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Father's Day

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    The 6 Toughest Eating Challenges in St. Louis and One Foolish Man's Attempt to Beat Them All

    Charlie Stark, owner of the Whistle Stop in Ferguson, readily admits where the inspiration for his restaurant's thirteen-scoop, frozen-yogurt challenge comes from. "Man v. Food. I won't lie," he says. Jeff Mullersman, owner and chef at de.lish Cheesecake Bakery & Cafe, also found inspiration afte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Patrick Bray: Blanchette Bridge Accident Claims Worker's Life Weeks Before Retirement

    Patrick Bray, a 51-year-old worker on the Blanchette Bridge rehabilitation project, was preparing this month for his retirement. Just a few weeks ago, he told his brother that he only needed to work 56 more hours but planned to stay on until July 1 so he could provide insurance for his granddaughter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Dad Gets Receipt For His "F**kin Needy Kids" At Friendly's[PHOTO]

    One local dad got a pretty unpleasant Father's Day surprise when he paid his bill at Friendly's Restaurant & Pub (3503 Roger Place; 314-771-2040) on Sunday afternoon. Joe Gibson told the Post-Dispatch that he spent the day with his four-year-old son at the Missouri Botanical Garden before grabbing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: June 14 to 16

    This weekend, score some free frozen yogurt at Tutti Frutti's one year anniversary celebration, drink up at the St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival, peruse the fourth annual St. Louis Garlic Fest, treat Dad to some barbecue and more. Our recommendations await after the jump. See also: - What's On T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Chicken McNugget Happy Meal at McDonald's and That's My Boy

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: June 15-17

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Dan Zettwoch's Game 6 Graphic Magic

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2011

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 6.13-6.19

    ​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.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Eckert's Hosts Barbecue Competitors for DadFest

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events this Weekend: June 17-19

    Mabel SuenKerry Soraci, owner of I Scream Cakes​This 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Six Manly Father's Day Gifts Inspired By the Kitchen

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Wine of the Week: All Shook Up Brut California Champagne at St. Louis Cellars

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 9, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    Meet the New Board of St. Louis Black Pride

    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 >>

  • News

    September 8, 2010
  • News

    September 8, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Honor System Alive and Well in Metro East

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2010

    Last Collector Standing: Jimmy Winkeler of the Conformists on Recording New Tunes with Steve Albini, Vinyl Fidelity and His Crush on Louise Post

    (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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Felton D. Smith: St. Louis Homicide No. 56; Stabbed to Death Allegedly By His Son

    200 block of N. 9th​How'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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    10 Things to Do for $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, June 18-20, 2010

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 17, 2010

    Win Your Dad a Year's Supply of Bacon

    ...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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 17, 2009
  • Dining

    July 28, 1999

    Where There's Smoke

    Clancy's Rib Co. draws on a notable pedigree to present upscale barbecue

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