St. Louisans shed their winter layers to enjoy sunny weather in many of the city's art parks during the weekend of March 21-23, 2014. Riverfront Times photographer Micah Usher visited the outdoor spaces at CityGarden, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis University, World Chess Hall of Fame, Strauss Park and Turtle Playground and found art lovers of all ages enjoying sculptures, statues and interactive exhibits.
Cyclists traveled all over St. Louis to visit some of our fine donut establishments as part of the fourth-annual Tour D'onut on May 31, 2014. We met up with the group at Citygarden for Vincent Van Doughnut and followed it to Cielo and Pharaoh's Donuts. The tour then continued to John Donut, Whisk and World's Fair.
Every town needs a literal stomping ground for kids of all ages to play, and Citygarden in downtown St. Louis provides just the right ratio of form-to-fun with its beautiful sculptures and climbable features. Citygarden has a many personalities including a picture-perfect destination for families to bask in on a summer day (bring swimming trunks so the tykes can splash around in the fountains) to a contemplative, lit-up scene for visitors to enjoy by night. With the Arch in the distance and groomed plants to offset the urban landscape, Citygarden serves as a fine destination for both locals and tourists alike.