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  • You Can't Say That in Church!

    published Sep 28, 2007

    After viewing parts of the New Line Theatre's production, Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll, St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke today agreed to drop his bid for a permanent injunction that would have barred ... More >>

  • Changes at SCOSAG: Jenna Bauer To Move On

    published Sep 28, 2007

    Jenna Bauer, founder of SCOSAG (a.k.a. the South City Open Studio and Gallery), is stepping down as executive director. Carolyn Simon, a graduate of Washington U., takes over. Simon has worked with t... More >>

  • The Real Stories from Iraq

    published Sep 28, 2007

    I wish you could've been there. Last night Andrew Carroll and Jeff Shaara took the mic at the main branch of the St. Louis Public Library downtown and told the story of how Operation Homecoming came t... More >>

  • Best of St. Louis: The Hangover

    published Sep 27, 2007

    Under the impression that the restaurant offered a limited food menu as late as 1 a.m., we awarded Terrene "Best Late Night Dining" in this year's edition of Best of St. Louis. In fact, Terrene's kit... More >>

  • Best of St. Louis: The Hangover

    published Sep 27, 2007

    Under the impression that the restaurant offered a limited food menu as late as 1 a.m., we awarded Terrene "Best Late Night Dining" in this year's edition of Best of St. Louis. In fact, Terrene's kitc... More >>

  • Ladue News: Read It Here First!

    published Sep 27, 2007

    Super snaps to the Ladue News, which appears to have broken a chunk of the evolving St. Louis Centre story that earned banner placement in the Post-Dispatch yesterday. The eminent LN -- like the Post,... More >>

  • WGNU Sale Finalized; Station to Go Gospel

    published Sep 27, 2007

    Radio station WGNU (920 AM) will abandon its talk-show format and replace it with "urban" gospel. As we first reported in June, the iconic local station was in sales talks with St. Louis-based Radio P... More >>

  • Sometimes We Actually Read the Post-Dispatch

    published Sep 25, 2007

    What's up with the Wicked wallpaper at stltoday? On the one hand, you want to congratulate 'em for landing a tidy online-advertising deal. On the other hand, it makes for an interesting backdrop t... More >>

  • Steven Spielberg, Norman Rockwell, Martin Luther King Jr. and Us

    published Sep 25, 2007

    Norman Rockwell's stolen oil painting Russian Schoolroom was missing for 33 years before it turned up this past February in the private collection of movie mogul Steven Spielberg. It might take anothe... More >>

  • Damn Rams

    published Sep 25, 2007

    File under why-oh-why: What's with Smash talking smack on KLOU -- er, "my 103.3," -- about next week's opponent, calling them "cowgirls" and such, while the Rams are getting their asses handed to ... More >>

  • Dave Mungenast: St. Louis Car Dealer, Action Hero

    published Sep 21, 2007

    No wreaths were on display yesterday at Dave Mungenast's Classic Motorcycle Museum in south St. Louis. No maudlin chamber music played in the background. Still, the significance of the day was not los... More >>

  • Floyd Irons Pleads Guilty, Faces Prison and Up to $1 Million Fine

    published Sep 20, 2007

    Former Vashon High School basketball coach Floyd Irons pled guilty today to one federal count of wire fraud and one federal count of mail fraud stemming from a mortgage scam. Jennifer Silverberg Ir... More >>

  • Floyd Irons Pleads Guilty, Faces Prison and Up to $1 Million Fine

    published Sep 20, 2007

    Former Vashon High School basketball coach Floyd Irons pled guilty today to one federal count of wire fraud and one federal count of mail fraud stemming from a mortgage scam. Jennifer Silverberg Ir... More >>

  • Vashon Basketball Legend Floyd Irons In Federal Court on Criminal Charges

    published Sep 20, 2007

    Floyd Irons, the former basketball coach at Vashon High School, has an 11 a.m. hearing in U.S. District Court in downtown St. Louis today at which he is expected to plead guilty to charges of wire and... More >>

  • Where's a Brentwood Cop When You Need One?

    published Sep 20, 2007

    Eager to continue cranking out those Best of St. Louis items for your reading pleasure, Unreal was tooling officeward this a.m. enjoying our morning Bob Schneider when we encountered a bit of a tie-up... More >>

  • Teachers Don't Like 'Em Flat

    published Sep 18, 2007

    Who among us has not harbored the occasional romantic and/or sexual yearning for a teacher? Teachers have power. Power is sexy. More to the point, some teachers are attractive -- hot, even. They didn'... More >>

  • Pro-Vote Redux: Hickey Answers Back

    published Sep 18, 2007

    I wrote a post yesterday about former employees of a union-backed group called the Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition who say the organization's executive director, John Hickey, thwarted their own at... More >>

  • Ball in the Family

    published Sep 17, 2007

    While Chris "Dry-Hump" Duncan warms the pine, his brother Shelley, a newly minted New York Yankee, is upholding the family honor -- most recently by responding to an autograph request from a young fan... More >>

  • Ball in the Family

    published Sep 17, 2007

    While Chris "Dry-Hump" Duncan warms the pine, his brother Shelley, a newly minted New York Yankee, is upholding the family honor -- most recently by responding to an autograph request from a young fan... More >>

  • Pro-Vote: Progressive? Yes. Union? No.

    published Sep 17, 2007

    Each fall John Hickey, executive director of the Missouri Progressive Vote Coalition, hands out awards to people and organizations that have worked for liberal causes. This year the awards will go to... More >>

  • Bowling's Back, Baby!

    published Sep 14, 2007

    Dude, meet Chuck E. Cheese. Attention, Achievers: A new bowling alley is open in St. Peters, Missouri, and it goes by the name Brunswick Zone XL. This $11 million behemoth off Interstate 70 is ho... More >>

  • Gimme a "P"! Gimme an "H"! Gimme an "L"!

    published Sep 12, 2007

    Richard Gaines, a member of the Special Administrative Board of the St. Louis Public Schools, presided over the first meeting of the board's new High School Athletics Committee Tuesday night. It's the... More >>

  • Gimme a "P"! Gimme an "H"! Gimme an "L"!

    published Sep 12, 2007

    Richard Gaines, a member of the Special Administrative Board of the St. Louis Public Schools, presided over the first meeting of the board's new High School Athletics Committee Tuesday night. It's the... More >>

  • Chris Duncan: The Dry-Hump Hernia?

    published Sep 10, 2007

    Was it the piñata, Homer Simpson or Charlie the Tortoise that kicked Chris Duncan where it counts? When it came to the latest below-the-belt blow to the St. Louis Cardinals' postseason hopes, the wa... More >>

  • Chris Duncan: The Dry-Hump Hernia?

    published Sep 10, 2007

    Was it the piñata, Homer Simpson or Charlie the Tortoise that kicked Chris Duncan where it counts? When it came to the latest below-the-belt blow to the St. Louis Cardinals' postseason hopes, the wa... More >>

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