This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, July 31, 2009 - Science-fiction movies are typically big-name/big-studio/big-budget affairs, but “Moon” is an independent first feature film by industry veteran Duncan Jones. It recalls “Gattaca” (1997) in its hard questions about the uses of technology, the ethics of corporations and nation-states – and the meaning of being human.
This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon, July 1, 2010 - With Clayton's smoking ban begining today, smoke and mixed feelings filled the air in many of the municipality's bars and restaurants Wednesday night. While many restaurant customers and employees support the ban that prohibits smoking in Clayton restaurants, several oppose it, saying the ban infringes on their individual rights.
SEDCO Capital, a Saudi Arabian asset manager, acquired a distribution facility outside Chicago, through an account managed by St. Louis-based ElmTree Funds LLC.
Terms of the purchase, which closed in May, were not disclosed when the deal was announced Tuesday. The 306,448-square-foot distribution facility, at 5959 W. Howard St. in Niles, Illinois, was built to suit for FedEx Ground, which has about 11 years remaining on its lease, officials said.
“The high quality nature of this asset together…
The MetroLink light rail system set a record 100,000 boardings on Saturday as St. Louis Blues fans traveled to the Stanley Cup Championship parade and rally in downtown St. Louis.
Boardings on the 46-mile system on a normal Saturday in June, without a sporting event or major concert, are about 25,000, officials said Tuesday.
The system hit other single event-day high-volume boardings in recent years for Game 7 of the 2011 World Series (Cardinals vs. Rangers), with over 86,000 boardings. Fair Saint…
In their 51st season, and 52nd year since they debuted in 1967, the Blues are Stanley Cup champions, doing so in brilliant, yet predictable fashion.
The Blues' preseason starts Sept. 16.
Motley Crue singer Vince Neil and bassist Nikki Sixx have both slammed the latest episode of the Reelz documentary series Breaking The Band, which focuses on the history of their band. Neil complained on social media about the way his 1992 exit from the Crue was portrayed in the documentary, writing on Instagram, “Breaking the…
The post Motley Crue blasts Reelz channel for documentary on band appeared first on KSHE 95.
Peter Frampton kicked off his farewell tour last night (June 18th) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, hitting the stage once again at Number One. The legendary guitarist’s latest album, titled All Blues, debuted at Number One on the Billboard Blues Albums chart. Critics and fans are already whispering that Frampton’s All Blues set is a shoe-in for…
The post Peter Frampton tops Billboard ‘Blues Albums’ charts appeared first on KSHE 95.
Northeast of downtown Belleville, the housing stock clearly dates to the early Twentieth Century with a mix of different revival styles on larger lots. But it is deeply concerning to me that right in the middle of extremely well-maintained and… Continue Reading →
Edward A. Terry emailed a Pride STL manager threatening to bring guns to upcoming Pride parade to kill gays, charges say.
The Missouri Department of Transportation closed the northbound lanes on Route 141 Tuesday afternoon because of flooding, and if the water rises, they may close all southbound lanes, too.
Earlier this week, floodwaters started rising on Route 141 at the intersection of Sport Port Road, forcing crews to close traffic to one lane in each direction. Since then, floodwaters have continued to rise onto the road.
The flooding is happening right now because of all the rain we’ve had recently. The floodgates…
Santana is back in the Top Five, with the band’s latest album, Africa Speaks, debuting at Number Three on the Billboard 200 albums chart. Africa Speaks also debuted Number One on both the Billboard Rock Albums and Billboard Latin Albums charts. The collection, which was produced by Rick Rubin at his Shangri La Studios in…
The post Santana’s ‘Africa Speaks’ enters Billboard 200 at Number Three appeared first on KSHE 95.
Eric Moraczewski has stepped down as executive director of the Gateway Arch Park Foundation, leaving to pursue new opportunities, officials said. Moraczewski had been in the position since October 2016.
The board of directors of the Gateway Arch Park Foundation has selected Ryan McClure to replace Moraczewski, effective July 1. McClure previously served as the longtime communications director for the foundation.
"We are pleased to have Ryan McClure back to lead the foundation," Carolyn Kindle…
A woman took a wrong turn at 8:17 a.m. on June 5 and was not discovered until 6:32 p.m. on June 7, a jail official said. The jail has changed protocols since the woman's ordeal.
As so often happens, I eventually gave in to peer pressure.
The recovery team used a drone to pinpoint the body in the water, officials said.
Mario H. Fennoy, 48, was allegedly at home while reporting that he was out patrolling the streets of East St. Louis.
Autumn, 1975: Bob Dylan, having recently returned to live performances after years of laying low, his every move scrutinized for signs of which way the times were a-changin', began a tour of smaller venues along the northeastern U.S. and Canada. The Rolling Thunder Revue was, as its name suggests, far from a typical rock concert.…
Senator Josh Hawley is making quite a name for himself. Missouri's junior senator has gotten national attention for crusading against social media giants.…