Forest Park

Joe Edwards watches as crews pour the first load of concrete around the Loop Trolley tracks.
(KMOX/Brian Kelly)

First Concrete for Delmar Loop Trolley Poured

The pour marks another milestone in the construction of the 2.2-mile project linking the Loop to Forest Park.

07/15/2015

Fireworks light up the night sky over Forest Park during Fair St. Louis 2015 (Copyright 2015 Anmar Photography, 314-644-1010)

Fair Saint Louis – At Forest Park, or the Arch Grounds?

“Art Hill provides a natural amphitheatre, a great place to watch fireworks, you know, from over the grand basin,” he says. “But then you’ve got the Arch, and having a concert under the Arch, and seeing the fireworks under the Arch – that’s pretty special, too.”

07/07/2015

SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 21:  Melissa Etheridge  performs during the second intermission of the game betwen the San Jose Sharks and the Los Angeles Kings at the 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game at Levi's Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Santa Clara, California. The Kings defeated the Sharks 2-1.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fair St. Louis Friday-Style

Blondie & Melissa Etheridge (pictured) will take the stage at Forest Park before a fireworks display.

07/03/2015

The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

No Committee for Forest Park Confederate Memorial Relocation Decision

Roth says there are three options: Do nothing, leave it there with an interpretive plaque, or move it someplace else.

07/01/2015

The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

Clay Urges St. Louis Mayor to Take Down Confederate Memorial

Clay, of St. Louis, sent a letter to Slay on Monday urging removal of the 32-foot-tall granite memorial. He said in the letter that symbols “associated with this country’s racist, oppressive past should not be elevated or displayed in public places.”

06/29/2015

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Fair Saint Louis Officials Implement New Parking Plan

Fair St. Louis begins in three days and officials say people should review the new transportation before heading out to Forest Park.

06/29/2015

On one side of the Confederate Memorial, vandals X-ed out tribute and spray painted "Black Lives Matter."  (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Confederate Memorial in Forest Park Vandalized

Slay is now tweeting it’s time to also rename the nearby Confederate Drive in Forest Park, calling it either Freedom Street or Justice Drive.

06/24/2015

Credit: KMOX

Studio B with Carol Daniel: Forest Park Forever

Every year, over a thousand gather to celebrate and support Forest Park.

06/08/2015

Carol Daniel (left) was the honorary co-chair at the 25 Annual Forest Park Hat Luncheon. (Carol Daniel)

Forest Park Hat Luncheon Record Attendance, Donations

Four hundred and forty-five thousand dollars was raised by Forest Park to help update the cascades

06/05/2015

The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

Mayor Slay Moving Forward with Confederate Monument Committee

The monument was erected more than 100 years ago and came at a cost of $23,000 after the Ladies’ Confederate Monument Association spent 15 years raising the money.

05/28/2015

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