Dining tours are popping up all over St. Louis, but the latest from Art Dimensions has a new element: art! The night will take your through several courses of food, areas of St. Louis and kinds of art. It begins at the St. Louis Art Musuem (1 Fine Arts Drive; 314-721-0072), of course! See also: Eat ... More >>
St. Louis has oodles of markets, but there's nothing quite like Grand Market, slated to open in Strauss Park (Washington & North Grand Boulevards) this summer. According to market coordinator Martin Casas, the market will be part arts venue, part specialty store and part produce vendor. It will ta ... More >>
We admit it. Winter in St. Louis can be pretty damn dreary. Weeks can go by without a ray of sunlight penetrating the grey sky. And then there's the cold -- a humid frigidity that drills right to the bones. It's enough to bring on a deep depression if you cannot open your eyes to all the great thi ... More >>
This might serve as a spoiler for fans of Welcome to Sweetie Pie's, the reality show on Oprah Winfrey's OWN cable network. For Gut Check, it's news: Sweetie Pie's at the Mangrove (4270 Manchester Avenue; 314-371-0304) in the Grove district of the city's Forest Park Southeast neighborhood has closed. ... More >>
The 2012 Best of St. Louis issue is fast approaching. Have you voted yet? Go do it now before it's too late! Have you finished debating the finer points of the 2011 issue? We haven't, hence this list. While researching contenders for a certain Best Of category last year, we realized our town has a h ... More >>
It's a game of musical chairs for a trio of St. Louis art galleries. Next month the Philip Slein Gallery on Washington Avenue plans to move to the current home of William Shearburn Gallery in the Central West End. Shearburn, in turn, is moving temporarily to Grand Center, to the building that onc ... More >>
It's a metaphor: We do not advocate infant boozing. The best part of New Year's Eve is getting ready for it. The worst part is usually right around 11:57pm, when it dawns that you just blew a couple hundred dollars to end up chugging pink Andre curbside while your best friend blows chunks in ... More >>
Google MapsThe new home of Dooley's- Downtown institution Dooley's Ltd. closed in 2008. Now, the St. Louis Business Journal reports that Sean Dooley, son of founder Alex Dooley, plans to open Dooley's Pub and Brew Haus at 601 North Grand Boulevard. (The address was previously home to the short-li ... More >>
Above: The dance theme in Never Been Kissed was famous couples throughout history. Below: Want a Never Been Kissed-themed dance? Make it happen.If you missed your chance, either on purpose or by accident, to be on your high school's prom committee, don't worry about it. You can be on the city ... More >>
Allison Schulnik is a multi-media artist whose paintings, drawings, short films and "things" both disturb and entice with her eerie depictions of animals, people and hobo clowns. Her work, along with the works of five other artists, will be on display at the Contemporary Art Museum as part of the ex ... More >>
news.stlpublicradio.orgA rendering of KWMU's future digs.St. Louis Public Radio (KWMU 90.7 FM) announced yesterday that it plans to break ground April 15 on its new headquarters in Grand Center. The station has been operating out of a basement bunker on the campus of University of Missouri - St. ... More >>
Hospital officials get saucy.No applesauce for you! In a devastating account of medical malpractice, four nurses who work at the John Cochran VA Medical Center have come forward to reveal a litany of violations occurring inside their facility. Their disclosures were made public during a pres ... More >>
On June 5, Grand Center neighbors the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts and Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis join forces to present Art/Food, an event designed to bring together the two different mediums -- and the two different institutions -- for an afternoon. Museum of Modern Art/Licensed by SCA ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergJason Tilford, executive chef at Kota Wood Fire GrillHey, guys, let's put on a show! Bring your costume and change for the meter. My review of Kota Wood Fire Grill (522 North Grand Boulevard; 314-535-5577), the new restaurant at Grand Center, is now available online. Coming soo ... More >>
If you plan on having an Andre champagne sort of New Year's Eve, these options may suit your budget.Now more than ever, we need not-expensive alternatives to kicking a tough 2009 out the door and welcoming a new year. So we're bringing it back to you this year, our top ten list of cheap New Year' ... More >>
Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.Cupcake Project: Stefani returned with Rosh Hashana apple cider donuts with honey glaze, and monkey bread cupcakes served with a side of very cute new baby.Sugar, Spice and More Things Nice: Rachel interviewed dietitian and diabetes educator M ... More >>
Just received a note from restaurateur Eddie Neill informing me that Wm. Shakespeare's Gastropub (601 North Grand Boulevard) has closed. It had been operating on greatly reduced "summer hours." Wm. Shakespeare's opened only last fall in the teeth of the economic downturn, and despite generally po ... More >>
In fact, there are a bunch of 'em!
My review of Wm. Shakespeare's Gastropub is now available online.
Older paint, newer digs
Robert Duffy encapsulates the St. Louis art scene
KDHX holds a pledge drive, and the Creepy Crawl sets a moving date
Rhythm & Brews
Help the Contemporary Art Museum celebrate its first anniversary in style
Contemporary gets a silver screen
Circus Flora goes West
Week of April 21, 2004
First Night St. Louis and Celebrate 2004 let you party, party, party -- and still like yourself in the morning
The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis comes in like a lion
The return of Circus Flora
Free flicks at the Fox
Trust us -- the food at Z is great. You just won't be able to see it.
Convention and Visitors Commission honcho John Ferrara gets hot and bothered about the RFT's treatment of the Trans World Dome deal; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles
Jazzing up the Omni Majestic's Mahogany Room
May 19 - 26, 1999
South African architect Jo Noero designs buildings that put people first, helping revitalize a country devastated by apartheid. Now he's working in St. Louis to rebuild the inner city. His greatest obstacle: "You can't do that here."
Highlights from RFT's "Calendar"