Debbie’s Blog

(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.


A St. Louis City School Thriving and Growing!

There ARE schools in the City that are succeeding and thriving! St. Margaret of Scotland School in the Shaw neighborhood announces the Community Alliance for Education.


Peabody CEO Greg Boyce, Julie Burchett, Peabody's Maureen Moore, Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Educator of the Year (Peabody Energy Leaders In Education Awards)

I was honored to once again emcee the Peabody Energy Leaders In Education Awards Monday night; a great chance to highlight educators who innovate and inspire.



NYC, STL & KMOX Listeners

I had the pleasure of traveling to New York City with my family and some terrific KMOX listeners, on a Sunrise Tours production.


Mosaic floors at City Museum

St. Louis Artisans

During a recent trip to City Museum, the kids and I discovered Sharon Von Senden near the turtle tank working on the floor.



The End Of An Era (Bye Bye Macy’s)

Saying goodbye to the Downtown Macy’s…and the end of an era.


CityGarden at night

Photogenic St. Louis, Part 1

I can’t help taking pictures of beautiful St. Louis. Here’s a weekly round-up of some of my favorites.


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Dine Around the World, All In One Neighborhood

You can “dine around the world” and never leave South Grand! A great opportunity to experience the diversity and deliciousness of my favorite St. Louis neighborhood (mine!).



Nationally Renowned, Locally Grown: Circus Flora Is a Treasure

The big top is up and it’s show time for Circus Flora, St. Louis’ very own circus since 1987. I guarantee you will love it. Just go.



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