Today's meeting was a lesson in how sausage -- and cigarettes -- are made.As mentioned on this here blog earlier today, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen approved by a 20-7 vote a bill that would prohibit smoking in most bars and restaurants should voters in St. Louis County also approve a smoking ... More >>
rachelsredbirdramblings.mlblogs.com What would David Eckstein do? Unreal trudged to the polls this morning through wet streets and temperatures in the low 50s. We braved the elements not for the chance to participate in our glorious institution of democracy, but because turnout was expected to be ... More >>
A monument to an African-American symbol of U.S. independence? Don J. Smith asks (but not very politely): Why not?
The circuit clerk and the city's judges square off on the public's right to know. The clerk and the public are losing.
The demolition of the Winkelmeyer house signals the city's new view of historic preservation
In the 'hood from hell, they're not urban pioneers -- they're survivors
Even if the living-wage proposal passes, don't look for any drastic changes for many St. Louisans eking out a living on minimum pay