Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The St. Louis Cardinals have started what is sure to be another amazing season. Did you celebrate Opening Day yesterday? Share your pics with us!
BIRDS! Another season for the 11-time World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals has started. Did you get to join in the Opening Day ceremonies? (Don't worry, we won't tell your boss!) Editor Brian Feldt and his fiancee took this lovely photo (see the Arch in the background) before the game. Click the "Upload" button on this page to post your own photos on Patch. And go Cardinals!
Friday, April 5, 2013
The Animal Protective Association of Missouri and The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago once again find themselves going head-to-head, or, in this case, tail-to-tail, in a Cards/Cubs rivalry to determine which city has more love for their shelter pets!
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Join BlackFinn American Grille April 1st for the Cardinals Opening Day Patio Pep Rally!
Friday, October 19, 2012
Traffic will be able to access downtown for Friday's Cardinal NCLS playoff game. Two lanes on eastbound Highway 40 will be open for tonight’s game, but the 14th Street ramp is closed.
The Missouri Department of Transportation is advising drivers of lane and ramp closures for Friday night's St. Louis Cardinals NLCS game. Two lanes of eastbound Highway 40 will be open, along with the 6th and 11th Street ramps. However, the 14th Street ramp is closed Friday and all weekend. Find more details in the following MoDOT news release. The Missouri Department of Transportation will close the two right lanes on westbound Interstate 64 on the Poplar Street Bridge downtown, approximately one hour after the Cardinals’ National League Championship game starts. These lanes will remain closed until noon Sunday. MoDOT will have two lanes on eastbound I-64 open for tonight’s game. The exit ramps from eastbound I-64 to 6th and 11th Street …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
There are a number of lane and ramp closures taking place downtown this week that St. Louis Cardinals fans should know about before heading to the NLCS playoff games.
The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is alerting drivers to a number of lane and ramp closures taking place on Highway 40 in downtown St. Louis this week. The closures are on the routes many drivers will use to access downtown St. Louis. MoDOT officials also stated in a news release that traffic will still be able to get into downtown for the upcoming St. Louis Cardinals home games against the San Francisco Giants. Closures to the westbound lanes will be wrapped up before the Cardinals make it back to St. Louis for the home games, but many of the eastbound lane and ramp closures will still be taking place. MoDOT released the following lane and ramp closure details and detour information in its news release. The Missouri …
Friday, April 13, 2012
We'll give away a Patch cap and T-shirt to three people drawn at random from among the photos you submit.
Is there a bigger holiday in St. Louis than Opening Day? The perfectly green grass. The bright white uniforms. The possibilities... If there's a bigger day to celebrate, we don't know what it is. So we're hoping Patch readers will share their excitement about the home opener between the Cards and the Cubs on Friday by uploading their favorite photo from the afternoon. We've stirred the pot a little with a few photos from previous openers from Associate Regional Editor Brian Feldt. We hope you'll add a few more to the gallery. Just click the button that says "upload photos and videos" and follow the instructions. We'll send a Patch T-shirt and ballcap to three of you at random from among those who share a photo before the first pitch of …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
We can't all make it to Busch Stadium to cheer on the St. Louis Cardinals in the home stretch. That's where your social networks come into play.
I'll say it right off the bat: I am not a big sports fan. Yes, I feel a sense of satisfaction when the Cardinals win, especially in the World Series. I get slightly more excited (and a bit smug) when my alma mater, Michigan State University, beats the University of Michigan in any sport. I am not among those who worship at the altar of sports. I am, though, an enthusiatic adherent of the religion of Twitter when it comes to engaging in real-time conversation. And, I have been intrigued by the ways in which sports fans use Twitter to interact during major sporting events. Twitter and the big games In July, an ESPN.com article reported the final moments of the face-off between the American and Japanese women soccer teams "saw Twitter …
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
The St. Louis BBB is warning fans who are traveling to Texas for the World Series about suspicious hotel offers.
On Monday, the St. Louis Better Business Bureau warned Cardinal nation about World Series ticket scams. Tuesday came an alert about hotel ads targetting fans who may be scrambling to find accommodations in the Dallas area. The BBB said the ads are cropping up on Craigslist. The alert A release from the BBB reads in part: Several ads for World Series hotel packages on a classified ad site claimed to offer tickets for a Rams-Cowboys game along with the hotel, a tip-off that the person who placed the ad may not be familiar with the teams in the World Series, the Cardinals and the Texas Rangers. Some ads are full of misspellings, which also can be a characteristic of fraudulent ads. “Sports fans may be anxious to get a hotel room near the …
Friday, June 17, 2011
Patch tracks down Father's Day gifts across the area that are sure to make dads happy.
Sunday is Father's Day and Ladue-Frontenac Patch has located some great finds at area stores to get your dad this year. Any present starts with a hilarious or serious card, and Walgreens has tons of options available. Make Dad Proud The items that say "World's Greatest Dad" or something along those lines might be cheesy, but they also are the perfect sentimental gift to show your dad how much you appreciate him. In addition to the cards, Walgreens also has several dad-themed balloons ($2.99 each) and "Most Valuable Dad" bobbleheads ($6.99). The Sporting Life The Cardinals Clubhouse store in the St. Louis Galleria has tons of items that make great gifts for dad, including a T-shirt ($22.99) that has "Dad" written on the back where you woud …
Thursday, March 31, 2011
We show picky eaters where to get grub at Busch Stadium.
At Thursday's St. Louis Cardinals baseball game? We're honored that you would join us! OK, so maybe you're stuck at the office dreaming of being outdoors. Not to worry. Consider this a cheat sheet for that time off you've got planned months from now. Get your taste buds revved up with these alternatives to hot dogs at Busch Stadium.