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St. Louis, Missouri Tower Grove Neighborhood

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One of the best St. Louis neighborhoods to spend the day exploring is the Tower Grove area. Locals will divide this up into South Grand, Tower Grove Heights, the Missouri Botanical Gardens, and the Shaw neighborhoods, so don’t be confused in your excursion when you hear these references. This area is home to a fabulous park, a diverse range of restaurants, coffee shops, shopping and a glimpse at some gorgeous St. Louis architecture.  The entire area is very accessible despite its historic age and recently the South Grand strip underwent a renovation which improved sidewalk and parking accessibility. [Not...

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Transportation & Wheeling Around St. Louis, Missouri

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When traveling to any destination, getting around is always one of the major questions. Even more for those of us who need accessible transportation. St. Louis is an amazing city to visit and both the city proper and the county have parks, tourist attractions, delicious restaurants and other places you should visit. There are many options in transportation. The City’s Office on the Disabled has a lot of beneficial information about visiting St. Louis. Public Transportation St. Louis has both a Metro Bus and a Metro Link (a rail train) system. The Metro Link travels from Shiloh-Scott Air Force...

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Access to St. Louis, MO Breweries & Beer

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St. Louis has made a major impact on beer culture nationally and internationally. Most people hear St. Louis beer and think, Anheuser-Busch (now InBev A-B), makers of the Budweiser family of beer. The iconic Clydesdale horses are a hit here in St. Louis and can be found in parades, opening the Cardinals MLB team season, and at events all over the city. But A-B is not the only beer show in town, not any more. The second article in the St. Louis travel series is for all the beer and brewery lovers out there. This article will walk you...

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Saint Louis, MO Accessible Venues: Sports, Theater & Entertainment

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St. Louis is “The Gateway to the West” but I think everyone should come and stay for a while. The city and surrounding area hold a plethora activities for every personality. Many of which are FREE! I grew up in the country about an hour from St. Louis and officially became a City dweller in 2009 when I moved into the Soulard neighborhood, an exciting historic neighborhood home to the 2nd largest Mardi Gras in the country. This article is one of many about the fun, adventures you can have in St. Louis. Keep your eye out for information on...

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Accessible Travel in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Unfortunately one of the most famous landmarks in the US, the Gateway Arch which stands high above the Mississippi River on the eastern edge of Saint Louis, is not wheelchair accessible. Able bodied visitors who can get into a small tram car and also manage 96 steps are rewarded with a view from the tiny windows at the top of the arch. Even if you can’t ride to the top the view from the bottom is impressive. The arch is 630′ tall with 630′ separating the legs at the bottom. The exterior is covered with hundreds of welded steel...

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