Author Archives: Stephen Foutes

15 in ’15: Cape Girardeau

Port Cape Girardeau Restaurant, Cape Girardeau

This post is one in a series of 15 posts of 15 things to do in Missouri in 2015. Don’t miss these other “15 in ’15″ posts.  Happy exploring in 2015 and enjoy the show!  Batman slept here. Not many Missouri cities can say that, but Cape Girardeau is one of them. In the fall of 2013, as “Gone Girl” was ... Read More »

Find “Gone Girl” on DVD

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It’s almost time for you to bring “Gone Girl” home. The much-buzzed-about book turned film that made big waves at the box office in the fall of 2014 makes its DVD and Blu-Ray debut on Jan. 13, 2015. That’s just two days before the Academy Award nominations are announced and a little more than a month before the Feb. 22 ... Read More »

Missouri Halloween Costumes

Mark Twain Death Time Capsule Ceremony, Hannibal

Halloween is near, which means you’ve only got a few days to get your costume together. If you’re not sure what or who to dress like this Halloween, look to pop-culture icons with Missouri ties for inspiration. With athletes, fictional characters and famous folks from Mark Twain to Brad Pitt, you have a veritable treasure trove of choices. Need a ... Read More »

Show-Me Five: Football Games to See in Missouri

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The football season has begun for high schools and colleges, while the pros have a week off before they begin their 2014 campaigns. It’s a wonderful time of year. There’s hope for taking that next step (see Kansas City Chiefs), there’s sadness (you gotta feel sorry for St. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford) and there’s reason for optimism (ready to ... Read More »

Boys of Summer Visit Busch Stadium

The Boys of Summer: David, Robert, Oren and Michael

Every summer, the boys from New Rochelle get together. The four boys actually are 65-year-old men who, 15 years ago, began a tradition of visiting ballparks to celebrate their birthdays – they share the same birth year, 1949. Friends for decades, the paths of David Bloom, Robert Donin, Michael Checca and Oren Teicher first crossed during their high school days ... Read More »

Missouri Outdoor Fun, a Playground for Legends

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Blue skies, a nice breeze and Jack and Gary are in the hunt. The air is balmy, a perfect backdrop for Missouri outdoor fun. Yes, Saturday was a great day to experience the Missouri Ozarks and the first-ever Big Cedar Legends of Golf tournament, played at the Buffalo Ridge and Top of the Rock courses just south of Branson. Making it out ... Read More »

Golfing at Lake of the Ozarks

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While some of the world’s best golfers are in Missouri this weekend to participate in the Curtis Cup Match at the St. Louis Country Club and the first-ever Big Cedar Legends of Golf Tournament in Branson, a great golf experience is waiting for you, too, in the Show-Me State. Best of all, you don’t have to be an awesome collegiate ... Read More »

Flying Trapeze School in STL

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Like any Disney princess knows, sometimes, you just have to “Let it Go.” That’s what I told myself, standing 25 feet above the ground, while holding onto a safety bar, waiting to grab a trapeze and swing across a section of the St. Louis Union Station parking lot. Thankfully, there was a safety harness. And a net. Oh, did that ... Read More »

Five Ways to Commemorate Earth Day in Missouri

Celebrate Earth Day 2014 in Missouri

Looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day 2014 in Missouri? You’re in luck. Several communities and organizations around the Show-Me State celebrate Earth Day (Tuesday, April 22, 2014) by hosting activities during the week. Here’s a quick look at five ways you can commemorate Earth Day 2014 in Missouri: Take your used electronics to Kansas City’s Sprint Center for a ... Read More »