In this seemingly endless winter, biking to school or work hasn't been an option -- unless you're super hardcore. Spring weather means we can all get outside, and Trailnet is encouraging cycling as transportation with its Breakfast for Bikers program, which kicks off April 18. See also: The Five Be ... More >>
Peter KinderLt. Governor Peter Kinder voted to give $2.5 million in taxpayer money to the non-profit company running the Tour of Missouri bicycle race -- even while he served as the company's chairman.And that's a conflict of interest, says the state auditor. In a newly released audit of the Miss ... More >>
Courtesy of Ann HazelwoodAnn Hazelwood can tell you where to find a hamburger the size of a dinner plate, a two-pound order of fries and a pancake as big as a hubcap. The author of 100 Things To Do In and Around St. Charles, 100 Best Kept Secrets of Missouri, 100 Unique Eats and Eateries in M ... More >>
courtesy of the Missouri Botanical GardenGlorious Chinese lanterns are coming to the Missouri Botanical Garden for a three-month festival in the summer of 2012. The first hint that there was something big coming from the Missouri Botanical Garden came with the cute but cunning guerilla press ... More >>
7 p.m. Friday, September 10. Roberts Orpheum Theater, 416 North Ninth Street.
A class-action lawsuit first filed in federal court in Illinois has been re-filed in Madison County accusing the Wood River-based YTB of being a "pyramid scheme." The lawsuit follows years of allegations that YTB -- which sells home-based travel companies -- operates as a Ponzi scheme. In 2009, t ... More >>
A bitter political rivalry may doom the fourth running of the Tour of MissouriThe Tour of Missouri, the Midwest's version of the Tour de France, is likely dead on arrival this year, a victim in large part of the political animosity that exists between Gov. Jay Nixon and Lt. Gov. Peter Kind ... More >>
A view from the top of the Moonrise. The Loop now has a hotel, and according to managers, a 50 percent occupancy rate for its opening day.The Moonrise Hotel (6177 Delmar Boulevard) -- the latest project to sprout from beneath the blond mane of businessman Joe Edwards -- officially opens today. Fans ... More >>
7 p.m. Friday, December 7. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
Webster University invaded by hostel beings at travel expo
A desperate St. Louis pays top dollar to gamble on a risky convention-center hotel
The appointment of a senior executive of the discrimination-claim-plagued Adam's Mark chain to a leadership position in the St. Louis County NAACP stirs outrage