courtesy MU News BureauThis is a sculpture of a trumpet player. Really.Remember all the fuss over the "new" astrological sign Ophiuchus a few months back? It may have nothing on the fox, a key figure in the Andean zodiac.
On a recent dig in the Andes Mountains, about 30 miles north of Lima, ... More >>
Nick LucchesiJim Fiala at work during the construction of The Terrace View last yearOK, the bad news is that Gut Check is a week late with this news. (Our inbox is overstuffed. Mea culpa.)The good news is that you still have just over three weeks to enjoy one of the best dining deals in town, a f ... More >>
Kit KellisonGreenberg and some of his art in 2007.As far as the local judicial system is concerned, Lewis Greenberg's art is still a danger to society. A St. Louis County circuit judge yesterday upheld a ruling by the Ballwin municipal court that Greenberg's yard installation, The Holocaust Revis ... More >>
Photo: Nick Lucchesi"Hive," the latest piece of artwork featured at a Metro stop, was dedicated last night. Last night at the Delmar Loop Metro stop, "Hive," a honeycomb-on-acid sculpture by Minneapolis-based artists Janet Lofquist, was dedicated to the public, although anyone who's been by the c ... More >>
Aerial rendering of Citygarden.
The much anticipated Citygarden, which hopes to further propel downtown St. Louis' revitalization efforts, opens to the public at 6 a.m. on July 1. Situated on a two-block stretch between 8th and 10th streets -- bounded by Chestnut Street on the north and M ... More >>
Only tangentially food-related, but worth your time: My colleague Annie Zaleski has written an extensive look behind the scenes of the new Citygarden sculpture park downtown, which will include the Terrace View, a new restaurant from Jim Fiala (Acero, the Crossing, Liluma).
The grand opening of the Old Post Office Plaza gets underway at 9th and Olive Streets at 4 p.m. today (a.k.a. happy hour!).The new $8-million, 30,000-square-foot plaza was once home to a surface parking lot. Earlier this week cranes swung and workers placed finishing touches on the public space, who ... More >>