Debbie’s Blog

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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!


(L to R) Tim Nowak, Keith Guller, Damon Johnson, Andy Whipple, Debbie Monterrey, Denny Coleman

Growing Global 2013

The changing of the leaves, the start of school, and the World Trade Center’s Growing Global event at the Ritz-Carlton–all signs of autumn for me!


(credit: Debbie Monterrey/CBS Radio St. Louis)

Beautifying South Broadway

Murals on Broadway is an ambitious project to beautify South Broadway and the historic Carondelet neighborhood. This week the fourth mural was dedicated. In all, the business community aims for eight murals.