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!
Saturday, July 7, 2012
The city is attempting to reserve game tickets for late July.
City officials are attempting to schedule a City of Arnold night at Busch Stadium on July 25. The St. Louis Cardinals are scheduled to play the Los Angeles Dodgers that night, says the team's website. When plans are final, discounted game tickets will be sold at the Arnold Recreation Center, at 1695 Missouri State Rd., said an email from Ward 2 Councilman Bill Moritz. ArnoldPatch will provide more information when the details are final.
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Some food, beverage and retail shops will use solar energy for power.
There may not have been any sunshine bearing down on the St. Louis Cardinals' home opening series, but the stadium will be cooking with solar energy as the season progresses. St. Louis Cardinals’ fans may not taste the difference, but the next hot dog they consume at Busch Stadium could be cooked with power from solar energy. The Cardinals have partnered with Microgrid Energy, the Electrical Connection, and Sachs Electric, headquatered in Fenton, to bring solar energy to Busch Stadium for the first time ever, according to a news release. Some food, beverage and retail shops are now powered by 106 solar panels, producing approximately 32,000 kilowatt hours of solar energy per year. “This is all part of the St. Louis Cardinals’ …
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 …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Cardinals fans didn't buy the Men's Health report that St. Louis is such a sad city.
Really, Men’s Health Magazine? You think St. Louis is the 5th saddest city in America? Four words: World Series Champions, baby! That seemed to be the general reaction to the Men’s Health report that St. Louis ranked 95th on a list of 100 American cities in order of happiness. The study combined suicide rates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, unemployment rates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and antidepressant rates and overall moods from SimplyMap. But St. Louisans weren’t buying it. “While St. Louis may not be the happiest city, I guarantee they were this year since they, indeed, WON the world series,” one commentor wrote under the article. Other commentors gave a digital eye-roll to the author’s reporting. “Is …
Sunday, October 30, 2011
Seckman's Marching band, along with bands from Lindbergh and Pattonville, entertained several hundred thousand people Sunday during the MLB World Series Champion St. Louis Cardinals parade on Sunday.
Hundreds of thousands of fans lined Market Street for the parade to Busch Stadium. Four area bands were invited to play, Lindbergh, Pattonville, Seckman and Belleville East. Here's photos of Lindbergh, Pattonville and Seckman bands, both warming up in the staging area, and playing in the parade. Also some nice close shots of several Cardinals in the parade.
Saturday, October 22, 2011
The Better Business Bureau is urging Cardinals fans stocking up on memorabilia to buy for enjoyment, but not as an investment
The St. Louis area Better Business Bureau is urging Cardinals fans stocking up on memorabilia to buy for enjoyment, but not as an investment. Earlier this week the BBB warned consumers to watch for World Series ticket scams and housing/hotel scams for Cardinals fans traveling to Texas. Now the BBB has issued the following warning in a new release: St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 19, 2011 – With area businesses hoping to cash in on fans’ appetite for all things Cardinals during the World Series, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is urging shoppers to buy for enjoyment, not for investment. “Anyone who thinks that stockpiling 2011 World Series pennants or souvenir beer mugs is a plan for early retirement will be sorely disappointed,” said Michelle Corey…
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Area drivers should expect possible traffic delays to and from downtown St. Louis Tuesday with the Cardinals playoff game taking place during a campaign visit from President Obama.
UPDATED: 11:4O a.m. Tuesday- Area drivers should expect traffic delays to and from downtown St. Louis Tuesday with the Cardinals playoff game taking place during a campaign visit from President Obama. The Cards play the Philadelphia Phillies at 4 p.m. in St. Louis at Busch Stadium Tuesday. President Obama is scheduled to attend a fundraiser taking place at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown St. Louis from 5 to 8 p.m. According to the The White House itinerary, Obama is expected at Lambert International Airport at 5:25 p.m. He's scheduled to make a statement at the Renaissance Hotel at 6:25 p.m. then make another appearance at a private residence at 7:35 p.m. The president is expected back on Air Force One at Lambert at 9 p.m. for departure …