That the St. Louis area is heavily segregated is not necessarily news. But a new study details how that segregation plays out and how racial inequality in St. Louis compares to other cities around the country. Where We Stand, a study conducted by the East West Gateway Council of Governments, found ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, December 4. Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Move over, "Mercy": There's a new hip-hop earworm in town, and it's about Hot Cheetos and Takis and the wonderfulness of snack food in general and, oh yeah, it's by a group of outrageously talented pre-teens from the Twin Cities called Y.N.RichKids.
Image viaHi!You don't know me, but we ate lunch at the same restaurant today. You seemed like very nice people, and your baby sure is adorable! I think she even smiled at me when I sat nearby.Did you enjoy your meal? I certainly enjoyed mine -- until, that is, you picked up your baby from her ... More >>
Jason StoffRhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops at LouFestThree shows in the same city might be a bit much for some artists, but not Carolina Chocolate Drops, who played to a raucous, packed house at the Sheldon Thursday night. Three songs into the set, vocalist and multi-instrument ... More >>
They were out joyriding in a red Dodge Charger when two kids from East St. Louis -- ages 12 and 13 -- allegedly stopped by a home in rural East Carondelet, Illinois, and fired a flare. The device caught a shed on fire with the flames quickly moving on to the home. Inside were 13 dogs -- a dozen mini ... More >>
6 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
6 p.m. Sunday, August 17. Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles
5:30 p.m. Saturday, August 2. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street
My review of Jim Edmonds' steak house F15teen -- Tim McLaughlin is the executive chef, by the way -- is now available online. Click here to read. F15teen - Photo: Robert Boston Also in this week's issue; Malcolm investigates why tweens don't want to keep yogurt down, while Kristie and her knuckle ... More >>
Friday, October 12. Mad Art Gallery, 2727 South 12th Street.
Thursday, November 17; Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
Friday, September 30; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
Boo the Clown helps Unreal overcome our fear of clownkind, and La Leche League puts it all out there during World Breastfeeding Awareness Week. Plus -- want to see a truly blushing bride? Take away her dress.
Westfield Shoppingtown West County
Under mounting pressure, a local nonprofit agency finally agrees to give up its contract to provide Head Start services to 2,500 preschoolers
For years now, the Human Development Corp. has taken in millions of tax dollars to provide Head Start services for 2,500 of the city's low-income children. It has never come close. And the problems just begin there.
The parents of Elliot Bennett, like the parents of many autistic children, want their child in a regular classroom. Inclusion's the trend -- and a federal mandate. But most schools aren't ready to make room.
Breast-feeding is better for babies, better for mothers, better for society -- so why is the practice shrouded in shame?