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Mysteries on the Move

by jwilson0505 09.17.14

Imagine you are trapped in a room. You have 5 minutes to get out and the clock is ticking. The door out is shut, locked, and only you can find the key. If you succeed you can hold it over you friends the rest of the night. Not everyone makes it out... Mysteries on the Move is a live-action puzzle game within a shipping container. This mysterious mobile entertainment venue will pop up at your favorite festivals and events throughout the year. The puzzles will change from survival, escape, and horror puzzles to intrigue and murder mystery.

4 votes

Decorate Kiener Garages

by Cigam 09.17.14

With the upcoming improvements to the Arch grounds and Kiener plaza why not make other structures near by beautiful? These garages are the most seen in our city. People come from all over to the arch grounds and keener plaza. With this idea adding distinguishing qualities to the Kiener Parking garages will add to the improvements that are set in place downtown. the current state of the garages are...plain to put it lightly. both garages are plain concrete that is just asking for a paint job or a photo to be plastered on them. the ideas are endless simple as adding different colored lights at the base of the garage to light it up at night to adding photos from the History museum archives and covering the garage in the pictures.

0 votes

Old Courthouse in need of Old Lighting

by Cigam 09.17.14

The Old Courthouse is lacking lighting that complements the historic landmark. Currently around the Old Courthouse there are 9 basic ugly plain street lights that do not complement the Old Courthouse.

0 votes

LoveOUTLoud Arrives!

by LoveOUTLoud 07.29.14

LoveOUTLoud's vision is to promote positive character education in youth and young adults. This will be done via television show. This show will cover the real life issues they may face on a day to day basis. It will also go over events around the city to get the youth more involved in their community. This approach will be a fun way to guide youth in the right direction by starting that cycle of lost communication. You never know who's life you might change or who's question you might answer or even who's life you might save.

0 votes

Solar powered trash compacting & recycling units

by Grim Meeper 06.26.14

With all the sunshine that St Louis gets, why not take advantage of this free source of energy? Solar powered trash compacting and recycling units placed all over the city can help reduce the amount of fuel and associated emissions need to drive collection trucks around town several times a week. A company called Big Belly Solar makes such a product and currently has them deployed in large cities such as Philadelphia, Raleigh, NC and Times Square. These units can hold 5 times as much trash as a traditional trash can which means they have to be emptied 5 times less often. These units also have wireless components that send a signal indicating when they need to be emptied. An idea like this would pay for itself in less than 5 years and can help save the city millions per year for years to come.

6 votes

Columbia Bottom Marina

by JDSTLMO 06.26.14

Build the Columbia Bottom Marina in St Louis on the Mississippi River. A marina near downtown would allow for greater recreation and industry on the river. The Chain of Rocks natural dam creates a calmer body of water on the northwest side of Chouteau Island that is also larger than many parts of the river.

6 votes

New 270 Bridge

by JDSTLMO 06.26.14

Build a new I-270 bridge over the Mississippi River between Riverview and Chouteau Island.

3 votes

St. Louis's digital payment network --> STLcoin

by STLcoin 06.26.14

Show-Me-State's preferred virtual currency. "All money is a matter of belief." -Adam Smith. Have faith in STLcoin! STLcoin transcends nations, politics, religions, cultures and regulations, we the people "St. Louisans" currency of freedom.

0 votes

The Bulldog Amsterdam

by 1904 Ferris Wheel 05.22.14

St. Louis is a great city in America and needs something that other cities in this country does not have!!! The Bulldog Company in Amsterdam would be great for Downtown St. Louis!!! This company could have a hostel hotel for tourist since St. Louis has no hostel!!! The Bulldog could also establish an Amsterdam themed restaurant and bar to promote Dutch Heritage in St. Louis!!! There is already a Bulldog Silver Star around Vancouver in Canada!!! A Bulldog Hotel and Restaurant in St. Louis would help promote the city to the Dutch and Amsterdam!!! The St. Louis Bulldog would promote the Netherlands and Amsterdam to the people in Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and all over the United States!!! The best place for a St. Louis Bulldog would be Laclede's Landing in Downtown St. Louis!!! The Big Bulldog Sign and logo would be seen from the Mississippi River just north of the Arch!!! This is a great company that city leaders need to help bring to town that will come represent Amsterdam in America and represent St. Louis in the Netherlands!!! This would be a great attraction for St. Louis and for the Bulldog company in Amsterdam, here is their web page http://www.thebulldog.com . St. Louis City Leaders and people of St. Louis write and get a hold of the Bulldog Company and Bulldog Owner Henk de Vries!!! This would be great for St. Louis, Amsterdam and the Bulldog!!

7 votes

Bar Hopping Transportation System

by nick_has_ideas 05.22.14

The Bar Hop transportation system will work by having a driver like a cab but a whole lot cheaper. To transport you to nearby bars. The drivers will keep running in the same cycle all night. Where you can wait outside the bar until a vehicle like in the picture below comes to pick you up. The drivers only take you to the next bar in the cycle.

4 votes

Write@HomeSTL

by Teresa Kennedy 04.24.14

A local independent publisher has received three donated houses in different and diverse neighborhoods to renovate and offer to working authors as permanent writer's residencies.

213 votes

ST LOUIS RIVER CRUISES

by JDSTLMO 02.28.14

Start affordable, shorter, smaller, and more regular river cruises. Right now Saint Louis has the tourist attraction of the Arch Riverboat Cruises, but don't you want to be able to take a short and inexpensive ride up and down the river in the middle of your day, maybe throughout more of the year? Setup a dock just north of the helicopter tours dock (just south of Eads Bridge). Offer 40 minute long cruises between March and November. These boats would be smaller and more modern than the what is offered that you can enjoy views from a heated seating area.

33 votes

Live Theatre District

by JDSTLMO 02.28.14

Create a Live Theatre District in Saint Louis to promote the arts and a safe, family-friendly night-life in the City. Designate the three blocks of North Grand Boulevard between Lindell Boulevard and Delmar Boulevard as the "Maya Angelou Live Theatre District," and rename those blocks of Grand to "Maya Angelou Boulevard." Promote locally, regionally, and nationally operated companies to renovate and build along this stretch of midtown with businesses that are related to live theatre and actual venues.

24 votes

St. Louis bike share

by Steve 02.26.14

This is a bike share program or a bike rental with pick up and drop off points at many tourist attractions, to schools, businesses, neighborhoods and urban bike paths thru out St. Louis. This is done in many metropolitan areas and here is a link to one in Denver which is well received, http://denverbikesharing.org/ This helps in green transportation, community involvement and another way to enjoy downtown St. Louis In a unique and fun way that not every city has to offer and with so many people enjoying biking this will allow more people to enjoy our city like they have never done before.

12 votes

CWE Pedestrian Bridges

by JDSTLMO 02.24.14

Two Pedestrian Crossings Suspended over Kingshighway Between the CWE and Forest Park. This is a very busy area with cars going well over the speed limit, large amounts of cyclist and pedestrians, and emergency vehicles. This is a prime area for walking bridges over the street. Many people park along this road for while visiting businesses, the park, and hospitals...they all need to cross Kingshighway somehow.

67 votes

Build the ILMO MagLev

by JDSTLMO 02.24.14

Jump start the future by being the first city in the nation to build the Magnetic Levitation Transit System that will transport passengers and freight at speeds near 300 MPH. A nation-wide network has been proposed and recommend by the Department of Transportation to the US Congress to fund the building of this system. The proposal has a route in its 2nd stage of implementation (of 3 stages) to be built from Chicago to Saint Louis to Kansas City, going through Bloomington, Springfield, and Columbia(MO). This system can cheaply and quickly transport anything really, you can now commute to Chicago or Kansas City for work, not to mention the tourist possibilities. We know that we can't build the whole thing, but we can start it up by building connections in the Metro East, Downtown, Lambert, St Charles and Wentzville. How about a maximum of a 20 minute commute?

36 votes

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