Thursday, February 7, 2013
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer all your questions about planning your vacation in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week we're talking about vacation planning. We still have a few months before it's time to get out the flip-flops and beach towels, but it's not too early to start planning your spring and summer vacations. Patch wants to help you get your questions answered. But we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: Have a question for our experts? Ask below!
Monday, February 4, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can offer their expertise and advice about planning spring and summer get-aways this week.
We still have a few months before it's time to get out the flip-flops and beach towels, but it's not too early to start planning your spring and summer vacations. Patch wants to help find the answers to questions about planning your great escape, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice about vacation planning and travel. If you are a local expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment along with your email address on this post. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Feb. 7. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Officials urge Thanksgiving travelers to come early and be prepared.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (Lambert) officials said they expect a 10-15 percent daily increase in passengers each day through the Thanksgiving holiday. In its annual Thanksgiving travel forecast, AAA predicts 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home over the holiday, up just 0.7 percent from last year. The biggest single travel day of the holiday weekend for Lambert is projected to be the Sunday following Thanksgiving. Officials at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport are urging passengers traveling through the airport to show up early, be patient and prepared. Officials add that people picking up guests should consider parking away at designated lots. “The busy holiday travel season will mean more …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Avoid having to throw out personal items or missing your flight due to a longer screening process at Lambert with these tips.
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel times for U.S. airports, according to AAA. Lambert- St. Louis International Airport (Lambert) is no exception. In fact, Lambert expects to see a 10 to 15 percent daily increase in passengers each day through the holiday. What will be the busiest day at the airport? Nov. 25, the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Sundays are typically the busiest travel day of the week. Lambert, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the airlines have offered these travel tips to help make traveling easier during this busy time:
Saturday, February 12, 2011
An art consulting firm and two artists from University City are participating in an important regional project.
The latest up-and-coming venue for University City artists is not a place you might expect. Here's a hint: the cost of admission to the gallery is the purchase of a plane ticket. With the help of Via Partnership, a University City-based public art consulting group, Lambert-St. Louis International Airport is commissioning a series of triptychs on translucent safety glass to decorate airport's A and C concourses. University City residents Tom Huck and Eva Lundsager are two of the nine artists invited to submit original works. "We were really excited that they both expressed interest in this project and that they were selected by the airport art advisory panel," said Meredith McKinley, a co-founder of Via Partnership. "I think Eva and Tom are…
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
The National Weather Service predicts layer of ice, plus up to eight inches of snow for University City.
Missouri Department of Transportation officials are urging residents to get wherever they need to be and wait out the coming storm by noon. After that, they say, roads will only get worse. “The morning rush hour is going to be the best conditions we see all day,” said Becky Allmeroth, district maintenance engineer. Allmeroth said current forecasts call for a heavy band of snow to hit the metro area in a few hours. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for University City and the metro area, with wind gusts predicted to reach up to 35 mph. The storm could drop up to two inches of snow per hour. “In my 15 years with MoDOT, I’ve never seen that (blizzard) warning for the St. Louis region,” Allmeroth said. She added that if …