This has been a perilous year for Justin Bieber, our favorite swaggy little shit. He was snapped sipping some alleged lean; he took heat for tone-deaf comments in the Anne Frank house; he scuffled with the paparazzi; his friends keep getting his car in trouble; he peed in a mop bucket and yelled "fu ... More >>
Waffles aren't the national dish of Belgium. You know what is? Mussels and fries. This weekend the Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust Street, 314-241-2337) is pairing moules-frites with another Belgian staple, of course: beer. See also: -Schlafly Tap Room Hosts Beer & Cupcake Pairing -2013 Stout and Oy ... More >>
This is part one of Gut Check's Chef's Choice profile of Andrew Jennrich of Farmhaus. Part two, a Q&A, will be available Thursday. Part three, a recipe from Jennrich, will be published on Friday. For many years, the migration went like this: Talented young St. Louis cooks, eager to make their bones ... More >>
On June 15, Meghan Heeter dropped Pi, her three-year-old Brussels Griffon, off at the groomer for a haircut. Looking back now, Heeter believes Pi was especially apprehensive that day. After Heeter left, the groomer secured Pi in an empty bathtub with a restraint that fit around her neck like a noos ... More >>
If you're looking for the the cream of the crop from the Show-Me State, head down to the Missouri Botanical Garden (4344 Shaw Boulevard; 314-577-9400) this weekend. The annual Best of Missouri Market will take place Saturday, October 6, and Sunday, October, 7, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The market will a ... More >>
Madonna, fresh off a Super Bowl appearance and more aware of how to capitalize than possibly anyone in pop music, has just announced a massive 2012 tour. And just days before Madonna 2012 World Tour goes out in (presumably) a blaze of infinite production value in Miami, she'll make a stop here in St ... More >>
Photo by Todd Owyoung.Some of the Pageant' s 119,416 so far in 2011. Pollstar has just released the ticket sales number for the first three quarters of 2011, and the Pageant has once again sold the fourth most tickets of any club venue in the world. Our hometown venue has seen more people ... More >>
The dogs rescued lived among rodent droppings. Old and sick dogs had been shot to death.Inspectors from the Missouri Department of Agriculture today removed more than 70 dogs from a Monett-based breeder in the first-ever enforcement of the state's new Canine Cruelty Prevention Act. Violations ... More >>
Kholood EidFans at the Pageant during November's Iron and Wine showHot off the presses, just got word that a local venue has received a big honor from industry tour-tracker Pollstar: For the year 2010, the Pageant was ranked No. 4 in the world in concert-ticket sales for club venues, with ove ... More >>
Image sourceIt's rare that a classic of world literature is set on one particular calendar date. Maybe that's why June 16, the day on which James Joyce's Ulysses is set (1904 edition), also known as "Bloomsday" has achieved such immortality. Well, that and its main character Leopold Bloom spe ... More >>
Alissa NelsonIn previous posts, I've talked a lot about how I like cute things: dogs eating green beans, dogs falling asleep in weird positions, dogs in general.Oh, and food. There's plenty of cute food, like cupcakes and other various expressions of twee craft-show fare. Brussels sprouts fit in ... More >>
(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 fourth installment; the first one is here, second one is here, the third one is here.)Greetings from... Soulard. It ... More >>
(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 third installment; the first one is here, second one is here.)Greetings from Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo! Kosovo... is b ... More >>
(Last week, we told you that the Monads were going to be invading Europe. The band is going to be kind enough to send along some dispatches from the road. Here's the first installment!)Hey all, it's your good friend Patthew writing you from far across the Atlantic Ocean in a country called Belgium. ... More >>
With the merger of Anheuser-Busch and Beligan brewer InBev pretty much a done-deal, let's get to know that spunky country a bit. Marc Tielemans is the creator of FamousBelgians.net. Yes, a Web site about famous people. From Belgium. The concept is alien to us, what with our racks and racks of glo ... More >>
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Saleem's, 6501 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-721-7947
Trials and Error (Secret Canadian)
Route 100 from Alton to Grafton, Illinois
When a checkpoint isn't really a checkpoint, the constitutional forecast is cloudy
When Irish eyes ain't smilin'
33 Wine Bar and Shop, 1913 Park Avenue, 314-231-9463
His inspired passion made him a favorite in the art world. Now Marcel Salinas is stuck in St. Louis, where hardly anybody knows his name.
Week of March 13, 2002
Architectural giant Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum is good enough for St. Louis
Wave bye-bye to the bootleg -- in the MP3 domain, a digital file is replacing an artifact
Whalen's on the Wharf sets its ambitions high and fulfills them admirably
The St. Louis International Film Festival has revamped its organizational structure and enlisted new personnel. Two former programmers aren't impressed with the résumés.
St. Louis' Philosophical Cafe offers everyone -- not just academics -- the opportunity to discuss the great questions of life
Long hailed as a creator of "intellectual" dance, Trisha Brown says what she's really doing is dancing from the heart