Update: The victim has been identified as David Douglas. Daily RFT also received a response from Reverend Rice.
According to the St. Louis police, a 46-year-old man plummeted to his death on Tuesday at the New Life Evangelistic Center in downtown.
The center, run by Reverend Larry Rice, has been a ... More >>
It's no secret that folks in the St. Louis region like to throw a few back from time time. Sometimes every day, in fact. We live in a beer town, and many of us are quite proud of that piece of our cultural heritage, thank you very much.
But is it possible to split up the alcohol-consumption demogra ... More >>
Good news, sports fans. The glory days of baseball broadcasting -- when a commentator could be forgiven for a bit of misbehavin' -- are alive and well. Why's that? Because this week Fox Sports Midwest announced it will retain Cardinals play-by-play broadcaster Dan McLaughlin for the 2012 season. ... More >>
For those who think Missouri is home to a bunch of meth-makers, heroin addicts and beer swillers, the most recent national statistics out of Washington show that, surprisingly, this is far from being true. In fact, when crunching the latest data for both drugs and alcohol, Missouri ranks eith ... More >>
image viaHere's some news that will shock you: Retired NFL players, who spent the best years of their lives running and throwing and getting tackled and getting hurt, take more painkillers than the rest of us. Since they were NFL players, they have better access to the good ones, like Vicodin ... More >>
She may be slim, but you should see her sister.Step away from the cheeseburger, drunky. Researchers at Washington University have discovered a genetic link between risks for alcoholism and obesity. And the correlation seems to be increasing as Americans get fatter, as we've been doing at an alarm ... More >>
Has this ever happened to you?Your concerned friend/family member/bartender/bootlegger gives you big, sad eyes, puts a gentle hand on your elbow and says, in a hushed voice, "I just don't know, Daily RFT reader. You're still incredibly handsome, but you've changed. I think you have a drinkin ... More >>
Drink up! Time published a report that heavy drinkers live longer than non-drinkers. Alcoholics Anonymous has always attributed this to many non-drinkers being recovering alcoholics who damage their bodies beyond repair before they stopped drinking. But a new study claims people who don't drink have ... More >>
The challenge of working in the restaurant and bar industry as a recovering alcoholic. Good article. (New York Times)Zimbabwe faces severe hunger issues despite increased crop yields. (AFP)Superstar Chicago chef Grant Achatz sells his memoirs. (New York Times)
The Dive Bomber: Now on Thursdays!When we took our bar stools at Claudia's Pub, my friend Holly noticed a sticker on the shelf above the toaster oven: an Alcoholics Anonymous "One day at a time" sticker. I wonder if the sticker's a vestige from the pre-Claudia owner.That would make for an interest ... More >>