About St. Louis

About St LouisReferred to as the Gateway City, St. Louis does offer the symbolic corridor of expansion to the west. Nicknamed the "Gateway City" due the construction of the living memorial to the nation's westward expansion in the Gateway Arch structure, St. Louis itself maintains an exciting array of activities and living options to excite those visiting or considering making a move to the city.

St. Louis is an independent city, which means that it exists without being a part of a county, which is rare for most American cities west of Virginia.

The city of St. Louis has a love for music and the history is long and rich. Fans with musical tastes ranging from the symphony, blues, ragtime, jazz and more will be delighted with the variety and availability of musical experiences. A few of the music venues in St. Louis include Old Rock House, Beale on Broadway, The Fabulous Fox Theatre, Peabody Opera House and Off Broadway.

In addition to music, St. Louis information on the performing arts is bustling with a large assortment of ways for visitors and residents to feed their taste for the arts. A classic movie theatre where film buffs can visit is Tivoli Theatre in Midtown St. Louis.

The city is brimming with nightlife and clubs to satisfy the single adult population, but the city also has its attention set toward youth and family friendly attractions and activities. A weekend visit to the St. Louis Zoo, the Missouri History Museum and the St. Louis Children's Museum are great treats for the entire family.

Sports fans will enjoy the presence of three professional sports teams. Baseball's St. Louis Cardinals, football's St. Louis Rams and the recently formed St. Louis Blues ice hockey team offer plenty of options and variety for sports fans.

St. Louis information about neighborhoods reveals the city's rich history and its cultural diversity as well as its other diversities such as single residents, couples and larger families in the city. There are many exciting and beautiful communities that lie outside of the downtown area including Forest Park, Grand Center, Cherokee Street, Kimmswick and many others.

Some of the things that visitors and new residents should do include visiting the top of the Gateway Arch, visiting Six Flags Amusement Park or take in a professional sports game. With still plenty of other options, visit the urban Forest Park that was the site of the 1904 World's Fair, tour one of St. Louis' tasty breweries and enjoy some of the exciting dining offerings that St. Louis has to offer.