Guardians of the Galaxy, the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, begins its wide release Friday, August 1, and expectations are high. Why wouldn't they be? Critics and fans who attended previews for the film have been calling it Marvel's best work and one of the greatest superhero m ... More >>
Coffee is totally the most important meal of the day. Luckily for St. Louis, it seems craft coffeehouses are popping up even quicker than craft breweries. We know the heavy-hitters -- Kaldi's, Sump -- but we always love a new brew. Vote for one of four reader nominations or write in your own suggest ... More >>
Happy Hump Day! Here's the cocktail that will get you through to Friday. On the corner of Manchester and Southwest avenuea in Maplewood sits the quiet, remarkably humble Water Street Café and Cocktail Bar, a true representation of the proverbial "hidden gem." The exterior and front patio are ver ... More >>
Carnival food doesn't exactly scream high-end. But at Table (1821 Cherokee Street, Benton Park, 314-449-1888), the chef's tasting menu manages to do just that. Last weekend, the reservation-only tasting menu, called The Table, debuted with a bevy of childhood carnival favorites, albeit with a twist. ... More >>
Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2012 wasn't easy. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're beeboping and scattin' our way through notable runners-up in a number of categories. This week: The best 3 a.m. bars ... More >>
It finally feels like springtime, when all the foodies come out to play! There's so much edible excitement this weekend that we can barely contain ourselves. Expect a busy list of picks to choose for next few months now that we're officially out of that wintry slump. This weekend, check out Maifest ... More >>
- Sauce's Julie Cohen sneaks a peek at the new downtown location of Robust (227 West Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves; 314-963-0033) at 635 Washington Avenue in the Mercantile Exchange, which opened this past weekend. - Meanwhile, Sauce's Ligaya Figueras reports that Veritas Gateway to Food and Wine ... 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 >>
I'd heard from a couple of readers in recent weeks about activity, including the telltale paper in the windows, at the former Mihalis Chophouse space at 1603 McCausland Avenue. Driving past there this morning, I saw -- I couldn't miss, really: it's big -- a sign announcing that something, presumab ... More >>
Ian FroebThe "House Spicy Noodles" at Famous Szechuan PavilionThe Place: Famous Szechuan Pavilion (8950 Manchester Road, Brentwood; 314-685-0888), a drive-thru-only noodle hut that opened earlier this year west of the intersection of Manchester and Brentwood Roads.The Lunch: The "House Spicy Nood ... More >>
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission today adopted a policy to regulate the growing use of red-light cameras in the state and ensure the technology is used fairly and consistently. In October the Missouri Department of Transportation suspended the installation of any new cameras ... More >>
Shut out of the Avett Brothers show? Not a Kings of Leon fan? Don't worry: There's plenty of other things to do this weekend -- aside from Financial Aid at 2720 Cherokee and the Blues City Deli Streetfest, of course. Friday: Alex Chilton Tribute @ Off Broadway Christian Schaeffer interviewed ... More >>
Amber McDonaldHeart's Ann and Nancy WilsonIt's Labor Day weekend, the last "real" weekend of summer. Don't let it get away from you. Friday: NewPop II Opening at Hoffman LaChance/After-Party at HandleBar Stan Chisholm, recent RFT Mastermind winner, is unveiling two solo shows at once this we ... More >>
reverbnation.com/fattbackDave HagertyPolice this week tell Daily RFT that they're "pursuing strong leads" in the search for the driver who killed musician Dave Hagerty early Sunday morning at the intersection of Manchester and Kingshighway. The 28-year-old and member of the band Fattback, was dri ... More >>
It's America's birthday on Sunday, and you know St. Louisans are going to celebrate hard. But if you're not sure what to do this weekend, just walk under the Arch on Saturday morning and stay there. You'll catch Fair St. Louis and performances by John Legend and the B-52s. Across town, there are ... More >>
Looking for weekend fun that won't break the bank? We humbly present these ten suggestions for weekend entertainment, which all cost $10 or less. Flip the bird to bottle service-ordering schmoes sunk into the velvet couch of some fly-by-night dance club; this weekend, enjoy outdoor Earth Day parties ... More >>
I reported last month that Lampert's Plush Pig Barbeque had closed its Clayton location at least temporarily so that asbestos could be removed from its building. Following up today as I put together the list of January openings and closings -- to be posted in a few hours -- I learned from the Plush ... More >>
TGIF! Here are ten things to do this weekend that won't bust your budget. soulardbluesband.comSoulard Blues Band at Broadway Oyster Bar (Friday)The Soulard Blues Band has been around for more than 25 years, but this current lineup came together about two years ago. They play at 9:30 p.m. Friday. ... More >>
Photo by: Bill StreeterNuclear Comedy at Atomic Cowboy!When: Wed, June 10, 7pm - 10pm TONIGHT!Where: Atomic Cowboy 4140 Manchester Girls Guide to the Galaxy Relaunch PartyWhen: Thu, June 11, 5:30pm - 10:00pmWhere: The Royale - 3132 South Kingshighway Feraro's Pizza TweetupWhen: Thu, June 1 ... More >>
After a quick four-day work-week, the weekend's here again. If you spent too much over the last three-day weekend, know that a night at the theater is probably out. So are wine-tastings and fund-raisers. But there are always local concerts, free art gallery openings and at least one food-centric str ... More >>
Jury selection begins tomorrow in State of Missouri v. Scott Muschany, the former state legislator (R-Frontenac) who is accused of deviate sexual assault of a teenage girl, a felony, and sexual misconduct in the second degree, a misdemeanor.As the Post-Dispatch's Tony Messenger reported last year, M ... More >>
Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.St. Louis Eats & Drinks: The Pollacks visit one of my favorite spots, Edwardsville's Erato on Main.Show Me Vegan: Lisa makes ice cubes containing edible flowers.STL Hops: Mike offers advice on how to contact breweries whose beer you want to s ... More >>
It was a busy weekend for the arts in St. Louis. RFT writers and photographers were all over the city, capturing what you may have missed.
A busy weekend in St. Louis. Hot weather seemed to put everyone in a sloth-like state during the day, but at night, when temps cooled into the lower 70's, nightlife took off. And some people just took off their clothes.
What You Missed: Maplewood's third annual art festival and Bastille Day celebration. Where: The Maplewood streets of Manchester, Sutton and Greenwood Blvd. When: Friday, July 11 from 6 to 11 p.m. Better than: Your velvet unicorn paintings. ''You remember them, Josh and Susan. You know, the party ... More >>
Dogtown residents say the noisy Restaurant Depot has ruined their once tranquil neighborhood.
Have a heart and give our St. Louis Munchkin a star on the Walk of Fame.
Boogaloo, 7344 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-645-4803.
Atomic Cowboy, 4140 Manchester Avenue, 314-775-0775.
Don't Believe the Truth (Epic)
Live at Earl's Court (Attack)
The proprietors of JackSons' carry on a family tradition
JaBoni's fills a divine setting with spectacular food
Week of January 1, 2003
Atomic Cowboy, 7336 Manchester, 314-645-0608
Memphis to Manchester
Wednesday, September 25; Rocket Bar
With her new restaurant, Nippon Tei, Ann Bognar outdoes herself
Tips and tidbits from the St. Louis food scene
(Comprising a random collection of ingredients from St. Louis food and wine)
The city of St. Louis' only public gun range draws firearms enthusiasts, the self-defense-minded and those for whom being a good shot is just part of a day's work