This is the big one, as far as herb sales go.
The Webster Groves Herb Society's sale is jam-packed with middle-aged to elderly women rubbing leaves and sniffing their fingers, all of them muttering to themselves about something. Probably aphids, but who knows? It can get tense in that first twenty ... More >>
Here's one way to make a scene: Lock yourself to a 500-pound potted plant inside a corporate building as others dance and sing loudly in the lobby. That's exactly what a group of activists did yesterday inside the Arch Coal headquarters in Creve Coeur. And the demonstration -- aimed at drawing atten ... More >>
Self-Sufficient St. Louis is holding a fundraiser event on Sunday for the Dave Hagerty Community Garden. Sunday's fundraiser will be at Off Broadway, which neighbors the Garden. Admission is a $10 donation and will feature performances by Ellen the Felon and the Mattranome, The Airliners, Syn ... More >>
Above: A fashion faux pas nearly as criminal as Ms. Ottinger's. With the exception of my extremely ethical mother, I thought it was the somewhat accepted that interior designers overbill their clients. (Hey, if you really need professional advice on which throw pillow best matches the sofa, frank ... More >>
Google MapsA couple of the turn-of-century homes in Compton Heights, some of which can go for as low as $200,000, according to This Old House.This Old House magazine shines a spotlight on St. Louis this month, singling out the Compton Heights neighborhood as one of the best bargains in the countr ... More >>
Drop. Swap. Grow.Isn't it time to chisel through the ice and start planting, already? This winter's been enough to make even the blackest thumb long for gardening season.
Local artist Holly Schroeder, owner of South City Studio, is way ahead of us. She's spent the winter planning "Drop. Swa ... More >>
Freeloaders, cheapskates and misers of the region unite! In what could prove to be a most unwise experiment, Monarch Restaurant, in Maplewood, is offering patrons a chance to pay whatever they damn well please for their dining experience.
Beginning next week on Mondays and Tuesdays, customer ... More >>
Earlier this morning, eight campers, age nine to twelve, and their two counselors, Washington University students, crouched around a potato bed in the university's student garden, the Burning Kumquat."OK, who here can tell us how long it takes for a potato to grow?" asks counselor Katie Anderson, wh ... More >>