Morgan Ford

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Photographer Captures Scenes of St. Louis' Decay, Rebirth Six Years Apart

    A lot can change in six years. That's especially true for the historic and traditional brick buildings that cover St. Louis, where just six years can mean the difference between rehabilitation and total ruin.

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Openings & Closings 2012: The Final Reckoning

    Yes, 2012 has been over for a few weeks now. No, we're not done looking back at it just yet. Don't worry. This isn't another Top Ten list. No, what we have here is Gut Check's annual omnibus listing of every restaurant that opened, closed, both opened and closed, relocated or changed its name in 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Original Tin Can Tavern & Grille Closed Until August; Property for Sale

    We learned last week that the second, Downtown West location of the Tin Can Tavern & Grille (1909 Locust Street; 314-241-9330) was closing for good. Now, according to a sign outside the original Tin Can Tavern & Grille (3157 Morgan Ford Road; 314-865-3003), that restaurant closed Sunday and will re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Billy Goat Chip Company Kicks Off Spicy Potato Chip Line

    Theresa Rein, one of Billy Goat Chip Company's owners, wants to be very clear on the following fact: the new, spicy Kicker Chips are not barbecue chips, in spite of their color and texture. "People think the red color means barbecue, but there's no smoke, no tomato [in the Kicker Chips]. Instead, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Local Harvest Grocery Grows a New Space

    Katie MoultonLocal Harvest v2.0: Now with more room for fresh produce -- and shopping carts!​Back in September Gut Check mentioned that Local Harvest Grocery in south St. Louis would move to a larger location at 3108 Morgan Ford -- just 450 feet from its current home. This Sunday, March 6, is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    10 Things to Do for $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, June 25-27, 2010

    Photo: Steve TruesdellWe're all in this together, people. See more photos from 2009 PrideFest. Read Paul Friswold's excellent write-up of PrideFest this year. ​Certainly the largest parties this weekend will revolve around PrideFest near Tower Grove Park, but St. Louis has enough Zombie flicks, ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Ten Things to Do This Weekend for $10 or Less, October 2-4, 2009

    You could say it was the Best week of 2009, and there's plenty to do this weekend for less than $10. Here it is, your affordable weekend preview. Looking for concerts this weekend? There's plenty of them posted in our weekend concert calendar.​Muny Show 4.0 at Star Clipper (Friday)If you're itchin ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 1, 2004

    Little Bosnia

    Taft Street Restaurant puts fresh twists on hearty favorites