Fred Hessel

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2014

    Tick Tock Tavern and Steve's Hot Dogs' New Partnership Debuts in South City

    Last night hot dog fanatics of all ages rejoiced for the anticipated opening of the second location of Steve's Hot Dogs (3457 Magnolia Avenue). The restaurant, owned by local musician Steve Ewing, made its debut with partners and adjoining neighbors Tick Tock Tavern (3459 Magnolia Avenue), a bar tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2014

    Tick Tock Tavern to Reopen After 20 Years with Steve's Hot Dogs

    Twenty years after its closure, beloved south-city bar Tick Tock Tavern (3459 Magnolia Avenue) is coming back. This time, though, Steve's Hot Dogs will be the adjoining restaurant, much like Amsterdam Tavern and the Dam. See also: Happy Hour at Steve's Hot Dogs on the Hill: Jump Right In and Relish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Former State Senator Jeff Smith Tells His Side of the Story

    Jeff Smith​Jeff Smith sat down yesterday with hosts D.J. Wilson and Fred Hessel of the KDHX news program Collateral Damage. Smith recalled in the interview his reaction when he first learned that his former campaign assistant, State Rep. Steve Brown had tape-recorded their conversations: "Kind of ... More >>

  • News

    May 24, 2006

    Food to Float Your Boat

    Get gourmet on Missouri's rivers

  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Hot and Bothered

    Fight off the November chill with this extra-sizzlin' edition of Unreal (once we put our clothes back on, we'll check in with the Sanford-Brown Indians, pick up a few local papers and have our groceries bagged by inmates)

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    Drinkin' Dirt

    Bargain brews such as Pabst Blue Ribbon are making a comeback in some of St. Louis' hippest clubs, but Anheuser-Busch isn't too worried