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Earth Day

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: April 25 to 27

    Get outside this weekend with the St. Louis Earth Day Festival or the Edwardsville Beer Festival. Grow your own delicious herbs with the help of the Webster Groves Herb Society or learn about chemical-free makeup at Local Harvest Cafe. We know, Netflix is tempting, but there are so many cool events ... More >>

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    April 25, 2014

    The Best Food at St. Louis Earth Day

    The St. Louis Earth Day Festival celebrates sustainable products and services available in the St. Louis area -- including food. It's apparently the second-largest Earth Day celebration in the country. The festival covers a huge area of Forest Park (specifically, the Muny grounds), and it can be a l ... More >>

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    April 24, 2014

    Sun Cafe -- a Coffee Shop with a Cause -- Helps Hyde Park Get On Its Feet

    Sun Cafe (1435 Salisbury Street; 314-899-0330) wouldn't cause a second glance if it were in the Loop or Maplewood. It would look like just another cafe if it were along one of the avenues in the Central West End or even downtown. But Sun Cafe sticks out along Salisbury Street in Hyde Park -- it's no ... More >>

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    April 24, 2014
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    April 25, 2013
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    April 15, 2013

    St. Louis Record Store Day 2013: A Comprehensive Guide

    Mark your calendar and prepare your wallet: This Saturday, April 20, marks the sixth annual Record Store Day. Originally begun in 2008 as a way to pull music fans away from their computers and back into the already-dwindling brick-and-mortar shops, Record Store Day has grown larger with each passing ... More >>

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    April 24, 2012

    St. Louis Earth Day 2012: The Slideshow

    Getting ready for Earth Day 2012 we were sure that with all that hoopla flooding Forest Park, there was bound to be an equal amount of garbage: a sea of half-eaten corn dogs, stale nachos, melted cotton candy and crumpled paper cups. Turns out we were wrong. Those pesky Earth Day volunteers had set ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    St. Louis Earth Day Festival Food Preview

    With more live entertainment slated for the St. Louis Earth Day Festival on Sunday, April 22, than ever before, this year's celebration is bound to knock St. Louis up to the second largest Earth Day festival in the country -- after all we are world champs, at things both big and small (but mostly bi ... More >>

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    April 20, 2012

    The Music of the Nation's Third Largest Earth Day Festival, This Sunday in Forest Park

    Music and environmentally geared celebrations seem like a good fit. They bring people together, and both have been described at one point or another as hippie activities. The brains behind St. Louis's Earth Day Festival know this. The festival -- the third largest of its kind in the country -- begin ... More >>

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    April 20, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: April 20-23

    Friday (Apr. 20): Around the World Wine Dinner @ Missouri Botanical Garden Chefs from Catering St. Louis create a menu focusing on France: The Rhone Valley. The four-course meal with hors d'oeuvres and wine pairings includes menu items such as braised beef shank in red wine-olive-currant reductio ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    Lose Your Flip-Flops, Help Kids: Win-Win

    Gross. Turn them into a swingset instead.​Friday was Earth Day, but there is still time to participate in planet-friendly do-goodery. At Old Navy locations across the country, including here in St. Louis, you can drop off flip-flops to be recycled into playground equipment.(It's no matter if you'r ... More >>

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    April 22, 2011

    Dirt: An Earth Day Treat for Kids of All Ages

    Kholood EidEarth Day calls for ... a supersweet snack made with packaged, processed ingredients!​ Earth Day is upon us -- meaning it's time to celebrate (and/or mourn) the earth's glory (and/or imminent destruction). While there may be plenty of Earth Day-related activities scheduled for the L ... More >>

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    April 18, 2011

    What on Earth!? St. Louis Earth Day Festival is Huge! (Who Knew?)

    stlouisearthday.org​Check out a video of St. Louis Earth Day at the end of this post.We here at Daily RFT are usually out in the backyard burning garbage whenever the St. Louis Earth Day Festival comes along. This year was an exception. Someone tricked us into thinking we were going to a livestock ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2011

    This Week's Tip of the Tongue Newsletter

    ​Gut Check not providing enough dining tidbits for you? Consider subscribing to Tip of the Tongue, the Riverfront Times' weekly e-mail dining newsletter. In this week's newsletter, we dish on the 2011 St. Louis Earth Day Festival, which will include live music, an "all species parade," famil ... More >>

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    April 22, 2009
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    April 22, 2009

    Free MP3 Download: Wafeek "Earth Day"

    Another number to add to today's eco-friendly playlist: "Earth Day" by Wafeek, from The Aristocrats Mixtape, released at the end of last year (and covered in this article from the RFT).   MP3: Wafeek, "Earth Day" Anyone who gives a damn about the environment knows local is always ... More >>

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    April 15, 2009
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    April 18, 2008

    Go! The St. Louis Calendar, April 18-20, 2008: UMSL Jazz Festival, Sexy Parties, Zombie Squad and Earth Day

    Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Also check out our Calendar Homepage for more events going on this weekend in St. Louis. Want to go a ... More >>

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    April 18, 2008

    Good Eatin' This Weekend (When You're Not Cowering Under a Table, Riding out the Next Aftershock)

    Californians must think we're such wimps to obsess over this morning's earthquake. Call me a wimp, then. My nerves are shot. Sunday is the St. Louis Earth Day Festival in Forest Park. Details here. Also on Sunday is Food Outreach's A Tasteful Affair at Chase Park Plaza. Details here. That's it fo ... More >>

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    April 16, 2008

    Welcome to Planet Earth

    Please pick up after yourselves

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    April 1, 2008

    Today is Energy Wasting Day

    The joke's over. April 1 was touted as "Energy Wasting Day" by Together.com, a Web site constructed by The Climate Group, which aims to "catalyze business and government leadership on climate change in order to put the world on track for a low carbon economy." In the weeks leading up to today, th ... More >>

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    March 12, 2008
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    March 5, 2008
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    January 23, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 1.23

    www.pbs.org The New York Times finds high levels of mercury in tuna from several New York City sushi restaurants. At a few restaurants, levels exceeded the point where the FDA has the right to remove the food from the market. More New York news: Chain restaurants in the city now must display calo ... More >>

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    May 10, 2007

    How Green Is Your Building?

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. -- a master falconer, a fisherman, a Kennedy -- got a standing ovation last night before even getting positioned at his speaking podium inside Alberici Constructors Inc.'s "green" headquarters at Page Boulevard and I-170. Kennedy came to town on the eve of the annual Meeting of ... More >>

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    April 18, 2007
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    March 5, 2007

    On the Passing of Thomas Eagleton

    As a young political reporter with the Anchorage Times, I had a chance to spend an early-spring evening in 1983 with George McGovern. I can't recall the reason for his visit, but it doesn't matter now. I met him at the gate and we walked quietly through the empty Alaska Airlines concourse. We hailed ... More >>

  • News

    February 22, 2006

    Trash Talk

    St. Louis is way behind the recycling curve. Don't expect that to change.

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    April 27, 2005

    Earth Day Redux

    Celebrate the planet whenever

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