Photo courtesy of Stray Rescue"Our Little Boy" moments after being pulled from a dumpster in north St. Louis. The dog would die that same day.Whom to believe? St. Louis politicians who say their communities are overrun with feral canines? Or the man who's been left the task of managing stray dogs ... More >>
Today's comment comes in response to Dog Daze: Randy Grim Unleashed, detailing the pissing match between Grim's Stray Rescue and several St. Louis aldermen. At issue is $250,000 in funds that Grim thinks belongs to his agency now that it has become the city's default animal shelter. Meanwhile, alder ... More >>
Photo: Jennifer SilverbergIs Ken Ortmann the reefer reformer or are we just blowing smoke?Earlier this morning we posted the news (via Mayor Slay's website) that a member of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen is considering a measure that would decriminalize marijuana in St. Louis, meaning that poss ... More >>
To the casual observer, the quiet, tree-lined streets of Webster Groves probably do not suggest a jazz hotbed. Yet over the years the St. Louis suburb has become home to the independent label MAXJAZZ; a respected jazz studies program at Webster University; and two music stores - Euclid Records and W ... More >>
www.flickr.com/photos/echoman/3633870669/Colt .45 may have the single greatest slogan in the history of marketing. Like other stellar ad campaigns ("Got Milk?" "Just Do It" etc.) the malt liquor's catchphrase "Works Every Time," can be applied to virtually any product. That toothpaste you're using? ... More >>
Employing the same sort of logic that St. Louis alderman Quincy Troupe used when he suggested earlier this year that every north St. Louisan should pack a pistol in order protect themselves from crime, the Missouri House of Representatives gave final passage yesterday to an amendment that would allo ... More >>
The Post-Dispatch is reporting today that a group in Arnold is asking the City Council to rid the town of red-light cameras.
In 2005 Arnold became the first city in Missouri to install red-light cameras. Since then Jefferson County municipality has issued more than 19,000 t ... More >>
Add Dan Isom to the rolls of public-officials-who-blog.
The new chief of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department launched his blog on October 6, the day, as he puts it, that he landed his dream job.
He's posted sporadically since then: doling out congratulations to promoted officers and exten ... More >>
St. Louis alderman Charles Quincy Troupe last made it onto these pages in May when he publicly came out against the use of red-light cameras by the City of St. Louis, going as far as introducing a bill to get the camera ordinance repealed.Now the Ward 1 alderman has again made headlines with comment ... More >>