They're here. They're queer. And now they're married. Gay marriage arrived suddenly in Missouri on Wednesday night when four gay couples wed in Mayor Francis Slay's office in a top-secret ceremony. Each bride and groom knew they'd be jumping head first into a contentious and litigious public deba ... More >>
MRCKA's Dojo Pizza (4601 Morganford Road; 314-351-0935) started out about a year ago as just a karate dojo. It's a nonprofit that teaches karate and dance to local kids for free. Director Lauren Cop wasn't expecting someone to donate a pizza kitchen, but it seemed like a perfect opportunity to grow ... More >>
Same-sex marriage is officially the law of the land in Illinois. If you're thinking of crossing the river to tie the knot, you probably have questions. Equality Illinois, a statewide LGBT advocacy group, will be hosting Q&A forums throughout December. (See dates below.) Until then, here are six c ... More >>
Friday (Mar. 16): Pre-St. Patrick's Day Festivities @ Westport Plaza Head to Westport Plaza for a pre-St. Pat's Day celebration to go green for the weekend. The event features green beer, green food and green fireworks all alongside a scenic green lake. Free. 6 to 9 p.m. Around the World Wine Dinn ... More >>
Image viaFriday (November 18): Around the World Wine Dinner @ Missouri Botanical Gardens Chefs from Catering St. Louis will create a four-course regional menu featuring Portugal, pairing each course with a different wine from the same region. Enjoy roasted garlic-potato soup over a chorizo-k ... More >>
euronews.netA crowd celebrates at Ground Zero in New York Sunday night.By now you may have seen the quote that went viral on Facebook this week following the death of Osama bin Laden. The statement, allegedly from Martin Luther King Jr., said: "I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but ... More >>
photo by Jennifer SilverbergWilliam Chignoli on the steps of ASC's clinic on South GrandJust two months ago, the low-cost immigrant healthcare center La Clinica closed its doors owing to lack of funding. Now Acción Social Comunitaria, a local nonprofit that offers a broad array of social servi ... More >>
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Week of November 17, 2004
Sure, those horrific 9/11 images are rolling again, but an old vet says to get a grip
His inspired passion made him a favorite in the art world. Now Marcel Salinas is stuck in St. Louis, where hardly anybody knows his name.
The Man in Black has his Come-to-Jesus meeting
A quiet revolution is taking place as religious groups begin ministering to the poor using government money -- and succeeding where government couldn't. But eternal vigilance may be the real price.