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Steve Patterson

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Alderwoman Marlene Davis Explains Her 2010 Bankruptcy

    Alderwoman's jazz club hit a flat note.​Alderwoman Marlene Davis says she was a casualty of the recession. In July 2007, three months after winning the election for the 19th Ward seat, Davis bought the popular Central West End jazz club Gene Lynn's. Davis tells Daily RFT she always dreamed of owni ... More >>

  • News

    January 27, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Downtown Macy's Downsizing

    Google MapsThe Macy's will now occupy the first three floors. ​The Macy's in the Railway Exchange Building at Olive and 6th Street is downsizing, according to blogger Steve Patterson. Patterson writes on his Urban Review STL that the city's only downtown department store will now occupy three floo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Smoking Ban: Week 2, and Everyone's Still Confused

    With 23 percent food sales, Milo's clears the exemption threshold, but Alderman Joe Vollmer might still adopt a no-smoking policy to keep families coming in.​As expected, one week into the smoking ban, and the ashtray wars are on! Yesterday, local blogger/gadfly/development activist Steve Patt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    St. Louis Smoking Ban: Still Confusing In Week Two

    With 23 percent food sales, Milo's clears the exemption threshold, but Alderman Joe Vollmer might still adopt a no-smoking policy to keep families coming in.​As expected, one week into the smoking ban, and the ashtray wars are on! Yesterday, local blogger/gadfly/development activist Steve Patt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    ForwardSTL.net Aims to Give Greater Voice to St. Louis Liberals

    ​A group of St. Louis progressives this week launched ForwardSTL.net, a new website designed to inform and rally local Democrats.The site, officially unveiled last Saturday, aggregates content from local blogs and mainstream media. Adam Shriver, of St. Louis Activist Hub, is the brainchild behind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    This Just In: St. Louis Is Segregated

    ​The St. Louis metro area clocks in at (un)lucky No. 7 in terms of black/white racial segregation among the country's largest urban regions. That's according to 2009 data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, which was analyzed by A.P. and Post-Dispatch reporters and summarized in an article this mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Access Denied: St. Louis Twenty Years After the ADA

    In this week's feature story, "Step Right Up," RFT Music Editor Annie Zaleski describes how the Americans with Disabilities Act has affected her life. Zaleski was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a toddler and was entering fifth grade when President George H.W. Bush signed the legislation into law.T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Chicagoans Continue to Broaden Horizons, Explore St. Louis

    image viaIntrepid Chicagoan Blair Kamin.​To a Chicagoan, the state of Illinois south of Joliet is nothing but a lot of cornfields, except maybe for Champaign-Urbana, and St. Louis is just a teeny, tiny blip on the distant horizon. But when an intrepid Chicagoan dares to cross those nearly 300 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Tuesday Tussle: Part 2, Keegan Is Wrong, We Need a New Memorial Drive

    citytoriver.orgLook at this "gaping wound" of a highway​Keegan, there's a reason why smoothing access between Downtown and the Arch appeals to a bunch of smart people at: the Partnership for Downtown St. Louisthe Post-Dispatch Editorial Boardthe City to River organization the National Park Service ... More >>

  • News

    November 4, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 14, 2009

    St. Louis Tweets the All-Star Fest and the Home Run Derby

    Robert Kuhlmann admires Ryan Howard. Post Dispatch reporter, reports via Twitter. 

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Board Okays Demolition of San Luis Apartments; Twitterers Report the News

    Photo by: Steve Patterson UrbanReviewSTL.comBloggers and Twitterers in attendance at the Preservation Board Meeting (the ones with their heads down looking at their iPhones and Blackberrys)Last night while I was enduring a five-hour power outage in my neighborhood, the St. Louis Preservati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Show Review Photos: White Rabbits at the Firebird, Wednesday, June 10

    REVIEW BY KATIE MOULTON; PHOTOS BY STEW SMITH Despite labeling White Rabbits' performance at the Firebird last night a "homecoming show," at first the only parts that looked homegrown on these prodigal sons were the bottles of Bud Heavy they swigged onstage. Formed in Columbia and relocated to Bro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008

    Stroke Sidelines Urban Planning Commando/Blogger Steve Patterson

    Steve Patterson, a prolific urban-planning blogger, is recovering from a stroke. Patterson, who's 40 years old, suffered the stroke while at home in his Locust Street loft on February 1. He didn't make it to the hospital until fourteen hours later; a friend who'd been trying to reach him suspected s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2007

    Daily Web Crawl

    Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Steve Patterson is at it again. media.collegepublisher.com Will the threat of red-light cameras stop people from driving like a pre-rehab Lindsay Lohan? A Web site that appears to be for local singles might fill your ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 8, 1999

    THE BASEMENT TAPES

    Visiting the people under the stairs at the St. Marcus Theatre

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