The Missouri Tigers are capping off an impressive, exciting season at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas next month. If you're planning to drive to Big D to watch Mizzou take on Oklahoma State, be warned: the quickest route is alternately tricky and borning.
Grieg Ragen says he was just putting Molly, an eleven-year-old calico cat, out of her misery after she got hit by a car. But the judge didn't by that story and sentenced him to four years in prison. The cat killing happened on May 8, 2012, the Post-Dispatch reports. According to a probable-cause st ... More >>
Police have arrested the young man who allegedly shot and killed seventeen-year-old Antoine Bryant, who was riding his scooter when he was hit with bullets. The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office yesterday charged Tyrone Taylor, twenty, with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the 68th ... More >>
The latest homicide victim in the city of St. Louis is a teenager who police say was shot while riding his scooter. Antoine Bryant, seventeen, was pronounced dead at a hospital yesterday after he was shot in the Dutchtown South neighborhood in south city, officials say. Police believe a suspect ... More >>
Happy National Rainier Cherry Day! Ok, so it's not like you had this holiday on your calendar, but maybe you should. One restaurant in each of the 50 states has paired with the Northwest Cherry Growers to create special dishes with Rainier cherries, and the Missouri pick is our own Annie Gunn's (168 ... More >>
Bob and Barb Mepham have been selling fresh fish in University City for more than three decades, first in the Market in the Loop, from the back of a pickup Bob drove down each week to Grand Isle, Louisiana. When the Market constructed a permanent, year-round building fronting Delmar Boulevard, Bob's ... More >>
This is part one of Gut Check's Chef's Choice profile of Eric Heath of Cleveland-Heath. Part two, a Q & A with Heath, will appear Thursday. Part three, a recipe from Heath, will be available on Friday. "Sometimes, we'll get cooks in here who are like, 'You don't sous-vide? You don't do this? You ... More >>
Update: Sarah Kendzior and Liza Long release a joint statement, via Kendzior's website. Yesterday, a personal essay entitled "I Am Adam Lanza's Mother" lit the internet on fire. It was published on the website Gawker, but it originally appeared Friday as an entry on a so-called "mommyblog" called T ... More >>
The Sporting News has never had a swimsuit issue. For most of the first century of its existence, it didn't even have color photography. Instead, it had box scores. Lots and lots of box scores. And a special section for participants in fantasy leagues. Yes, TSN, founded in St. Louis in 1886 by the ... More >>
Ten year's ago this month David Clohessy, director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), was named one of the world's "25 Most Intriguing" by People magazine. Included in that 2002 class were actors and performers such as George Clooney and Britney Spears, world leaders the l ... More >>
Hanna Raskin, the restaurant critic for our sister paper Seattle Weekly, has just published an oral history of Seattle's signature street food, the "Seattle Dog," a hot dog topped with onions and cream cheese. As it happens, the hot dog's history has a local-ish connection.
Youth Lagoon | Porcelain Raft The Firebird April 3, 2012 Trevor Power's lucid dream Youth Lagoon became tactile a year ago, about when he put "July" on Bandcamp. Before the band's debut album came out, hype was already building on sites like Pitchfork, and when the album did come out, it premiered ... More >>
Endless apologies, O loyal readers, for the extended hiatus that this column took. But now we're back with a new Veggielante, a new format and a new list of restaurants to sate your vegetarian appetites. The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vege ... More >>
Todd Owyoung Josh Ritter and the Royal Family Band | Yellowbirds Off Broadway July 22, 2011 "This will be the world's first protozoan slow dance," Josh Ritter said, squinting against the sweat, bringing the band down towards the end of the night. "You don't have to touch each other though." ... More >>
Paul, 18, has several prior brushes with the law.The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's office today charged 18-year-old Rico R. Paul with first-degree murder in the shooting Monday night of Paul Reiter.Police believe that Reiter was killed when he interrupted a burglary at his neighbor's home in the 5 ... More >>
St. Louis police continue to investigate the curious death of Emma Scott, a 30-year-old woman whose body was found lying in the grassy curb early Wednesday morning near Russell and Jefferson (below). Police report that Scott's body had no visible signs of trauma when it was discovered around 6 a. ... More >>
Week of September 7, 2006
Transit chief Larry Salci knows he has his critics. Ask him if he cares.
Strategy, heartbreak, and joy inside the mind of a minor-league hitting coach
Tucker Booth disses on the lot while the Wall Street Journal has a lot of love for Erin Bode
Bad timing and institutional racism kept Gary Jackson out of pro wrestling's spotlight. But he's got St. Louis in a hammer lock.
Our critics enter the summer-movie fray
The Guns N' Roses tour collapses, and Axl folds. Is anyone really surprised?
AOI: Bionix (Tommy Boy)
Faced with an unprecedented rash of inmate suicides, St. Louis was slow to respond. Now there's a new jailhouse boss in town.
Tim Mallett's Big Sky Cafe offers a spread of great food
St. Louis plays host to a strange and unusual national gathering
After a tour of St. Louis' finest, our reviewer knows from deli
Brett Herbst's creations give new meaning to the phrase "growth industry"
Written and directed by Alan Rudolph