Thursday, January 5, 2017

10 Photos That Capture the Beauty of This Winter's First St. Louis Snowfall

Posted By on Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 9:01 AM

The Fabulous Fox is already beautiful. The snow (and the Christmas tree) are just a bonus. - PHOTO COURTESY OF INSTAGRAM / FOXTHEATRESTL.
  • Photo courtesy of Instagram / foxtheatrestl.
  • The Fabulous Fox is already beautiful. The snow (and the Christmas tree) are just a bonus.

It (finally) happened: the first snowfall of the season has officially hit St. Louis. And while it's easy to get caught up in the woes of a snowy rush hour and dashing to Schnucks for survival supplies (it's an inch or two of snow, people! Come on!), it's definitely worth your while to take a step back and notice how gorgeous the snow-covered city is. We'll second the assessment that Post-Dispatch reporter Valerie Schremp Hahn posted on Twitter this morning: "Enough to look pretty but not enough to be a big pain."

Here are ten snowy shots you posted to Instagram and Twitter this morning. We have to say, they make all the snow drama worth it. Almost.

Lookin' good, Forest Park. - PHOTO COURTESY OF INSTAGRAM / LGMCCARTHYSTL.
  • Photo courtesy of Instagram / lgmccarthystl.
  • Lookin' good, Forest Park.
The Arch looked rather ominous in the snow this morning. - PHOTO COURTESY OF INSTAGRAM / GATEWAYARCHNPS.
  • Photo courtesy of Instagram / gatewayarchnps.
  • The Arch looked rather ominous in the snow this morning.
How cute is this? - PHOTO COURTESY OF INSTAGRAM / JEN_EICH.
  • Photo courtesy of Instagram / jen_eich.
  • How cute is this?
Snow looks good on you, Dogtown. - PHOTO COURTESY OF INSTAGRAM / KATEHEARTSCAKE.
  • Photo courtesy of Instagram / kateheartscake.
  • Snow looks good on you, Dogtown.
Same goes for you, Benton Park West. - PHOTO COURTESY OF INSTAGRAM / LIZ_A_GERARD.
  • Photo courtesy of Instagram / liz_a_gerard.
  • Same goes for you, Benton Park West.
We love this sign in all weather. - PHOTO COURTESY OF INSTAGRAM / THEGROVESTL.
  • Photo courtesy of Instagram / thegrovestl.
  • We love this sign in all weather.
Is it the Collinsville Library or a snow globe? You decide. - PHOTO COURTESY OF INSTAGRAM / COLLINSVILLELIBRARY.
  • Photo courtesy of Instagram / collinsvillelibrary.
  • Is it the Collinsville Library or a snow globe? You decide.



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