"Memories of Elvis" featuring Steve Davis and the Mid-South Revival The Pageant Jan. 12, 2013 Dead for more than fifteen years, Elvis Presley's ghost returns to St. Louis every January to throw himself a big ol' birthday bash. But there are no party hats and peanut butter-and-banana sandwiches -- i ... More >>
It's cold. It's cloudy. It's probably not going away anytime soon.Maybe that's why this photo of Jefferson Barracks Cemetery from the RFT's Flickr Pool feels just about right today:photo by Nikon66 via FlickrClick here to add your pictures to the pool.
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Former Negro League infielder and Riverfront Times columnist Prince Joe Henry was laid to rest Thursday, January 8, in a powder-blue casket at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, with full military honors.Prior to the burial, a crowd of several hundred gathered at the Civic Center in Brooklyn, Ill ... More >>
Prince Joe Henry, Negro League ballplayer, native of Brooklyn, Illinois, and former Riverfront Times "Ask a Negro Leaguer" columnist, died late last week. Today his grandson, Sean Muhammad, sent us information regarding funeral arrangements:VisitationWednesday, January 7, 2009 - 6:00 p.m. to 8 ... More >>
Jennifer Silverberg Henry Townsend, 1909-2006 Henry Townsend, often called the patriarch of the St. Louis blues and the recipient of a National Heritage Award from the National Endowment for the Arts, died Sunday, September 24 of pulmonary edema. He was 96 years old. Townsend died in Grafton, Wis ... More >>
Bennie Smith and a dwindling cadre of St. Louis music pioneers have a right to sing the blues
Developers of a Lemay casino have political muscle on their side. But the School Sisters of Notre Dame are betting on a higher power.