Posts Tagged ‘Justin Bieber’
A block away at Anthony’s, Ira and Bill DeWitt, III dined at the bar with their eyes riveted to the screen and flinching as the Braves’ prowess.
Nearby, Pulaski prez Tom Reeves was feted on his birthday by his wife, Kathy, and his offspring Katie, Brian and Danny Reeves, who confided he’s bought six Justin Bieber toothbrushes for gift-giving.
At Tony’s Louis andGiovanna Buck honored their son, Chris on his graduation. Ditto for Tony’s matire de Ken Bollwerk, who fed his son, Ken Jr., on his graduation, while Lindenwood prof Bob Frischmann joined in the festivities. In Tony’s party room, Beth Pollnow
tossed her own natal day celebration with her twin brothers, Slade and Trask Bradbury and a crowd of celebutantes. On Mom’s Day at the Ritz Carlton,
Brett Syberg, with his best gal-pal, Abigail Lopez, explained how his family’s namesake restaurant chain is expanding:
“We’re tearing an entire block on Gravois in Affton to create a Fast Eddie’s; we’ll build two beer gardens at Syberg’s in Chesterfield; we’re exploring the construction of Syberg’s venues in Arnold and Fairview Heights, Illinois.”
Brett noted both his parents, three brothers and two sisters are involved in the company, where he is head chef.
So what if my invitation to Roy Pfautch‘s Dec. 18 holiday party at St. Louis C.C, got misplaced? Hanging out with society types hasn’t been all that bad with their conversations that rarely include immigration, two wars over there, the war on drugs, same-sex marriages, the treaty with Russia, Bernie Madoff, Lindsay Lohan, Nelly. Justin Bieber and the Pepper Lounge. I mused euphorically. At least at their parties you can drink and eat well, where hired butlers pass around creamed Alpo. Some of the A-listees are rather decent sensing that African-Americans and other minorities deserve a break. The columnist also missed the V.P. Ball, where Mary Catherine McDonald sang her heart out to the National Anthem before the well-heeled. What makes the V.P. tradition tolerable is the never-ending joy of being a St. Louisan, one of the few remaining titles we can take pride in while the world goes bonkers. What is this mysterious amalgam that keeps on working? Perhaps because we have a few world-renown medical centers and researchers, two outstanding universities, the second oldest symphony orchestra in the country, Crown Candy Kitchen, Bob’s Seafood where live lobster is king and some of the best lawyers in America. One of them is Kevin O’Malley, the go-to barrister who is repping another lawyer, Howard Wittner. O’Malley is a pal of President
Obama and his friendships reach out to prosecutors. Then, there’s former FBI agent Art Margulis whom the Busch family hired to represent August A. Busch, IV, in his most recent saga. Leading the pack is uber-attorney Martin Green, who has filed a class-action lawsuit against ALPA for its alleged failure to exercise good faith to protect TWA pilots in the course of the merger. Trial is docketed for April in a Camden, N.J. courtroom, where Green’s suit asks for in excess of $500 million. In another lawsuit, Green’s client, Zoltek, alleges patent infringement by the U.S. government on products the company manufactured and used on the B-2 Stealth Bomber and the F-22 fighter plane. The Court of Appeals in D.C. will decide whether the case can go to trial.