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Late last night, Attorney General Andrew Bailey released his 62-page report into former St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, detailing the months-long quo warranto led by his office that resulted in Gardner abruptly resigning in May. Among the details in the report is new information about the extent to which Gardner was spending her time pursuing a Master's degree in nursing and the importance that the revelations of her student life played in her resignation.
The owners of the building that houses Brew Tulum, a Yucatan roastery and restaurant that has been temporarily closed since September, are disputing the eatery’s claims of lead on the site. Their rebuttal comes after co-owner Laura McNamara told the RFT last week that closure was due to lead contamination.
Prosecutors in St. Louis city dismissed murder charges yesterday, almost six years after first filing them against a man who was at the time 19. Dejuan Allen, now 25, has spent five of the last six years locked up in the City Justice Center, charged with murdering Kendrick Isaiah Woods, 19, who was found dead on the back porch of a home off DeTonty Street in the Shaw neighborhood in December 2017.
Every year since 2017, Missouri has lost hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal money as a penalty for the state’s failure to meet the anti-discrimination standards of the federal Fair Housing Act. In 2017 the legislature passed a bill changing the definition of discrimination in the Missouri Human Rights Act and created an inconsistency with federal law.
The owner of the now-shuttered Fields Foods chain of St. Louis-based groceries is being sued by the nonprofit he partnered with to open a grocery store in Pagedale — with the nonprofit alleging fraud and breach of contract. Pagedale Grocery Development LLC and the nonprofit Beyond Housing filed the lawsuit in St. Louis County Circuit Court late last month. They are suing Goodson along with a number of limited liability companies that he controls.
Saturday evening, STLFringe President and Artistic Director Matthew R. Kerns celebrated his 51st birthday with a Cruella de Vil-themed party at Mykel McIntosh's sumptuous new Midtown wine bar, Videira. The guest list was primarily made up of members of the theater community and Kerns’ Lafayette Square neighbors.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6. After last week’s freezing cold Halloween, St. Louis is back to being so balmy, it’s all we can do not to turn on the A/C. Mayor Tishaura Jones signs legislation aimed at cracking down on short-term rentals; cross your fingers it works.
Soon you can again have a drink with your slice of choice from Pie Guy Pizza (4189 Manchester Avenue, 314-899-0444). On social media last week, the New York-style pizza joint teased its newly revamped bar, which is opening in what used to be Gezellig Tap House & Bottleshop at 4191 Manchester Avenue. It's been nearly eight months since Gezellig closed in the space directly adjacent to Pie Guy.
A small chain of thrift stores based in St. Louis is suing a luxury streetwear shop at City Foundry in Midtown. The issue?
Waffles and ice cream are coming to South Grand — for real this time. A deal has been finalized for a new eatery called Poke1 to set up shop at the corner of Arsenal and Grand, in the space that a Boardwalk Waffles and Ice Cream moved into, never actually opened and then allegedly refused to vacate.
If you’ve seen printed paste-up slogans, flowers and butterflies around St. Louis’ Old North neighborhood in recent weeks, you’re in on something that’s no longer a secret: Letterpress printing is back. The paste-up work now decorating boarded-up buildings is the work of the Ladies of Letterpress, who are redefining the historic printing technique to spark community and connectedness.
In May, KMOX newscaster Carol Daniel shocked the media world when she announced her retirement. But just four months later, Daniel started a new gig — as senior producer and host at Nine PBS.
It's hard to find an old building in St. Louis that isn't said to be haunted, but anyone who's been to the Lemp Mansion will tell you there's definitely something up with that place. In the interest of getting to the bottom of things, the bravest among us may want to attend the Lemp Mansion Seance this Tuesday, November 14.
Popular Cherokee Street bakery Whisk: A Sustainable Bakeshop (2201 Cherokee Street, 314-932-5166) is back — kind of. The bakery announced yesterday on its Instagram that it would be reopening its brick-and-mortar location for a series of holiday pop-ups that will begin Saturday, November 25, and run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
One of St. Louis largest breweries had a leadership shakeup this week. Fran Caradonna, CEO of Schlafly Beer, has left that position and will assume a consulting role, and the company announced today that David Schlafly will become CEO.
If all you know about the Vienna Boys Choir is the Baroness Schraeder dropping their name in The Sound of Music, well, it's high time you remedied that. After all, the Von Trapp Family Singers are only Austria's second most famous musical export — the Vienna Boys Choir's tight harmonies and angelic voices have been wowing audiences since 1498, literal centuries before Georg Von Trapp's meddling nanny decided to give them a run for their money.
The minute I saw the three superheroines who are front and center in the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe blockbuster The Marvels getting to know each other by playing double-dutch aboard a spaceship, I just knew the geeks were gonna tear this one to shreds. As far as recent MCU offerings go, The Marvels certainly isn’t the most offensive one to come along.
Three troubled apartment buildings in Grand Center will soon be under new management. Residents of the Coronado Place & Towers say they have lived without consistent heat, hot water, air conditioning and working elevators while under the care of Cardinal Group Management.
A relatively new but already celebrated St. Louis restaurant has temporarily closed its doors, citing an environmental hazard. Brew Tulum (5090 Delmar Boulevard), a coffee roastery and restaurant serving Yucatán cuisine, has been closed since early September because of what its co-owner says is lead contamination in its space in the Delmar Maker District.