Paul Sableman

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2014

    Six Reasons You Need To Flyer Your Shows

    Social media takes the heat for a lot of things. Some people insist that it's responsible for diluting activism and killing personal interaction. Others may recall the recent viral Craigslist post about the restaurant that blamed their slowing service on social media and smartphones, while some scie ... More >>

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    June 25, 2014

    STL250: St. Louis' Year-Long Birthday Party Slows Down After Halfway Mark

    St. Louis' year-long birthday celebration is halfway over, and the stl250 campaign is starting to wind down. Stl250's executive director Erin Budde has stepped down from her paid position to accept a new job at the United Way, leaving the group without any paid staff. Budde says stl250's biggest pr ... More >>

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    February 18, 2014

    "Where'd You Go To High School?" Is Not Just a St. Louis Question

    Are you Catholic? How rich is your family? What kind of person are you? One seven-word question answers these three intrusive queries and more for people in St. Louis: Where did you go to high school? St. Louisans are notorious for replacing, "Hi, how are you?" with this question about one's alma ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    RIP John Thompson: Tivoli Theater's Beloved Ticket Taker Leaves Legacy of Kindness

    The Tivoli Theater experience will never be the same again. The Loop's favorite ticket taker, John Thompson, died of a heart attack at the age of 74 Wednesday, devastating the film buffs and neighborhood regulars who came to know him as the kindest man in St. Louis.

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    February 7, 2014

    St. Louis is America's 9th Most Literate City

    St. Louis is the ninth most literate city in America, between No. 8 Boston and No. 10 San Francisco, according to a new study from Central Connecticut State University. River City has ranked in the top fifteen since 2005, usually hovering around eighth or ninth place. We reached our peak at No. 6 i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    Things to Do on New Years Day in St. Louis for Runners, Drunks and the Hungover

    Why did we drink so much last night? Why do we always start of the new year with an epic hangover? New Years Day can be rough. With so many places closed and hungover brains barely functioning, Daily RFT is here to offer five St. Louis events and places that are still open today, in case you need t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2013

    New Years Eve in St. Louis: 6 Spots to Ring in 2014

    Congratulations! You survived the holidays with the family. You deserve a party, and we're here to help you find the perfect one.

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    December 19, 2013

    Why Don't We Hang at the Arch More? 5 Amazing Ideas to Get St. Louis to the Gateway

    A particularly tech-savvy park ranger is behind a growing online conversation over attracting more people to the riverfront for events at the Gateway Arch. "National Park Service wants you to come hang out at the park," posts law enforcement ranger Coty Stief on Reddit. "What kind of programs would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2013

    Ten Disturbingly Racist Things About St. Louis

    This week marks 58 years since Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus, instantly rendering the brave young woman a hero and champion of the civil rights movement. The decades since have seen steady improvement in race relations and equality, but as always, we still have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2013

    Southern Living Names Cherokee Street "Next Great Neighborhood"

    Antiquers, rejoice! Cherokee Street is the next best thing, says Southern Living magazine in a new travel feature. Built from scratch by young entrepreneurs without a cohesive master plan, Cherokee street is home to antique shops, neighborhood cafes, progressive galleries and the highest concentr ... More >>

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    October 25, 2013

    Welcome to St. Louis, Boston Red Sox Fans: 5 Tips for Getting Around

    Hello and welcome to all you bearded, bean-eating Bostonians traveling to our fair city for Games Three, Four and Five of the World Series! St. Louis has its quirks, and our Midwestern charm-slash-Catholic guilt won't allow us to just leave you in the lurch as you try to get around. Because when yo ... More >>