Thieves broke into the LGBT Center of St. Louis Tuesday night, breaking the front door to steal a television and gaming console. Christine Elbert, on the board of directors for the center, says the break-in doesn't seem to be a hate crime despite the Center's prominence in St. Louis as a gathering ... More >>
These are exciting times for library users. Not only can you go to the library to check out books for free, you can also go for a live demonstration of hog butchering! Well, uh, you can do that in Overland Park, Kansas, just outside of Kansas City. Not here. Not yet. But isn't it glorious to know ... More >>
image viaA power outage could take your beloved Internet,TV and Wii away from you, but fortunately, there are other forms of entertainment besides Charades. Like books! (That is provided you have a flashlight or a candle.) Nikki Furrer, owner of Pudd'nhead Books (currently the reigning Best ... More >>
Call us old fashioned, but should the city's library system really be hosting video game tournaments? That's what Daily RFT set out to answer yesterday after receiving an announcement for the St. Louis Library's Super Smash Bros. Brawl tournament this coming Saturday at the Carpenter Branch on So ... More >>
Brezill will be able to play Wii on probation!A rookie St. Louis cop was spared jail time today for stealing electronics from an arrestee -- who happened to be carting the loot around as part of her "work" as an informant for the feds. U.S. District Judge Donald Stohr today sentenced 25-year-old ... More >>
Even leaving aside the public servants (Jeff Smith, Steve Brown, T.D. El-Amin) who got caught red-handed this year, 2009 offered a bumper crop of truly stupid crimes. 10. Savvy Hillbillies Employ Dogs Eight men from 'round the town of Doniphan allegedly thought they could outsmart ma ... More >>
blog.newsok.com/staticblogDe Jesus is excited about not being edited out of his movie this timeLast week Frontyard Features rolled a gutterball by screening (without warning) a highly censored version of The Big Lebowski at downtown's Old Post Office Plaza. Even Martin Casas, the classy owne ... More >>
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Renovations continue at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis Riverfront (315 Chestnut Street). The $63 million project, scheduled for completion this summer, will feature three new restaurants, including the return of Ruth's Chris Steakhouse to downtown. Here are the details, from the press release: Dining ... More >>
In today's news: Whole Foods has support in Congress, China bans substances from food, AB InBev loses a court battle and Iron Chef America for the Wii.
Via Eater and Serious Eats, here is the utterly disgusting but train-wreckesque can't-look-away trailer for the upcoming competitive-eating video game for the Wii. Not exactly NSFW, but your co-workers might think less of you if they see you watching this. -Ian Froeb
Sorry it's still so quiet around here. Working on something for next week's paper that's taking some of my blogging time. Anyway, to tide you over, here (via Eater) is news of an Iron Chef America video game for the Wii. (Joystiq.com) They should include the characters from the original Iron Chef. ... More >>
Samurai Warriors: KATANA
Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Friday, 1/25 Got It Covered: Enshroud, the new art exhibit presented by the Webster University ... More >>
Indy Legends brings Brickyard history to life.
A look back at the best of 2007.
Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Friday, 12/21 Gifts That Rock!: You stood in line for eight chilly hours and didn’t get your ... More >>
A breathtaking journey through space revives Super Mario.
It's five great games for $60 -- shoot first and ask questions later.
The Wii's latest pool game is a cue stick in the mud.
Your daily guide to what they're whispering about in the next cubicle. HERE Ian Froeb announces that two new Maryland Plaza restaurants are open. Larry B at Viva El Birdos puts the Cardinals' season in perspective. Check out (or join) a lively discussion about Market at McKnight. Ah, the hoosie ... More >>
Metroid Prime 3 is the best you can get for the Wii.
Soccer gets a surreal twist in Mario Strikers Charged.
Alien Syndrome will alienate some, infect others.
A few more changes would've helped Transformers.
The Wii's Big Brain Academy makes summer school cool.
The terrorizing townsfolk of Resident Evil 4 shamble onto the Wii.
All the beer in the world can't save Mario Party 8.
Spider-Man 3 spins a web of mediocrity.
Marble Mania rolls out a winner for the Wii.
Super Paper Mario is flat-out fun.
Cooking Mama for the Wii looks good enough to eat.
Wing Island might make you cry fowl.
There's not much besides an extra controller to these minigames.
BY CHRIS WARD
Week of February 22, 2007
You're not a doctor, but Trauma Center lets you play one on TV.
Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.
Nintendo finally gets 1-Up on the competition.
Okami shows that videogames can be art.
Super Monkey Ball Adventure takes a wrong turn.
The five biggest attention-getters at E3.