BlackFinn American Grille (1147 Saint Louis Galleria; 314-726-5300) at the Galleria has permanently closed. Its website was live Monday morning, but now it's simply a message confirming the closure. All social media accounts have apparently been deleted as well. See also: BlackFinn American Grille: ... More >>
As much as we are loathe to admit it, not all Budweiser is brewed here in St. Louis. There are twelve breweries around the country -- Baldwinsville, Newark, LA, Houston, Columbus, Jacksonville, Merrimack, Williamsburg, Fairfield, Fort Collins and Cartersville. Budweiser's Project 12 challenges the b ... More >>
It is that time of year again. That special time after Mardi Gras, in the middle of Black History Month, when we drop our Valentine's Day chocolates and honor the past and present Presidents of the United States of America (for the shortest month of the year, February seems to really be collecting h ... More >>
Photo by Jess Luther. Larger image below.Have you seen the guitar pictured to the right? Glenn Burleigh, who plays these days with Union Electric, had his home broken into earlier this week, and among the things stolen was his guitar: A 50th anniversary Fender Telecaster with Japanese custom ... More >>
Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis art scene
The first round of the 2011 NFL Draft is in the books, and there's plenty to talk about before round two starts up again tonight. Cam Newton was picked first overall and fellated unceasingly by pretty much everyone with a microphone for the rest of the night. The lockout scared a bunch of teams i ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
rateyourpatdown.comWe here at Daily RFT were excited to learn about Saint Louis University graduate student Eric Sucher's new website allowing travelers to rank the security pat-downs they receive at the world's airports. Given all the rancor about the Transportation Security Administration and i ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaJoe Schwab of Euclid Records has a cooler basement than you do.Euclid Records owner Joe Schwab has made his living off of vinyl for nearly 30 years. Though he continues to buy thousands of records each year, his collection is only what rotates through the store; he long ago gave u ... More >>
Let the Madness begin! Mizzou is dancing (despite their stumble in the Big 12 tournament) but unfortunately the slipper did not fit for the SLU Billikens, who were pummeled by Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 tournament and left out of even the lowly NIT, where they could have faced an Illinois te ... More >>
stlslam1.comSlam-a-Lam-a-Ding-Dong: St. Louis players rejoice Saturday. I'm not much of a sports reporter (commenters on this blog would tell you I'm not much of any kind of reporter), so please excuse the fact that I didn't realize our St. Louis Slam played this past weekend for the Womens Footb ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/34284761@N04Yesterday, just in time for the arrival of this year's freshman class at Washington University, U.S. News and World Report released its annual college rankings for 2010. Wash. U. came in at number 12, tying with Northwestern. (Just call 'em the Princeton and Yale of ... More >>
Jessica Baran encapsulates the St Louis arts scene
Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis arts scene
In a survey of the nation's most crime-ridden neighborhoods by Dr. Andrew Schiller of the website NeighborhoodScout.com, St. Louis' very own downtown, specifically the intersection of 14th Street and Martin Luther King Drive, ranked fourteenth.How nice that this statistic appears just in time for th ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, February 19. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Citizens of St. Louis, the Cardinals need your help. You see, due to a little known bylaw of Major League Baseball, if you get swept by the Kansas City Royals, you're out of the league. This unfortunate fate has befallen several teams over the years, few of whom you probably remember. Teams such ... More >>
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
The Cards still don't have any blacks on their team. What else is new?
Tuesday, June 27. UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights)
Has the NFL gone too far trying to monitor players' off-field antics?
Lights and Sounds (Capitol)
Tuesday, January 24; Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
Jacksonville City Nights (Lost Highway)
A heaping helping of retorts to Unreal's "Lard Have Mercy"
The tale of a journalist obsessed
Hoop dreams die hard for coach John Campbell and his Sanford-Brown Indians
Bulls, broncs and the blunt wisdom of Ray Cox challenge the cowboys and weekend warriors of the Lazy C Rodeo School
Lawrence Biondi radically remakes St. Louis University, leaving resentment in his wake
Steve Davis carries on the King's legacy
A flat-rate cell-phone deal sounded good until the phones stopped working and company executives stopped talking
Novelist Padgett Powell draws on his Florida upbringing to examine -- with sometimes disturbing accuracy -- his Southern brethren