It's been a bad, bad year for 1980s jangle-pop. On Sunday night - one day after a tribute concert for Scott Miller, the late Game Theory/Loud Family songwriter - word leaked out on Facebook that Faye Hunter, Let's Active's original bassist, had passed as well.
St. Louis attorney Lisa Krempasky has been temporarily barred from practicing law and permanently banned from selling securities in Missouri following an investigation into her role in one of the costliest real estate scheme ever to hit the region. In the mid-2000s Krempasky served as the lawyer f ... More >>
A 59-year-old county man is in jail two days after his wife was found mortally wounded at the foot of a staircase in their Town and Country home on Monday. William Lynn Gunter initially told police that his wife Suzanne had suffered a tragic accident. Emergency personnel found her just inside the f ... More >>
Back on December 19, police in Fairview Heights responded to a "battery" call from the Best Buy at 26 Plaza Drive. Little did they know an upstanding civic leader was involved (and by "upstanding," I mean "childish hothead"). When officers arrived at about 12:45 pm, they learned that two customers i ... More >>
Evan Benn of the Post-Dispatch and Ligaya Figueras of Sauce both reported yesterday that Mike Shannon's Steaks and Seafood (620 Market Street; 314-421-1540) will open an "upscale casual" concept in Edwardsville, Illinois. The new restaurant, Mike Shannon's Grille, will be located in the same shoppi ... More >>
It seems there are two types of folks in the Busch family. The colorful ones whose dalliances, excesses and questionable behavior (Gussie and August IV come to mind) capture headlines. And everyone else. Virginia Busch falls squarely in the latter category. So obscure is this member of St. Louis' ... More >>
St. Louis: Average tweety birds.We're generally pretty skeptical of the endless number of lists ranking U.S. cities on everything from street crime to tipping servers at restaurants. That said, the list out this week from Men's Health seems somewhat scientific. Editors at the magazine compiled th ... More >>
This blogger hadn't. But it apparently it's true. In October the East St. Louis City Council gave Fredrick Scott, 25, of California, the exclusive negotiation rights to develop some 1,100 acres along the Mississippi River. Those rights extend for six months. And while the deal doesn't provide Scott ... More >>