Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc.

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    The Musical Side of My Little Pony: Meet the Shake Ups in Ponyville

    St. Louis has no shortage of tribute bands. Elevation channels U2, the newly formed We Bite! personifies the Misfits, and at least ten acts impersonate their big-name heroes every year during An Under Cover Weekend. Plus we've got countless cover bands like Dance Floor Riot and the VCRs that expertl ... More >>

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    January 29, 2014

    Sweetology Bringing Build-Your-Own Sweets to Ladue

    It's difficult to find a "new concept" these days that is actually new. But we really can't think of anything like Sweetology, a bakery (sort of) opening in Ladue this March. It's more like Build-a-Bear Workshop, but with cakes, cookies and cupcakes -- not to mention drinks from hot chocolate to cho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Jenna Fischer, Murphy Lee, Joe Buck and More Lend Their Voices to Citygarden

    Since its opening four years ago, Citygarden has become a must-see St. Louis destination. Now the downtown sculpture park is worth a listen, too. See also: - Jenna Fischer Defends Imo's Pizza - Jon Hamm Brags About St. Louis Cardinals Today Citygarden unveiled an iPhone app that offers -- among ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    For Christmas, What do you Get the Music-Loving Acquaintance who Already has Nothing?

    Deep inside Spotify headquarters, at this very moment, some poor marketing team is tasked with the idea of making Spotify gift accounts sound like a good idea for a Christmas present. I know this because I am too cheap to pay to make the Spotify ads go away. So far they've been wise enough not to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2010

    Never Mind Concert Tickets -- The St. Louis Symphony Has the Perfect Holiday Gift

    ​It's still 25 days till Christmas, but Hanukkah starts tomorrow, and hoo boy does the St. Louis Symphony have a gift for you! No, it's not music. Which would actually be pretty nice. No, the Symphony has teamed up with Build-a-Bear Workshop to create a special symphonic Build-a-Bear. It does ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    Rams-Seahawks Game Will be Televised

    No need to leave the old Barcalounger now.​Thanks to some last minute ticket sales, the Rams game Sunday will be televised on KTVI (Channel 2). Kick off is at noon. The Rams had faced the possibility of having their first game of the season blacked out due to a lack of ticket sales. As the Post-Di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Build-a-Bear is Suing East Coast Company for Trademark Infringement a lawsuit​One of St Louis' most prominent (and furriest!) businesses seems to be approaching settlement with an East Coast company it sued last February for trademark infringement.The locally-based Build-A-Bear Workshop -- recently listed in Fortune magazine's 10 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Build-A-Bear Accessory Has 10 Times the Legal Lead Limit, Says Consumer Health Group

    ​The California-based advocacy group Center for Environmental Health says a children's accessory manufactured by St. Louis-based Build-A-Bear could be, uhm, beary, beary dangerous for the kiddies. The"Collectibear Pin" (pictured here) has 10 times the federal limit for lead in children's toys, acc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Christmas Cancelled! Merry Global Warming! With Love From Your Friends @ Build-A-Bear Workshop....Actually, Nevermind.

    After producing three webisodes about the imminent disappearance of Christmas and the North Pole because of global warming, St. Louis-based Build-A-Bear Workshop found itself feeling the heat from conservatives and liberals alike.KMOX and KMOV captured the controversy. Build-A-Bear reportedly r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Last Jeff Smith Post: The Letters

    One supporter of Jeff Smith compared him to a Kennedy.​Lt. Governor Peter Kinder, Build-A-Bear CEO Maxine Clark and an ex-girlfriend are among the hundreds of people who wrote to a federal judge asking for leniency in the sentencing for former state senator Jeff Smith. The letters, along with some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Mayor Slay Bets A Burrito (and More) That the Cards Will Beat the Dodgers

    ​Followers of our fair leader's Twitter feed have no doubt noticed the back and forth banter between Mayor Slay and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. The two have a whole lot riding on the outcome of the National League Division Series.And by a "whole lot" we mean not really that much at all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Build-A-Bear Workshop or Sweatshop? Local Company Cited for Child Labor Violations

    www.greenfreak.netEarlier this week, the U.S. Department of Labor cited St. Louis-based company Build-A-Bear Workshop for child labor violations in five states and the makers of the cuddly little stuffed animals were slapped with more than $25,000 in fines.But while the phrase "child labor" conjures ... More >>

  • News

    January 16, 2008

    Speed Bumps

    Unreal narrowly averts Car-mageddon, dispels a Brad Pitt rumor and gets some berry good news about vino.

  • Calendar

    November 22, 2006
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    December 28, 2005

    Unreal News Challenge 2005!

    Time again to take the year-end quiz

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    April 6, 2005

    * Power

    Unreal wanders into an un-bear-ably raucous party, plans a Missouri escape and visits a local blogger who's worried about Sheryl Crow; plus, our fantastic suggestion for the Mark McGwire Highway

  • Calendar

    August 4, 2004

    Tie Two On

    Two running shoes, that is

  • News

    December 31, 2003

    Know News?

    The year in review: A quiz (For answers, see last page)