These days, it's all about eating local. For the 26th Annual Feast Beast on December 13, Missourians go super local: the dinner is based around wild game donated by local hunters. Hosted by Stone Hill Winery (1110 Stone Hill Highway; 800-909-9463) in Hermann, the terroir-heavy fundraiser benefits th ... More >>
St. Louis musicians are a pretty generous bunch; it seems like they're always lending their tunes to local productions, sharing how-to tips and staging benefit shows. And so it goes this weekend when three of St. Louis' widely-praised bands come together to honor the memory of one of their own durin ... More >>
You know why leukemia patients sometimes have to get bone marrow transplants? It's because the cancer cells are far more resistant to chemotherapy when they're embedded in the bone marrow. It would be so much easier to get the little buggers if you could somehow herd them into the bloodstream, where ... More >>
Anthony Perolio was a Marine, a gifted drummer, an engineer, an athlete, a leukemia survivor, a loving husband and the father of two joyous poodles. His on-paper accomplishments, though varied and many, pale in comparison to who Tony was when he woke up every morning and went to sleep every night -- ... More >>
A chemical manufacturing plant in Louisiana, Missouri, just north of St. Louis, failed to properly monitor for leaks of hazardous air pollutants, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency charges -- leading to a $245,521 fine. The settlement was filed in federal court this morning, four years ... More >>
image viaAll forms of breast cancer are not the same.As any woman -- or any casual viewer of boob-centric photos, including Riverfront Times slide shows -- knows, all breasts are not alike. This, it turns out, is also true genetically, and, unfortunately, for breast cancer. After spending se ... More >>
This Saturday from Noon-6 p.m. is the 1st Annual Beer & Brat Festival at Westport Plaza. Tickets, which benefit the Leukemia & Lymphona Society, are $20 advance and $25 door. Participating breweries include Alandale, Boulevard, Budweiser, Buffalo Brewing Co., Griesedieck, Gruhlke's, Ray Hill and Sch ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, January 20. Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
Nobody knows why the babies are dying near Weldon Spring. But the grownups can't help asking whether the site's toxic stew is to blame.