Lately, the Premiership, or the Barclay's Premier League, or just the Premier League, has been called the world's "top league" -- mostly by players coming into the British league from France, Germany, Spain and yes, the United States. That's because in the twenty-team Premier League, play is faster, ... More >>
Perhaps you missed it in the run-up to last night's rather big game, but Jim Thomas over at the Post-Dispatch reported late yesterday that the Rams and the Convention and Visitors Commission are very close to an agreement concerning that troubling proviso in the lease. As you may recall, the Rams ... More >>
Photo by Steve Mitchell/Festival Partners LLCSummer's so close, we can taste it. Find out exactly what flavors lead into the season at events such as Rib America Festival and the Third Annual Rib-Off at Iron Barley during the extended holiday weekend.
Friday (May 27):
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The 3100 block of Arsenal, where Lamar Howell was found dead in the street last night.Lamar Howell, 41, was shot and killed on the 3100 block of Arsenal, just a half-block west of Gravois, last night.Howell, who also lived on that block, was shot multiple times in the chest around 9:30 p.m. His b ... More >>
It's 6:30 a.m. on a recent Sunday morning inside Tigín Irish Pub on Washington Avenue -- the perfect time for a breakfast pint of Guinness.
OK, so it's not actually 6:30 a.m. -- it's more like 9:45 (some morning drinkers are bolder than others). But a few of the patrons here actually did st ... More >>
Stan Kroenke's fabulous life just got fabulouser. Stan Kroenke, owner of the St. Louis Rams, is now the majority owner of a legitimate football squad. You know, the variation of the sport that -- as its name suggests -- is played with the feet. Yes, here in the U.S. of A. we call that soccer. Why ... More >>
photos by Keegan HamiltonIt's soccer 24/7 at the Amsterdam Tavern in Tower GroveIt wasn't a good sign for the Spanish contingent when Rob, the co-owner of the Amsterdam Tavern, started rattling off the final results of the previous winners of the EuroCup in the World Cup. Like some soccer Rain Ma ... More >>
We Are Scientists are booked at the Old Rock House on Friday, August 13. Tickets are $12 in advance, $14 day of show. Although it's still best-known for -- and excels at -- crafting spiky, dancing post-punk tunes, new album, Barbara, is much more diverse and even -- dare we say -- mellower.
WAS a ... More >>
Ian FroebTower Grove Creamery at South Grand and ArsenalWill the third time be the charm for ice cream at the corner of South Grand Boulevard and Arsenal Street? Tower Grove Creamery hopes so. The ice-cream parlor opened earlier this month at 3101 South Grand.
Unreal was cruising past Tower Grove Park yesterday when, at Gustine Avenue and Arsenal Street, what should we spy but a large poem along the roadside!A stray poem at Arsenal and GustinePoem for South City The birds chirp serenity and every third step I smell her on my breathThe park rangers hate ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/hernanvalenciasSolo goaltending for the U.S. Olympic team.And that is a good thing, writes Jason Zengerle in a brief profile in The Atlantic of St. Louis Athletica goalie Hope Solo.Solo's polarizing persona is what makes her so crucial to the new
league's fortunes. The last prof ... More >>
Any drive down Arsenal on Sunday afternoon might result in spotting a group of grown-ups taking advantage of Tower Grove Park's many baseball diamonds, but the players on the field aren't throwing around a baseball or softball, or even using the dirt infield for game of soccer. Nope, it's kickball. ... More >>
Recently, I put together some of my very favorite coaching meltdowns of all time. I was pretty happy with the list, even though there were a few that I simply couldn't include; I wanted to keep it to five, and I am a man of my word. So overall, I thought it was a pretty good list. In the comments se ... More >>
This Saturday St. John's Episcopal Church (3664 Arsenal Street) hosts the second St. Louis Community Farmers' Market of the season. The market runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The market's Web site includes a list of confirmed and likely vendors.The St. Louis Community Farmers' Market meets on the first Sa ... More >>