Meriwether Lewis

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending May 27, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Fifty Shades, Fifty Shades, blah blah blah. Once aga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Pujols Wasn't the First to Say Goodbye: Other Farewell Letters to St. Louis

    Albert Pujols's farewell letter to St. Louis that ran as a full-page ad in the Post-Dispatch last week inspired anger and tears in equal measure. But, as some readers pointed out, farewell letters to the city are nothing new, though of course few who have left the city have been able to afford full- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Meriwether Lewis: Not So Merry, or Murdered? Family Wants Explorer's Body Exhumed

    ​For most people the story of Lewis and Clark ends in September 1806 when the explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark returned from their two-and-a-half year expedition of the Louisiana Purchase. But the story continues -- albeit much longer for Clark who went on to govern the Missouri Territ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    That Concrete Tower on Your Way Up to Alton, It's Going to Finally Open This Week

    ​Years behind schedule, the $5-million Lewis and Clark Tower is set to open this Friday. Those of you who've driven Route 3 from East St. Louis to Alton no doubt have seen the structure -- rising 150 feet above the flood plains of Hartford, Illinois. The idea for the edifice was first hatched in 2 ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2006

    Lewis & Clark & Clark & Clark

    The very last Lewis & Clark story this paper will publish this year.

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2004

    The King James Version

    Let's get free on Juneteenth

  • Dining

    June 9, 2004

    Expedition Reserve Pale Ale

    Schlafly Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest (at Manchester), Maplewood, 314-421-2337

  • Calendar

    December 17, 2003

    A Curious Grace

    With your ass on my face

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002
  • Calendar

    June 28, 2000

    Nobody Move

    The Old Court House puts a freeze on the Bill of Rights in celebration of July 4

  • News

    March 8, 2000

    Lunar Exploration

    A journey with Missouri writer William Least Heat-Moon deep into America and his mind's interior landscape

  • News

    November 10, 1999


    When Bruton Stroube Studios sought a new location in the city, they turned to Grand Center Inc. Now the business is stuck with a building they can't afford to renovate but many of their neighbors don't want demolished.