Since 1979, it was John Thompson's job to welcome movie-goers to his cherished Tivoli Theater, and regulars often saw him out front changing the movie titles on the marquee with a smile on his face. Now, Thompson himself is on the marquee. After he died of a heart attack Wednesday, his co-workers k ... More >>
Someone in St. Louis just won $2 million in the Missouri Lottery. Is it you?
What would you do if you won the lottery? Mark and Cindy Hill, by all accounts an "utterly delightful" couple that lives in Dearborn, have decided to do something not quite as sexy as the $293.7 million they won last year. Help fund a sewage treatment plant. And the couple's kind hearts -- and ... More >>
Someone in Missouri may have woken up this morning $580 million buckaroos richer. That's right: the golden ticket for this week's record Powerball jackpot was purchased in the Show-Me-State, according to lottery officials earlier today . Check your tickets, folks: 5-16-22-23-29 and the Powerball o ... More >>
Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>