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  • Pack your beach bag, summer essentials at St. Clair Square

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Summer is quickly approaching, which means beach vacations and spending a lot of time in the sun. It is important to have your beach bag and summer essentials ready to go. Some of these items could include a beach hat from Charming Charlie’s or a “lounge on by the pool” book from Barnes and Noble. Marketing director at St. Clair Square Christine Poehling joins us for more on beach bag and summer essentials. For more […]

  • ‘Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus’ takes the stage at the Playhouse at Westport

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Based on The New York Times Best-Selling book “Of the Last Decade,” the live show “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” takes the stage at the Playhouse at Westport. Reviewed as a great show for couples, the play takes its audience through the trials and tribulations of dating, marriage and the differences between men and women. Actor Amadeo Fusca from “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Live!” joins us to talk […]

  • Rottler Pest and Lawn Solutions provides tips to avoid springtime pests

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Spring time is the start of pest season. With the recent rain and the upcoming rain in the forecast, Rottler Pest and Lawn Solutions predict pests will be coming out more often and in greater numbers. Also, the moisture in the air breeds mosquitoes, increasing the risk for the development of the Zika virus. Common active pests during the early, warm spring days are termites and ants.  Termites can cause damage to houses, so it […]

  • Local pastry chefs ‘gather for good’ for Bake & Gather charity event

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Saturday, April 15, Pastry chef Mathew Rice will host a pop-up event named Bake and Gather, aiming to raise money for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Missouri and the International Institute of St. Louis. The free event will feature pastries, coffee, tea, cakes, etc. from a variety of the local pastry elite and all sales will benefit the two charities. “We need to come together as a St. Louis community – show a […]

  • Award-winning pastry chef brings sweets to Kirkwood, Missouri

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – In 2012, he was one of the Top 10 Pastry Chefs in America by Dessert Professional Magazine. In 2010, he was named the U.S. Pastry Chef of the Year in the U.S. Pastry Competition, one of the most prestigious pastry championships. Now, Nathaniel Reid is bringing his award winning desserts to Kirkwood, Missouri. Reid graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, a nationally and internationally recognized culinary school, with a Grand Diploma in Culinary and […]

  • Area animal rescue groups join together for adoption event

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Saturday, April 8, several area animal rescue centers will join forces for a pet adoption event. Tenth Life Cat Rescue, St. Louis Avian Rescue and Love a Golden Rescue will be at the Mid-Rivers Mall seeking forever homes for their furry and feathered friends. Janet Draper of St. Louis Avian Rescue joins us for more on this weekend’s pet adoption event. Pet Adoption Event Saturday, April 8 10 am to 2 pm Center Court – […]

  • Annual ‘Bunnies on the Loose’ run set for April 15

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – April 15, the streets of Shrewsbury will be filled with “Bunnies on the Loose” for the 4th annual Bunnies on the Loose 5K run. All funds raised from the run will benefit The Children’s Defense Fund’s (CDF) Freedom Schools program. The program aims to educate and empower students who are ready to make a difference in their own life, their family, community and hopefully, the nation or the world. Executive director of the Webster Groves/Shrewsbury/Rock […]

  • Wizard World Comic Con takes over the America’s Center

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – This weekend, April 7 to 9, The America’s Center will be host to the Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con, filled with cos-play, celebrity guest panels and magical demonstrations and workshops. Attendees can expect to see starts such as Ian Somerhalder from ‘The Vampire Diaries,’ James Marsters from ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and ‘Angel’ and the Weasley Twins from Harry Potter, James and Oliver Phelps. On top of panels with attending actors, guests can take […]

  • Studies show therapy dogs help child’s emotional development

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – In general, humans and dogs are known for developing close connections. University City Children’s Center (UCCC) and the Lume Institute employees like Amy von der Heydt work to break down walls of distrust in children through the use of gentle dogs like therapy dog Molly. Therapy dogs provide comfort and an outlet to develop trust and empathy, particularly after someone has been hurt. Von der Heydt said, “Children who’ve been hurt by adults don’t trust […]

  • ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ runs at Loretto-Hilton now until April 9

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ takes us back to the 1950s music of Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash. The show is based on December 4, 1956 when Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins happened to be in Sun Studios at the same time. Seeing the potential, producer Sam Phillips manages to get the four musicians into the same room to record powerful music together. The production of ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ coincides with the debut […]

  • Stray Rescue St. Louis promotes Heartworm Awareness Month

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – April is Heartworm Awareness Month and it is important to understand the risk of heartworms on a dog’s health. Heartworms can develop in dogs through mosquito bites and is not transmitted from dog to dog. Heartworms are completely preventable through heartworm pills given to your dog each month. Common symptoms seen in infected dogs are a soft, dry cough, lethargy, weight loss, difficulty breathing, a bulging chest or collapsing. If a dog is diagnosed with […]

  • Local mall offers children, pets opportunity to meet Easter Bunny

    ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – It is that time of year again; the Easter Bunny is back in town. This furry Easter friend is ready to visit and take pictures with children across the St. Louis area.  And, for the animal lovers, you have the opportunity to bring your four-legged family member for photos as well. Marketing director of St. Clair Square and South County Center Christine Poehling joins us for more on the special Easter offer. For more information, […]