The lights are paid for by the Gateway Foundation and Honious says the foundation is not exactly sure why they haven’t been working since a scheduled two-week darkness to protect migratory birds.
Fed. government reboot is good news for visitors who almost missed Arch experience.
Its the Gateway to the West, a tourist destination in a town that may be hosting the World Series — and its closed. Talks continue to find some way to reopen the Gateway Arch.
A busy area of downtown St. Louis will close for about a month starting today as part of the project to improve the area around the Gateway Arch.
The World Monuments Fund announced it will try to help refurbish 67 endangered monuments or sites in 41 countries and territories.
Baseball fans arriving in St. Louis for the start of the playoffs this week can scratch off one potential side visit — the Gateway Arch. The lingering dispute over President Barack Obama’s health care law prompted a partial federal government shutdown Tuesday. Nationwide, some 800,000 federal workers are off the job, though services deemed critical, such as law enforcement and disaster assistance, continued. The shutdown idled many offices and facilities in Missouri, including Army Corps of Engineers-operated campgrounds, boat ramps and visitors centers.
The new 3/16 of a cent sales tax was approved by voters back in April. It is designed to raise money for parks and renovation of the Gateway Arch.
Federal lawmakers were trying Monday to reach a spending agreement to avert a shutdown after midnight. In St. Louis, the most immediate effects would include the closure of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and the Gateway Arch.
A $380 million renovation of the Arch area will be in full swing next July, forcing the popular Fourth of July event to move elsewhere.
Spokeswoman Meghan Spork said Polli will reach speeds of 140 mph as he does stunts such as flips during the three-minute flight over downtown.