Monday, February 11, 2013
Turned out to be simply more hype than harm. A birds eye view from expatriate St. Louisans in the Big Apple this past weekend.
Monday, February 11
Robert Baer, the younger brother of Ladue-Frontenac editor Jim Baer, is a transplanted St. Louisan, retired and living in New York City. A graduate of the University of Missouri and Michigan's law school, this former Ladue High student took all of the hyped up storm in stride. Amanda Meier, former resident of Olivette and John Burroughs and Penn graduate also resides in NYC. This is pretty much how the storm of the year turned out to be one rather major dud for both of our contributors. Robert Baer first: “Nemo threatens to bring Metropolis to its knees.” Have no fear; New York was not threatened by a killer blowfish, swallowing hard boiled Yankees and tourists alike in an orgy of aquatic violence. Rather that was the prediction of …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Carlisle Brigham died of an apparent fall in an apartment complex on the Lower East Side.
Information was compiled from various newspaper reports. Carlisle Brigham, 29, graduate of John Burroughs School died from an apparent fall at an apartment building in New York City. Authorities found her at the bottom of a steep marble staircase in an apartment building on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Witnesses told the New York Post police performed CPR but she died at an area hospital. She was reported to be visiting a friend at the time. Brigham is the daughter of James Brigham Jr., chairman of Warson Capital partners, and Holly Voss Brigham of St. Louis. She attended Mary Washington University in Fredericksburg, Va., studying art and art history. She was reported to have lived in New York, Chicago, Tokyo and New York again. Last …
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Former Stanford basketball star died in pickup game in New York.
Peter Sauer, 35, died during a recreational league pickup basketball game in White Plains, NY. The medical examiner determined the former basketball star died of an enlarged heart. He did fracture his skull, falling backwards during the informal outdoor game. He is survived by a wife and three young children. Until recently, he was in the investments operations of Bank of America. Sauer played in four NCAA basketball tournaments including reaching the Final Four in St. Louis in 1998. He was the son of former Blues and Cardinals President Mark Sauer and was born in St. Louis and went to school in Pittsburgh. Mark Sauer has relocated to the Fort Lauderdale, Florida area and is working in a school with mostly at-risk students.