You could have your choice of any city in the country. Chicago's larger and a short drive away. Heck, Kansas City's economy is doing better. And let's not even talk about cities along either of the coveted coasts!
Why do you stay in St. Louis?
Well, because you realize St. Louis is a soulful, elegant, fun, interesting, eclectic place poised for great things. You like its grit, its neighborhoods' character, its street festivals, its parks, its food, its nightlife, its affordability. Or something along those lines.
In fact, you should probably put it in your own words here, at the new microblog dedicated to this very question: Staying in St. Louis.
The submit button is located in the yellow box in the left tab--it's the mail slot icon.
I'm absolutely thrilled to announce that, next week, I'll be among those who can actually submit "why I stay" there in St. Louis. Because I'm coming home, for good.
More on that soon.
Another decade . . . need something local
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