Tag Archives: RealTimeSTL

My stories: Week ending June 7

4 Jun

Sometimes I write things for RealTimeSTL. Here’s what I wrote this week.

Sadly, the week was cut short. RealTime/STL is officially on hiatus as of June 4.

Scene in St. Louis: Rasta-banana, soccer, cloudy skies and purple hair

4 Jun

This story originally appeared on RealTime/STL.

Sometimes it’s nice to step back and take a look at our community. Here are seven photos shared on Instagram within the past 24 hours that we feel epitomize St. Louis.

5 cars you don’t expect to see in STL

4 Jun

This story originally appeared on RealTime/STL.

We came across photos of some unique (and shiny) vehicles today. Most were at Sunday’s European Auto Show.

You can see the phone car Wednesday afternoon at City Museum.

7 tweets about STL parking

4 Jun

This story originally appeared on RealTime/STL.

St. Louis, we have a parking problem.

Between the Riverfront Times’ list of the eight worst places to try to park, and news from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that parking in Forest Park during Fair St. Louis comes with a $30 price tag, a lot of people are complaining about parking. Or complaining about complaints about parking. Or … you get the gist. Here’s what we found:

Is #HockeyAtBusch possible?

3 Jun

This story originally appeared on RealTime/STL.

#HockeyAtBusch, a year-old Twitter hashtag, gained traction again Monday night, trending in St. Louis. Fans tweeting the hashtag want just that: An outdoor St. Louis Blues hockey game at Busch Stadium.

It’s not unimaginable: In the past year, Busch has staged international soccer, college football and, of course, baseball.

Outdoor hockey games, including those at baseball stadiums, are not new either. The National Hockey League’s 2014 “stadium series” included games at Yankee Stadium and Dodger Stadium in January.

The St. Louis Blues have expressed interest in hosting the Winter Classic, which is traditionally played outdoors on New Year’s Day. The venue for the 2015 game has not been announced, but St. Louis is unlikely since the Washington Capitals are the home team.

The Blues have not yet played an outdoor game.