The defiant Reverend Larry Rice infuriates big developers and city leaders over a proposed shelter in a downtown federal building
Ed L. Golterman
Local Quixote Ed Golterman tilts at civic windmills in his quest to rehabilitate Kiel Opera House
The drugstore chain continues to corner the market with potential new stores on the sites of the Parkmoor and the South Side National Bank
Kiel is suddenly the Center of attention with its acquisition by Bill and Nancy Laurie, but that doesn't mean the Opera House will return to the spotlight
City Treasurer Larry Williams used to be known for bounced checks, bad audits and bogus talk. Now he's emerging as the savior of downtown. Who'da thunk it?
He's a sculptor and an entrepreneur, and he built the City Museum. Now Bob Cassilly has a "12th-hour" plan of salvation for the St. Louis Arena. But there are no believers at City Hall.
No one wants to talk about what it will cost to reopen Kiel Opera House and who should pay for it. But now comes yet another consultant -- paid $100,000 by St. Louis 2004 -- saying Kiel should not be reopened.
Sparing an angelic intervention or an infusion of cash, the Arena is not long for this world