You may have heard of the wildly popular blog, I work at a public library, full of stories submitted by library workers from all over the world. Now Gina Sheridan has published a book by the same, full of characters and plot twists that will make you laugh, sigh and maybe even shed a tear.
Here’s a fun and free event: Yoga class under the Arch with Saul David Raye – from Yoga Within The Confluence. Yoga is for integrating the spirit, the mind and the body. It uplifts the practitioner and in the process helps open him or her up to new and amazing possibilities. St. Louis has a […]
Congrats to The Homeroom, our newest Rally Saint Louis idea that has made it into our funding phase. The Homeroom is an online educational and social network that offers high school students a program to assist with their transfer from community college to university. The website, http://thehomeroom.org/St_Louis.html will also offer tutoring services, learning games and […]
In May, we accepted nominations for some of the biggest Cardinals fans to earn an opportunity to throw out the first pitch at home game against the Brewers. We selected a winner and a runner up, thinking both would be allowed onto the field. Unfortunately we were mistaken and only Arthur, who was selected to […]
Have you ever wanted to party at The Magic House with an adult beverage and adult friends for a great cause? On Thursday, June 20 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm you can! Bring your friends, have a drink, and revisit some of your favorite childhood memories. The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum is hosting […]
After announcing the funding of its first two projects in April, Rally Saint Louis — the first-of-its-kind non-profit platform that allows anyone to submit, vote for, and help fund ideas aimed at improving the greater St. Louis region — today announced it has funded its third endeavor: Project Blacktop. Project Blacktop was submitted by rising […]
Urban Harvest STL, the nonprofit behind St. Louis’ first downtown community garden, is celebrating being one step closer to building the city’s first roof-top farm, the FOOD ROOF, after garnering the most citizen votes in an online “ideas” for the month of December on Rally Saint Louis. Now the FOOD ROOF project seeks funding […]
If you’ve been following Rally Saint Louis, you know that our focus is pretty simple — we want to trumpet what’s great about greater St. Louis. One of those vital elements is our business and economic development community, led by the St. Louis Regional Chamber (formerly RCGA). So we recently visited the Regional Chamber’s 176 […]
Fox 2 Now profiles Rally Saint Louis and talking head Aaron Perlut in this outstanding piece. We do appreciate the coverage. The full story is available on the Fox 2 website.
Rally Saint Louis is a collaborative, idea-generating platform that’s a product of the hard work and creativity of a number of St. Louis people and companies. Today we introduce the first Rally Saint Louis video, developed by our friends at Coolfire Media.
If you have read the previous post about the history of Rally Saint Louis, you know the backstory: I’d been writing for Forbes for about three years, and in December 2011 I penned a piece called “St. Louis Doesn’t Suck” about what makes our city a great place to live, work and play. In it, […]
Know anyone that has made a difference here in Saint Louis? You know, the regular “folks” who do it just because. Not because they’re a celebrity, or a politician, or it’s their job. But the lady down the street that got everyone together to create a dog park, or the guy who started the food […]
I’ve been writing for Forbes for about three years, and in December 2011, I wrote a piece called “St. Louis Doesn’t Suck.” The reaction shocked me. Typically my stuff is read by marketers, not moms from St. Charles. This one hit a nerve. Some fired off some negative comments but most people who read it […]
*This was initially published on Forbes.com in December 2011. I’ve lived a somewhat nomadic existence in my adult life, moving from Richmond to Miami to New Orleans to New York to Raleigh to St. Petersburg. Six years ago my wife and I reluctantly moved to St. Louis but very quickly found it to be a […]