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.
Every year, over a thousand gather to celebrate and support Forest Park.
Four hundred and forty-five thousand dollars was raised by Forest Park to help update the cascades
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.
Big names from the music industry include The Avett Brothers, Hozier, Ludacris, Young the Giant, and ’80s rock star Billy Idol.
Visitors not only tasted the first ice cream cone, they saw the first x-ray, wall outlet, hot dog, and Dr. Pepper.
Today, Kevin visits with Forest Park ice fisherman Ernest Miller…
Spring is here, once again, in St. Louis. It’s time to break the winter streak of cabin fever and venture outside to enjoy all the diverse and enriching activities the region has to offer. Spring is also festival time in St. Louis, so gather your family and friends, and make plans to attend one or more of these great spring festivals.
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is seeking a special committee to consider whether the city’s Confederate Memorial should be moved out of Forest Park.
Whether your kids are new to biking or raring to go, St. Louis has a trail that’s right for everyone.