Gravois Greenway Extension Open House

Gravois Greenway Extension Open House

Great Rivers Greenway is inviting area residents to a community open house on Tuesday, April 25th, to learn the latest details about the plans to improve and expand the Gravois Greenway (Grant’s Trail) to connect with the River Des Peres Greenway. The first phase of...
Five St. Louis Outdoor Firsts

Five St. Louis Outdoor Firsts

It’s not unusual nowadays for a big city to host a bike race that involves binge-eating donuts or a moonlight ride that draws thousands of people. But that wasn’t always the case. Trends have to start someplace, and in this case, that someplace is St. Louis. Here’s a...
Interview: Austin Hindman

Interview: Austin Hindman

Milestones pass in a blur for Austin Hindman. He became just the third American to win the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Junior title last fall, then broke the record in the Missouri Cross Country Championships six weeks later. A two-time state champion...
Turquoise Jewels: Springs of the Missouri Ozarks

Turquoise Jewels: Springs of the Missouri Ozarks

The new Echo Bluff State Park, billed as the gateway to the Missouri Ozarks, is the perfect base camp for a two-day treasure hunt in search of the turquoise springs hidden in the forested hills. Located halfway between Salem and Eminence on Highway 19, the park’s...
Tested: Energy Drinks

Tested: Energy Drinks

Some athletes swear by the wing-giving boost of energy drinks. If you’re one of them, here are six easy-to-find selections (I got mine at Supplement Superstores, GNC and the Vitamin Shoppe) and what you can expect after indulging. To keep my testing methods simple and...