July 28, 2015

10 Fun Things You Can't Do in St. Louis Anymore, Vol. 2

Great restaurants, a booming music scene, gorgeous architecture: We've got a lot going for us here in St. Louis, but sadly, we just can't do everything we used to. Here are ten more fun things that have been lost to time. Click here to see Volume 1, and let us know what you'd like to see in Volume 3 in the comments!
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Be a contestant on D.B.'s Delight.
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Be a contestant on D.B.'s Delight.
Eat a quarter-pounder on the floating McDonald's.
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Eat a quarter-pounder on the floating McDonald's.
See Show Boat at the Loew's State Theatre (circa 1951).
The State Historical Society of Missouri-St. Louis
See Show Boat at the Loew's State Theatre (circa 1951).
Take in a show at the Checkerdome.
Explore the Cherokee Street caves.
Mark Leach/"Uncovering Ancient St. Louis"
Explore the Cherokee Street caves.
Take a streetcar down Washington Avenue.
The State Historical Society of Missouri-St. Louis
Take a streetcar down Washington Avenue.
Cruise the Mississippi River on the SS Admiral.
Cruise the Mississippi River on the SS Admiral.
Take a carriage ride through Tower Grove Park.
The State Historical Society of Missouri-St. Louis
Take a carriage ride through Tower Grove Park.
Splash around in Fairgrounds Park.
The State Historical Society of Missouri-St. Louis
Splash around in Fairgrounds Park.
Read "Our Own Oddities" in the Sunday St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Ralph Graczak's Our Own Oddities (January 25, 1953)
Read "Our Own Oddities" in the Sunday St. Louis Post-Dispatch.