Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
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.
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.
Charlie talks about the latest on the Arch grounds project with Susan Trautman and Tom Bradley; with talks with Paul Vasterling, Artistic Director of Nashville Ballet, about the Touhill Ctr. performance of “Carmina Burana”.
Here are just some of the best day trips for families around St. Louis: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, Citygarden, and The Magic House.
Charlie talks about TIF money to developers for new development not encouraging growth in St. Louis region, redesign plans for the STL Archgrounds, a new Broadway show produced by Jack Lane of Stages St. Louis, and Kirkwood, MO, Native Marci Soto, author of Ray and Me, talks about her 30-yr. affair with Singer/Songwriter Ray Charles.