In a break from the reliably wonky policy and finance debates of local government, the St. Louis County Council this week is discussing something that sounds potentially really friggin' cool: A treetop adventure course in Creve Coure Park.
And no, it's not just a rinky-dink zip line, y'all.
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Editor's Note: The end of 2012 is upon us, so we thought we'd put a cap on things by sharing some of our personal favorite shows, albums, events and general shenanigans. Join us as we indulge in some navel-gazing!
I am not the most active of local scenesters. I am not up on many of the year's crit ... More >>
Amanda Zuckerman is a young woman with discerning tastes. "I'm very into fashion," she says. "And if you care about fashion, you're going to care about how your dorm room looks. It's another form of self-expression."
Three years ago, though, when she and her mom, Karen, made the epic shopping trip ... More >>
In June of this year Sue Wallis, the CEO of Unified Equine, announced that a shuttered cattle processing plant in Rockville, Missouri, would soon be home to her company's first horse slaughterhouse in America. Work was to begin immediately so that horses could be processed for human consumption as s ... More >>
While animal-rights activists and are wringing their hands with the prospect of Unified Equine opening the nation's only horse-packaging plant in Missouri, residents of that town are delighted by the news. The Kansas City Star visited Rockville this week and reports a near unified front, with reside ... More >>
Sue Wallis' Unified Equine announced yesterday that Rockville, Missouri, population 150 or so, would be home to the company's first food-grade horse slaughter plant by the end of the summer. This is the second proposed Missouri location for the Wyoming state senator's plant. Mountain Grove was the f ... More >>
Back to Rockville: A Tribute to R.E.M. And 88.1 KDHX Benefit
April 27, 2012
When R.E.M. announced its breakup last September, the music world was shocked but not really surprised. After all, the three remaining original members had been together for 31 years by that point, most of them ... More >>
In case you hadn't seen, we have a brand-spankin'-new Concert Calendar setup -- it is useful and easy to navigate, as opposed to the previous format, which was....well, not. Now, rather than just taking our word for it on these posts you can effortlessly conduct your own investigations and then tell ... More >>
Did everyone survive Record Store Day weekend? Between the deluge of live music and the generous amounts of free beer -- not to mention the throngs of people -- we can understand how one might be tempted to take it easy this week. Please remember, though, that taking it easy is for square nerd loser ... More >>
Submitted for your consideration: Every newly-announced show this week! KDHX's Tribute to R.E.M. on April 27 is sure to be packed -- which is especially good, considering it is a benefit show for the independent radio station. Don Glover, star of NBC's Community brings his rapping alter-ego Childish ... More >>
When I was in seventh grade, before I knew anything about indie rock or Athens, Georgia, or Reagan-era politics, R.E.M. was my favorite band. I'm certainly not alone; the band was a landmark in many lives for both the music it created and the doors it opened up for young listeners. And like m ... More >>
Chaminade PrepThe late "Skip" Viragh gave less in than Oprah, but more than Ted Turner in '09The $28 million bequest that the late Albert "Skip" Viragh left Chaminade High School, his alma mater, vaulted him right among the big boys (and girls) of American philanthropy last year. According to Sla ... More >>