One great thing about the St. Louis area is the number of communities, each with their own particular flavor, that surround the city. Whether you live in Brentwood, Maryland Heights, University City, Lemay or further west across the river like I do, each of these individual little municipalities have a little something that’s unique about it. Yet regardless of which one you live in, pretty much everyone still refers to themselves as a St. Louisan, or as living in the St. Louis metro area.
Living in “the Lou” as we lovingly call it, you can bet that in any given year there is road construction going on somewhere. We have a love-hate relationship with it. On one hand, it’s a pain in the ass that gets in the way of trying to get somewhere … but on the other hand, once it’s completed it’s a transportation gift that makes life easier. Read more