I have been attending the St. Louis Auto Show for probably twenty years now. I can recall back when the Caprice-based Impala was a concept. The Viper and Sunfire as well. The Acura NSX. And I saw them all, live and in person. Over acres and acres of jam-packed floor space. Every manufacturer and n ... More >>
The Darkness saved Samsung's ad from spiraling down into forgettable territory. Let's be blunt. This year's Super Bowl was dismal for Midwesterners. Sure, there were exceptions. Transplants from Boston, New York City or New Jersey may have enjoyed the game. Some may have had a rooting intere ... More >>
A suspect enters a house in Granite City after kicking in the door.Warning: If you see four men riding around town in a black Hyundai Sonata today, exercise caution. Authorities in Missouri and Illinois believe the men were responsible for an armed robbery and a home burglary that occurred w ... More >>
Justin Kramarczyk faces a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident.John Foster Courtney, a popular rugby player and 29-year-old south-city resident, lost his life July 4 -- 23 hours after he was struck by a driver speeding through Manchester Road in the popular Grove district. Witnesses ... More >>
From this weekend's St. Louis crime roundup (a special holiday edition!):* A 50-year-old black male was found dead yesterday morning around 7:30 at the 1400 block of Glasgow, just a few blocks from Vashon High School. The man had apparent trauma to his face; the case is being handled by homicide inv ... More >>
John Courtney, 29, was apparently killed on Manchester by a hit-and-run driver.Here's a sad update to a story we briefly mentioned earlier in our crime roundup: The young man who was struck and killed by a Hyundai just after midnight July 4 has been identified as John Foster Courtney.Courtney, 29 ... More >>
Jamie SojaThis week's cover story comes from our sister paper in San Francisco, the SF Weekly. Music editor Ian S. Port went into the studio with Jack Conte and Nataly Dawn, who are otherwise known as Pomplamoose, and found out exactly how the duo are making a comfortable living doing music - ... More >>
That time of the week again! Time to vote for this week's local Ass Clown. And the nominees...1. Scott Schwartz: The St. Charles man who chased two dumpster-divers from his apartment complex with a Ninja sword and stabbed the dashboard of their pickup truck as they tried to drive away. 2. Hunks: ... More >>
Update 10:35 a.m.: Just got confirmation that Woot will move its St. Louis office -- and all employees -- to Seattle. The move will likely be made this month. ------The paint was barely dry on the walls of Woot.com's new St. Louis office when word spread yesterday afternoon that the online "deal ... More >>
It's tough being a Rams fan these days. But hey, if you think it's tough following the team, just think of how hard it is trying to sell this team to the people of St. Louis.They get outscored by something along the lines of 10-1 in the first half, and then it gets really ugly. That scenario could v ... More >>
Mandarin, 44 Maryland Plaza, 314-367-4447.
Want a Girls Gone Wild video? The city can hook you up. Plus: a box full of even more naughty tapes, and a paean to the cars that go boom.
Lynch Street Bistro, 1031 Lynch Street, 314-752-5777.
We find a bear who can drink more than we can and learn how to be PC with our pets; plus, Unreal falls prey to taco terrorism
Fillmore Street Brewing Company, 1835 Beltway Drive, 314-640-2455
Spaghetteria Mama Mia offers value-priced, authentic meals of either spaghetti or baked spiedini. The concept doesn't translate well into practice.
A first-timer's guide to this year's auto show