Jason StoffUnless you were hiding under a rock, you know that Irish uber-band U2 graced us with their presence Sunday night, and it was awesome.But you might not know, unless you are the indefatigable Deb Peterson at the Post-Dispatch, that he stopped by the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center h ... More >>
Robin WheelerMark Sanfilippo of Salume BedduA few news items from around town...- Sauce was first to note that Salume Beddu (3467 Hampton Avenue; 314-353-3100) is now serving lunch. The menu includes plates with the artisan salumeria's cured meats paired with cheese as well as roast pork bel ... More >>
When we tumbled off the ol' king-size Posturpedic after yet another post-holiday bender and scanned the local headlines yesterday morn, our peepers opened wide at the sight of Deb Peterson's EXCLUSIVE interview with bad-boy beer baron August A. Busch IV. Having read said EXCLUSIVE -- and its ... More >>
Gut Check heard recently that St. Louis Bread Co. intends to open a new location on the north side of Plaza Frontenac, near Brio Tuscan Grille. image viaHat tip to the lovely and charming Deb Peterson for the scoop. The real question, beyond the blah-blah details of square footage and whether th ... More >>
MAC members rejoice after their sauna is liberated from preening assholes.A few weeks back Post-Dispatch gossip columnist Deb Peterson had a juicy tidbit about a locker-room brawl at the tony Missouri Athletic Club - West in Town & Country. According to Peterson, the fight ocurred in the men' ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsThe old guard of gossip columnists resurfaces. Kinda makes you wonder if the telegraph will come back again, too.First, Gossip-Monger Par Excellence Jerry Berger came out of retirement to pee on the party shoes of his successor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch scribe Deb Peterson ... More >>
Back in the day, newsboys and a few -girls from competitive dailies used to race each other to deadline. The afternoon paper wanted to beat the morning rag, and vice versa. This was generally friendly jousting, mind you, which closed with the wordsmiths bellying up to the bar elbow to elbow, and buy ... More >>
Todd Smith was the only person wounded in the Kirkwood shootings to survive. In case you missed Deb Peterson's schmooze on Todd Smith, the former Suburban Journals reporter who was wounded in the Kirkwood City Hall shooting a year before being laid off by the employer he took a bullet for: Smith ... More >>
Hedwig von Ebbel, Wikimedia CommonsA who's who of St. Louis food types descended upon 33 Wine Shop & Tasting Bar (1913 Park Avenue) last night for the inaugural "Dorm Room" dinner.Among those spotted in the crowd -- writing that makes me feel just like Deb Peterson! -- were Gerard Craft and Math ... More >>
lacyclay.orgWilliam Lacy ClayCongressman William Lacy Clay is filing for divorce.The local law journal Missouri Lawyers Weekly first reported the news last week. Gossip columnist Deb Peterson then picked the item up for her stltoday.com blog. Yesterday, Post-Dispatch reporter Jake Wagman went down t ... More >>
The local daily's diva of dish, Deb Peterson, served up a huge piece of dookie this morning on local lobbyist Lou Hamilton. As Peterson recounts, some punks made off with Hamilton's 2004 GMC Yukon Denali earlier this week. Pilfered it right from his mansion on Westminster Place.The cops later found ... More >>
Update: STL Today's gossip guru Deb Peterson followed this story in a June 28 column that referred to the Laurie matrimony as a "wing-ding doozy of a wedding." Good ol' Deb. She's never at a loss when it comes to fashioning new terms for nuptials. But we gotta say, what's up with Deb labeling the we ... More >>
As previously announced, Busch's Grove closed after dinner service on Saturday. According to Deb Peterson's column in Saturday's Post-Dispatch, Tony's owner Vince Bommarito no longer plans to take over the Ladue landmark. -Ian Froeb
Larry Cohn turned heads by making huge donations to St. Louis charities. Then he up and disappeared.
As promised, today will be more exciting than yesterday. Here's a look at a couple of restaurants slated to open in the Loft District in the next few months. photo: Ian Froeb Work continues on Fifteen (pictured at right), the steak house and lounge that Jim Edmonds and partner Mark Winfield are ... More >>
Our friends at Sauce magazine have the scoop: Red Moon has closed. No word on the exact reason. Speaking of closings: The Olivette Chinese restaurant Jade Garden is now closed. As we learned a few weeks ago from Deb Peterson in the Post-Dispatch, the family that owns the University City Vietnamese ... More >>
www.flickr.com Edmonds is excited. Post-Dispatch columnist Deb Peterson has more details on Fifteen, the steakhouse-lounge that Jim Edmonds and partner Mark Winfield are opening at 1900 Locust Avenue. On this thread at the Urban St. Louis message board, a poster named "fifteen," claiming t ... More >>
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Unreal works up a sweat over B-list celebs' military records and plays with anthrax in Forest Park. Plus, a local blogger does his gay part on a hallowed gay day.
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?"
Berry's time in the trenches is starting to pay off
We lament the impending doom of our beloved train-trailer, talk to a guy with some great squirrel recipes and go to jail. Plus: Can taking Communion give you the flu?
Unreal dabbles in espionage and gets motivated with Ed McMahon; plus, breaking news from the Department of Not Quite Getting It
Publicist extraordinaire Jane Higgins has put St. Louis hip-hop on the map
We find the funk in Branson, ride along with a stunt pilot and check out the STL Zoo's new species; plus, a local Gephardt gaffe
Running with the bulls, and other officially sanctioned behaviors; plus the Brad Cloepfil Death Watch!
Gossip-team launch turns into Jerry-rigged show