February's shaping up to be a pretty crazy month for music. And by crazy, I mean crazy. With the likes of Lady Gaga and Blowfly in only the first week, it'll be hard to compete with the level of shenanigans that are sure to ensue (also, what's this business about Bearhug?). Hell, we're not exactly s ... More >>
If I had a quarter for every Jell-O shot I've been offered since I started this job, I'd probably have enough change to get a couple beers out of the boozy vending machine downstairs. I've never been much of a lush, but it just seems un-American to turn down a dessert with such high regard from the ... More >>
Noted R&B heartthrob Trey Songz will be at the Fox this Sunday, but the show will absolutely not be worth killing a person and then yourself over. I just wanted to make that clear from the get-go since I suppose there has been some very heartbreaking confusion lately. Just to be clear, again: Trey ... More >>
The Place: 3500 Winehaus (3500 Watson Road; 314-353-9463)
The Lunch: The "Memphis Blues" sandwich, with a side of fruit and a glass of pinot grigio ($9)
3500 Winehaus has been open for about a year and a half in Lindenwood Park. It offers something different from the nearby corner bars and neighbo ... More >>
Back in 2008, the Educated Guess released two fine, grandiose albums, Beautiful Strangers and West Skyline Drive, that paired big-sky Americana with well-orchestrated arrangements that called to mind the symphonic masterpieces of Roy Orbison and Born to Run-era Springsteen. After that initial burst, ... More >>
Joe AppleMeet Volcanoes, the drum and bass duo whose shitkicking noise rock has taken seismic toll on the eardrums of St. Louis' underground enthusiasts. Jon Ryan and Eric Peters are probably the most badass act to come out of St. Charles in quite some time, and definitely the most badass thi ... More >>
Deborah HylandOnce the American palate got a hold of Hispanic foods, we ended up with platter-sized chimichangas, guacamole from a jar and nacho cheese from a can. Fortunately, we also got the Cuban sandwich: a hearty, portable lunch born when Cuban immigrants came to Florida.
Each Sandwich ... More >>
Twenty-two-year-old Jerry Cole, of the 5400 block of Lindenwood in south St. Louis was on the northside last night when he was shot and killed around 7:40 p.m.Police say that Cole parked his car in the 4200 block of Harris (above) and walked toward a green Pontiac Bonneville.
Remus MooreTwo St. Louis men are in custody for the January 11 murder of Bryan Neal in a north St. Louis residence. The St. Louis Circuit Attorney last week charged Remus R. Moore, 27, of the 3900 block of Greer, with first-degree murder, four counts of first-degree robbery and five counts of arm ... More >>
Unity Theatre Ensemble is this area's stealth company -- except when they're performing. Then it's everything they can do to keep the roof nailed down. But publicity is not their strong suit. Music is. Until their Cotton Club Revue got nominated for four Kevin Kline awards earlier this year, many ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/markoweIt was at the Lindenwood University cycling team's second meet of the season at DePauw University that Paddy Kilmurray, the team captain, first butted heads with his coach, Adrienne Murphy."After the meet," recalls team member Addison Bain, 19, "she took us to a pub. She ord ... More >>