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10:00 am
Apr. 19, 2014
St. Louis News
Lyft Driver Cited By St. Louis Police Says He Wasn't Doing Anything Wrong Lyft was only live in St. Louis for about an hour and a half before police pulled over and cited a driver for operating an illegal taxi service. The driver, a Nashville native who said he'd com... More >>
Gut Check
12:00 pm
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
Whisk Welcomes Warm Weather With Lavender Lemonade, Cucumber Lime and Pomegranate Hibiscus Pops We are just dying for spring. The weather keeps teasing us, but we know soon we will be dripping with sweat in 100 plus degree weather with 80 percent humidity. We've already found something th... More >>
Daily RFT
11:30 am
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
Left Bank Books Closing Downtown Location (UPDATE) The lovely downtown location of Left Bank Books is closing. In an e-mail message to its listserve this morning, owner Kris Kleindienst confirms that while they are departing downtown, the fla... More >>
Gut Check
10:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
First Look: The Tap's New Restaurant Features a Multitude of Taps in St. Charles In March, the Tap (3803 Elm Street; 636-724-4242) opened in St. Charles, featuring a multitude of taps -- we're not just talking beer, here. Of the 33 beer taps available at the bar, the Budweise... More >>
RFTmusic
9:12 am
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
Mayor Slay Talks Karaoke: "Nine minutes is a lot of Yes." National Karaoke Week doesn't start until Sunday, but we've been mulling over our seven-days-of-singing options for months. Should we do Joan Jett or Lita Ford? Van Halen or Van Hagar? Justin Bi... More >>
Gut Check
9:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
How to Celebrate Easter 4/20-Style Easter Sunday is this weekend, and it also happens to be April 20 -- which is, of course, a notorious stoner holiday. Additionally, it's the seventh day of Passover. Luckily, Easter comes with ... More >>
Daily RFT
8:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
Mike Anderson Officially Asks Gov. Jay Nixon for Clemency, Rebuts AG Chris Koster Through his attorney, Cornealious "Mike" Anderson III filed a petition yesterday asking Governor Jay Nixon to grant him clemency or commute his prison sentence of thirteen years. Anderson is a... More >>
Daily RFT
7:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
Lyft Never Told New Drivers It's Technically Illegal, Not Licensed in St. Louis LJ Pryor doesn't want to work for Lyft anymore. "I don't want to get in trouble, that's for sure," Pryor, 45, tells Daily RFT. "They'll have to get somebody else." Lyft, the San Francisco-base... More >>
Daily RFT
6:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
Denounced Over Faint Suggestion Of Nipple, Cherokee Street Mural Turns Critics Into Fans Faring Purth's mural Prime sprawls across the south-facing wall of the Nebula Coworking building at the corner of Cherokee Street and Jefferson Avenue, but apparently its new neighbor, Family D... More >>
RFTmusic
5:00 am
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
The Ten Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: April 18 to 20 Whoa -- it's a busy weekend ahead, everyone. For starters, it's Record Store Day this Saturday. Get a full rundown of all the happenings in our comprehensive guide to St. Louis Record Store Day ... More >>
RFTmusic
4:38 am
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
Brian Wiegert's Rulers to Release Double LP This Saturday at Plush It was a welcome return to power-pop form when Brian Wiegert and a few of his bandmates from the late quartet Team Tomato regrouped as Picture Day and released an EP last year. After a couple of y... More >>
RFTmusic
3:25 am
Apr. 18, 2014
St. Louis News
What a Concept: Dots Not Feathers and Volcanoes Talk About Their Upcoming Albums When Eric Peters suggests a hike to St. Charles for a group interview, he does it without his signature hyperbolic flair. The message comes with the watered-down flavor of a gin and tonic that... More >>
Gut Check
12:30 pm
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Pasta House and Schlafly Team Up at Lambert Airport Dining at Lambert Airport (10701 Lambert International Boulevard; 314-426-8000) sure is getting a makeover. First the Budweiser bar rebranded itself as Eighteen-76, then Mike Shannon's added an... More >>
Gut Check
11:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Eric Kelly Talks Leaving Scape and Heading to Seattle Eric Kelly opened Scape (48 Maryland Plaza; 314-361-7227) over six years ago in the Central West End. His last day was April 10. Kelly will be moving to Seattle to work with Restaurants Unlimit... More >>
Gut Check
10:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Taj Mahal, a New Restaurant Serving Modern Indian Cuisine in the Delmar Loop If you walk into Taj Mahal (567 Melville Avenue; 314-721-4499) during lunchtime, co-owner Merwin Rebello will likely be the one to greet you at the door. The first question he'll ask is if you'd ... More >>
Daily RFT
9:36 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Twitter Confusion: St. Louis Blues Hashtag Looks Gay But Isn't St. Louis Blues fans are blowing up Twitter this week as the team prepares to face the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL playoffs. But one hashtag in particular is causing some confusion between ho... More >>
RFTmusic
9:26 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
St. Louis Record Store Day 2014: A Comprehensive Guide Like South by Southwest, Record Store Day is now such an ingrained part of the culture that it has its own abbreviation: RSD. Hatched in 2008 as a way to bring attention to struggling record shops... More >>
Gut Check
9:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Pi Pizzeria Heads to Cincinnati Pi Pizzeria is continuing its pizza domination and announced this week it's adding a location in Cincinnati, Ohio. It will be Pi's seventh location overall and only the second outside of St. Lo... More >>
Daily RFT
8:45 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
New Missouri Mayor Totally Understands Why That Kansas City Shooter Hated Jews Only a week into his job as the mayor of Marionville, a small town outside of Springfield, Dan Clevenger is already making national headlines. But it's not his town or his elected position attr... More >>
Daily RFT
8:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
St. Louis Blues Fans Pay the Most for NHL Playoff Tickets Are you a Blues fan? Want to catch a first-round playoff game? It'll cost you. ... More >>
Daily RFT
7:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Don't Worry, MODOT Won't Use Military-Style Sound Cannons To Slow You Down Last week, it was reported that MODOT was about to deploy LRAD (long-range acoustic device) sound cannons to get drivers to slow down near work sites. Unsurprisingly, many people were doubtful t... More >>
RFTmusic
5:05 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Scott McCaughey on Henry Aaron: "So much of it was manufactured. It wasn't him." When Scott McCaughey isn't producing, recording and writing songs for his bands the Minus 5, the Young Fresh Fellows and the Baseball Project, he's probably following the major league box score... More >>
RFTmusic
4:16 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Jason Stoff: Meet the 2014 Best Music Photographers in St. Louis Earlier, you helped us select our ten favorite concert photographers in St. Louis. We got well over 100 nominations, after which our panel of judges narrowed the field to just ten. In the coming... More >>
RFTmusic
3:08 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Schwervon! Moved From NYC to the Midwest and Never Looked Back New York City is a wonderful place to live, but it can be hard to make ends meet if you want to focus on your art. Such was the dilemma that Matt Mason and Nan Turner faced in 2012. As Schwervon... More >>
Feature
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
"Real Escape Rooms," the diabolical Japanese puzzle game, comes to St. Louis With a dull slam, the door closes behind Cheri Davidson. The 29-year-old blinks from behind a pair of rectangular-frame glasses as she takes it... More >>
Performing Arts Guide
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Spring Arts Guide APRIL Friday, April 25 Wild Blue Yonder Blue Man Group is a pretty tight musical group, an adroit team of silent comedians and a... More >>
Ask a Mexican
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Ask a Mexican: Special Italian Edition Dear Mexican: I like reading your articles — they are funny, sad, insightful, crude, serious and even a little provocative and antagonizing... More >>
This Week's Cover
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
The Cover of the April 17 Print Edition Illustration by Emily Meluch More >>
Homespun
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Homespun: Hard Evidence, Last One Standing Punk had barely turned five years old when the Exploited titled its 1981 debut Punks Not Dead. It's a phrase that has never really left the... More >>
Cafe
12:00 am
Apr. 17, 2014
St. Louis News
Athlete Eats: The Cardinals' nutritionist brings health food to Cherokee Street Taquerias, dive bars, an indie record store and a fixed-gear bike shop. These are the neighbors of Athlete Eats, a bright, new health-food spot on... More >>

From the Print Edition

"Real Escape Rooms," the diabolical Japanese puzzle game, comes to St. Louis "Real Escape Rooms," the diabolical Japanese puzzle game, comes to St. Louis

With a dull slam, the door closes behind Cheri Davidson. The 29-year-old blinks from behind a pair of rectangular-frame glasses as she takes it all in: The oddly shaped room… More >>

Ask a Mexican: Special Italian Edition

Dear Mexican: I like reading your articles — they are funny, sad, insightful, crude, serious and even a little provocative and antagonizing at times. One thing I find a little… More >>

The Cover of the April 17 Print Edition

Illustration by Emily Meluch… More >>

Asylum Insanity: Welcome to the land of the free. While we decide whether we feel like deporting you, we've got a cold dank cell that'll suit you just fine. Asylum Insanity: Welcome to the land of the free. While we decide whether we feel like deporting you, we've got a cold dank cell that'll suit you just fine.

Hussein Mohamed took a hard road to America. Born into a minority clan in a nation rife with ethnic conflict, the boyish 24-year-old with gangly limbs and intense brown eyes… More >>

Ask a Mexican: Does using "mande?" reflect some sort of inferiority complex?

Dear Mexican: Even though throughout the years since I came to the U.S. 20 years ago I have seen it happening with less frequency, the use by Mexicans of the… More >>

The Cover of the April 10 Print Edition

Illustration by Brian Stauffer… More >>

Wizard World Inc.: A roving comic con looks to corner the geek market Wizard World Inc.: A roving comic con looks to corner the geek market

At first glance, the Hulk seems to be someone to fear as he lumbers down the convention-center aisle — kelly green like the Wicked Witch of the West, heavy on… More >>

Connie Dorsey: A Cardinals fan enters her tenth decade of rooting on the Redbirds

As a little girl Connie Dorsey's favorite Cardinals weren't Bob Gibson, Stan Musial or even Dizzy Dean. Those players were still yet to come. Her first Redbird heroes were Rogers… More >>

Ask a Mexican: Special César Chávez Edición

Dear Mexican: I'm a second-generation Orange County-raised pocho. Both sides of my family have been civil rights activists since the 1940s. My mother's family took part in the landmark case… More >>

The Cover of the April 3 Print Edition

Illustration by Jeff Drew… More >>

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