Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending June 17, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News.
Can you think of a more perfect-sounding gift for D ... More >>
Adam Sandler's newest film about being a shitty dad hits theaters today, right in time for Father's Day -- for people who would like to treat Dad to a fate worse than patricide, we assume. No, it's not Big Daddy or Grown Ups or Click, though it will make you long for films of such caliber. It's cal ... More >>
Friday (June 15):
Third Friday Party @ Third Degree Glass Factory
Sip mojitos, eat south-of-the-border themed small plates such as loaded nachos with green chili chicken, meet Aladdin and Jasmine from the Muny's Production of Aladdin, enjoy live entertainment and glass blowing, and more. Admission ... More >>
Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending May 20, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News.
Publishers must be eternally grateful for the advent ... More >>
You know, I saw this about a week and a half ago, and I made a mental note to write about it. The next couple of days I had other stuff that really needed to be covered, so I just put it to the side, pinned that mental note on it, and said I would do it soon. Sadly, my mental notes seem to be increa ... More >>
Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.
The Cupcake Project: Stef shared her recipe for biko cupcakes with mango sorbet.
Kaldi's Coffee: Mike announced some new coffees available this summer.
Robin WheelerBarbecue competitors set up for Eckert's DadFest.Eckert's (951 South Green Mount Road, Belleville, Illinois; 618-233-0513 or www.eckerts.com) is getting an early start on Father's Day by kicking off its inaugural DadFest at 3 p.m. today.
This morning, its barbecue competitors w ... More >>
Mabel SuenKerry Soraci, owner of I Scream CakesThis weekend, treat yourself to some cheap thrills by attending a free burlesque show at Al Waha Restaurant & Hookah Lounge, tuning into a free concert at Tower Grove Farmers' Market's Harvest Sessions or grabbing some from-scratch ice cream and ... More >>
acecutlery.comWhat to get Dad for Father's Day? Knives.Men have made lots of progress in home kitchens. Once women's work, cooking has become both a leisure activity and necessity.
But what about those men-folk who are still holding out, afraid that the ability to make a pot roast will decr ... More >>
Gut Check loves us some wine. We want a bottle with bang and a bang for our buck, so every week we will visit a local wine shop, where an expert will recommend a good-value wine priced under $15. We'll drink some and tell you whether we want to continue -- because the only time Gut Check has our nos ... More >>
Look, Dad, you actually can get ahead in life if you have stupid-looking hair.Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending May 29, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subt ... More >>
Come say hi to Audrey Pearson and the rest of the board.St. Louis Black Pride is expanding this year, with lots more events and visibility for the event celebrating black lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender folks. There are plenty of events and parties leading up to the August 18-21 event, ... More >>
Robin Wheeler"You may have the honor, but they probably have the system," one diner said to another at JFires' Market Bistro in Waterloo, Illinois, during Father's Day brunch.
The cynic was speaking of the honor-system farm stands that dot the nearby countryside, like Scharf Farm, located o ... More >>
(The number of chain-record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops -- and for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' record a ... More >>
200 block of N. 9thHow's that for a Father's Day gift? St. Louis police say they've arrested the 40-year-old son of Felton D. Smith, on suspicion that he stabbed his dad early this morning. The stabbing occurred around 12:30 a.m. today in the 200 block of North 9th Street. The 67-year-old Felton ... More >>
Darth Vader Pez Dispenser: "Impressive."Have fun this weekend, but don't go broke. Here are our ten suggestions for weekend entertainment that will cost you $10 or less.
Eighteenth-annual National PEZ Convention at the Marriott St. Louis West (Saturday)
If you remember our 2007 feature story ... More >>
...And probably put yourself in the running for son or daughter of the year.In what has to be the only contest that should make your dad incredibly happy but also slowly kill him, the title of "Oscar Mayer Bacon Sizzling Dad" can be bestowed upon your father just in time for Father's Day (Sunday, Ju ... More >>