Thursday, November 29, 2012
Local poets will read at the Regional Arts Commission.
The winners of the 2013 Poetry in Motion Contest sponsored by Metro Arts in Transit, the Poetry Society of America, and the Regional Arts Commission (RAC) will be honored Thursday, Nov. 29. The Poetry in Motion Reading and Reception will be held at The Studio of the RAC located at 6128 Delmar Boulevard in University City. Doors open at 5 p.m. with acoustical guitar music by Haitian-American Mario Pascal and the program begins at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The 10 contest winners—who all live within a 50 mile radius of St. Louis—have been invited to read their poems. The winning poets are: Poets will be presented $50 for each winning poem. “Their 11 poems out of 115 submitted were selected by a panel of literary …
Sunday, May 6, 2012
MoDOT, Trailnet and Metro Transit have joined forces.
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Many Missourians rely on walking and bicycling for transportation options. While both provide physical and health benefits, they also have the potential for serious or fatal injuries if involved in a motor vehicle crash. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT), Trailnet and Metro Transit are partnering to kick off the “Safe Roads for All” initiative throughout May to enforce the need for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians to share the road and be aware of one another’s safety. Frances Cole spoke at a news conference that kicked off the joint safety initiative. Her mother, Dr. Jennifer Cole, was hit and killed last summer while riding her bicycle. Jennifer Cole was the mother of four and was an accomplished athlete and pediatric…
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Farmers Market will be open every Tuesday from March to October.
Metro is partnering with Sappington Farmers’ Market to bring healthy farm foods to four Metro Transit Centers located in areas where nearby residents have little or no access to fresh fruits and vegetables. The Farm to Family Naturally Mobile Market will sell affordably priced, fresh foods including locally grown foods when in season, once a week from the end of March through October. The Mobile Market will serve the Delmar Loop MetroLink Station, Riverview-Hall MetroBus Center, North Hanley MetroLink Station and Emerson Park MetroLink Station. The partnership between Metro Transit and the Farm to Family Naturally Mobile Market will give commuters and neighborhood residents more convenient access to healthy fruits and vegetables produced…