NATO and then no mo’

All of the craziness in Chicago for the NATO summit is making me glad that this city wasn’t awarded the 2016 Olympics, which went to Rio de Janeiro instead. NATO will be basically a few days, but the Olympics are much longer than that. The drain on this city, in terms of money and time,Continue reading “NATO and then no mo’”

I can hear their sighs of relief

The St. Louis economy received a significant jolt tonight. The Rangers’ win in Game four means that there will be a Game six next week, and so parking revenue, concession sales, sales tax from ticket prices, hotel bookings, bar receipts, and a whole bunch of other monies will be changing hands in St. Louis nextContinue reading “I can hear their sighs of relief”