It's Halloween! Sort of. Since All Hallows' Eve falls on a Thursday, lots of places are celebrating this weekend. We're not complaining -- we'll celebrate all next week if they let us. So get your costume ready for the many spook-tastic contests. Read on for our food-related recommendations. See al ... More >>
This week yields plenty of stops from artists all across the board including the Tontons, Tame Impala, Pretty Lights, Barenaked Ladies and Minus the Bear. Keep reading for our critics' recommendations for the week, and as always, remember to peruse our concert calendar for more options.
The Major Case Squad continues to investigate what appears to be the murder-suicide of Catherine Murch, 42, and her two children Mary Claire, 9, and Mitchell 11. Mitch Murch II, husband and father, is not a suspect at this time. Details of what happened Monday morning in the quiet suburb of Glendale ... More >>
The Major Case Squad and the Glendale Police have issued a statement on the status of their investigation into the suspected murder-suicide of the Murch family. It's early days in their investigation so information is sparse, and subject to change; a police press conference scheduled for 4:15 p.m. t ... More >>
Oh, yawn, just another week in Anheuser-Busch InBev's Borg-like growth across the world. First came news that A-B has agreed with the St. Louis Cardinals and developer Cordish Companies to be a tenant for the first phase of the long-delayed Ballpark Village project. A-B will open a restaurant feat ... More >>
The Place: 3500 Winehaus (3500 Watson Road; 314-353-9463) The Lunch: The "Memphis Blues" sandwich, with a side of fruit and a glass of pinot grigio ($9) 3500 Winehaus has been open for about a year and a half in Lindenwood Park. It offers something different from the nearby corner bars and neighbo ... More >>
8 p.m. Sunday, March 18. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.
Joe AppleMeet Volcanoes, the drum and bass duo whose shitkicking noise rock has taken seismic toll on the eardrums of St. Louis' underground enthusiasts. Jon Ryan and Eric Peters are probably the most badass act to come out of St. Charles in quite some time, and definitely the most badass thi ... More >>
Ian FroebThe Rhine Haus Eatery & Pub is now open at 255 Union Boulevard. This is the first restaurant to occupy this address, located inside the Westmoreland building, since Spyglass on the Park closed several years ago.Rhine Haus has a basic website as well as a Facebook page. The menu isn't ... More >>
Kristina ColeyIf you must get a craft-beer tattoo, take a clue from Stone Brewing's Greg Koch -- go temporary.Good news! Tattoos have become mostly accepted by polite society and are no longer considered a sign of being a filthy, dirty sailor/whore! How mainstream have they gotten? Enough th ... More >>
Bryan PetersChava's (925 Geyer Avenue, Soulard; 314-241-5503) is a great place to mosey up to the bar, plop a lime in a Corona, and, until recently, light up a smoke. But it's the food that brings you back. The salsa is always exceptionally fresh, the guacamole vibrant, nutty and abundant. Bu ... More >>
Deborah HylandOnce the American palate got a hold of Hispanic foods, we ended up with platter-sized chimichangas, guacamole from a jar and nacho cheese from a can. Fortunately, we also got the Cuban sandwich: a hearty, portable lunch born when Cuban immigrants came to Florida. Each Sandwich ... More >>
Ian FroebThis week, I visit Filomena's Italian Kitchen, a small new restaurant in Glendale. Follow me after the jump for a preview of my review.
George Mahe reports on Relish that Caito's Pizzeria in Chesterfield has closed. (A spinoff location in Glendale was already shuttered.) Caito's was one of the first restaurants I reviewed for the RFT. I was especially fond of its lasagna-like deep-dish specialty, spinjuine.Mahe also confirms what wa ... More >>
Ian FroebFilomena's Italian Kitchen has opened at 9900 Manchester Road in Glendale (diagonally across the street from the Mexican restaurant El Indio). Filomena's is a small space with a brief menu of such favorites as lasagna, T-ravs, chicken Parmigiano and spaghetti in marinara or meat sauce. V ... More >>
Today, "amnesty" is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?
The weather is heating up, and you know what that means? The brain cells of stupid criminals have entered a period of heat-induced dormancy, allowing people to make worse decisions than usual.Observe, this week's nominees for Ass Clown...1. East Carondelet Pick-Up Driving Teen: An 18-year-old tee ... More >>
This week's clowns show their stripes.With a few exceptions, ordinary folks in and around St. Louis refrained from outrageous acts of jackassery this week. Congratulations.Wish we could say the same of our elected officials. When it comes to questionable behavior, Missouri and Illinois politicos ... More >>
6 p.m. Saturday, December 19. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
Friday, October 9 *They Might Be Giants/Guggenheim Grotto, The Pageant *The Bottle Rockets/Otis Gibbs, Duck Room *Maxwell/Chrisette Michele/Common, Scottrade Center *Devon Allman's Honeytribe, Cicero's *Street Dogs, Pop's *Essince, Vintage Vinyl *Aaron Kamm and the One Drops, Broadway Oyster Bar *A ... More >>
*Paramore's show, which was originally scheduled for this Wednesday (October 7) at the Pageant is now at the same venue on Tuesday, November 3. Vocalist Hayley Williams' voice needs some rest. Get well soon!*Miley Cyrus' concert, which was originally supposed to happen last night, at the Scottrade C ... More >>
The '90s Jam of the Week today is a two-headed monster of awesomeness. First, the Breeders are making their triumphant return to St. Louis tonight at the Duck Room. Times New Viking (who are pretty great in their own right) open. Show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $20. Then tomorrow, the Trashcan ... More >>
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene.
Nashville singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier embodies the word "intense." And that's a good thing.
6 p.m. Friday, September 7. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Highlights from the second week of the St. Louis International Film Festival.
Spyglass on the Park takes over an impressive space, but the menu doesn't aim for grandeur
Doctors, Professors, Kings & Queens (Shout! Factory)
Saturday, October 30; the Pageant
Monday, July 5; Rocket Bar
Apartheid didn't stand a chance against so many songs
Jam Master Jay, 1965-2002
Week of June 5, 2002
Under new ownership, Malmaison still turns out some of St. Louis' best French food
La Tropicana Market
An exhibition of contemporary African sculpture at the Missouri Botanical Gardens goes far to adjust preconceived notions of the continent's art
Take It or Squeeze It (Loud)
The St. Louis Fish Market is sure to hook diners
The Wild Horse Grill stampedes onto the Chesterfield Valley floodplain
From the week of October 25, 2000
Published the week of October 4, 2000