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    October 4, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Urban Chestnut Brewing Welcomes Bavarian Hop Farmers, Hallertau Hop Queen, for HopfenFest

    image viaCan you spot the reigning Hopfenk√∂nigin? That's her in the middle, Christina Thalmaier!​Urban Chestnut Brewing Company (3229 Washington Avenue; 314-222-0143) isn't letting its youth stop it from belly-flopping into St. Louis' vat full o' beer festivals. On Sunday, March 27, the fledg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Carrot Vending Machines Arrive at Schools

    The baby carrot takeover marches on, with schools receiving carrot vending machines. The Middletown (Ohio) Journal reports that Bolthouse Farms in Bakersfield, California, is test marketing the machines in Mason, Ohio, and Syracuse, New York, for two months. Seventy New Yorkers made a pizza run in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Weihenstephaner Festbier: Say That Three Times Fast

    Try This Now is a feature in which Gut Check writers recommend new dishes, drinks and more that you need to try right now. image via​Weihenstephaner Festbier ($10/six pack at the Wine & Cheese Place) Even with the barest first hint of autumn in the air, richer brews have begun flooding the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    The Beertender Celebrates Rauchbier, or Smoke on the Wasser

    Berthold Werner, Wikimedia Commons‚ÄčOne of the things that I love about beer -- and, truth be told, wine and spirits, too -- is the sense that I'm drinking history. When a beer is made according to a nearly-lost brewing tradition, drinking it allows you a vibrant, if brief, glimpse into another er ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    The Beertender: Get Hip to Hops

    Ever seen that ad where Jim Koch of Samuel Adams noses around a hops field and says, "Hops are to beer what grapes are to wine"? While it's not quite an SAT-worthy analogy, it does make the point that there are different varieties of hops -- and that they are crucial to beer.Hops are the spice of be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2009

    Earthworms European Tour Diary, Part One

    (Earthworms and Fresh Heir are currently touring around air force bases in England and Europe. Mathias from Earthworms is keeping a diary for us while he's away. Read on below for the first installment.) Greetings from Germany! As I type this, we are at the end of a very long travel day involving tw ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 6, 2006
  • Culture

    September 14, 2005

    A Gay Old Time

    A pair of productions with one thing in common

  • Film

    August 11, 2004

    Deck Heads

    The card game Yu-Gi-Oh! becomes a wild and crazy movie

  • Culture

    November 13, 2002

    Sex and the City

    Hot lesbian sex and other gems are uncovered by a UM-St. Louis historian

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002

    Best Place and Time to Get Schatzied

    Saturday mornings, WEW (770 AM)

  • Calendar

    April 12, 2000

    This One Goes to 11

    The St. Louis Symphony puts a cast of (seeming) thousands onstage for its production of Carmina Burana

  • News

    January 26, 2000


    Developers of a Lemay casino have political muscle on their side. But the School Sisters of Notre Dame are betting on a higher power.