Culture

Operation Food Search: Hydroponic Gardens

Operation Food Search (OFS) recently received two Flex Farms. The farms are fully self-contained hydroponic systems able to grow fresh and affordable produce.

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ArtsCultureEducation

St. Louis Storytelling Festival Honors Missouri’s Bicentennial

This year is the 42nd anniversary of the St. Louis Storytelling Festival! Julie Tristan introduces us to one of the featured storytellers, Bobby Norfolk.

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Culture

Schankman’s St. Louis: A new Look at the City’s Old Firehouses

A new book featuring photos of old St. Louis firehouses has been released. St. Louis Firehouses, from Reedy Press, contains lots of historical information too.

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BooksCulture

Teen Book Festival Featuring 40 of the Hottest Writers in YA Literature

The St. Louis Teen Book Festival features 40 of the hottest writers in YA literature and 11 days of programming dedicated to teen readers.

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CultureScience & Technology

Love Bugs? Missouri Botanical Garden Offers Cockroach Dedications

The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Butterfly House in St. Louis is working to change people’s perception of cockroaches one Cameo video dedication at a time.

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BusinessCulture

Immigrant blends East and West with St. Louis-based Smoothie company

Angela Zeng blends her childhood experience with herbal remedies in China with her scientific education in the U.S. as she developed a new beverage line.

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ArtsCulture

Beauty, Strength and Courage: Portraits of Immigrant Women

Artist Bill Perry created large-scale portraits of immigrant women to honor their stories of resilience and courage.

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Culture

Collective Thread, Empowering Women Through Creative Design

The Collective Thread is a local mission that empowers women through work.

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Culture

Gateway Pet Guardians rescue turn grade school into animal shelter

The Gateway Pet Guardians turned the former Miles Davis Elementary School into an animal rescue & Julie Tristan takes us inside this 54,000 sq. ft. building.

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BooksCultureVirtual Events

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

HEC Media and the St. Louis County Library will celebrate Black History Month with special virtual author events throughout February.  All events will be premiered on Facebook and hecmedia.org. Keynote Address:Frankie Freeman Inspirational Address: Walter Mosley, “Blood Grove: An Easy Rawlins Mystery” Thursday, February 11, 7: 00 p.m. on Facebook.In conversation with suspense author Rachel Howzell […]