Lücha (522 North Grand Boulevard; 314-833-9993), a new Mexican (sort of) restaurant, opened October 24 at Grand Center, in the former Kota Wood Fire Grill space. space. Owners Brian Schmitz and Hugo Perez call it "Mexican soul food." See also: Bonefish Grill Now Open in Brentwood
As director of Landmarks Association of St. Louis, Andrew Weil is often one of the first to learn about the threats facing the city's architectural legacy. Whether it's a historic building demolished due to neglect or development, each loss hurts. Still, Weil and his small staff keep on slugging alo ... More >>
The Place: Triumph Grill (3419 Olive Street; 314-446-1801) The Hours: Happy hour is offered Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m., as well as Sunday from 4 p.m. till close. Late-night happy hour is served Monday through Thursday from 8 to 10 p.m. in the bar area only. The Deal: $2 domestic bottle ... More >>
One of St. Louis' most popular musicians entered the fray to save a nightclub pivotal to the history of St. Louis' music. In a op-ed letter published on St. Louis Public Radio's web site, Pokey LaFarge chastised the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' desire to raze the Palladium (Plantation Club) ... More >>
Congratulations! You survived the holidays with the family. You deserve a party, and we're here to help you find the perfect one.
On December 15, local community radio station KDHX officially makes its long-anticipated move from its Magnolia Avenue studios to the Larry J. Weir Center of Independent Music in Grand Center. The $3.25 million project features a cafe, listening room, brand new state-of-the-art studios and two floor ... More >>
In this week's feature story, Em Piro Builder, Aimee Levitt presents a collective oral history of Fringe Festivals on the eve of St. Louis' inaugural one. The four-day festival of more than 80 performances from 27 theater, music, performance art and dance acts, St. Lou Fringe's breakthrough season i ... More >>
Click image for larger view of route.This blogger hadn't. That is, not until I called Mayor Francis Slay's office (on a different matter) and ended up talking to Helen Yane. Yane serves as the coordinator for the mayor's Open Streets initiative that plans to temporarily close several large St. Lo ... More >>
Like ships that pass in the night, this week some theater companies are concluding their seasons as others are just revving up. It makes for an unusually eclectic mix.www.circusflora.orgCircus Flora makes June fly by in Grand CenterSt. Louis Actors' Studio wraps up its second season with a homegrown ... More >>
It's not as confusing as it seems
Now open for dinner at 601 North Grand Boulevard in Grand Center is Wm. Shakespeare's Gastropub, the new venture from Eddie Neill. The Web site is terribly uninformative, but I did manage to spy the menu through the window. A little more variety than most other gastropubs in the area: I saw skate wi ... More >>
How happy the moths shall be
Fear and loathing in Paris
Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Here's a listing of the weekend's concerts, from A to Z. Friday, 4/25 Benefit-Style Barbecue: ... More >>
SLU won't say what it has in store for the Locust Business District.
You can't spell "party" without "art"
It's in the sauce
Well, it's the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra's birthday, too!
Jazz at the Bistro returns
Soo Sunny Park at Laumeier
Breakin' it down old-school
The politics of Vince Schoemehl's fundraiser for Frankie the Saint
Week of June 19, 2002
This summer, the town's top jazz club opens its doors to a wider variety of sounds
Wildly successful restaurateur Eddie Neill does it again -- or does he?
A rundown on the new kids in town
He can turn bricks into gold, junk into antiques, disasters into opportunities. But Pete Rothschild just can't transform his reputation.
Emily Pulitzer's gift to St. Louis has arrived in a concrete box. Hidden inside: the portrait of a woman who changed the city.
Grand Center dishes out some not-so-grand treatment to local arts groups
Jazz and joy abound as St. Louis commemorates the end of slavery