Lyda Krewson

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Odds Stacked Against Black Candidates, According to Some Operatives

    If black candidates do not win these elections, where the odds are stacked against them, St. Louis, a city that is roughly 50 percent African American, will have no black representatives in Congress, the Missouri Senate or in the state House.

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    How Much Are Lobbyists Spending on Your St. Louis Alderman?

    kaciestarrtriplett.comKacie Starr Triplett (Ward 6) leads the Board of Aldermen with $1,327 in lobbyist expenditures this year.​Poor St. Louis Aldermen. Sure, their $32,000 a year salary is nothing to sneeze at and roughly on par with what state reps ($36k) and senators ($31k) earn. But when it co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Board Okays Demolition of San Luis Apartments; Twitterers Report the News

    Photo by: Steve Patterson UrbanReviewSTL.comBloggers and Twitterers in attendance at the Preservation Board Meeting (the ones with their heads down looking at their iPhones and Blackberrys)Last night while I was enduring a five-hour power outage in my neighborhood, the St. Louis Preservati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Does Mayor Slay Have a Ghost Tweeter?

    Do you follow Mayor Francis Slay on Twitter (@mayorslaydotcom)? Ever wonder if he's actually twittering for himself, or if he even knows he has a Twitter account? I always presumed that since the user name was @MayorSlaydotcom and not @MayorSlay or @FrancisSlay it was probably a ghost writer or staf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Regional Smoking Ban Gathering Steam legislators are taking note a proposed bill in St. Louis City calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants. The bill, proposed by Central West End alderwoman Lyda Krewson, would not go into effect unless St. Louis County passed a similar ban. Yesterday ... More >>

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002

    Best Local Politician

    Richard Gephardt, U.S. Representative, 3rd District

  • News

    March 27, 2002

    Bud Bank Shot

    King of Beers plays the angles to put money in Krewson's pocket

  • News

    December 5, 2001

    Married to the Job

    Mike Owens gets conflicted reporting on his wife's workplace

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Candidates For Adult Education

    RCGA Economic Development staff

  • News

    June 27, 2001

    Jerry's Stringer

    Just how many items in Jerry Berger's column come from PR man Richard Callow?

  • News

    March 21, 2001

    Fuzzy Math

    The RCGA flushed away its credibility in the city earnings-tax debacle

  • News

    October 25, 2000

    The Accidental Politician

    After five years in office, enigmatic Darlene Green has become a force to be reckoned with in St. Louis

  • News

    September 20, 2000

    For Schnucks, Friendly Just Isn't Enough

    A plan to close three city Schnucks stores sets off a backlash

  • News

    May 10, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Published the week of May 10, 2000