The Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis, the local newspapers owned by the same company as the Post-Dispatch and published online at stltoday.com are undergoing a major transition that involves shuttering two print editions and laying off twenty employees. The official announcement from parent ... More >>
Joseph Maddock, a 33-year-old teacher in Lake St. Louis, is accused of putting his hand down his ten-year-old student's pants and touching him inappropriately. The alleged incident happened at the student's home. Maddock had met the student a year ago while teaching third grade at Andrews Academ ... More >>
Urine trouble! A fake penis did not save Lake St. Louis man Sydney Levin from his mandatory drug test. That is according to officials with the St. Charles Police Department who say that officers noticed Levin, 34, was not using his real penis when he was giving a urine sample during a mandatory ... More >>
We admit it. Winter in St. Louis can be pretty damn dreary. Weeks can go by without a ray of sunlight penetrating the grey sky. And then there's the cold -- a humid frigidity that drills right to the bones. It's enough to bring on a deep depression if you cannot open your eyes to all the great thi ... More >>
Screenshot: www.maxanderma.com- November has already been a busy month at West County Center (I-270 & Manchester Road, Des Peres). This week saw the debut of J. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood. Now, Max & Erma's has set Monday, November 7, for its opening, according to Sau ... More >>
Strange Folk: More than 150 vendors from around the country purveying indie crafts from jewelry to one-of-a-kind stuffed animals to unique leather masks, as well as assorted foodstuffs. Sat., Sept. 24; Sun., Sept. 25, free admission. O'Fallon Community Park, 401 E. Fifth St., O'Fallon, www.strangefo ... More >>
As Gut Check noted a few weeks ago, Smashburger will open its first St. Louis-area location tomorrow, July 20, at 1981 Zumbehl Road in St. Charles. The "better burger" joint will be open 10 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. In addition to its standard menu of burgers, this Smashburger will include a St. Louis- ... More >>
Give those vicodins back, Dr. House.Got some delicious Vicodin squirreled away for a rainy day after that root canal? The U.S. Department of Justice wants you to give 'em up.Next weekend, four St. Charles county locations are accepting leftover prescription drugs in a project coordinated by the D ... More >>
A 21-year-old, self-proclaimed "surfer guy" won Survivor: Nicaragua last night. Jud "Fabio" Birza moved to Los Angeles two years ago from Lake Saint Louis. Back in Missouri, Birza was perhaps best known as a competitive swimmer and a model. He graduated from Wentzville Holt High School in 2007.&n ... More >>
The Better Business Bureau isn't mincing words about a Lake St. Louis television repair business -- they say Big Screen Plus has earned an "F."Don't let Big Screen Plus near your tube, says the BBB.The BBB reports that they've received 18 complaints against the business in the last three years. I ... More >>
The view from inside Darain Atkinson's Lake Saint Louis mansion.The two brothers charged with using their auto-warranty business like a personal ATM -- withdrawing tens of thousands of dollars each week to fund their lavish lifestyles -- have reached a settlement with the creditors of their bankr ... More >>
The American Cancer Society is out with a survey of St. Charles County voters. According to its numbers, 68 percent of voters in the county would support a smoking ban for bars, restaurants and casinos. Of those polled, 58 percent said they would "strongly" support such a measure. Lake Saint Loui ... More >>
Solarpix PR PhotosNah, Kate Moss probably won't be there.The beautiful people are congregating in St. Louis! Fashion Week arrives, September 7th to the 11th, bringing runway shows, charity shopping and cool parties to the city. We're so excited around here we're shaking in our stilettos, especial ... More >>
coldwellbankergundaker.comThe 40,000-square-foot manse belonging to Darain Atkinson, founder of the bankrupt US Fidelis, was listed last week for $14.9 million. The Missouri attorney general and attorneys general in eleven other states are looking into allegations that Atkinson and his brother, C ... More >>
A meeting of the St. Charles County council last night pitted Girl Scouts versus a bar owner. Both were there there to talk about a proposed smoking ban that could be placed on the St. Charles County this November. Can you take a wild guess as to which opposed the ban and which supported it? The ... More >>
The Lake Saint Louis board of aldermen became the first city council in St. Charles County to pass a smoking ban. The board approved the ban in a 4-2 vote last night. The law still needs signature from Mayor Mike Potter who has voiced concerns about the ban. Like a similar ban in Kirkwood, the La ... More >>
kmov.comUS Fidelis paid the mortgage for Darian Atkinson's gaudy mansion in Lake St. Louis. Wentzville-based US Fidelis filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy yesterday. The company that sells extended auto warranties has been under attack since last April when the Better Business Bureau announced that ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsWhen Money magazine last year named Lake St. Louis the ninth best place in the country to put down roots, it hailed "the friendly town" with two man-made lakes, five parks, three golf courses and -- definitely a benefit -- "full-time residents with children drawn by myriad a ... More >>
lakesaintlouis.comMoney Magazine came out with its listing of Top 100 Places to Live yesterday. The magazine ranks towns with populations 8,500 to 50,000 for education, crime scores, housing prices and employment. Coming in at No. 9 this year is Lake Saint Louis. The poll's authors notes that the co ... More >>
To the legions of tall, skinny girls with amazing metabolisms who read last September's feature on St. Louis model managers Jeff and Mary Clarke and some of their clients, including Karlie Kloss and Katie Fogarty, and thought, well, damn, I can wear high heels and walk and I strike poses in front of ... More >>
www.billcardwell.comMore depressing news for puffers. Beginning next month, Cardwell's at the Plaza will join the ranks of several other area restaurants in prohibiting smoking indoors. In a statement, owner/chef Bill Cardwell said he hopes the move makes all his clients have a better dining experie ... More >>
In this week's issue: I review BC's Kitchen, and Drink of the Week visits the Shaved Duck.
A preview of this week's review of BC's Kitchen, Bill Cardwell's new restaurant in Lake St. Louis.
Thats a lot of bull!
Sunday, December 31. Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center (3301 Lemp Avenue).
Unreal meets a Skinker-DeBaliviere resident who's recycling garbage into art. Then we discover something even more shocking than temporary-tattooing a Web site across your pregnant belly: Young adults like to drink on Spring Break!
Revealed! The diary of a traumatized Shih Tzu, a local blogger's bedroom confessions and the wherefores of wearing human hair! Plus, the triumphant (and drunken) return of Charles Bearkowski.
We picnic with Parrotheads, get literary with book-minded bands and witness an old-fashioned blues royale
The Rec Room
Week of April 11, 2001
Sexual gadflies Tom and Suzi Wahl play show-and-tell with members of the local media, who respond with varying degrees of uninterest
Lake St. Louis' favorite agents provocateurs, the Wahls, are at it again
Getting a jump on the St. Louis National Charity Horse Show
When a frisky retriever paid an unexpected visit to the neighbors, he wasn't welcomed -- he was shot. And such killings are anything but uncommon.
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