Caroline Yoo

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    The Best Music Photos from October 2014

    Plenty of concerts and music-related events happen in St. Louis every night, and we try to photograph as many of them as we can. Each month, we'll look back at photos from the previous month's batch of concert photography and hook you up with a bunch of shots you may have missed. Below, check out ou ... More >>

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    October 29, 2014

    Dirty Dancing: Movie-Turned-Stage-Production Is All Left Feet at Fox Theatre

    So, I've just had "the time of my life"? Someone, please! Shoot me now. Rolling into town for a twelve-day stand at the Fox Theatre comes Eleanor Bergstein's Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story On Stage, the overstuffed but underwhelming adaptation of the 1987 sleeper hit that made Patrick Swayze a h ... More >>

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    October 3, 2014

    Eight Things St. Louis Is Sorry for According to Mayor Slay's Weird Defense of the Cardinals

    Must be October. Why? Because as Daily RFT observed earlier this week, everyone is ragging on the St. Louis Cardinals -- including the Wall Street Journal, which on Tuesday published a "hateability index" that ranked the Redbirds as the most despised team in this year's playoffs. Enter now Mayor ... More >>

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    September 23, 2014

    The Food of the 2014 Taste of St. Louis

    The first Taste of St. Louis out in Chesterfield seemed to be a big success -- no matter where you live in the metro area, it's hard to resist dozens of the best restaurants, a chef competition and some Food Network celebrities. The main thing, though, is still the food, and we took lots of yummy ph ... More >>

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    July 31, 2014

    10 Local Urban Farms We Love

    When you think of a "farm," you likely imagine a sweeping vista of corn, soybean and wheat fields. And this is, in fact, what you see on much of Missouri's more than 27 million acres of rural farmland. However, there is rapidly growing interest in producing food closer to where we live, in the urba ... More >>

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    July 28, 2014

    PHOTOS: The Best Undressed People of St. Louis World Naked Bike Ride 2014 (NSFW)

    This weekend St. Louisans discarded society's rules (and their clothes) and hit the streets two wheels at a time, riding in the seventh annual World Naked Bike Ride. The ride's compound mission, which advocates simultaneously for cyclist safety, positive body image and sustainable travel options, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2014

    St. Louis GateKeepers: Men's Roller Derby Reps STL at RollerCon in Las Vegas

    It's a good time to be a dude on roller skates in St. Louis -- especially if you're the kind of dude that likes to hit people. For the members of The St. Louis GateKeepers, the city's top male roller derby team, these past five months have gone by in a blur of lopsided victories. They're ranked th ... More >>

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    July 23, 2014

    The 10 Best Restaurant Bathrooms (AKA the Finest Loos in the Lou)

    Every detail of dining out -- from the food to the staff to the music -- subtly, or not so subtly, affects your overall impression of a restaurant. So it's safe to say we can all appreciate a little style when we need to go, ahem ... talk to a man about a horse. Be sure to check out the "loo chic" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Cute Kitties and Kinky Pups: The Best Photos From a Wild Weekend in St. Louis

    In the most serendipitous of schedule sync-ups, the St. Louis debut of two nationally renowned, animal-themed events -- the Internet Cat Video Festival and the International Puppy Contest -- made last weekend an historic and exciting one for the city. Both events let animal lovers glory in the publ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    10 of the Best (and Most Beautiful) Salads to Try This Summer

    While temperatures have cooled this week, the mercury is set to soar again before long. A scorching St. Louis evening is not the ideal time for a heavy, hot, stick-to-your-ribs kind of meal. You're more likely to go looking for a beautiful, light and fresh salad. And just because it's good for you d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2014

    Bishop's Post Serves "Classic Comfort" Food - But for Whom?: Review

    Following the dissolution of his business partnership with Amer Abouwardah, the owner of Oceano Bistro in Clayton, Ben Bishop Jr. sought to transform the Chesterfield location of the upscale seafood spot into a more laid-back, meat-and-potatoes eatery. The result is Bishop's Post (16125 Chesterfield ... More >>

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    July 7, 2014

    The Most Patriotic People at Fair St. Louis (PHOTOS)

    The people of St. Louis proved once again that America is the land of the free this weekend at the city's relocated Fourth of July celebration.

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    July 4, 2014

    After 112 Years, Society of American Magicians Elects First Black President in St. Louis

    "Illustrious compeers!" shouts magician Dal Sanders, his mic-amplified voice booming across a 21st floor meeting hall within the Renaissance Grand Hotel in downtown St. Louis on Thursday. "It is my duty to govern with mission and unity," he continues, "to expound the law, to obligate neophytes and ... More >>

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    June 30, 2014

    St. Louis Staycation: 7 Reasons Not to Leave for Vacation

    You deserve a vacation. But taking a vacation doesn't have to mean leaving St. Louis. After all, WalletHub's new study ranking the entertainment and expenses in 100 American cities found St. Louis is the thirteenth best city in America for a stay-at-home holiday. Just because a city is a hot vacat ... More >>

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    June 30, 2014

    The Bachelor: Inside a Reality TV Casting Call

    Love was in the air Friday afternoon on the sixth floor of the Four Seasons Hotel, where a total of 208 single ladies and gents auditioned for the upcoming season of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette -- 209 of them to be exact, if you include a painfully out-of-place Daily RFT writer. The St. Louis ... More >>

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    June 30, 2014

    Pride with Brides: The Best Pictures and Tweets from PrideFest St. Louis 2014

    Wedding bells were ringing this weekend as St. Louis celebrated its LGBTQ pride and the four gay couples who married in secret (and technically illegal) ceremonies in the mayor's office. The newlywed couples spent their holiday weekend like the rest of St. Louis' gay, transgender and allied communi ... More >>

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    June 27, 2014

    "Beyond Meat," the Mizzou-Created Faux Chicken That Fooled the New York Times

    "Chicken-Free Strips," by Beyond Meat, were created in a lab at the University of Missouri. When we heard that both Mark Bittman and Alton Brown think this faux meat can substitute for the original without anyone being the wiser, we decided to taste test it ourselves and see what all the fuss was ab ... More >>