streets http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Winter Storms Blow Into Government Coffers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/winter-storms-blow-government-coffers <p>This year’s array of snowstorms kept governmental entities across Missouri busy plowing roads. It hasn't been cheap to keep streets clear. &nbsp;And the expense is expected to go up as winter storms continue their blitz across the St. Louis area and the Show Me State.</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 19:42:55 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 33459 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Winter Storms Blow Into Government Coffers Past meets present in hidden world under St. Louis streets http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/past-meets-present-hidden-world-under-st-louis-streets <p>When a 20-inch steam pipe buried 15 feet under the streets of St. Louis <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/health-department-health-risk-minimal-following-downtown-steam-pipe-rupture">burst two weeks ago</a>, most people focused on the potential health hazards in what was blown skyward.</p><p>But the blast got St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Rachel Lippmann thinking - what&rsquo;s under the streets that we don&rsquo;t know about until it&rsquo;s revealed?</p><p>This is what she found out.</p><p> Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:25:55 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3528 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Past meets present in hidden world under St. Louis streets King Day march will close downtown, midtown streets on Monday http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/king-day-march-will-close-downtown-midtown-streets-monday <p>If you&#39;re planning to be in downtown St. Louis for the Cardinals&#39; Winter Warm-Up or other events on Monday, you&#39;ll need to take note of the following road closures for the Martin Luther <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/events/eventdetails.cfm?Event_ID=3608">King Day march</a>.</p><p>Closures along the route will begin at 10:30 a.m.&nbsp;Assembly for the parade, which goes from the Old Courthouse to Powell Symphony Hall, begins at 11 a.m. at the Courthouse, and marchers will step off at 11:30 a.m.</p><p>The route is as follows:</p> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 22:12:24 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2861 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org King Day march will close downtown, midtown streets on Monday Region gears up for first wintery blast http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/region-gears-first-wintery-blast <p>Three weeks into the winter season, and the weather forecast is just now starting to feel like it, with snow and falling temperatures in the forecast.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 22:38:36 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2840 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Region gears up for first wintery blast