Before the Nissan Leaf, the Chevrolet Volt or Tesla Motors, there was the Vanguard CitiCar. Only about two thousand CitiCars were ever made, and one of them is for sale on St. Louis Craigslist.
7 p.m. Thursday, December 6. Pop's Nightclub, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
Ameren Chief Executive Thomas Voss received a healthy 15 percent raise in 2011, bumping up his salary to $900,000. That doesn't sound too substantial for the head honcho at a big business, and it isn't. Voss also got more stock, a $1.1 million bonus, a $351,000 increase in his pension fund, and $ ... More >>
The Missouri Highway Patrol reported this week that traffic deaths statewide are up this year. Between January 1 and March 7, Missouri roadways saw 29 more traffic fatalities than they did during the same time frame last year. If the accidents continue at their current clip (125 through March 7), ... More >>
Maybe it's time to bring back the crash test dummies?Missourians continue to lag the nation when it comes to using seat belts, according a new report.The study found that just 79 percent of the general population in Missouri wear seat belts. The national average is 85 percent. Missouri's ranking ... More >>
Dennis Brown, Paul Friswold and Lew Prince suss out the local theater scene
Cameras save lives, says study. But at what cost? Here's one for all you red-light camera haters: A study released yesterday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) suggests that cameras saved 159 lives in the fourteen biggest U.S. cities that used the technology from 2004 through 20 ... More >>
Two men were shot, one fatally, inside a car Saturday evening just inside the St. Louis city limits with Pine Lawn. The shooting occurred around 5:20 p.m. in the 6000 block of Margaretta (below).According to St. Louis police, Michael Deandre Sutton, 36, of the 800 block of Loyola Avenue in Floris ... More >>
That's the message from the St. Louis County Police who also report that one-in-four Missourians don't regularly wear a seat belt. And now the po-po is out to change that. Beginning today the St. Louis County Police will spend the next two weeks in an "aggressive" effort to crack down on drivers ... More >>
Yeah, you too officer.St. Louis Police Chief Dan Isom confirmed that two police officer killed in separate car crashes while on duty recently were not wearing seat belts. One of those accidents occurred last month when officer David Haynes was killed when he collided with other vehicles while pur ... More >>
R.I.P. Corey Haim. If car accidents don't kill our teen typecasts, the drugs will.If you haven't heard yet, police across Missouri are cracking down on unbuckled teenagers over the next couple weeks as part of that state's "Arrive Alive" program.From now through the end of the month, cops will be ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/boxerdogoramaSure this looks kind of gross, but do you think unrefined gasoline really looks any better?Washington University's dining service, Bon Appétit, continues to prove it has a higher social conscience than you do. First it boycotted tomatoes. Now it is converting its u ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 7. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
10 p.m. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
Nationally the news ain't good for the beleaguered U.S. auto industry. Just yesterday, in fact, the White House forced the resignation of General Motors' chairman Rick Wagoner and told Chrysler to seek a partnership with Italian car maker Fiat if it wanted any more government assistance.Closer to ho ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, March 20. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Boulevard.
The Mexican muses on the high rate of DUIs among Hispanics.
Developer Paul McKee Jr. envisions WingHaven as a "New Urbanist" planned community where everyone will live, work and get along. So why does it look so much like suburbia?