Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Go to shows! Go to shows! Go to shows! OK, so one of those makes the other a bit difficult, but we know you have it in you. Grab a shovel, some snow boots, whatever it takes to make way for some great music this week (plus, we hear the forecast is beginning to ... More >>
So the Cards choked. It happens -- not to the Cards, of course, not usually. But life goes on. The World Series starts tonight, and the rest of the world has already forgotten about us.
1. Gather at Busch Stadium. Bring candles. Sob, "It shoulda been us!" Experience catharsis with your fellow membe ... More >>
What constitutes manliness? Is it merely the presence of certain genitalia and a Y chromosome and the ability to manufacture large quantities of testosterone? Or is it something more complex and metaphysical like, say, knowing how to knot a necktie or possessing an understanding of certain complexit ... More >>
In a literal sense, it's possible to put Mr. Gnome in a container. After all, the Cleveland-based band merely consists of two members. And they don't seem to take up that much physical space.
But pushing Nicole Barille and Sam Meister's music into rigid categorization is difficult - and unwarranted ... More >>
Were this the 2013-14 season, the St. Louis University Billikens would hold the No. 1 ranking in the Atlantic 10 tournament that's currently being staged.
Securing top seeds in future A-10 tournies isn't an outrageous concept now that perennial Temple University has announced it's heading back to t ... More >>
A new report out by the Brookings Institution, an independent research group, shows that the number of Americans living in extreme concentrated poverty grew by a third over the past decade, climbing from 9.1 to 10.5 percent since 2000, according to census data.
The jump in extreme concentra ... More >>
Courtesy of Jack StoreyIt's a generational fear -- the idea that, after you're gone, future generations will not only fail to pick up where you left off, but actually let things slide. It'll be like all your good works never even existed. On a larger scale, it translates to regional unease, s ... More >>
A Census employee works the streets of (INSERT MIDWEST CITY) last summer.Yesterday St. Louis officials all but conceded that the 2010 U.S. Census got it right: The city did lose 30,000 people, or 8.3 percent of its population, over the past decade. And while there's been lots of hand-wringing abo ... More >>
St. Louis: Losing fewer young people since 2007!It's been the conventional wisdom for years, if not decades: College-educated young people are fleeing old "rust-belt" cities like St. Louis for warmer, sunnier and more stylish metropolises. Politicians have filled newspaper op-ed pages with essays ... More >>
Word is slowly catching on about last year's Welders seven-inch on BDR Records. Record collectors love mysteries, and certainly the Welders - a band of St. Louis teen girls who recorded a batch of inspired pop-punk gems in the late 1970s, and then sat on them for three decades - were complet ... More >>
Portland: A place white people like.Those are the questions essentially posed by urban affairs blogger Aaron Renn in his latest posting, titled "The White City." Renn takes a look at the mid-sized cities of Portland, Austin, Seattle, Denver and Minneapolis that are routinely hailed as being ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/mickdansforthLast month, Macroeconomics Advisers, LLC, a Clayton-based economic consulting firm predicted that the recession should be ending just about now, with a significant caveat: We won't actually start to feel any relief until jobs start coming back.Economist Ben Herzon t ... More >>