, November is Adoption Awareness Month. I had the honor and privilege of helping the City of St. Louis kick-off November festivities.


Gustine Market, on Gustine south of Arsenal in Tower Grove South

Celebrating Business, Big and Small

At the Mayor’s Business Celebration luncheon, businesses large and small were recognized for the important role they play in keeping our City strong. See who won!