This photo was taken in the late ’60s or early ’70s at Choteau Ave and Carr Lane in St. Louis. You could buy a brain sandwich for 25¢ back then. You can see the arch in the distance. Here’s what that corner looks like today.
A St. Charles man has one heck of a big fish story to tell after a day out on the Mississippi River.
Wade Kaminski didn’t just land any catfish on Friday. He reeled in a 112 pound, approximately 5 foot long monster Blue Catfish. The Missouri state record for a Blue Catfish is 130 pounds.
How many cities could claim to be home to a floating McDonald’s?
Only one – St. Louis. For more than 20 years starting in March 1980, the fast-food giant made a home on Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard on a barge designed to resemble a paddle-wheeler.
The Great Flood of 1993 didn’t kill it; time did. In November 2000, the restaurant said it was just too expensive and not justified to do the renovations the restaurant needed.