TechShop's location in San Francisco, Ca. (Photo via TechShop)

TechShop Commits to Build Workshop in St. Louis’ Cortex District

The do-it-yourself workshop and fabrication studio will let inventors and entrepreneurs make their ideas into reality



Sen. McCaskill Announces $10.3M TIGER Grant for CORTEX MetroLink Station

Sen. Claire McCaskill has announced a $10.3 million TIGER grant for a CORTEX MetroLink station and expansion of the Central West End MetroLink station.



Gov. Nixon’s Veto Stings Cortex Innovation District

$11 million for a MetroLink station in the district was cut by the Governor.


Even though a ceremonial groundbreaking has yet to happen, construction is already well underway on the site for IKEA. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

It’s Real: IKEA Groundbreaking Today

Construction has technically been well underway for several weeks already



CORTEX Innovation District Gets Nod from the Brookings Institute

The Brookings Institute holds St. Louis’s CORTEX Innovation District in the same esteem as similar districts in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Philadelphia.


Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Human Remains Found Near IKEA Site

Crews working on an access drive for grain silos next to the IKEA site came across a brick tomb with bones inside.



CORTEX Seeks Developer for Residential Project, Nearby MetroLink Stop

CORTEX wants a developer to build a residential tower, is preparing for IKEA and has Sen. McCaskill helping fund a new MetroLink stop.


Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Sen. McCaskill Hosting Technology Q&A at CORTEX

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill will host a Q&A about St. Louis’ role as a tech hub at CORTEX at 2:30 p.m. today.



Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, February 25th – Missouri Is 8th Most Miserable State; Ken Newhouse on Eliminating Mo. Sales Tax; NY Times’ Ron Lieber on Square Cash; and Entrepreneur Dennis Lower, Cortex Pres., on Possible “Tech Shop” in St. Louis

Charlie talks with Dan Witters of Gallup about why Missouri is the 8th most miserable state; Charlie and Debbie with Ken Newhouse re: eliminating the Mo. sales tax; Charlie on Square Cash with NY Times “Your Money” Columnist Ron Lieber; and Entrepreneur Dennis Lower on the need for a Tech Shop to be in St. Louis.


IKEA Plans Expansion In U.S.

St. Louis IKEA Store To Open In Fall 2015

Swedish furniture giant IKEA, long rumored to be considering a St. Louis store, announced Wednesday morning that it is opening its first Missouri location in St. Louis.