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My Metro-East Photo Contest

This contest is closed. Thank all of you for your participation.
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Lara Jennings
 1st place
26 votes
This is my Metro East sanctuary. For many years found tucked away on city property in Edwardsville IL this tree has been a shady seat to bikers and hikers alike who step off the MCT Bike trails. Over the years this tree has been a chair to lovers and the
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Maggie Carlson
 2nd place
9 votes
Old barns, cornfields and an amazing sunset. Nights with my friends having a bonfire on these beautiful nights are my metro-east. #thisismymetroeast
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Amanda Market
 3rd place
8 votes
You can see why the Metro East is great at the Belleville Christmas tree lighting every year! The community comes together to sing carols and watch the town's Christmas lights come on, while a horse-drawn trolley offers free rides up and down Main Street,
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Nicole Dicks
6 votes
With so many trails in the Metro East, every bike ride, dog walk, and run is breathtaking. Today's colorful view was no exception. #thisismymetroeast
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Mike Cruz
4 votes
Fireworks Over The Mississippi #thisismymetroeast
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Kristin Morgan
3 votes
Fall colors at Pere Marquette State Park. #thisismymetroeast
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Robin Buesking
2 votes
Belleville Bike Trails. #thisismymetroeast
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Ric Stephenson
2 votes
"Red Clouds Sail in the Sunset" over Holiday Lake, Holiday Shores, Il. #thisismymetroeast
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Rick Ortiz
2 votes
Evening on the Running Trail, Belleville Illinois. #thisismymetroeast
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Kristin Morgan
2 votes
Picking our own pumpkin at Relleke Farms. #thisismymetroeast
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Madelaine Gerard
2 votes
Leaf peeping at Pere Marquette State Park is my favorite thing to do while working at RiverBender.com, one of the area's largest sources for local news. #thisismymetroeast
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Melissa Mason
2 votes
We love attending Breakfast with Santa every year at Lindenwood University in Belleville. Bella can even pull on Santa's authentic beard, just like "Miracle on 34th Street!" #thisismymetroeast
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Sarah Musser
1 vote
I love early mornings when it feels like the rest of the world is still fast asleep and you're the only one whose awake and everything feels like it isn't really real and you kind of forget about all your problems because for now it's just you, the world
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Stephen Jernigan
1 vote
Love Where We Live #thisismymetroeast
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Stephen Jernigan
1 vote
Celebrating Our Veterans #thisismymetroeast
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Stephen Jernigan
1 vote
Beauty In The Small Things #thisismymetroeast
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Julie Carter
1 vote
A trip to the park. #thisismymetroeast
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Michael Hussey
1 vote
Fall in my MetroEast. Quiet, serene, and a place I call - Home #thisismymetroeast
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Kristin Morgan
1 vote
Picking our own pumpkins at Relleke Farms. #thisismymetroeast
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Stephen Jernigan
1 vote
Pere Marquette in Color #thisismymetroeast
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Marty McKay
1 vote
Love living in Alton, IL. You never know what kind of boat will be going down the river. This is The American Eagle headed down the river. #thisismymetroeast
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Kristin Morgan
1 vote
The beautiful fall colors at Pere Marquette State Park. #thisismymetroeast
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Kristin Morgan
1 vote
Eating apples right off the tree at Eckerts Millstadt farm. #thisismymetroeast
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Patricia Sullivan
1 vote
The heart of Belleville! The Memorial fountain on the square! #thisismymetroeast
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Aaron Hecker
1 vote
In a north-west Granite City field sits a relic of the past. Weather beaten and neglected, rust cast. Theater screen, long gone, all that remains is the grass. Wind whips the ghosts of patrons long ago entertained, time-passed. #thisismymetroeast
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Terry Brown
1 vote
Horseshoe Lake #thisismymetroeast
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Christina Pate
0 votes
Lovely afternoon at the Shiloh Village Park. My two little guys love coming out here to play. #thisismymetroeast
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R. A. Haentzler
0 votes
The Valmeyer Mid-Summer Classic baseball tournament is true small town Americana at it's best. It is held every July 4th holiday in old town Valmeyer. The 3 day event features baseball, fireworks, music, a parade, beer and food along with some of the best
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Stephen Jernigan
0 votes
Enjoy The Outdoors With A Friend #thisismymetroeast
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Stephen Jernigan
0 votes
Come Picnic With Me #thisismymetroeast
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Stephen Jernigan
0 votes
Honored Veteran 2015 #thisismymetroeast
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Stephen Jernigan
0 votes
Alton IL Living #thisismymetroeast
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Stephen Jernigan
0 votes
Metro East Character #thisismymetroeast
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Lindsey Laird
0 votes
The Katherine Dunham Museum in East St. Louis is an absolutely stunning example of local history. She was a dancer and an anthropologist. She taught at S.I.U.E and called East St. Louis home. Her rich cultural anthropological legacy lives on in East St. L
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Lindsey Laird
0 votes
Ever since I was a little girl my parents and I would take day drips to Grafton to walk beside the Mighty Mississippi. 26 years later, she's still a beautiful river. If you see her, treat her well. #thisismymetroeast
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Amy Gould
0 votes
Belleville Illinois is the home of beautiful cobblestone streets are the perfect backdrop for all types of pictures no matter the season. This prom picture of my daughter was taken outside our front door on historical Abend Street. #thisismymetroeast
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Karen Littlefield
0 votes
Happy Dance! #thisismymetroeast
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Michael Rakoski
0 votes
A Big Red Line. Alton High School varsity Redbirds football team march up the stairs at Public School Stadium. Friday night lights have been my metro east. #thisismymetroeast
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Marietta Cupp
0 votes
Engulfed in Crimson #thisismymetroeast
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Trisha Seelen
0 votes
We have some amazing parks in the Metro East, including this little park in Lebanon, IL - Horner Park. #thisismymetroeast

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