If you could take a hot air balloon in 1875 and drift through the squalid sky above St. Louis, you'd see a city bustling with breweries, horse-drawn carriages, trains skimming the riverfront and ferries chugging beneath the Eads Bridge. Such was the view granted to a group of artists who took to t ... More >>
What are the stories we tell about ourselves and our city? If you're one of the folks worried that the recent episodes of Salvage City didn't show St. Louis in the best possible light, console yourself with the fact that at least Moonshiners isn't set here. That other Discovery Channel show depicts ... More >>
As dedicated eagle fans already know, southern Illinois is a hotbed of activity for our national emblem. An estimated 5,000 eagles winter in the Northern Mississippi Valley, plucking fish from the rivers while fans watch from the bluffs and riverbanks. And why not? Those birds are majestic.So why ... More >>
Michael Hoffman's latest exhibit of colorful, abstract paintings will open this Friday evening at the Hoffman Lachance Contemporary. More information on this event and others after the jump.Michael HoffmanStripes, from Bearing at Hoffman LaChance Contemporary.
www.press.uillinois.eduUnder These Same Stars, a film based on a murder investigation in Ste. Genevieve in 1773, will have its premiere at 1:30 p.m. this Sunday, January 24, at the Missouri Historical Museum. Its creators promise a thrilling tale of mystery, love and legal drama set in a mi ... More >>
If you weren't at this landmark blues concert, Lightning in a Bottle will do
Scare up some time to take a Ghostride Haunted Historical Tour
Celebrating Bastille Day with food, drink and parading Soulardians? Mais oui!
Twenty-eight straight days pushing freight up and down the Big Muddy -- and oh-so-slowly
A return visit to Top of the Riverfront
The earthquake hazard here may be greater than you think. And planning for it is less than you'd expect.