If you've turned on the TV or gone on the internet today, you might know that the Eastern Seaboard is being battered by a freak hurricane, obnoxiously aptly named "Frankenstorm". Meteorologists and TV newscasters are running out of terrifying things to say about this bad boy, Hurricane Sandy, as i ... More >>
Eric Nichols' show "Anamolous" opens this weekend at Aisle 1 Gallery. More details on that and many more art events this weekend after the pic. Eric Nichols
The Shaw Art Fair on Saturday and Sunday (10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the 4200 block of Flora Place) features the work of numerous St. Louis artists, live music and food from neighborhood restaurants. It's just one of several great art happenings this weekend. Check out this week's list after the photo.
Sarah FenskeFlooded farmland near New Madrid, Missouri, taken last weekend after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers detonated the Birds Point Levee. We've got more astonishing photos of Mississippi River flooding to share this morning, thanks to the nice people over at Google. This latest set s ... More >>
courtesy of Google and GeoEyeThis recent aerial view shows just both the Ohio River and the Mississippi River spilling over near Cairo, Illinois.After we detailed our road trip through the flooded Missouri Bootheel and Cairo, Illinois, in a blog post yesterday, we heard from someone at Google, wh ... More >>
Google EarthOkay, so it's not exactly a four-story brownstone. And it's not located right across the street from the action, but hey, it's as close as we've got to Wrigleyville rooftops in St. Louis. The downtown hotel St. Louis Hilton at the Ballpark announced this week its plans to add a roofto ... More >>
Pretty damn big, as this Google Earth mock-up reveals:That's an oil spill, not a Rorschach test.Thee map reflects the size -- about 2,500 square miles -- of the Deepwater Horizon spill as of May 6. The leak is still gushing out at least 200,000 gallons of crude oil per day with no end in sight as ... More >>