Governor Jay Nixon is asking two St. Louis business leaders to find a solution that will keep an NFL team in St. Louis before the Rams decide in January whether it'll weaken its ties to the Edward Jones Dome. "Make no mistake about it -- St. Louis is an NFL city," Nixon said. "The economic impact o ... More >>
It's officially football season! The Rams didn't pick up Michael Sam, and Sam Bradford is out for the season, but we have a feeling this just may be our year (OK, not really, but we can dream). Even if the Rams aren't winning, there's a pretty good reason to head over to the Edward Jones Dome (701 C ... More >>
It might take you a couple seconds to notice the weirdness in this grainy photo. Look for the upside-down silver sedan resting in the middle of Broadway and Convention Plaza, right in front of the Edward Jones Dome. Note also the full dumpster curiously resting on the car's exposed undercarriage. ... More >>
It's been a busy year for St. Louis soccer fans. More than 40,000 of them raced to get tickets to Busch Stadium when Manchester City challenged Chelsea in May 2012. The same thing happened three months later, when more than 54,000 football fanatics packed the Edward Jones Dome to catch Real Madrid ... More >>
Assuming (cross your fingers) that there is a Game 5 of this year's World Series AFTER THURSDAY NIGHT'S CARDINALS VICTORY, fans of the St. Louis Rams won't have to miss out. The Cardinals v. Red Sox showdown will be on TVs in the concourse, and the Edward Jones Dome plans to put the score on the sc ... More >>
Sub Zero Vodka Bar (308 North Euclid Avenue; 314-367-1200) is celebrating nine years in the Central West End with drink specials, charity donations and of course, lots and lots of vodka! The party started last night and will continue into the weekend. See also: Check Out the New Sub Zero Bars at Ed ... More >>
Will St. Louisans get to see incredibly sexy soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo this August? Despite transfer rumors, it's looking like the second-highest paid and second-best player in the world will be here. Portuguese international Ronaldo should appear with his Real Madrid side when the Spanish gi ... More >>
The Indianapolis Colts had just scored their third touchdown of the game -- on the way to a 38-3 rout of the Rams on Sunday -- when Fox broadcaster Andrew Siciliano turned to his partner in the booth, Marshall Faulk, and delivered a sermon of sorts about how important it is for St. Louis fans to pac ... More >>
And thus ends the swiftest-moving portion of the Edward Jones Dome saga. The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission reportedly voted in a teleconference this morning to file for arbitration today, rather than making everyone wait until the deadline, which was tomorrow.
Today Attorney General Chris Koster is expected to release details of the St. Louis Rams' counter-proposal on how to fix up the Edward Jones Dome -- despite objections from the football team and the Convention and Visitors Commission. We're not saying who, but someone very close to the negotiations ... More >>
Attorney General Chris Koster released the St. Louis Rams' proposal for bringing the Edward Jones Dome into the "first tier" of NFL stadiums. It's a 39-page document that gets into the nitty-gritty of electrical wiring, media toilets and an innovative roof design that reminds me of the sunroof on th ... More >>
Time magazine's Keeping Score blog compiled a list of the worst stadiums in the world, and in a development that's sure to please the Rams, the Edward Jones Dome came in at number seven.
Good morning Mr. and Mrs. St. Louis and all the ships at sea.Dateline: Downtown.We have been informed that the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission has, repeat, HAS RECEIVED, the St. Louis Rams counter-proposal concerning updates to the Edward Jones Dome. As you know, the CVC can not comment ... More >>
The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission just reported that the St. Louis Rams have officially notified the CVC that the team rejects the initial upgrade proposal for the Edward Jones Dome. You may recall that the proposal recommended (maybe "requested" is a better word, considering how w ... More >>
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was on Costas Tonight: Live From the Superbowl last night discussing the possibility of a team relocating to Los Angeles, and the Ginger Hammer now seems much more partial to adding new teams to the mix rather than relocating teams. Sayeth the Rog to Costas:"Really, ... More >>
If the negotiations to keep the Rams in St. Louis were a football game, it would be late in the fourth quarter with under two minutes to play. St. Louis would be trailing by a touchdown and starting out on its own 10-yard line. So, what would make the most sense on that first play of the drive? A ... More >>
Rams shatter the assertion that their beer is priciest.Yesterday, Daily RFT reported on a survey from Business Insider that found the St. Louis Rams had the highest-priced beer in football. But that's simply not true, according to Kevin Demoff, chief operating officer for the Rams. In an email to ... More >>
image viaMedia preview nights are a chance for restaurants to pull out all the stops and impress. Last Thursday night marked the preview of the new Stadium Bar and Grill at Lumière Place Casino. Stadium, which replaced Hubert Keller's steak house, SLeeK, is the epitome of a modern sports ba ... More >>
A man shot just north of the Edward Jones Dome early Saturday morning is dead, after surviving the initial shooting and arriving at police headquarters with bullet wounds to the chest and abdomen.
Yesterday, the member of the Whigs -- who were in town opening for Kings of Leon on Saturday night -- tweeted a photo of themselves at the Rams game, palling around with KOL. Although reaction to the latter's make-up show has been mixed in our review's comment section, the Edward Jones Dome audience ... More >>
Image sourceIt might be a dump but it's our dump, right?Everyone knows the Edward Jones Dome sucks. The Rams also suck, but that's not news either.But when a random sports blog says, in so many words, that the Dome and the Rams collectively suck worse than almost every other stadium and team comb ... More >>
vintagecotton.comWeekend weather forecast calls for rain. And that's a good thing!St. Louis is abuzz with March Madness as the NCAA Tournament's Midwest Regional gets underway tonight at the Edward Jones Dome. First up, the sixth-seeded Tennessee Volunteers take on second-seeded Ohio State at 6:0 ... More >>
Egan O'KeefeScene from Mardi Gras 2009, February 21 in Soulard. This year's parade kicks off at 11 a.m. in front of Busch Stadium. This is gonna be a busy weekend. Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day in the same weekend means that you are probably going to waste a lot of money on over-priced flowers, ... More >>
Once again the universities of Missouri and Illinois will start their football season with a game September 5 at the Edward Jones Dome. But besides the gridiron showdown and all the pre- and post-game tailgating downtown, this year's competition features something better. What really matters in 2 ... More >>
You'd think St. Louis would be happy -- or overwhelmed -- enough with hosting this year's MLB All-Star Game to look forward to a return to global obscurity. Or, at the very least, we should pay closer attention to how Chicago is making a fool of itself in its 2016 Olympic bid.But no. Our fair city, ... More >>
Much has been made about how the drab confines of the Edward Jones Dome could provide an excuse for the Rams to leave St. Louis once they're sold to a new owner.The team's contract with St. Louis mandates that the dome be among the nicest 25 percent of stadiums in the NFL, and no one who's been to t ... More >>
This weekend the Old School Tattoo Expo ("Best Expo" in '07) again went down in St. Louis. The convention room at the Holiday Inn Select near the Edward Jones Dome was buzzing with activity -- and tattoo guns -- on Saturday afternoon. Here's a look inside the Expo: More Photos
Sports Illustrated published its annual NFL fan survey this week and the people have spoken: The Edward Jones Dome is the worst place in America to see a professional football game.
You've got to hand it to the reporter from an Illinois daily who strolled into the Edward Jones Dome on Saturday and pulled from his briefcase a can of Milwaukee Best Light. He understood better than anyone the makeup of the Illinois-Mizzou rivalry.
Hello from baking Downtown St. Louis. There are bags, washers, a few sophomores playing flip cup and plenty of barbecue grills going strong. Come back tomorrow for RFT writer Chad Garrison's take on this year's Arch Rivalry / Bragging Rights game, but for now, here's a look at tailgaters around the ... More >>
I've visited restaurants in some strange locations. I've logged probably thousands of miles driving through St. Louis' suburban sprawl, searching for strip-mall gems hidden amid the furniture outlets and swimming pool-supply stores. But for a truly incongruous dining experience, Tigín has 'em all b ... More >>
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. Friday, 11/23 Mat Time: In the aftermath of yesterday's gluttonous affair, Southtown Yoga (37 ... More >>
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From the Seattle Times comes the news that Jones Soda is releasing a five-pack of Seattle Seahawks-inspired flavors. www.jonessoda.com Maybe football players eat this stuff, but most people won't be able to judge whether Jones is on the mark with its carbonated versions of dirt, sports cr ... More >>
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