It might be cold now, but spring will be here before you know it and you want to be ready! That’s just one reason the recent 13th Annual Midwest Bicycle Expo and Swap Meet is so exciting. Steve Schmidt, of Trailnet.org, drops by the studio to talk about the fun event. It’s always a great opportunity to catch a sneak peak of next season’s bicycle goodies, or search for that hard-to-find bike part or get a terrific deal on 2012 inventory soon to be unloaded. And Vendors from all over the country attend to buy, sell, and swap for the best deals anywhere! The organization always offers a list of events going on in St. Louis from bike rides locally and far out ventures. There’s no time like the present to start experiencing St. Louis on two wheels. There’s more information at http://www.trailnet.org/events/2013Bikeexpo
Laura Andert is a baker, decorator, and owner of Laulie Cakes. She started her business years ago in her very own Kitchen while being a stay at home mom. Then without any professional training, she opened her first cupcake and cake store in Saint Peters in August of 2011. Her passion to create amazing confections to suit every taste and event is well known. She drops by the show to teach hosts Sarah and Rob the art of putting icing on cupcakes.
The gang also spends time with Author of the new book The Inverted Forest, John Dalton. Written about the strong passions running beneath the surface of camp life, The Inverted Forest, is filled with yearning, desire, hope, and unexpected devotion. This remarkable novel confirms why John Dalton is rising as a major American novelist. His new book can be purchased at Barnes & Noble.
Hosts, Rob Desir & Sarah Bernard , sit down with Career Development Coach, Monica Sauls, whose career spans fifteen years in all facets of corporate career development, talent development, change management, and continuous learning. She shares some helpful tips towards developing a successful career plan with viewers.
You’ve heard about going GREEN, right? Well, one local man is doing all he can to help make St. Louis a GREENER place to live. Executive Director of StlouisGreen.com and major Green Guy, Craig Jung, stops by the studio to talk about the history of StlouisGreen.com, their mission and inspiration, and their many Annual Green events. Find out about the Holiday Light Recycling Drive, which brings over 300 businesses and non-profits, 5 media outlets, and 15 volunteers together each year to help recycle your lights and extension cords. To date, 84,000 pounds of holiday lights have been recycled.
Have the holidays turned you into a couch potato and you need to get out of that slump? On this show, STL LIVE host, Ivy Hartman, is joined by Missouri Botanical Garden Public Information Officer, Holly Berthold, who gives some great advice on how to get you off that couch and into doing something creative! She talks about some of the organizations special events, artist’s appearances, and about some of their interesting classes.
Too many animals are found in poor condition and without homes. Janelle Higgins chats with Kathleen Dudley, Director of VIP RSQ, about her rescue organization and the show, Project V.I.P. (Very Important Pets). Project VIP is designed to reach a broad audience with the intent to both educate people on a wide range of pet topics, as well as, entertain them with local attractions and inspiring stories. The two discuss tips for dogs for winter survival. Hopefully by educating viewers on proper pet ownership, fewer pets will end up being discarded and sadly, euthanized.
Who says you have to stay indoors just because it’s cold outside? Held every year in mid-January, it’s time for one of the city’s most exciting winter events: the eighth annual Delmar Loop Ice Carnival.
It all kicks off with the Snow Ball at the Moonrise Hotel on Friday night, then celebrate winter in the Loop with live ice carving demonstrations, frozen buns runs, and much more the whole next day. There’s even an Ice Cube Give Away complete with prizes. STL LIVE host, Janelle Higgins, spends time with The Loop Special Business District Director of Marketing, Jessica Bueler, and Moonrise Hotel Director of Catering, Sarah Francis, to get all the details.
The World Chess Hall of Fame (WCHOF), housed in the historic residence-turned-business located in the vibrant Central West End, is the only cultural institution of its kind in the world that offers visitors an experience that blends centuries of chess history with modern, innovative exhibitions and interactive educational programming. WCHOF features three floors of galleries and the stylish Q Boutique. Directly across Maryland Avenue sits the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, a sister organization with which WCHOF has partnered to establish Saint Louis as the chess capital of the United States. STL TV host, Steve Potter, sits down with Susan Barrett and Shannon Bailey of the World Chess Hall of Fame to learn about this cultural phenomenon.
From education to corporate America to the President’s Cabinet members, the topic of diversity keeps resurfacing in the media on both a national and local level. In this episode of City Corner, host Sarah Thompson discusses the importance of diversity and inclusivity with Reena Hajat Carroll, MSW, Executive Director of Diversity Awareness Partnership. They discuss DAP’s initiatives and programs in 2013. She is also joined by Artis Twyman, Senior Director of Communications for the St. Louis Rams, and Evan Gatch, Account Manager at Microsoft Corporation, to talk about their joining forces with Diversity Awareness Partnership on the campaign, “Differences Are What Make Us Stronger.”