Daniel Alvarez is doing a super crazy thing.
Back in June he dumped a big yellow sea kayak into Lake Superior near the northern most tip of Minnesota and started paddling southward for Key West. As in Florida. He is out of his mind.
He is also having the time of his life. We talked to Alvarez las ... More >>
This weekend marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, wherein the U.S. discovered Soviet missiles in Cuba, just 90 miles from Key West. This led to a 13-day showdown with the USSR, during which Americans were sure the world was about to end.
As we know, the world did not end beca ... More >>
At his new Afro-Caribbean restaurant, Alioun Thiam cooks, cordially accepts orders and recommends dishes off of his menu to guests -- all while on crutches. The red, yellow and green-tinged Teranga Grill (1820 Market Street; 314-621-3650) opened in mid-August, filling a corner space on the bottom le ... More >>
"Dangerous" Dannie Williams beat veteran boxer Fernando Trejo (33-17-6) on Friday night. He controlled every round, landing sharp hooks and straights between solid body work, before the fight was stopped because of an elbow injury Trejo sustained. The victory officially goes down as a knockout, W ... More >>
Update 10:25 p.m. to show that Williams is not scheduled for the televised portion of the card.ESPN's Friday Night Fights makes its season premiere on January 6. And for the second time in five months, St. Louis native "Dangerous" Dannie Williams will box on the card (opponent to be announced).
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It's almost June and, as happens every June, wedding invitations are piling up on Unreal's refrigerator door. We don't want to brag or anything, but we are running out of magnets. It's time to start making travel plans, unearth our fancy shoes from the depths of our closet (or find an appropriate ba ... More >>
Jim Green, ex-con and government snitch, says he and his buddies from the Bootheel took part in the plot to kill Martin Luther King Jr. Trouble is, Green's been lying all his life -- so why should anybody believe him now?