After a seven-year stint at Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, the Gathering of the Juggalos moves this year to Legend Valley Campground in Thornville, Ohio.
Tonight, under the lights in a boxing ring in Las Vegas, local boy Ryan Coyne will finally get the chance to fight. As we documented in our March 14 feature "Don King's Final Round," the St. Charles southpaw saw his promising career grind to a halt after his relationship with King went sour. None ... More >>
This week's cover story -- "Don King's Final Round" -- followed the ups and downs of St. Charles native Ryan "Irish Outlaw" Coyne in his legal battle against the legendary promoter Don King. Despite the fact both men have sued each other, King recently offered Coyne the opportunity to fight anothe ... More >>
Think St. Louis could use a microbrewery trolley system? How about a set of City Museum-like playgrounds for adults? Or is it time to give street artists free reign? Some people out there think so. Voting began this week for Rally Saint Louis, a crowd-sourced and publicly-funded ideas competition ... More >>
Diplomacy between nations doesn't always involve dignitaries or high-level negotiations. A group with a presence in St. Louis engages in "cultural diplomacy," which involves exchanging musical expertise between Americans and countries often hit hard by conflict. Since it became incorporated as a non ... More >>
Ahti Vilppula made his millions in media and metals in Europe.It reads like the plot to a James Bond flick. New complaints added to a federal lawsuit in St. Louis suggest that a Finnish businessman with alleged ties to organized crime in Europe and the Middle East is attempting to gain control of ... More >>
A pair of drum 'n bass record labels, Droidsong Recordings and UnitOvOne Recordings, have coalesced in recent months. Droidsong Recordings, which has its official launch party on Saturday, May 29, at the Gramophone, is an entirely new project fronted by Britton Clapp of St. Louis, who spins ... More >>
Nothing says Christmas like a pair of plastinated camels from Kazakhstan -- the St. Louis Science Center’s gift to the region this year! www.franticstamper.com The mama and baby -- dromedaries, to be precise -- were unveiled last week at the science center’s Body Worlds 3 exhibit. We haven ... More >>
Week of March 29, 2007
Sacha Baron Cohen's howlingly funny mockumentary goes looking for America.
A soda called Pipi Bubble, Austria's last wandering shepherd, a boat made of 164,321 wine corks: It's all here