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Cool Off with Cool Treats

One of the best parts of Cape Girardeau is that all four seasons are enjoyed to the max. We're in the dog days of summer and it is HOT. Cool off with these cool treats in Cape Girardeau the next time the mercury creeps up there.  Old fashioned, homemade ice cream made with local fruit and real cream served up in a vintage ice cream parlor in downtown Cape Girardeau? Do not miss Creme and Cone inside Spanish Street Mercantile on your next visit; if you're lucky, the peach ice cream won't be sold out. You'll know if you're there when waffle... Read More

Hop Aboard the Downtown Trolley!

Hop aboard the brand new, FREE trolley making it's way on a loop around historic downtown Cape Girardeau and explore more of downtown without having to worry about your car. The Downtown Trolley will be running it's route every Thursday from 4 - 11 p.m., Friday's from Noon - 11 p.m. and Saturdays from Noon - 11 p.m. this summer. Here are the businesses within a few blocks of each stop: Stop 1 at Middle Street Stock up on moccasins and cowboy boots at Bob's Shoe Service. Shivelbine's Music Store, a downtown anchor for decades. ... Read More

Your Guide to the Eclipse in Cape Girardeau

You've heard everyone talking about it and might have wondered what all the fuss is about, so we've collected all of the eclipse info and events centered around this celestial event in Cape Girardeau!  Cape Girardeau will experience about 1 minute and 48 seconds under the Moon's shadow in this once-in-a-lifetime event on Monday, August 21, 2017. The edge of the moon will start to overlap the edge of the sun at 11:52 a.m., and the sun will be completely covered by the moon, called totality, at 1:20 p.m.  The moon will stop coveri... Read More
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