If you've been zooming down St. Louis' highways on the way home from work lately, half asleep and ready to inhale pizza before passing out on the couch in a comatose food state (what? it's been a busy week), you've probably noticed KDHX's trademark stop-sign-red logo on some brand new roadside billb ... More >>
One hundred years ago last Friday, the Central Library downtown opened its doors for the first time. They closed them again a year and a half ago for a massive $70 million renovation project that would bring the library into the twenty-first century.
The project is still only two-thirds done, but s ... More >>
The ownership meetings at the Saint Louis Brewery, maker of Schlafly beer, are about to get a lot more crowded.Schlafly, which just last month celebrated its twentieth anniversary, announced today that a group of thirteen local investors are purchasing a 60 percent stake in the company. Cofounder ... More >>
Whether a brewery's 20th or 21st birthday holds more significance is open to interpretation, but two decades of business undoubtedly deserves some celebrating. Schlafly, St. Louis' first craft brewery and brewpub, certainly knows how to throw a party (or two or three). The well-renowned local compan ... More >>
CNN just started running this short segment spotlighting our fair city's blossoming microbrewery scene, featuring a handful of the major players: Tom Schlafly (who's trying to sell his business, in case you haven't heard), Phil Wymore of Perennial Artisan Ales and Florian Kuplent and David Wolfe of ... More >>
Image sourceEinstein tells the world what he thinks of Andy SchlaflyLast time we checked-in with Andy Schlafly -- son of Phyllis Schlafly and first-cousin of local brewer Tom Schlafly -- he was attempting to re-write the Bible, purging the holy book of "liberal bias," and striking well-known pass ... More >>
The St. Louis Business Journal reports today that St. Louis Brewery co-founders Tom Schlafly and Dan Kopman have opened discussions with senior staff about selling their ownership stake in the company, which produces Schlafly beer.Kopman, who is the brewery's director of operations, tells Gut Che ... More >>
StudioSchulz.comStone Brewing Co. cofounder Greg Koch, arrogant bastard. (Lighten up - it's a Stone beer.)Stone Brewing Co.'s CEO and cofounder Greg Koch will be in town Thursday evening to give a speech to the St. Louis chapter of the Master Brewers Association of the Americas.
The St. Loui ... More >>
Though it has been six weeks since the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the situation remains dire, as rescue and recovery workers struggle to provide the most basic of assistance and services. To meet this need, individuals, organizations and corporations continue to dig deep to help fill the gaps ... More >>
Some things are just made for each other: peanut butter and jelly, rock and roll, Albert Pujols and the Cardinals, and now, Andy Schlafly and Stephen Colbert.Last night the world's finest faux-pundit hosted the St. Louis scion--son of Phyllis Schlafy, cousin of brewer Tom Schlafly-- and it was a ... More >>
Craft brewers.And they are the subject of a sudsy documentary, Beer Wars, playing only one night -- TONIGHT -- in movie theaters across the country.Made by a woman who's allergic to alcohol (egads!), the documentary focuses on micro-brewers Rhonda Kallman of New Century Brewing and Sam Calagione of ... More >>
Craft brewers do.And they are the subject of a sudsy documentary, Beer Wars, playing only one night -- TONIGHT -- in movie theaters across the country.Made by a woman who's allergic to alcohol (egads!), the documentary homes in on micro-brewers Rhonda Kallman of New Century Brewing and Sam Calagione ... More >>
Ten years ago, Grand Center Inc. set out to create the region's "premier arts, entertainment and education district." They fixed the sidewalks and brought in the lights. It's a nice place to visit, but nobody stays.