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Fairmount Park

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    The Ten Best Places to Eat Out With Grandpa in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>

  • Culture

    April 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Fairmount Park Fiasco May Get Entire Illinois Racing Board Fired

    Image viaThe Illinois Racing Board is the stick figure‚ÄčThe Illinois House of Representatives voted yesterday to fire every member of the Illinois Racing Board for the agency's handling of a labor dispute earlier this year at Fairmount Park.The bill, HB 5064, passed 89-24 and is sponsored by Rep. J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    RFT's Namesake Horse Sighted Just in Time for the Kentucky Derby

    In two days, the cream of the three-year-old Thoroughbred crop will contest the 135th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville.But let's go back a week or so, to another race, in another city...Sunday, April 26. Fonner Park race course in Grand Island, Nebraska. Seventh race; distance 1 mile. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    River Front Times Wins Again!

    After a disappointing second-place finish on a sloppy track on March 31, Unreal's (vicariously, anyhow) Thoroughbred, River Front Times, won a six-furlong race in the slop at Fairmount Park this past Saturday night under jockey Camilo Pitty. Unreal, who'd cheered on RFT to his maiden win at Fairmou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2007

    River Front Times Wins Again!

    After a disappointing second-place finish on a sloppy track on March 31, Unreal's (vicariously, anyhow) Thoroughbred, River Front Times, won a six-furlong race in the slop at Fairmount Park this past Saturday night under jockey Camilo Pitty. Unreal, who'd cheered on RFT to his maiden win at Fairmou ... More >>

  • News

    March 14, 2007

    On a Horse and a Prayer

    Unreal prays, then bets it all on our namesake equine. Then, we get schooled in vocab by a fifteen-year-old.

  • Calendar

    March 15, 2006
  • News

    November 30, 2005

    Coin Toss Corner

    St. Louis takes the gold and silver medals for urban maladies: first in gonorrhea, second in chlamydia. Oh, and last in the National Hockey League.

  • News

    July 13, 2005

    Everybody's Doing It

    Unreal plays fair with an all-inclusive sex survey and celebrates the St. Louis Centre skybridge's dramatic relocation to the Loop

  • News

    June 29, 2005

    Unreal Makes Bid for Blues

    Hey, Bill and Nancy Laurie: Unreal's got $200 and a hot new dance craze! Plus, we learn how to dupe the beer vendors at Fair Saint Louis, join a local blog in the clubhouse and get Matt Blunt's feelings on (Confederate) flag-burning.

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    Unreal Fouls Out of the Final Four

    The beer-drinking, the game-watching, the east-side partying: We took it all in so you wouldn't have to

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2005
  • News

    March 23, 2005

    Cross Examination

    Wash U researchers become pony tipsters and we talk to a local producer who wants Josh Hartnett in Flames. Plus, a blogger who cares about cross-contamination and you.

  • News

    September 8, 2004

    Song of the STL

    On Saturday, September 4, we tuned in to local musical frequencies in their vast and varied incarnations. What we heard, all day and all night:

  • Music

    August 25, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of August 25, 2004

  • Music

    August 18, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of August 18, 2004

  • Music

    August 4, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of August 4, 2004

  • Music

    July 21, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of July 21, 2004

  • Music

    July 14, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of July 14, 2004

  • Culture

    June 23, 2004

    Current Shows

    Ivy Cooper encapsulates the St. Louis art scene

  • Music

    June 23, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of June 23, 2004

  • Culture

    June 16, 2004

    Current Shows

    Ivy Cooper encapsulates the St. Louis art scene

  • Music

    June 16, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of June 16, 2004

  • News

    June 16, 2004

    Road Rules

    When a checkpoint isn't really a checkpoint, the constitutional forecast is cloudy

  • Culture

    June 9, 2004

    Current Shows

    Ivy Cooper encapsulates the St. Louis art scene

  • Culture

    June 2, 2004

    Current Shows

    Ivy Cooper encapsulates the St. Louis art scene

  • Music

    May 26, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of May 26, 2004

  • Culture

    May 19, 2004

    Current Shows

    Ivy Cooper encapsulates the St. Louis art scene

  • Music

    May 19, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of May 19, 2004

  • Music

    May 12, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of May 12, 2004

  • Music

    April 28, 2004
  • News

    April 28, 2004

    Where's Florissant?

    Some Lou denizens feel dissed by Miss USA (but Unreal still loves her!), a Pattonville student is treated criminally, and an 84-year-old grandma praises the Rams in song; plus, we clock local athletes on our gaydar

  • Music

    April 14, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of April 14, 2004

  • Music

    April 7, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of April 7, 2004

  • Music

    March 31, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of March 31, 2004

  • Music

    September 3, 2003

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of September 3, 2003

  • Music

    July 23, 2003

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of July 23, 2003

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    July 2, 2003

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of July 2, 2003

  • Music

    June 25, 2003

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of June 25, 2003

  • Music

    June 11, 2003

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of June 11, 2003

  • News

    June 4, 2003

    One-Track Mind

    On top of old Fairmount: Collinsville's humble racecourse is home to one of the nation's winningest Thoroughbred owners

  • Music

    May 28, 2003

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of May 28, 2003

  • Music

    May 14, 2003

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of May 14, 2003

  • Music

    May 7, 2003

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of May 7, 2003

  • Music

    September 4, 2002

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of September 4, 2002

  • Music

    August 14, 2002

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of August 14, 2002

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Jockey

    Ricky Feliciano

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000
  • News

    July 12, 2000

    Collision Course

    Gateway International Raceway is speeding to expand parking. But environmentalists are waving a red flag.

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