Artist Henryk Ptasewicz put the finishing touches on a 55 inch tall, plastic birthday cake being made in honor of the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center as the City of St. Louis prepares for its 250th birthday, in St. Louis on February 3, 2014. 250 birthday cakes are being decorated by local artists and will be placed around the region's diverse places, stories and expirences like the Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium and the History Museum. "Cakeway to the West" is a program bringing together a public art exhibit, scavenger hunt as well as history education while celebrating St. Louis' 250th birthday. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Several STL250 Cakes Yet to Be Released

Not all of the 250 cakes celebrating the city’s birthday are finished yet.


KMOX/Brad Choat

April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

The hope is to raise awareness of what remains a significant problem in St. Louis and nationwide.



Charlie Brennan – Friday, February 14th – Joe Edwards of Blueberry Hill with Cedric the Entertainer, Grace Bumbry, Pulitzer-Prize Winning Cartoonist Mike Peters; Dr. Peter Kastor; Erin Budde; Frederick Hodes; Dr.Gregory Beabout; Diane Rademacher

Charlie and Debbie with the February 2014 Fontbonne University/Charlie Brennan Show Book-of-the-Month Club author Joe Edwards, who wrote “St. Louis Walk of Fame: 140 Great St. Louisans”, and Cedric the Entertainer, Grace Bumbry and Pulitzer-Prize winning Cartoonist Mike Peters; Dr. Peter Kastor; Erin Budde; Frederick Hodes; Dr. Gregory Beabout; and Diane Rademacher.



stl250 Announces Cakeway to the West Top 50 Public Vote Finishers

After 6 weeks of voting and more than 40,000 votes cast, stl250 announces the top 50 public vote finishers for Cakeway to the West.



Stl250 Announces Plans for St. Louis’ 250th Birthday Year

It begins New Year’s Eve, when performers at First Night will incorporate the anniversary into their acts.



TIAM Weekend: STL Celebrating 250 Years

How will St. Louis celebrate its 250th birthday next year?

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/09/2013


Events Announced For stl250 Celebration

2014 will mark the 250th year since the city’s founding fathers arrived on the St. Louis riverfront and the entire region will mark the event with a year-long celebration.


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