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SLM Daily July 2012

Endorsements That Aren’t Worth Winning: St. Louis Post-Dispatch Supports Russ Carnahan and Todd Akin

We’ve all heard the saying, “With friends like that, who needs enemies?” Readers are left with that impression after perusing several of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch endorsements for the August... more »

Jul 31, 2012 7:24 AM News

St. Louis Night Life: Sommelier Showdown at Copia

Some people think sommeliers are full of hot air with their “bouquet” this and “freshly cut grass” that. But Copia, along with Randall’s Wine and Spirits, is finally making two of the city’s top so... more »

Jul 27, 2012 9:00 AM News

Photograph courtesy of LouFest Music Festival

The Top 10 Things to Do This August in St. Louis

This month, our list of the top 10 events in town are all about the music, from Crosby, Stills & Nash to LouFest and more. Also, check out the highly anticipated return of The Lion King and a cel... more »

Jul 26, 2012 12:01 PM , News

Celebrating a St. Louis Staycation, Part 4: Garlic Fest

For the month of July, it’s a quartet of new experiences, all of them undertaken in the hometown for low dough. Check back every Wednesday for a new edition. On Friday evening, heading home fro... more »

Jul 25, 2012 9:21 AM News

Alvin Reid Looks Forward to Jury Duty

How does one live 51-plus years and never serve on a jury? Not only have I not served on a jury, but I've never been screened. My career in journalism took me to different newspapers roughly eve... more »

Jul 25, 2012 9:01 AM News

St. Louis Night Life: Beatles Night on Art Hill

Beatles fans, cancel your plans tonight. This evening, on Art Hill, a night dedicated to the British foursome kicks off with a cover band, followed by a showing of A Hard Day's Night. The enter... more »

Jul 20, 2012 8:51 AM News

A Q&A with the Creators of the Popular St. Louis Satire Site "What High School Should We Call Me"

Earlier this year, the blog "What Should We Call Me" (WSWCM) was created on Tumblr and became an instant and huge success. The beauty of WSWCM is its relatability––each post consists of a title d... more »

Jul 19, 2012 5:26 PM News

Web Gallery: Comedians Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis Promote Their New Movie "The Campaign" in St. Louis' Kiener Plaza

Comedians Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis staged a mock "campaign stop" in St. Louis' Kiener Plaza as a part of their promotional tour for their upcoming movie, "The Campaign," in theatres August 1... more »

Jul 18, 2012 11:43 AM News

Celebrating a St. Louis Staycation, Part 3: Three Undiscovered Forest Park Attractions

For the month of July, it’s a quartet of new experiences, all of them undertaken in the hometown for low dough. Check back every Wednesday for a new edition. On Monday, my idea meter was runnin... more »

Jul 18, 2012 9:36 AM News

Why The Saint Louis Zoo Should Always Be Free

I had never heard of Mike Flieg until Monday, when I read his obituary . I’m sure thousands of people in the region didn’t know he was responsible for the first penguins coming to the Saint Louis ... more »

Jul 17, 2012 5:00 AM News

St. Louis Cardinals Miss Opportunity to Climb in the NL Central Standings

The St. Louis Cardinals missed an opportunity over the weekend. The team (46-43) began the weekend in third place in the National League Central Division. It could have closed the gap on Pittsbu... more »

Jul 16, 2012 7:25 AM Sports

St. Louis Night Life: Maplewood’s Let Them Eat Art

Self-guided tours are usually a snooze-fest. But when you’re guiding yourself through streets filled with delicious wine, booze, food and merriment—well that’s a different story. And tonight’s beau... more »

Jul 13, 2012 10:35 AM , News

St. Louis Police and Firefighters to Compete with Teams From Across the Country in the River City Rumble Boxing Tournament this Friday

They dedicate their lives to fighting crime and fires to keep St. Louis safe, and tomorrow they'll be showing off their strength and agility at the Kräftig Light River City Rumble . Police officer... more »

Jul 12, 2012 4:03 PM News

Celebrating a St. Louis Staycation, Part 2: Civil Life Brewing Company

For the month of July, it’s a quartet of new experiences, all of them undertaken in the hometown for low dough. Check back every Wednesday for a new edition. After visiting the downtown restaur... more »

Jul 11, 2012 9:28 AM News

“Hey Jude” Streaks Back To the Top of One Kirkwood Resident's Charts

To this day, the mural pieced together from Sports Illustrated photos from the early to late 1970s still clings to a wall of my upstairs bedroom in my mom’s house. Who knew the then-new invention... more »

Jul 10, 2012 7:52 AM News

Ladue, Frontenac, and Town & Country Listed as Richest Cities in Missouri

In a listing that won't come as a surprise to most St. Louisans, Ladue, Frontenac, and Town & Country were listed as the richest cities in Missouri according to an On Numbers analysis of the 2010 ... more »

Jul 5, 2012 3:42 PM News

Celebrating a St. Louis Staycation, Part 1: Plush in Midtown Offers a Unique Club Experience

For the month of July, it’s a quartet of new experiences, all of them undertaken locally for little dough. Check back every Wednesday for a new edition. There was a time at which I would’ve gre... more »

Jul 4, 2012 9:00 AM News

The Fourth of July In Kirkwood Won’t Be the Same Because of Weather

On Sunday morning, we received the most ominous message from the city of Kirkwood: Thanks to the continuing drought and torrid temperatures, we Kirkwoodians are running out of water. We are still a... more »

Jul 3, 2012 8:01 AM News

Image courtesy of Fair St. Louis

10 Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July in St. Louis

Time to don your red, white, and blue! Although the heat is sweltering and several fireworks displays have been cancelled due to dry conditions, there are still many opportunities to show off your ... more »

Jul 2, 2012 4:01 PM News

Tony La Russa Is At the Center of the MLB All-Star Game's National League Debate

The 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters were announced over the weekend , and the St. Louis Cardinals will be well-represented. Four Cardinals players will be in Kansas City for the J... more »

Jul 2, 2012 2:43 PM Sports