Four years after her super-secretive celebrity wedding in Columbia, Walmart heiress Paige Laurie is divorcing husband Patrick "Bo" Dubbert. In a civil lawsuit Laurie filed after submitting divorce papers, the blonde billionaire claims her husband and his buddy funneled hundreds of thousands of doll ... More >>
Courtesy of Mike Malone"Veni, vidi, vici" is not a phrase you see very often outside of Roman history, other than those T-shirts you get for free after stomaching a twenty-pound hamburger. The translation -- I came, I saw, I conquered -- is a pretty fearsome one for a charter school, but when ... More >>
Image sourceDavid Warner and Kristine Cortese, owners of City Feed and Supply, with their son.Several weeks ago, Gut Check regurgitated (ahem!) news of a food experiment conducted by Corby Kummer, The Atlantic's food writer. Kummer had chefs at an Austin restaurant prepare two identical meals ... More >>
Image sourceEven a billionaire has a right to be cranky when he drops 80 places on Forbes's list of the world's richest people.Times are tough here in St. Louis, even for billionaires. In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of the world's richest people, Enterprise Rent-a-Car owner Jack Taylor fell ... More >>
blogs.nashvillescene.comForbes magazine released its annual list of the world's billionaires this week and at least six St. Louisans are still rolling in the dough despite the sputtering economy.Topping the local rankings is Jack Taylor, the 86 year-old founder of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, wh ... More >>
Update: STL Today's gossip guru Deb Peterson followed this story in a June 28 column that referred to the Laurie matrimony as a "wing-ding doozy of a wedding." Good ol' Deb. She's never at a loss when it comes to fashioning new terms for nuptials. But we gotta say, what's up with Deb labeling the we ... More >>
The women screwed by Rent-A-Center are threatening to take the company to the cleaners. But Ernie Talley and the rest of his Texas bubbas are trying to have the last laugh.
Paula Gianella says her brother betrayed her -- and the courts let him
Doing the math for the new owners of the Blues and Kiel Center
Developers like the Sansone Group are using a state law to rake in millions of tax dollars for retail projects in the burbs. Trouble is, the legislation was designed to help blighted inner cities.