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Blunt and Interior Secretary Discuss Arch Renovation

“One big request from Mayor Slay and others in St. Louis is if you could put someone in charge of this, one person that really tries to be sure that all of this stays on focus, on time”

05/08/2013

Large timber floats down the Mississippi River, collecting near the Eads Bridge on the St. Louis riverfront in St. Louis on April 23, 2013. Forcasters expect the river to rise to about 35 feet at St. Louis, 15 feet over flood stage with a crest expected on April 24. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mississippi Crests at St. Louis, Begins Descent

The river reached 35.5, feet 5.5 feet above flood stage, at a gauge near the Gateway Arch early Thursday morning but had fallen about a half-foot by midday.

04/25/2013

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Arch Hours Will Not Be Cut By Sequestration

Despite a five percent reduction in its budget, The Arch’s Memorial Day to Labor Day hours will not change.

04/08/2013

Busch Stadium head painter Bill Martin touches up a railing behind homeplate at  Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 16, 2012. The Cardinals will play the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on October 17, 2012. The series is even at one game a piece. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Busch Stadium Ranked Fifth On ‘Top Ballparks’ List

Beating out Busch on the list are PNC Park in Pittsburgh, AT&T Park in San Francisco, Oriole Park in Baltimore, and Boston’s historic Fenway Park.

03/21/2013

Getty/Karen Bleier

Riverfront Redesign Moves Ahead With New Budget

The goal remains to have the highway lid and other improvements done in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Arch’s completion in the fall of 2015.

02/22/2013

Getty/Karen Bleier

Arch Project Gets Good News

The $380 million project to redevelop the Gateway Arch grounds is getting a boost from an unexpected cost savings.

02/21/2013

Getty/Karen Bleier

Arch Tax Likely Dead in St. Charles County

A majority of St. Charles County Council members said Wednesday they will not likely put the issue on the April 2 ballot.

01/10/2013

Settlement Made in Park Ranger Shooting At Arch

The settlement of a lawsuit filed by the relatives of 23-year-old Randolph Scott Jr. was finalized Monday, with neither side admitting fault.

01/09/2013

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Report: Arch Corrosion/Staining is Just a Cosmetic Annoyance

A Chicago engineering firm has just completed a study of the monument. They says the corrosion is simply discoloring, probably from the welds that hold the arch’s sections together.

09/24/2012

Photo Credit: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Best Spots to Spend A Summer Day with Your Family In St. Louis

When St. Louis’ humidity soars and the kids are tired of staying inside just for the air conditioning, it’s time for a little day trip. The city’s best spots to spend a summer day promise everything from stunning views the sparkling waters of the river from the arch to wet and wild fun at Raging Rivers. Pack up the mini van and hit the road for the best summer fun this side of the Mississippi.

07/06/2012

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