The Insider's Perspective

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What Is the Gateway Arch? St. Louis’ Crown Jewel

The Gateway Arch is one of St. Louis’ biggest and most unique attractions –and its history is just as fascinating.   Formerly known as the “Jefferson National Expansion Memorial,” the arch was founded by the National Park Service in 1935 to commemorate Thomas Jefferson’s vision of a transcontinental United States. The arch stretches from the Old Courthouse to the steps by the Mississippi River.   President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated properly along

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Gooey Butter Cake: The Story of St. Louis’ Favorite & Mysterious Treat

One of St. Louis’ claims to fame is our delicious gooey butter cake –and the story behind its creation is just as delicious as the treat itself. There are actually quite a few claims to the creation of the cake. The most widely accepted origin says the cake was made by accident in the 1930s by a German American baker. Allegedly, he was trying to make regular cake batter but

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