The Cardinals yesterday released the team's official 2013 yearbook, which is, of course, dedicated to Stan the Man. Chronicling Stan Musial's career one season at a time, the yearbook offers a colorful tribute to the legacy of the greatest Cardinal that ever lived. The publication features a range o ... More >>
Third Fridays mean an open house with Third Degree Glass Factory, an Around the World Wine Dinner at Missouri Botanical Garden and German Night at the Bevo Mill. Learn more about these monthly events and more in our weekend recommendations.
It's beautiful out -- what more do ya need? Get out there and see some stuff. There are plenty of excuses to hang out outside including Harvest Sessions and the Webster Grooves Festival. Check out our Out Every Night post from earlier this week to read about great shows over the next few days includ ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong is now considered so toxic in the wake of recent doping accusations that big sponsors such as Nike and Trek are running for the hills. So too is Anheuser-Busch InBev. The beer giant used to pay Armstrong to promote Mic Ultra, but n ... More >>
Still tired from last week? Too bad, March is unrelenting. Time to down some coffee, eat some energy bars and pack in the protein (might we recommend some pink slime?) because this week is jam-packed with shows as well. On Friday, two guys named Pete who happen to be legends in their respective fiel ... More >>
Image viaLotta butts in this campaignRight now, all kinds of folks are clamoring for an increase in Missouri's tobacco tax -- at 17 cents per pack, the lowest in the nation. Yet so far, nobody's pulling in exactly the same direction. Yesterday, state Representative Mary Still, a Democ ... More >>
Cigarette machine or Missouri voting booth? You decide!Fred Teutenberg would call Missouri "the last refuge of the persecuted smoker." That's one way to describe the state with the lowest cigarette taxes in the nation. Another would be to call it a hillbilly outlier, and justifiably so. When even ... More >>
The fate of the smoking ban now lies with St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann.By a vote of 4 - 2, the St. Charles County Council passed legislation yesterday that would put a countywide smoking ban on the November 2012 ballot. The issue isn't a done deal yet. County Executive Steve Ehlmann ... More >>
UPDATED at 3:15 p.m. to include comment from the American Cancer Society Tomorrow, residents of the St. Charles County city of O'Fallon will vote on a sweeping smoking ban -- one that's far tougher than those recently enacted in St. Louis City or St. Louis County.But one O'Fallon city councilman ... More >>
Cape Girardeau rolls the dice on smoking next week.Here's an interesting tidbit out of Cape Girardeau where voters next week will be asked to weigh in on a smoking ban for bars, restaurants and most places open to the public. This week the group pushing for the ban, Smoke-Free Cape, filed paperwo ... More >>
New proposals would allow Missouri employers to really crack that whip.The question above immediately comes to mind when considering a spate of "pro business" proposals currently being debated in Jefferson City. One of the proposals would repeal Missouri's minimum wage law, allowing employers to ... More >>
The American Cancer Society is out with a survey of St. Charles County voters. According to its numbers, 68 percent of voters in the county would support a smoking ban for bars, restaurants and casinos. Of those polled, 58 percent said they would "strongly" support such a measure. Lake Saint Loui ... More >>
charliedooley.comCharlie DooleySt. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley this morning signed a smoking-ban bill that will bring the measure before voters on November 3. Dooley endorsed the bill despite objections from health agencies -- including the American Cancer Society -- which wanted him to ... More >>
Smoking debate drags on.As mentioned yesterday on this blog, folks on both side of the smoking ban debate aren't happy with a bill that would ask St. Louis County voters to prohibit tobacco use in most businesses. For smoking advocates and many business owners, the bill is an unfair encroachment ... More >>
It's not a perfect bill, but it's the best one County Councilwoman Barbara Fraser thought she could get her fellow council members to endorse.
Helping to cure cancer
Hit the Landing for "Pink Week"
Dr. William J. Catalona's cancer-screening test sparks debate in the medical community
We feel our age at St. Charles' new skate park, bare our guilty soul to the Recording Industry Association of America and pay our last respects to another victim of asbestos
Paul Pagano, a.k.a. "Father Time," loses his most visible prop
May 12-19, 1999