A giant cartoonish hot dog draped in an American flag dousing itself with condiments might not bring the kid out in you, but it certainly makes for some rousing conversation -- at least, that's what the Filling Station's (5323 South Kingshighway) co-owner Dan Fitzhenry hopes it will do. Life-size st ... More >>
Labor Day is in the rearview mirror, but the summer of strange recalls continues. On Thursday, August 31, Klement Sausage Company Inc. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, recalled 2,920 pounds of frozen bratwurst patties because they might contain...wait for it...pieces of a plastic pen. According to the USD ... More >>
Friday (Mar. 23): Pints for the Planet @ Whole Foods Market - Galleria Swing by the Whole Foods speciality beer department for a happy hour to help out the Whole Planet Foundation. Get a pint of Schlafly Beer in a special glass for $5 for a good cause. 5 to 7 p.m. Savory and Sweet Tasting @ Vom F ... More >>
Ian FroebThe Rhine Haus Eatery & Pub is now open at 255 Union Boulevard. This is the first restaurant to occupy this address, located inside the Westmoreland building, since Spyglass on the Park closed several years ago.Rhine Haus has a basic website as well as a Facebook page. The menu isn't ... More >>
Friday (Sept. 30): Olivette On the Go Festival @ Stacy Park This neighborhood fest features dance lessons, live music and a bonfire on Friday night, a chili cook-off on Saturday, and a fun run on Sunday to name just a few items on the schedule of festivities. Free admission. Friday, Sept. 30 from 3 ... More >>
Image viaA scene from last year's Forest Park Balloon GlowFriday (September 16): Balloon Glow @ Forest Park Take advantage of the swift shift in seasons by getting out and enjoying the crisp, cool air during this favorite romantic annual opener. The inflated balloons, lit by their burners, ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsGrab a bun! These gummy bears are ready to become bratwurst.A different kind of brats are getting stuffed full of gummy candies in Hugo, Minnesota. Instead of being shoved down the gullets of sugar-crazed kids, butcher Spencer Grundhofer of Grundhofer's Old-Fashion Meats is ... More >>
Ian Froeb Schnitzel & spaetzle at Iron BarleyIt's a happy week for Gut Check, as Ian hit the halfway point in his countdown of 100 favorite St. Louis dishes. Check out his latest installments, from Iron Barley and Gokul Snacks and Sweets, and then peruse the entire list of recomm ... More >>
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Webster Lions Club
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