Updated at 5:23 p.m. March 20: Congratulations to Lisa Rimmert, Jon Venegoni, Nick Branson, Mike Szymanski, JR Moore, Emily Hickner, Conor Hovis and Evan Rowe for making the Elite Eight.
Comics stay tuned; We'll be announcing the specifics of the next round very soon! Thanks also to everybody else ... More >>
How likely is it that St. Louis might actually, seriously be getting an IKEA?
"Ikea is committed to having a presence in St. Louis but no decisions on a site have been made final," Stephen Heitz, vice president of development for Pace Properties tells nextstl.com, which is reporting this week that ... More >>
Any of you fellas frantically trying to decide what to give your boo for Christmas? Let Daily RFT narrow your options with a list of gift ideas you should definitely avoid this Yuletide season. (Unless, of course, you wish to be single by the new year.) 10) GonorrheaSt. Louisans bestow this present ... More >>
Dunkin' Donuts announced today that the St. Louis area will see three new DD franchise locations over the next couple of years. According to a press release, all three will be run by the same partnership; the first is to open in 2013 and the others by 2015.
"We are excited to expand Dunkin' Donuts' ... More >>
Cardinal fans and Cub fans. Democrats and Republicans. Those who keep up with the Kardashians and those who should be allowed to vote. Country music fans and country music haters. While no end is in sight to the strife between the first three aforementioned warring factions, there may be hope for t ... More >>
You bastard! String us along. Tell us how you know we'd make a good market for your crappy furniture stores. Say how flattered you are when we express our love for you on Facebook. And then, what? Shit all over us by announcing you've chosen Kansas City over us!?
Last month Daily RFT examined a Facebook campaign that seeks to bring an IKEA to the 295 acres in Fenton that -- until 2009 -- was home to a Chrysler plant. As we confirmed from IKEA, the former site of the automaker (above) is too big for one of its stores. So what might this prime real estate alon ... More >>
In case you ain't heard, the ultimate visual prop for any would-be national political convention these days is a piece of furniture. But not just any piece of furniture. You can't walk out there and address a dog-hair covered Barcalounger. C'mon, this is the big leagues. If you want to win over the ... More >>
Updated at end of article with response from IKEA.
"The old Chrysler plant location in Fenton, Mo., is perfect for an IKEA!"
So proclaims the Facebook site "IKEA to St. Louis! (on old Chrysler Plant property in Fenton)" that has garnered more than 12,500 "likes" online. But is it true? Is the shut ... More >>
Image ViaWhat do the countries of Scandinavia have in common? For one thing, Denmark,
Norway, Sweden and Finland are some of the happiest places on Earth. Every time a
new study comes out attempting to quantify "life satisfaction," these countries hold court
in the top ten, trading off the nu ... More >>
St. Louis needs a Scandinavian restaurant. If we had one, Gut Check wouldn't have embarked on a culinary saga worth of Snorri Sturluson.
Deborah HylandScandinavian food isn't all fermented shark and the occasional puffin. Think chilled salmon with a mustard and dill sauce, baby potatoes and ... More >>
Not coming soon to a neighborhood near you....The rumors were exciting -- and shockingly specific. IKEA was coming to St. Louis, to a strip mall on Manchester Road in Ballwin! The deal had apparently been in the works for at least six months! Insiders knew everything, but had been told to keep qu ... More >>
You don't need to be a sociologist to know when a Happening is taking place. A line of concert-goers snaking outside Off Broadway's door is a good sign. A sold-out show on an unusually busy Tuesday is another one. On a night that featured concerts by Green Day, Diane Birch and Los Campesinos! (and, ... More >>