William Danforth

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    February 27, 2013

    Chef Wil Fernandez-Cruz Lands at Ibby's at Washington University After Resigning From Restaurant at the Cheshire

    Chef Wilfrin "Wil" Fernandez-Cruz moved from New York to St. Louis to work at the newly minted Restaurant at the Cheshire, but he left that position after only two and a half months. Today Fernandez-Cruz is excited to be starting at Ibby's Restaurant (6465 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-935-3940) o ... More >>

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    July 20, 2011

    Bono Talks Plants in St. Louis

    Jason Stoff​Unless you were hiding under a rock, you know that Irish uber-band U2 graced us with their presence Sunday night, and it was awesome.But you might not know, unless you are the indefatigable Deb Peterson at the Post-Dispatch, that he stopped by the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center h ... More >>

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    March 25, 2008

    Jarvis Thurston Commemoration at Olin Library, March 24, 2008: William H. Gass' Remarks

    A few weeks back I posted about the death of Jarvis Thurston, former chairman of the English Department at Washington University, husband of the poet Mona Van Duyn and a longtime friend of my family. Yesterday Wash. U. hosted a small celebration of Jarvis' life, featuring eulogies by Dan Shea (fo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 6, 2004

    Wonder About the Water

    And the water's wonders?

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    June 12, 2002

    Cloned Drones

    The Danforth Foundation joins the long march to replace the School Board's "Gang of Four"

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    March 1, 2000

    Primary Color

    Following the greenbacks as Missouri gears up for Super Tuesday

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    February 16, 2000

    Howard's End

    After nearly three decades on the run, a fugitive from the raucous anti-war era is outed

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    October 27, 1999


    Duncan Bauman is alive and well, and still trying to have the last word. Period.

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    August 18, 1999


    Presidential candidate George W. Bush's campaign is raking in big bucks from St. Louis' wealthiest suburbs -- but those same donors are also ingratiating themselves with Democratic contenders

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    May 19, 1999
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    May 12, 1999

    Night & Day

    May 12-19, 1999

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    May 5, 1999
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    March 10, 1999
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    February 17, 1999
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    January 27, 1999

    The End of the Line for St. Louis Schools

    Why a "yes" vote on Tuesday is more important than you might think

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    January 6, 1999

    The End of Deseg As We Know It

    City schools face an uncertain future -- a crucial court settlement, a Feb. 2 sales-tax vote, a teachers' union opposed to the tax, accreditation tests this spring and the prospect of a state takeover. It could be a school year from hell.