World AIDS Day – St. Louis

World AIDS Day

Red ribbons on lapels around the globe signify World AIDS Day every December 1. If you don’t already know your status, today is a great reminder to get yourself tested – out of love for your partner and for yourself. If you’re in the St. Louis area, local writer and personality, Sean Collins, has collected a list of places offering free or reduced cost testing today. …

A Collection of Historical Halloween Reads

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The Great New England Vampire Panic Think vampires aren’t historically relevant? Think again. They caused a panic in New England not that long ago. St. Louis’ Importance in the Spiritualism Movement Considered by some as one of the top five most haunted cities in the United States, St. Louis plays an important role in the 19th century’s fascination with the occult. The Fox Sisters and …

Eero Saarinen’s Gateway Arch

Saarinen's arch

This week, St. Louis celebrated the 49th birthday of the architectural icon that’s come to define our city – the Gateway Arch. Completed in 1965, the Arch is the tallest memorial in the United States and the tallest stainless steel monument in the world. The Gateway Arch’s architect, Eero Saarinen took an abstract concept and created one of the most iconic monuments in the world. …

Web Design Trends for 2015

This post originally appeared on TOKY.com A well-constructed website positions a brand with authority in an ever-crowded virtual information cloud. For any one brand identity, there can be hundreds (if not thousands) of similar competitors jockeying for the public’s attention, money, or click. When done well, a website delivers the brand message, earns trust, and provides a clear call to action for the audience to …