A former Kansas City Star reporter committed suicide at 5 a.m. yesterday morning in the parking lot of the Overland Park City Police Department. What made news of the death go from simply tragic to bizarre is the fact that Martin Manley, 60, left behind a website that chronicles his life, his views ... More >>
Talk about breaking wedding promises. For a whopping total of 73 Missouri couples, what were supposed to be the happiest occasions of their lives soon turned into complete nightmares. That's all thanks to Ryan Crowell, an accused scammer who was ordered yesterday to pay more than $130,000 after me ... More >>
These are exciting times for library users. Not only can you go to the library to check out books for free, you can also go for a live demonstration of hog butchering! Well, uh, you can do that in Overland Park, Kansas, just outside of Kansas City. Not here. Not yet. But isn't it glorious to know ... More >>
The Michael Del Pietro restaurant empire continues to grow. Sugo's Spaghetteria (10419 Clayton Road, Frontenac; 314-569-0400) opens its new location today at 243 Harvard Drive in Edwardsville, Illinois. This is actually the third edition of Del Pietro's casual -- and quite good -- Italian concept, ... More >>
Since last fall, restaurateur Michael Del Pietro has added two new ventures to his stable: Pazzo's Pizzeria (140 South Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood; 314-821-6500) and Tavolo V (6118 Delmar Boulevard; 314-721-4333). This week, I take a look at both spots. Page through for a sneak preview of my review.
Branson man John Charles Howard, 50, has been charged with DUI fourteen times in Missouri and Kansas. Monday night in Overland Park, Kansas, he racked up lucky number 15. This one came with an increased degree of difficulty however: He was fleeing the scene of a suspected crime.
On March 31, restaurateur Michael Del Pietro opened the doors to Tavolo V (6118 Delmar Boulevard; 314-721-4333), which joins the list of his growing tree of Italian eateries including Pazzo's Pizzeria (140 South Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood; 314-821-6500), Babbo's Spaghetteria (17402 Chesterfield Airport ... More >>
Screenshot: www.jgilberts.comJ. Gilbert's Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood opened this week at West County Center (I-270 & Manchester Road, Des Peres) in the space previously occupied by Primebar. J. Gilbert's is a small chain, with only four other locations: Glastonbury, Connecticut; McLean, ... More >>
Would provel taste better if it were wood fired?Recently the crew from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition stopped through Overland Park, Kansas, to go extreme all over some Midwestern home. On July 31, the kind folks at Imo's pizza decided to drop by with enough provel cheese to feed 150 hardwork ... More >>
Sweet TomatoesSalad bar Sweet Tomatoes is just one local eatery donating to the Joplin tornado victims. Update: Another restaurant is the latest in the string of eateries to donate to the Joplin relief effort. This time, area Culver's (4140 Rusty Road, South St. Louis County; 314-845-0964 or ... More >>
Battered by the pounding they took on the gridiron, former players say the National Football League has abandoned them.
The literary world is abuzz over Daniel Woodrell, bard of the Ozarks.
Unreal learns a thing or three about daily spirituality and "hoosier cabinets." Plus: Say it ain't so, Whole Foods!
Published the week of June 7
Dr. Joel Cooper pioneered lung-volume-reduction surgery to save the lives of thousands of emphysema patients. Now he wants the government to get out of the way.
Getting Springsteen tickets will cost you, one way or another