Photo by Jennifer SilverbergDeveloper Paul McKee's tax credits are safe - for now.The final judgment against anti-Paul-McKee crusaders Barb Manzara and Keith Marquard, at least at the level of Missouri's 19th circuit, is pretty brutal.Last October, the pair filed a suit in Cole County challenging ... More >>
The results are in, and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay cruised to an easy victory in Tuesday's primary election. The incumbent captured 61.57 percent of the vote (or 19,350 votes.) His challengers, Irene Smith and Denise Coleman garnered 31.92 percent and 6.51 percent of the vote, respectively. Slay n ... More >>
Not sure how I missed this story when first reported in the Belleville News-Democrat. Kent McCoy, a candidate for the Belleville's Board of Alderman, withdrew his name from the ballot last month after neighbors complained that he fired a shotgun at a dog in his yard. And why was the canine on McCoy' ... More >>
Mayor Francis Slay may be asking himself that question today. I swung by my voting station -- Roe Elementary School in Dogtown -- around 11:30 this morning. Just 82 people in the precinct had bothered to show up before me. The polling place was darn near empty during the five minutes I was there. In ... More >>
Note: This post was updated below.Don't expect Irene Smith to unleash the English Language police if elected mayor of St. Louis this coming March. At least not after she dropped -- and repeated -- a glaring malapropism during an interview this morning with McGraw Milhaven on KTRS (550 AM). You might ... More >>
Are you listening? The RFT goes stumping with Francis.
Magazine article shines an unwelcome spotlight on St. Louis' civic squabbles; PLUS: Is this any way to announce a party? Let's have some suggestions!
Week of November 20, 2002
Wealthy investors spend millions to resurrect the neighborhood near Bellefontaine Cemetery. They discover that money can't do everything.
At the end of a star-crossed season, Cardinal Nation still doesn't know where the Redbirds will roost after they leave Busch
Ken Ortmann's woman
Divided neighborhoods are the likely result of a reworked redistricting bill