On June 24, as hundreds of fans entered the Ready Room — a new 800-person-capacity music venue on Manchester Avenue in the Grove — they were greeted with a warning sign: "Tonight's show features excessive volume levels. Hearing protection available at front door." The experimental-rock g ... More >>
Gabe Hartwig of the Post-Dispatch reports that CHEA TER'S Sports Grill & UltraPub, which opened only last month at 3818 Laclede Avenue, by St. Louis University, has already changed its name to Pierre Laclede's Pub & Eatery.Daily RFT reported earlier this month that there was confusion abo ... More >>
A new bar near the Saint Louis University campus featuring such classy promotions as "Free 'Till You Pee" is being investigated by the city's liquor control board amid concerns about its ownership. The bar, CHEA TER'S Sports Grill & Ultrapub, opened this summer in the space that previously ho ... More >>
Erato, the wine bar at 3117 South Grand Boulevard, has closed. I live nearby, so I received a postcard from Excise Commissioner Robert W. Kraiberg informing me that a restaurant called Parkside Lounge and Fusion Cuisine has applied for a liquor license at that address. No further details at this tim ... More >>
Larry Rice drafts the homeless in his fight against Washington Avenue bars
Owners of the Delmar want to sell, but they may be victims of their own success
Week of December 26, 2001
He can turn bricks into gold, junk into antiques, disasters into opportunities. But Pete Rothschild just can't transform his reputation.
Mediating the city's liquor-license madness is enough to drive an alderman to drink
When a nightclub switched to hip-hop, Laclede's Landing and the city clamped down. The fans don't fit in with the plans.