Maurice Quinn of Wentzville faces two new charges of stealing from St. Louis women he met and started dating online, and Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce says she's looking for more victims. The scam seems to work like this, according to probable-cause statements: Meet a woman online. Become her boy ... More >>
Blockbuster is closing the handful of stores still open in Missouri by next year in a third and final round of cuts eliminating the video store's retail operations nationwide. Dish Network, owners of Blockbuster, announced Wednesday they are shuttering 300 retail stores and ending the video-by-mail ... More >>
Editor's note: Mary Boehne is the pastry sous chef at the Four Seasons Hotel in downtown St. Louis and its restaurant, Cielo (999 North Second Street; 314-881-5800). Before that she worked as a line cook at Winslow's Home and at the Four Seasons in Vail, Colorado. Today marks the beginning of her se ... More >>
The two protesters arrested on an I-70 overpass last weekend while calling for President Barack Obama's impeachment returned to very the same spot on Saturday with over 50 supporters. They rallied from around 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., using printed and hand-made signs to spread the cheer of presidential im ... More >>
The Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis, the local newspapers owned by the same company as the Post-Dispatch and published online at stltoday.com are undergoing a major transition that involves shuttering two print editions and laying off twenty employees. The official announcement from parent ... More >>
Just when you thought you've tried every beer there is in St. Louis, Alpha Brewing Company (1409 Washington Avenue; 314-651-093) opened its doors on Wednesday, April 10, and gave you ten additional craft brews to add to your tick list. Tucked away just off bustling Washington Avenue, the brewery an ... More >>
Robbery victim (and Good Samaritan) Erv Yoder was raised in an Amish community in Pennsylvania. He no longer lives Amish, but still believes that God wants him to help poor people. That's why Yoder decided to help out an injured homeless man he met on Saturday at a Wentzville laundromat. Man, big mi ... More >>
Like a lot of people, Charles Davis was both fascinated and appalled by reports out of Republic that Wesley Scroggins, a management professor at Missouri State who home-schooled his own children, had requested that the school district remove three books from its libraries: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kur ... More >>
When it comes to his musical contributions, Chuck Berry's legacy is safe. St. Louis should be and is proud to claim Berry as one of its own for performing a slew of iconic tunes. For the most part. While Berry may have done much to lay the groundwork for modern rock and roll, that's not to say he' ... More >>
Courtesy of Tiffany Glasco and Mercado on the GoMercado on the Go is a new online grocery delivery business that serves the St. Louis area.St. Louis native Tiffany Glasco keeps exceedingly busy with her new business, even throughout the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Her service, however, ... More >>
Mabel SuenAmanda Doyle with a croissant and cappuccino from Rue Lafayette, a destination in her guidebook.Sometimes it's fun to be a tourist in your own town. And now, local writer Amanda Doyle makes it easier than ever to enjoy all the sights, sounds and tastes of St. Louis with her brand-ne ... More >>
Bruce Hymesâ€‹If this doesn't make it into the opening monologues of tonight's late-night talk shows, someone isn't doing their job. Yesterday police busted the manager of a Wentzville tattoo parlor for allegedly having a hidden camera installed in the bathroom of his shop right above the toilet. Oh ... More >>
Jon Scorfina Often, the most sincere record collectors have no professional associations with the music industry. Their collections stem from nothing but a love of music. We met this week's Last Collector Standing through Anna Zachritz of Euclid Records, who suggested two of the store's most ... More >>
Star Wars in Concert, the symphonic tribute to the six George Lucas films, wraps up its U.S. dates Sunday in Nashville. Last night, the tour stopped in St. Louis at the Scottrade Center. Photographer Stew Smith roved the concourse looking for super fans -- and while he didn't find as many as he had ... More >>
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Bow to your sensei.
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Labor loss and the prospect of restricted coverage at the Suburban Journals
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Time for Chuck Berry to roll over, says rock legend Johnnie Johnson
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When monumental stonecutter Alec Mackie retires, St. Louis will also mourn the death of his craft
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