I despised St. Louis when I lived there, but I went back for a visit a year or so ago and it was pretty nice down in the Central West End.
And I agree completely on the train. Train travel is quite pleasant compared to any other option.
In the final seven games of the 2013 season, the Chiefs averaged 34.6 points per game, scored 38 points or more 4 times, and went 2-5. The NFL has ruined the sport.