St. Louis suburbs dominate this year's list of the top ten places to live in Missouri, but the study's authors couldn't help throwing St. Louis a jab over its violent crime and other "sinful" attributes.
Shakespeare's Pizza (225 South Ninth Street, Columbia; 573-449-2454) is one of the first places you go as a brand-new Mizzou student. Sure, you can't drink yet, and you probably have a weird roommate. But once you order a piece of that cheesy pie, you feel like a true Tiger. In fact, Mizzou alums ro ... More >>
The Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis, the local newspapers owned by the same company as the Post-Dispatch and published online at stltoday.com are undergoing a major transition that involves shuttering two print editions and laying off twenty employees. The official announcement from parent ... More >>
Missouri Supreme Court justices believe legislators went too far with the 2008 anti-cyber-bullying law they passed in reaction to the suicide of Megan Meier. (You may remember Meier as the 13-year-old from Dardenne Prairie who hung herself after a different girl and that girl's mother posed on MySpa ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergJeff and Mary Clarke and a few of their clients: Cat McGrath, Kayla Travers, Karlie Kloss and Katie Fogarty.This week is Fashion Week in New York City, which does not mean Missoni at Target as it does here, but instead tall, skinny girls walking down runways showing off the ... More >>
Image viaArtist's rendering of Ted Drewes Frozen Custard by NicheIn a landmark purchase that unites St. Louis' culinary past and present, acclaimed chef Gerard Craft of Niche has purchased South City landmark Ted Drewes Frozen Custard. The frozen-custard operation will henceforth be known as Ted ... More >>
photo by Jennifer Silverberg Jerry Andres may be in trouble again.A neighborhood dispute in St. Charles County that culminated with a "terrorist threat" to repeat the Kirkwood City Council rampage at Dardenne Prairie City Hall is the the subject of a news story in this week's dead tree edi ... More >>
Eleven months ago the RFT published "Broken Lives On Waterford Crystal Drive" about the Internet backlash directed at Lori Drew, the now-infamous woman who allegedly drove Megan Meier, her teenage neighbor, to suicide by sending her messages from a fake MySpace account.
Starbucks has revealed the complete list (link PDF) of the 600 U.S. stores it will close over the next year. The St. Louis region has sixteen stores on the list, with fifteen in Missouri and one in Illinois. The not-so-sweet sixteen, after the jump...
In response to the escalating rage over the death of St. Charles teen Megan Meier, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen today introduced legislation that would make “cyber-harassment” a crime. If approved, the Board Bill 404, sponsored by Board of Aldermen president Lewis Reed and Alderwoman April F ... More >>
Keegan Hamilton makes a stop on Waterford Crystal Drive in Dardenne Prairie, where lives were forever altered by cyberspace. There's a big stink in Crystal City over plans for an iron-ore smelter. Join Chad Garrison, and take a whiff. In the stirring documentary Joe Strummer: The Future Is Un ... More >>
When it comes to cyber-malice, the Internet has its own version of vigilante justice.
Earlier this week the Post-Dispatch’s suburban sibling St. Charles Journal ran a heartbreaking story by Steve Pokin about the suicide of an awkward thirteen-year-old from Dardenne Prairie, Megan Meier. Ron Sykes | St. Charles Journal Megan Meier's parents, Tina and Ron Meier, at their daughter' ... More >>
When a frisky retriever paid an unexpected visit to the neighbors, he wasn't welcomed -- he was shot. And such killings are anything but uncommon.