Jerry Berger

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    10 Best Terms For Jerry Berger's Alleged Act of Sexual Misconduct

    Yesterday, Creve Coeur Patch reported a few scintillating details from a public hearing on the sexual misconduct charges leveled at Jerry Berger, the former Post-Dispatch columnist. (And just like Patch, we'll now issue a warning: The following blog post includes adult content and very bad puns.) Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Republican State House Candidate Called Out for Support of Marijuana Legalization [UPDATE]

    Update: We just heard back from Chairman of the Boone County Republican Central Committee C. Bruce Cornett. Meet Mitch Richards. He's the crazy young Republican candidate for the 47th House District in Columbia. He's pro-gun, he's pro-life, he thinks big government should butt out. But he also has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    UPDATED: St. Louis' LGBT Crowd Reacts to Obama's Support for Same-Sex Marriage

    Updated Friday at 9 a.m. with reactions from Joan Lipkin and Nancy Novak. In the wake of President Barack Obama's historic endorsement of gay marriage, here's what some locals in the LGBT community had to say: Joan Lipkin, playwright and artistic director of That Uppity Theatre CompanyI am cautiousl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Araka Is Not Closing, OK?

    Did you hear the rumor that Araka (131 Carondelet Plaza, Clayton; 314-725-6777) is closing? It's false. Araka is not closing. Funny thing is, Gut Check didn't hear this rumor until we received an email from Araka's PR rep telling us that this rumor (which, again, we hadn't heard) was false. Confus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Tidbits from Tony's and Vino Nadoz

    Tony's bidding adieu to this dining room?​- The venerable Jerry Berger was the first to report that St. Louis institution Tony's (410 Market Street; 314-231-7007) has put aside a possible relocation to the renovated Cheshire Inn and is now pondering a move to the former Busch's Grove location at 9 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Report: AB-InBev Outraged Over World Series Bet Excluding Budweiser

    Cardinals and Budweiser: Nothing to make light of.​St. Louis gossipmeister Jerry Berger writes this week that Anheuser-Busch InBev "is pissed" with a friendly wager that Mayor Francis Slay made with Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck over the World Series. The bet would have Slay winning some Texas stea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Jerry Berger Finds an Additional Home at St. Louis Magazine

    Berger: What's not to love?​Gossip columnist extraordinaire Jerry Berger has found one more place to hang his hat on the Internetz. After a five-year absence from "columnizing," the former society-set scribbler for the Globe Democrat and Post-Dispatch returned to his craft in 2009 when he founded ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Albert Pujols on 60 Minutes?

    Rumor has it that Pujols will hit baseballs off Andy Rooney's eyebrows.​Gossip columnist Jerry Berger reports that Albert Pujols could be featured in a segment of 60 Minutes this coming Sunday. As of this writing, the show's website mentions nothing about the Cardinals' first baseman appearing on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    News Tidbits from Sansui, Harvest

    Jennifer SilverbergHarvest executive chef Nick Miller​I poke my head up from Other Projects here at Gut Check International Headquarters to acknowledge some of the news tidbits that our friends around town have reported:George Mahe reports on Feast Relish that Wasabi will purchase Sansui (9983 Man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Targets New Ozzie's Restaurant

    Ian FroebUnion electricians aren't doing backflips for the new Ozzie's Restaurant & Sports Bar.​The inimitable Jerry Berger posted an interesting item on his Berger's Beat blog last item: "the presence of an informational picket of electrical workers" outside the new Ozzie's Restaurant & S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Emily Pulitzer on Selling the Post-Dispatch: "We Saw The Handwriting On the Wall."

    Berger's on the P-D beat.​Jerry Berger is out with a mini-profile of the one-and-only Emily Pulitzer, former owner of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and, by extension, his former boss.The ol' gossip actually gets Mrs. Pulitzer to respond to the oft-muttered criticism that she screwed the pooch by se ... More >>

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    November 25, 2009
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    November 18, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    FoodWire: Brasserie by Niche Opens Tonight, Tuesday, 11.17

    Brasserie by Niche, the latest restaurant from Gerard Craft of Niche and its still shiny-and-new sibling Taste by Niche, opens for service this evening at 5 p.m. at 4580 Laclede Avenue in the Central West End. As its name implies, Brasserie serves classic French brasserie cuisine, with chef Perry He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Kiss, Kiss! Unreal Invites Jerry Berger to Work for Riverfront Times!

    bergersbeat.comJerry Berger​Back when we was a pup, men were men and what happened in the newsroom stayed in the newsroom. That's why Unreal coughed up our morning tequila shot when we read Chad Garrison's scoop about 76-year-old Gossip Column Emeritus Jerry Berger getting banned from the Pos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    Jerry Berger Banned from Post-Dispatch for "Inappropriate Behavior"

    bergersbeat.comJerry Berger​Former Post-Dispatch gossip columnist Jerry Berger has been banned from his old place of employment. Berger -- who retired from the St. Louis daily in 2004 and recently debuted his own online gossip column -- has remained a somewhat regular fixture at the Post-Disp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    FoodWire: Tidbits on A'mis, Chris' Pancakes, Firemen

    Ian FroebTumo's, soon to be come A'mis​A few restaurant tidbits that my colleagues around town have posted: Joe Bonwich of the Post-Dispatch notes that Italian restaurant A'mis will open its third location at 6419 Hampton Avenue, the former location of Tumo's. Bonwich also reports on Phelim O'Tool ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Jeez Berger: Unreal Takes the Pulse of the STL via Jerry Berger (October 30 Edition)

    ​Our years apart have not dimmed the torch Unreal carries for former Post-Dispatch gossip columnist Jerry Berger. (Now that we think of it, make that "former Post-Dispatch and Globe-Democrat gossip columnist Jerry Berger"!) Yet we realize that not every St. Louisan follows the Berge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Gossip Columnist Jerry Berger Returning Online

    www.bergersbeat.comJerry Berger​Former Globe-Democrat and Post-Dispatch society columnist Jerry Berger plans to return to his craft this month. Since stepping down from the Post in 2004, Berger has been a virtual no-see-um, but those days are over writes the columnist on his new website Berger's B ... More >>

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004
  • News

    August 4, 2004

    Jerry Baby!

    We try to track down Jerry Berger, investigate what Carnahan is doing on the Flipside and learn about a Cosmological Flight Machine; plus, Bill Haas dishes the dirt and Unreal gets schooled at a "Rock, Paper, Scissors" tourney

  • News

    April 21, 2004


    Week of April 21, 2004

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    April 7, 2004


    Week of April 7, 2004

  • News

    April 7, 2004

    Berger Bit

    Unreal bids fond farewell to Jerry Berger, witnesses a presidential Opening Day and a six-foot-tall termite and gives out a very, very special award

  • News

    March 10, 2004

    Rock On and On and On and On

    Make Sweet Meat proud in the KSHE 95 March Bandness: Tournament of Rock; plus, give us your juiciest Berger Bite, check out some cranky public art and a Branson Idol hopeful -- and don't pack heat in Dierbergs

  • News

    March 3, 2004

    Beat Regeneration

    When audiences dug the dexedrine-fueled, pot-stoked Nervous Set at the Crystal Palace back in 1959, St. Louis was like cool, man, cool

  • News

    August 27, 2003


    Could the mayor's uncanny habit of making enemies wreck the charter-reform effort?

  • News

    April 30, 2003

    Watch This fills the gap left by the demise of St. Louis' best video stores

  • News

    November 20, 2002

    Wal-Mart World

    Callow's handiwork in Maplewood may spell money trouble for the city

  • Music

    November 6, 2002

    Let's Have a Berger

    This week, a tribute to the king of twinkling ellipses

  • News

    September 18, 2002
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    September 11, 2002

    What's in a Name?

    Let's hear it for the unfriendliest stores in town

  • News

    July 10, 2002

    Gimme, Gimme

    Badges and fire hoses trump affordable housing and health care for the poor

  • News

    October 17, 2001

    Citizen Callow

    The mayor names a PR wiz to a city board and ends up with a PR problem

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Newspaper Columnist

    Dolores Shante, St. Louis American

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Hair On a TV Personality (Female)

    Keryn Shipman, KDNL-TV (Channel 30)

  • Culture

    September 5, 2001

    Grand Guy

    Vince Schoemehl is a politician, which is just what Grand Center needs

  • News

    August 1, 2001


    Week of August 1, 2001

  • News

    June 27, 2001

    Jerry's Stringer

    Just how many items in Jerry Berger's column come from PR man Richard Callow?

  • News

    February 28, 2001

    Dead Heat

    Efforts to tie attempted voter fraud to the Bosley campaign haven't stuck

  • News

    February 21, 2001

    Harmon Agonistes

    You don't need a weatherbird to tell which way the wind is blowing

  • Dining

    December 6, 2000

    Send in the Marinos

    Longtime Pasta House man Tony Marino opens up his own place in Ballwin

  • Music

    November 1, 2000

    Overt Operation

    The Boogie Knights and That Girl throw the party of the year in Operation: Get Down

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000
  • News

    August 2, 2000

    Is This a Good Omen or a Bad One for G.W. Bush?

    The armadillo, Texas' best-known critter, migrates to Missouri

  • News

    April 26, 2000

    Two Steps Forward

    In the wake of controversy over the city's lagging health initiatives, the family of a lead-poisoned child wins a settlement and the city's health director steps down

  • News

    February 23, 2000

    The Deal of the Century

    Convention and Visitors Commission honcho John Ferrara gets hot and bothered about the RFT's treatment of the Trans World Dome deal; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles

  • News

    September 15, 1999


    Push is coming to shove in a dispute over Aldermanic President Francis Slay's polling tactics in his bid for mayor

  • News

    January 6, 1999
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