As October 26, 2013, bled into a new day, Yongsang Soh sat at a table at the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles with three friends, all seemingly content with drinking and gambling their way into Sunday. Affluent, serious and handsome, Soh appears in photos with a messy mop of black hair, a barely the ... More >>
If Romney takes the White House this November, you'll want to be a Maplewood resident. According to an app developed by two students from the University of California, Berkeley, the benefits of another term for Obama vs a new start with Romney will be felt very differently, zip code by zip code ... More >>
Image source104 years ago, when he was 70 years old, Mark Twain began dictating his autobiography to a stenographer. He finished shortly before his death on April 21, 1910. The finished manuscript came in at more than 500,000 words, but Twain didn't expect the whole thing to be published. "F ... More >>
Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Ian Froeb takes a drive-by look at Three Monkeys. Annie Zaleski gears up for a lengthy essay on Stereogum's tribute to R.E.M.'s Automatic for the People. All the Blogger blogs we were going to link aren't loading today ... More >>
www.stlouisarch.com It seems that ever since Eero Saarinen blessed our river town with the Gateway Arch by winning a competition, this city has never figured out exactly how to honor the beautiful monument -- or how to lure visitors to the structure into downtown. So we've mostly just left the Ar ... More >>
Did cash-strapped Sandy Kemper burn her son alive? The long-awaited trial begins next week.
St. Louis designer Rocio Romero's prefab homes are generating a buzz across the nation
Southern-gothic poet Forrest Hamer brings to light chilling memories
Week of January 17, 2001
Center of Contemporary Arts, through March 10
Architect Eric Mendelsohn designed the synagogue that became COCA's home, and a new exhibit there celebrates his work
The Reduced Shakespeare Company offers the condensed version of human events with History Ain't What It Used to Be: The Complete Millennium Musical
Pigeons navigate better than any pilot, they're more sociable than any debutante, they've adapted to the urban landscape better than any human. But they poop. So we're poisoning them.