It's a boy! A baby Bactrian camel was born at the Saint Louis Zoo on June 4, which was a Wednesday or, appropriately, "hump day."
Robin WheelerA pizza at Mad Tomato, the new restaurant from Vito Racanelli Jr. of OnestoI've lost track of whether the economy is recovering, recovering but slowly, stalling or whatever. What I do know is that in St. Louis, May was a very busy month for restaurant openings, with everything from a ... More >>
Altai Mongolian Grill opens this evening at 9528 Manchester Road in Rock Hill (the address formerly occupied by the short-lived wine bar Bella Vita). Now, St. Louis is already home to the Mongolian-grill concept, but Altai is unique: This is the first location not only in this town, but in all of ... More >>
Alexandra ValentiThe Black Angels has reached the point of royalty among today's lysergic rock outfits. In between relentless touring and putting out killer albums and EPs, the Austin five-piece started Austin Psych Fest, now in it's fourth year. For its third full length, 2010's Phosphene Dr ... More >>
Courtesy Maplewood police departmentA young man from Mongolia who went missing from Maplewood last month has turned up safe in Baltimore. Police say the Mongolian embassy was instrumental in finding him.Dulguun Sukhee, 20, left his apartment on Dec. 21, telling his roommate he was headed for the ... More >>
Dulguun SukheeA young man from Mongolia has been missing since Dec. 21, and police in Maplewood have no leads. Detective Kerry Daniels of the Maplewood police tells the Daily RFT that Dulguun Sukhee, 20, left the apartment he shared with another Mongolian friend that evening on foot on the way to ... More >>
Meet Eli the bactrian camel. He was born last Thursday, March 11, in the Antelope Yards section of the Red Rocks area of the Saint Louis Zoo. He weighed 98 pounds. His parents are Minnie and Elvis, who also live in Red Rocks.Isn't he cute?Image source
Image viaIn the summer of 2000 Matthew Davis, a recent graduate of the University of Missouri, moved to Tsetserleg, a small town in the Mongolian countryside, to begin a two-year hitch in the Peace Corps. Now, nearly ten years later, he's written a book about his experiences there, When Things Ge ... More >>
Voluntary poverty, sustainable agriculture, helping one's fellow man. A Catholic Worker community quietly grows in north St. Louis.
Week of January 25, 2007
KoBa offers a Korean idyll in the heart of west county.
At the Emperor's Palace, you could dip chicken feet in a chocolate fountain.
The UniverSoul Circus redefines big-top entertainment
Week of July 14, 2004
Dromedaries bond over string music in a refreshing new docudrama
Cheers, Lambert International Airport, 314-429-3400
Peripatetic nature photographer Art Wolfe sets his gear down for a lecture at the St. Louis Zoo