An Inside Look at Roses & Mint’s Newly-Opened Frenchtown Studio

The smell of fresh flowers fills the air as floral artists craft arrangements inside Roses & Mint Florals located at 810 N 2nd Street. The Roses & Mint team, led…

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Community Planning Workshops Lead Frenchtown Revitalization

On Thursday, Dec. 12, citizens interested in the revitalization of Frenchtown participated in a community planning workshop at Climb So iLL, a new rock climbing gym slated to open in…

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Frenchtown Welcomes Home Interior Shop

What was once a vacant warehouse now stands as a new, modern storefront for Grateful Thread Interiors at 221 Franklin Street. Owner, Jill Ryan, decided to move her drapery, upholstery…

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Holiday Weekend Getaway to Frenchtown

Need a holiday getaway? Frenchtown has you covered. With plenty of places to grab treats and shop, we’ve created a quick itinerary for a weekend visit to historic Frenchtown St.…

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Artist Spotlight: Laura Hohn, Building Connections Through Art and Small Business

Foundry Art Centre studio artist, Laura Hohn, was first exposed to art at a young age by her grandmother who was a painter. After visiting an art festival and seeing…

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Frenchtown is Great Streets’ Next Project – First Meeting Dec. 12

Earlier this year, the efforts to revitalize Frenchtown took a step forward when East-West Gateway Council of Governments, the metropolitan planning organization for the St. Louis region, selected Frenchtown as…

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Mirage Photo – A Passion of Two Friends

What started out as friendship for Shawn Traman and Samantha Iverson soon turned into a local business called Mirage Photo. The two spend their days shooting portraits, events, and weddings…

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Artist Spotlight: Ann Croghan, Expressing Her Faith Through Art

As Ann Croghan, a Foundry Art Centre artist paints with a full palette of colors in studios 15 and 16, she listens to gentle Christian music in the background. Starting…

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Mosaics Fine Art Festival: Celebrating 25 Years of Sharing Art With the Community

At the end of every summer, Main Street is filled with booths of local artists offering their work to the local community to shop and explore. From Sept. 13-15, the…

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Life on the Road: How Two Frenchtown Entrepreneurs Travel the U.S. in Their Home on Wheels

McNeil Motorcars and That Detail Girl at 1801 N. 2nd Street focus their businesses around more than just car servicing. They say their hearts go to the people they work…

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Foundry Art Centre Artist Spotlight: Lydia Crespo, The Importance of Art in Society

Lydia Crespo spends her days in her studio at the Foundry Art Center with her ears filled with upbeat music and surrounded by an array of color and dye splattered…

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250 Years of St. Charles: A Look Back at History

Immerse yourself in history now through Sept. 13 at the Foundry Art Centre with the 250 Years of St. Charles Exhibition, offering a look at the rich architectural history of…

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