Update October 17: Alert reader Mike M. from Arlington, Virginia, has written in with a hopeful message about St. Louis' prospects for a Major League Soccer team. Find out what it is at the end of this post. ------ Original Post: As far as malls go, Union Station has always been kind of a dud. Sur ... More >>
The owner of the St. Louis Rams is making news this week, but not for anything regarding the uncertain future of his football franchise.
The rain from tropical depression Isaac is pattering softly down right now, but forecasters are predicting five inches or more before the weekend's over. And this being Labor Day weekend, there are -- or were -- a ton of festivals and events scheduled. So what's washed out, what's pushed back and wh ... More >>
Stan Kroenke can move forward on his plans for a Belleville Walmart.Sure he's worth nearly $3 billion, according to Forbes magazine, but, hey, business is business. And earlier this month, St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke won another sweetheart deal for his bread-and-butter business: the Walmart ... More >>
So, Stan Kroenke is the new owner of the St. Louis Rams. Enjoy it while it lasts. The team won't be here for long. Why? 1. Kroenke Won't Commit to Keeping Club HereAfter NFL owners approved Kroenke's purchase of the club last week, the new owner had this to say to ESPN:"I've been around St. Louis an ... More >>
Stan KroenkeCongratulations, Stan Kroenke. You're Daily RFT's first Ass Clown of the Week nominee. In the latest twist to the long saga involving the sale of the St. Louis Rams, majority owner Kroenke reportedly wants to be paid between $50 million and $100 million in order for potential buyer Sh ... 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 >>
The Gateway Cup equates pain with gain
Since the Flood of 93, Chesterfield boosters have used millions in public money to raise a levee and turn the bottomlands into a boomtown. But betting against the river is risky business.
Missouri's Sunshine Law guarantees open government for all. Trouble is, prosecutors don't enforce it and legislators won't fix it. Just ask the folks fighting City Hall.
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.
The following TIF projects have been approved by St. Louis County municipalities, according to the St. Louis County Department of Planning.