Last week, I stopped by the former Shula's 347 Grill (411 North Eighth Street) in the Roberts Tower downtown to see what had become of its sucessor, Vic's on the Plaza. A brief recap, if you're late to the story: Shula's 347 Grill opened in May of last year, but then closed in December after the co ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergShula's 347 Grill as it appeared this summer.Shula's 347 Grill (411 North Eighth Street; 314-241-7267) closed unexpectedly on Thursday, December 15. The restaurant, part of the chain of steak houses and higher-end, sports-themed restaurants owned by NFL Hall of Fame head coach ... More >>
Carl Deselm, a medical student at Washington University, again won the Tater Tot-eating contest at Bar Louie last week, ingesting three pounds, five ounces of the Tots. It was the second time Deselm won the competition -- he took home the title and eventually the national title in 2008.Below is a ... More >>
Amir KurtovicGeorge H. W. Bush congratulates his first cousin George Herbert Walker III after it was announced that the name of Webster University's business school would be changed in his honor. Webster University announced today that the name of its Business school would be changed to the Georg ... More >>
Here's your weekly installment of flyers spotted around the city. Photos by Amir Kurtovic. Got a flyer you'd like to share with the masses via this weekly blog post? Send us your St. Louis show flyer.
The opening day of the Maplewood Farmers' Market was almost rained out. But shortly before the market was to open at 4 p.m., the clouds cleared up just as quickly as they had gathered, allowing farmers from around the region to show off their products.Amir KurtovicThis award-winning goat cheese, ... More >>
Here's our weekly installment of show flyers -- from silk-screened posters to Photoshop print-offs to cut-and-paste collages -- spotted and photographed around the Delmar Loop. These posters are for shows from April 1 through April 7. All photos by Amir Kurtovic. If you have a photo of a flyer you w ... More >>
Uh, this can't be good for next week's Proposition A. Photo: Amir KurtovicSt. Louis County police investigate a primer gray Chevrolet Impala involved in shooting.This morning a man was shot in the MetroLink parking lot in Wellston. Daily RFT's Amir Kurtovic reports from the scene that the victim ... More >>
It's raining today and it's going to rain all day. But somewhere out there, a few hearty promoters and bands are stapling flyers in to light posts (OK, maybe not) and hanging up paper flyers in record stores, tattoo shops, coffee houses and used clothing stores (this is more likely.) Here's this wee ... More >>
All photos by Amir Kurtovic. Have a flyer you want to see posted up here? Please get in touch.
Amir KurtovicDavid Goodard, of Piedmont, shouts at pro-health care protesters during President Obama's visit to St. Louis on Wednesday.The year-long debate over health care reform in Congress has resulted in no bipartisanship and plenty of heated comments from both sides of the aisle. A microcosm ... More >>
When it comes to important issues, most media organizations turn to national experts and pundits. Here at Daily RFT, we instead like to hit the streets and ask everyday people what they think. The answers are not always pretty (or coherent), but everybody deserves their say.For this week, we asked f ... More >>
Scandal in the hallowed halls of Webster U.? The Webster University Journal is out today with a first-ever explanation for the 2008 firing of the school's highest paid professor, Nicholas DiMarco.The Journal article, penned by Amir Kurtovic (the paper's news editor and a Daily RFT intern this sem ... More >>
Via Artfinder12.2 on Flickr Yarn Bombing, it's like graffiti, only it's not.The Daily RFT spotted this photo of a "Yarn Bombing" on the Delmar Loop on Flickr. For the uninitiated, "Yarn Bombing" is like graffiti, only less permanent and more fuzzy.The biggest mention of this street art form we co ... More >>