The drummer for St. Louis-area death metal band the Core of Your Nightmares is being held with no bond on child pornography charges -- he allegedly filmed himself "engaged in sex acts" with a child and shared it on the internet. Investigators think he is a flight risk and a danger to the community. ... More >>
Martin Evanick, a 31-year-old from Collinsville, Illinois was arraigned last week on charges of child porn production. Specifically, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois alleges that last April, Evanick took photographs of himself engaged in sexual activity with a minor, ... More >>
Friday (July 6):
ArtDTour @ The Sheldon
With local artists as tour guides, guests explore Gateway Gallery, Craft Alliance, Soulard Art Market Gallery and more, starting off with refreshments at The Sheldon. $20-35. Purchase tickets through the Art Dimensions Web site. 5:30 to 9 p.m.
Grilling Univ ... More >>
Friday (June 1):
Friday Night Patio Dinner @ Bevo Mill
Warm up to summer weather with seasonal entrees prepared weekly using Soulard Farmers' Market goods by owner and executive chef Milan Manjencich every Friday night from now through the fall. Expect plenty of German dishes such as beef schnitzel ... More >>
East St. Louis native and Illinois Senator Dick Durbin last month urged Mayor Alvin Parks to end the city's late-night liquor sales in the hopes that it would cut down on violent crime. As he had done in the past, Parks rejected the notion. But after two separate shootings long after midnight thi ... More >>
Friday (Mar. 9):
Mexican Fish Fry @ St. Cecilia Catholic Church
Choose two entrees including jack salmon, shrimp, chili relleno and bean tostado, and pair it with a couple of sides and a drink any Friday during Lent. $10. 4:30 to 8 p.m.
Stout and Oyster Festival @ Schlafly Tap Room
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The public policy magazine National Journal released its annual rankings reflecting the most liberal- and conservative-voting politicians last Friday, and two Missouri lawmakers earned slots that make for interesting discussion.
Rep. William Lacy Clay, who represents parts of St. Louis and north S ... More >>
We should all probably be napping right now because there isn't a moment to lose this weekend: The Occupy St. Louis movement gets a six-band bill at Kiener Plaza, and after that show stops Hawthorne Headhunters starts up at Lola. Caleb Travers is releasing his EP at Off Broadway this evening ... More >>
Schools are canceled, and the flakes are still coming down. Here are the most recent snowfall totals from the National Weather Service:According to the weather service, St. Louis picked up seven inches of snow at Forest Park. In my sliver of south-central St. Louis, I'm seeing about five inches ( ... More >>
Something tells me this week's Ass Clown is going to be a landslide, but we'll let you the reader determine that. You know the rules: vote for the local yokel whose words or deeds you found to be the most humiliating and/or shameful.And the nominees... 1. Anthony McGowan: The Collinsville man arr ... More >>
image creditWhere's your milk from?
Do you think all of your cheeses come from the same farm? Think again. Your refrigerator might be a veritable United States of Dairy. Until recently you had to trust that the address on the label of that sour cream corresponded to a facility near the point ... More >>
Image viaThe Illinois Racing Board is the stick figureThe Illinois House of Representatives voted yesterday to fire every member of the Illinois Racing Board for the agency's handling of a labor dispute earlier this year at Fairmount Park.The bill, HB 5064, passed 89-24 and is sponsored by Rep. J ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/auvet/2757596861This just in from our friends in Collinsville, Illinois, a.k.a. home of the World's Largest Catsup Bottle Festival. Organizers are rounding up applicants for this year's Princess Tomato and Sir Catsup competition.Think you got what it takes? Read the regulations in ... More >>
Talk about your slow news days. Unreal hasn't heard back from our friends in the movie-screenin' business, but we just had to share this priceless photo and story from our other friends in the newspaper-writin' business: Yessiree, seems today would be the day to get around to seeing Paul Blart: Mall ... More >>
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The Post goes pirate, our talking billboards return in a big, nerdy way, and a local blogger condemns snobby metrosexuals. Plus, Unreal asks the question on everyone's mind: "Is white trash deserving of nannies?"