An alert reader pointed Daily RFT today to a recent article in the Cincinnati Enquirer that reports how St. Louis' Emily Pulitzer is spending a small fortune to restore her childhood home. The modernist-style house (right) was built in 1938 on nine wooded acres in the Woodlawn suburb of Cincinnat ... More >>
Berger's on the P-D beat.Jerry Berger is out with a mini-profile of the one-and-only Emily Pulitzer, former owner of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and, by extension, his former boss.The ol' gossip actually gets Mrs. Pulitzer to respond to the oft-muttered criticism that she screwed the pooch by se ... 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 >>
We admit it. We struck out. Over the past couple years the brain trust here at RFT has come up with some unusual proposals for the scorched earth next to Busch Stadium, a.k.a. "The Future Home of Ballpark Village." We've suggested that architect Frank Gehry and media tycoon Emily Pulitzer get ... More >>
Did the Post-Dispatch deliberately give its new blog the same title as the competition?
RFT asks an eclectic mix of St. Louisans to imagine how we can get our act together in 2008.
The icon of postmodern architecture has a sense of humor. Who knew?
Week of November 30, 2006
Our sharp stick of satire titled "A Whole New Ballgame" appears to have poked more than the sensitive underbelly of St. Louis' collective cultural inferiority complex. An attorney who represents one of the famous people whose name the story features prominently called today to inform us that as far ... More >>
Riverfront Times uncovers secret plan for Ballpark Village cultural landmark.
The arrival of a brilliant conductor was drowned out by labor discord. Now the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra begins a new season -- with some strings attached.
Some say Pulitzer Inc.'s sale to Lee Enterprises blew in quicker than a shotgun wedding. Others saw it coming a mile away.
Did the Post-Dispatch try to buy itself?
SLU president Lawrence Biondi says he leased his Trova from the city fair and square, for $10 a year. Others beg to differ.
The year in review: A quiz (For answers, see last page)
Sue Eisler finds old shoe patterns in a Dumpster and makes them walk the artist's walk
Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts
Week of December 19, 2001
Week of December 12, 2001
The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts exhibits a private collection in a public space
Vince Schoemehl is a politician, which is just what Grand Center needs
Following the greenbacks as Missouri gears up for Super Tuesday
Artist Mary Miss' plan for the space next to the new Federal Courthouse is vastly different from the statues and monolithic sculptures of the past. It's public art that actually keeps the public in mind.
South African architect Jo Noero designs buildings that put people first, helping revitalize a country devastated by apartheid. Now he's working in St. Louis to rebuild the inner city. His greatest obstacle: "You can't do that here."