By all accounts, Stan Musial was a deeply humble man and may have been embarrassed by the outpouring of tributes following his death this past Saturday at the age of 92. But, as a devout Catholic, he may have also understood the urge to go on pilgrimage and visit the places where he played baseball, ... More >>
Late March is a magical time of the year, isn't it? We're midway through the NCAA Tournament (with St. Louis hosting the Midwest Regional this weekend); baseball's Opening Day is right around the corner; the NHL playoffs (featuring the Blues for the first time in three years) start in a few weeks; a ... More >>
Ettie BernekingNevermind that it took six months of fighting with the city, putting in new dry wall, moving the front door, adding a side extension, expanding the kitchen, redoing the basement and finishing a staircase. As Ian reported yesterday, Lester's Sports Bar and Grill has finally open ... More >>
Lester Miller, the Ladue impresario behind the (now shuttered) Busch's Grove restaurant, has set his sights on the Central West End.City records show that a limited liability company controlled by Miller, Lester's Tavern LLC, has applied for a liquor license at 4651-53 Maryland Avenue -- the vaca ... More >>
Photo of Lester Miller via St. Louis Business JournalLester Miller knows a thing or two about being filthy rich. He also knows what its like to be dirt poor. Maybe that's why he's taken such an interest in the rags-to-riches-to-orange-jumpsuit story of Bernie Madoff.Miller, a 77-year-old Ladue re ... More >>
Ian cheers his lowly team from a high-class sports bar
Lester's Sports Bar & Grill, 9906 Clayton Road, Ladue; 314-994-0055.
A St. Louis sommelier strives to be among the best in the world.
Week of August 3, 2005