Cell service at Rainier: Do you want to hear me now?

SEATTLE (AP)(STL.News) — On a recent snowshoeing trip on Mount Rainier, Nancy Spears brought along her cellphone but was happy not to have coverage: It gave her time to connect with her snowy surroundings rather than her social media accounts. Spotty or no cellular service has been the norm at the nation’s fifth oldest park … Continue reading Cell service at Rainier: Do you want to hear me now?

‘Rogue One’ tops holiday weekend box office with $96.1M

‘Rogue One’ tops holiday weekend box office LOS ANGELES (AP)(STL.News) — “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” continues to soar at the box office, adding $96.1 million in ticket sales and beating a spate of new releases to remain No. 1 over the holiday weekend. The animated animal tale “Sing” won the battle for second … Continue reading ‘Rogue One’ tops holiday weekend box office with $96.1M

‘Star Wars’ actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at 60

‘Star Wars’ actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60 LOS ANGELES (AP)(STL.News) — Carrie Fisher, a daughter of Hollywood royalty who gained pop-culture fame as Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars” and turned her struggles with addiction and mental illness into wickedly funny books, a hit film and a one-woman stage show, died Tuesday after … Continue reading ‘Star Wars’ actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at 60

Bootleggin’ BBQ & Catering

Ringing In Another Year KC Style – Bootleggin’ BBQ & Catering St. Louis, MO/December 28, 2016/2:15 am (STLRestaurant.News) Bootleggin’ BBQ & Cateing – Kansas City style barbecue may seem like an odd choice for a St. Louis restaurant, but then Bootleggin’ BBQ at 1933 Washington Ave. in St. Louis’ Downtown West neighborhood seems to have … Continue reading Bootleggin’ BBQ & Catering

Obama, Japan’s Abe decry ‘horrors of war’ at Pearl Harbor

‘horrors of war’ at Peal Harbor PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP)(STL.News) — The leaders of Japan and the United States sought to remind the world that even the most bitter enemies can become allies, during a historic pilgrimage to the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not apologize, but conceded Japan “must … Continue reading Obama, Japan’s Abe decry ‘horrors of war’ at Pearl Harbor

Trump expands inner circle with new security official, envoy

Trump expands inner circle WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — President-elect Donald Trump tapped an experienced hand from the George W. Bush era and a longtime Trump Organization official to become members of his inner circle when he assumes office next month. Thomas Bossert will become an assistant to the president for homeland security and … Continue reading Trump expands inner circle with new security official, envoy

Global shares mixed after Nasdaq hits record high

Global shares mixed TOKYO (AP)(STL.News) — Shares meandered in quiet trading Wednesday after the Dow Jones industrial average inched closer to 20,000 and the Nasdaq Composite rose to a record high. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX was flat at 11,472.09 and the CAC 40 of France edged 0.1 percent higher to 4,850.98. The FTSE 100 gained … Continue reading Global shares mixed after Nasdaq hits record high

Ring in The New Year at Nick’s Pub

101 Beers and Great Fun on Tap at Nick’s Pub St. Louis, MO/December 27, 2016 (STLRestaurant.News) – There are literally thousands of places to celebrate the New Year in St. Louis this year.  Some will seek out a glitzy party with bright lights, expensive food and fizzy drinks.  Others will settle for frozen pizza and … Continue reading Ring in The New Year at Nick’s Pub