St. Louis Planning 250th Anniversary Celebration
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis turns 250 in about a year, and civic leaders are already planning a year-long celebration.
KMOX Radio reports that Erin Budde has been named director of the celebration known as stl250. One of the big events has already been announced: A "Burnin' Love" festival on Valentine's Day in Forest Park, featuring live music, culinary tents and other events.
Residents, merchants, arts organizations, schools and churches are encouraged to send in ideas for other events.