SLM Daily June 2012

St. Louis Night Life: Where to Get Heat Wave–Friendly Drinks

One hundred five degrees plus booze equals bad news. When it's wretchedly hot out, one should abstain from consuming alcohol altogether. But, if that's not going to happen, there are measures you c... more »

Jun 29, 2012 12:22 PM News

Anheuser-Busch InBev Buys Mexican Brewery Grupo Modelo, Makers of Corona

Early this morning Anheuser-Busch InBev announced it is acquiring the rest of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo, the makers of Corona beer and the biggest brewer in Mexico, for a deal valued at more than... more »

Jun 29, 2012 11:09 AM News


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The Top 10 Things To Do This July in St. Louis

Summer is in full-swing and it looks like we're in for a really hot one this year (and we're not just talking about the temperature)! Round out your July calendar with highly anticipated events r... more »

Jun 28, 2012 1:54 PM , News

St. Louis Festival Recaps, Part 4: St. Louis PrideFest 2012

When it’s a hot day, upper 90s all the way, the opportunity to score a shady spot along a parade route is a real treat. And on Sunday morning, there was a strangely open line break on Grand and Uta... more »

Jun 27, 2012 9:17 AM News

Halving the St. Louis Board of Aldermen Makes a Whole Lot of Sense

A half can be better than a whole—especially when it comes to the St. Louis Board of Aldermen. Alderman Phyllis Young’s bill that would reduce the number of city aldermen from 28 to 14 won the ove... more »

Jun 26, 2012 7:50 AM News

Inconsistent St. Louis Cardinals Break Out of Offensive Slump

Interleague play wrapped up Sunday, and we learned something about the St. Louis Cardinals. For starters, if the Cardinals are fortunate enough to return to the World Series, the team will have to ... more »

Jun 26, 2012 7:24 AM Sports

St. Louis Night Life: Pride Fest 2012 Events and After-Parties at Tower Grove Park and The Grove

I like to shamelessly chameleon myself to celebrations with which I have little-to-zero connection. On St. Patrick's Day, I am emerald-clad, reminding those around me that I am 1/48th Irish (possib... more »

Jun 22, 2012 9:05 AM News

Square Co-Founder and St. Louisan Jim McKelvey to Host "Seeds of Change" Discussion at Danforth Plant Science Center

Tomorrow morning St. Louis innovator Jim McKelvey, co-founder of mobile app Square, will be hosting the Seeds of Change panel discussion at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center (975 North War... more »

Jun 21, 2012 3:09 PM News

St. Louis Summer Festivals, Part 3: St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival

Every Wednesday this month, we’ll discuss a festival held the previous weekend, with no shortage of options to choose from, so check every week for a new installment. This week: beer; next week: f... more »

Jun 20, 2012 9:12 AM News

Downtown St. Louis' Washington Avenue Increases Police Presence to Protect Partiers

Businesses and residents on or near Washington Avenue should be thanking the city of St. Louis for increasing police presence on that thoroughfare . The only question that should be asked is: “... more »

Jun 19, 2012 7:00 AM News

Giving Whiskey Another Shot: Randall's Wine and Spirits and Gio's Downtown Offer a Whiskey Class

I was at Randall's Wine and Spirits , getting my weekly rations, when I saw a notice for a whiskey class. I shuddered at the thought of sipping not one but 10 samples of the wretched liquid. But t... more »

Jun 15, 2012 10:01 AM News

St. Louis Rams Head Coach Jeff Fisher Stars in Goodbye June Music Video

Newly hired head coach of the Rams, Jeff Fisher, is showing fans he is exactly as cool as his Tom Selleck mustache makes him seem. A music video for the rock band Goodbye June starring Fisher lande... more »

Jun 14, 2012 9:00 AM Sports


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Sue Oerter Presents History of "Women's Work" in Monroe County

How traditional sewing, cooking, and nursing skills moved from farm to workplace more »

Jun 13, 2012 1:00 PM News

Festival Month Recaps, Part 2: The 20th Annual Pagan Picnic in Tower Grove Park

Every Wednesday this month, we’ll discuss a festival held the previous weekend, with no shortage of options to choose from, so check every week for a new installment. This week: pagans; next week:... more »

Jun 13, 2012 8:23 AM News

The St. Louis Firefighter Pension Battle & Sherman George

The battle over St. Louis Fire Department firefighter pensions is now raging over television airwaves . Firefighters have enlisted widows Angela Martin and Laura Morrison to vilify Slay and h... more »

Jun 12, 2012 7:05 AM News

St. Louis Rams Focus On This Week's Minicamp

The St. Louis Rams have wrapped up organized team activities (OTAs) and are now preparing for this week’s mandatory minicamp. Most of their 10 draft picks are now under contract, and all 89 players... more »

Jun 11, 2012 11:18 AM Sports

St. Louis Night Life: A Week of Places to Drink Wine

I went in for my annual check-up the other day and received a startling diagnosis: According to one medical authority, I am a “binge drinker”. I resent the claim that consuming two glasses of wine ... more »

Jun 8, 2012 9:26 AM News


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Budweiser Announces 28 Clydesdales Born in 2012 Season at Warm Springs Ranch

Budweiser announced today that 28 Clydesdale foals were born during the 2012 foaling season at Warm Springs Ranch , the Budweiser Clydesdales' state-of-the-art breeding facility near Boonville. Th... more »

Jun 7, 2012 3:19 PM News

Festival Month Recaps, Part 1: The 25th Annual Horseradish Festival, Woodland Park, Collinsville

Every Wednesday this month, we’ll discuss a festival from the previous weekend, with no shortage of options to choose from, so check every week for a new installment. This week: horseradishes; nex... more »

Jun 6, 2012 9:06 AM News

Meating the Challenge of Saving Money: Meat Discounts at Schnucks

How to get the best deals in the meat departments at local grocery stores in St. Louis. more »

Jun 5, 2012 9:00 AM News

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