Downtown in the news

Local News

  • LHM announced their revised plan to revitalize St. Louis Union Station, with construction set to begin in three weeks. Louis Post Dispatch and Fox 2 covered the news.
  • Louis Post Dispatch reported that Advocate Magazine ranked St. Louis #4 nationally — and highest in the Midwest — for being friendly to the LGBT community.
  • The National Blues Museum continues to put St. Louis on top travel lists and it’s not even open yet. Louis Magazine reports that the New York Times, the Smithsonian, CNN are all creating buzz around the Museum’s opening in April.
  • As our city looked for ways to cope with being jilted by the NFL, #staySTL emerged on social media. Louis Post Dispatch covered the news. If you have a few minutes, search #StaySTL on Twitter, the pride and city support is undeniable.
  • In an article in the Louis Post Dispatch, Chris Sommers, owner of Pi Pizzeria, encourages the region to learn from the stadium failure and start thinking as a regional city.
  • Last night Blues Chairman, Tom Stillman and Cardinals President, Bill DeWitt III, dropped the puck at the St. Louis Blues game, showing their unwavering support for St. Louis. No comments or statements were made by the pair, but fans in attendance seemed to understand the symbolism, news via Fox 2.blues1

National News

  • The Boston Globe reported there is a “bright side to losing the Rams”; while the LA Times reported the “loss of the Rams will be a hard hit for St. Louis”.
  • US News Travel named the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis the #1 Hotel in Missouri. The rating was based on an unbiased analysis of awards, expert recommendations and user ratings.