Byron Kerman


Illustration by Tim Lane

The building that shares a parking lot with Hodak’s fried chicken palace doesn’t look like anything special—until you turn the corner and look in the window... more

Nov 20, 2015 8:25 AM News


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Will this rain ever stop? We ask meteorologist Dave Murray. more

Jul 16, 2015 8:52 AM News 2 Comments


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The biggest names in professional wrestling will smack each other around in a pay-per-view extravaganza, WWE Battleground, at Scottrade Center on July 19. Watch for body slams, tag teams, and chairs to the face. more

Jun 19, 2015 9:30 AM Sports


Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

She sleeps in a doghouse. She’s about the size of a stout bulldog. But Thumbelina is no canine. She’s the world’s smallest horse. A chestnut mare, she’s the result of breeding a pair of miniature horses, plus an accident of genetics: dwarfism. more

Jun 19, 2015 9:30 AM News


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Dave Doherty, president of the local Experimental Aircraft Association chapter, flies funky planes. Doherty and thousands of other experimental aircraft buffs will be in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, for the annual EAA AirVenture air show, held July 20–26. more

Jun 19, 2015 9:15 AM News

Check out some of the more imaginative attendees at Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis, held this past weekend at America's Center. more

May 25, 2015 9:51 AM Culture

Byron Kerman examines aspects of St. Louis' dining landscape. more

May 18, 2015 11:06 AM Dining


Illustration by Todd Detwiler

The “room escape” is a new kind of interactive challenge in which 10 people are locked in a room together... more

May 15, 2015 9:33 AM News


Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

On the roller derby track, Kayla Seiber becomes Tupac Shank-Her... more

May 15, 2015 9:33 AM News


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Dave Holmes has hung out with marionettes, chowed down at a “gospel brunch,” and watched acrobats dance on the side of a skyscraper, all in the name of television... more

May 15, 2015 9:32 AM News


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

At Schnucks’ flagship mega-market in Des Peres, the Fresco restaurant offers a fresh update to the concept... more

May 15, 2015 9:18 AM Dining 1 Comments

The Jerk Shack at the Venice Cafe reopens May 22. more

May 14, 2015 1:24 PM Dining

Davina Horton is on a mission from...Bacchus. more

May 6, 2015 5:02 PM Dining

SLM contributor Byron Kerman investigates a roaring good root beer, an aptly-named brunch, and the new Shack in Frontenac. more

May 4, 2015 3:28 PM Dining

We'll wager you'll like what chefs John Johnson and Stephan Schubert have created at River City Casino's 1904 Steak House. more

May 1, 2015 7:00 AM Dining


Byron Kerman

The first Pie Five in the St. Louis area opens May 1 in Chesterfield. more

Apr 29, 2015 11:21 AM Dining


Byron Kerman

The area's first Tom+Chee restaurant opened in O'Fallon, Mo. on March 5, 2015. more

Apr 23, 2015 1:51 PM Dining


John Henry Fuseli, "The Shepherd's Dream," 1786. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Got a flying dream? A naked dream? An I'm-failing-this-math-test dream? The operators at Maplewood's School of Metaphysics are standing by—no credit card needed. more

Apr 23, 2015 10:16 AM Fairs and Festivals

SLM contributor Byron Kerman touches upon new developments at Pi Pizzeria, The Purple Martin, and Lucky's Market in Ellisville more

Apr 20, 2015 10:06 AM Dining


Illustration by Todd Detwiler

They had to get permission from the building owner, they had to shore up the roof, and they had to raise money. Urban Harvest STL met all of those goals and more, and they’ll soon debut a 10,000-square-foot “Food Roof” urban farm. more

Apr 17, 2015 9:21 AM News