The five doe-eyed boys of Foxing lock interweaving rhythms and personal lyrics to impart heartfelt tunes throughout the Midwest. Foxing's recent self-booked tour brought the band up and down the Central Time Zone, garnering much fanfare for its careful but fearless take on melodic post-rock.
Jennifer SilverbergProud American Traditions: Jazz... Ford... Capitalism... Thanksgiving weekend high school football state championship games.Not even a man wearing a cowboy hat while eating a Big Mac, listening to Bruce Springsteen and trading derivatives on his iPad is more American than high ... More >>
Look! Is that a Chinese cargo jet about to land in St. Louis, or just pie in the sky?Air cargo consultant Michael Webber does not mince words then it comes to questioning the promises tied to the proposed Midwest China Hub at Lambert St. Louis International Airport. Webber argues that the cargo h ... More >>
'Cause you'd hate to see these guys dote on a baby.Congratulations, Illinois' LGBT community. Beginning tomorrow, you can proverbially tie the knot in the "Land of Lincoln." True, you can't technically call it marriage, but Illinois' new civil-union law provides you many of the benefits enj ... More >>
Randy Osborne?Street art, internet meme, or both? That is the question.But let me start by saying ... I love you.
Now that that's out of the way, let's talk about art. Specifically, street art. As Exit Through the Gift Shop so poignantly illuminated, street art has in recent years become qui ... More >>
Another week, another poll ranking St. Louis as one of the crappiest places to live. This one from Forbes, which is out with its survey of "America's Most Miserable Cities". The magazine ranks cities based on a number of factors, including: unemploymenttaxes (both sales and income)commute timesvi ... More >>
The U.S. Attorney's Office and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department today announced the indictment and arrest of 15 area people charged with operating a major cocaine operation in St. Louis. The investigation focused on gang-related drug activity in the Jeff Vander Lou area (see map below) o ... More >>