For only the second time in 28 years, a carriage horse at one of St. Louis' favorite wintertime traditions, the Winter Wonderland Christmas lights display, has died -- this time during a carriage ride through Tilles Park. King, a 22-year-old Clydesdale, was acting strangely just after pulling a car ... More >>
Can St. Louis County officials charge photographers for taking pictures in their parks? That question was raised this week when someone posted a photo on Reddit of a new sign in a St. Louis County park that reads in all caps: "Professional photographers are required to obtain a commercial photogra ... More >>
When we first wrote about the proposal for a treetop adventure course in Creve Coeur Park this month, we said it sounded pretty friggin' cool. We did not, however, give much attention to the bird lovers who apparently made quite a fuss at the St. Louis County Council last night about the damage th ... More >>
In a break from the reliably wonky policy and finance debates of local government, the St. Louis County Council this week is discussing something that sounds potentially really friggin' cool: A treetop adventure course in Creve Coure Park. And no, it's not just a rinky-dink zip line, y'all. "It' ... More >>
Beej Nierengarten-Smith retires from her position as director of Laumeier Sculpture Park next spring. Her legacy remains in dispute.
Beej Nierengarten-Smith runs Laumeier Sculpture Park like her personal fiefdom. Despite the damage she's done, powerful allies keep her in charge.