The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District last week reversed a St. Louis jury's verdict in which former St. Louis Alderman Tom Bauer (Ward 24) won a defamation lawsuit against 7-Eleven and one of its franchise owners, Randy Munton. In a unanimous decision handed down November 27, all three appe ... More >>
Shocking news from the fountain-soda beat: 7-Eleven has reduced the capacity of its Double Gulp from 64 ounces to a mere 50. Is 7-Eleven taking a stand in the contentious debate about obesity in America? Nope. Seems the 64-ounce Double Gulp was just too damn big for the average vehicle's cup-holde ... More >>
The St. Louis police department mirrored the Keystone Kops last night in a bizarre chase that began in a south-city convenience store. As stltoday.com reports, three gunmen entered the 7-Eleven at Chippewa and Brannon last night and fired shots into the air before making off with the cash drawer. ... More >>
Because CofFree Day at 7-Eleven isn't exciting enough, today's free mini waffle sundae day at Maggie Moo's (15801 Manchester Road, Ellisville; 699 F Gravois Bluffs Boulevard, Fenton; 8853 Ladue Road, Suite Q, Ladue)! They're giving away the sundaes to the first 200 customers from 3 to 6 p.m. It's ... More >>
7-ElevenFree 7-Eleven coffee and exacting online revenge? Oh, thank heaven!7-Eleven's giving away free stuff, and it's not even on a date that has a seven or eleven in it! This Thursday, from 7 to 11 a.m. -- ah, there it is -- 7-Eleven stores will be giving away free medium cups of coffee in ... More >>
image viaDrink of the Week is not acquainted with these hipsters, nor do we recognize the beach. But we're betting the Four Loko they've got is the original regular, not the reformulated unleaded.If you subscribe to that line about living fast, dying young and leaving a good-looking corpse, t ... More >>
7-11 freaks out at the prospect of a Slurpee Summit. USA Today reports that the company got really excited when President Obama suggested the possibility of a "Slurpee summit" with the new Republican leadership. They've contacted the White House and offered to cater the summit. A new ad campaign wil ... More >>
This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria, and Chuy Arzola's. To read part one, click here. Part three, a recipe from Chef Lee, will be available soon. Robin WheelerDid your family cook when you were a child? If so, what mea ... More >>
Debauchery is easy, penance is hard.The kind folks who work at Local Harvest Grocery and the café across the street are accustomed to seeing us in various states of disrepair. These places are mere blocks away from our house, and we have come to treat them of extensions of our home. When we ... More >>
User "Jellyfish Juice," Wikimedia CommonsThere's no rule that says good sweets can't be cheap. Anyone with a sweet tooth worth its weight in Hostess CupCakes and Hershey's Milk Chocolate can tell you that. Sometimes, cheap simplicity hits the spot better than ornate decadence. You might not know ... More >>
J.R. Moore displays his economic stimulus plan -- and winning lottery picks. Got a call this morning from a J.R. Moore of St. Louis who told me that he had an idea better than President Barack Obama's economic stimulus plan. "Could I meet you in person today for five minutes?" asked Moore over the p ... More >>
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
Bow to your sensei.
They get off on vampires and horror movies and brutal deaths. It's all part of the hell-hop scene.
A Russian buffet in suburban Creve Coeur. Who knew?
B-Sides finds other Franken-guitars to match Junior Brown's creation, earns some holiday cash on eBay and discovers that Milemarker and My Chemical Romance have more in common than you'd think
Tom Bauer wants his opponents to say uncle. They just want his job.
This south-side spot proves you can go home again (and drink Dad's beer while you're there)
A new local DVD and dance contest revive breakin' in the Lou
Adult businesses fear the "Smut Shop" bill will tax them into oblivion
St. Louis' crime tabloid is still dishing the dirt after 66 years -- and the cops love it
Soulard residents worry Big Brother will come knocking with Kraiberg's camera plan
Jackass-riding Alderman Tom Bauer and QuikTrip join forces to test the limits of eminent domain
The belated holiday anime Tokyo Godfathers is a genre-bending offer you shouldn't refuse
DJ Sky brings Eastern European flava to the Lou
Hold on to your liver! An RFT salute to the coolest local watering holes you've never heard of.
Carol Bledsoe's alleged killer had a long criminal record and deep psychological problems. Church volunteers didn't know how big a threat he posed.
The venerable Billy Sherman's Deli makes a move but doesn't stray too far from where it came
Downtown Memphis is already where downtown St. Louis hopes to go
Joyce gets nailed for tall talk and tiny action
Week of February 13, 2001
Week of September 26, 2001
All of a sudden, some immigrants are compelled to show their patriotism
Nelly and the St. Lunatics are riding high, but their brother City Spud isn't riding with them. "I'm human. I made a mistake," he says from prison.
Week of June 27, 2001
Grime pays for up-and-coming novelist Michael DeCapite
Our reviewer broadcasts her opinion of J. Buck's
Written and directed by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez
Ellen Reasonover has served 16 years of a life sentence for murder. But new evidence -- a secret tape and a forgotten memo -- suggests that the prosecution may have committed the real crime.
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