Self-Employment and Freelancing

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Riverfront Times Seeks Freelance Writers, Videographers

    You may not realize it, but much of what you see each day in the Riverfront Times comes from freelance writers. These scribes-for-hire fill our blogs with engaging content, keep you informed of all the latest happenings in our calendar section and even craft the occasional cover story. Now we are lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    Stripper Suit: PT's Clubs Respond to Lawsuit Demanding Wages for Exotic Dancers

    VCG Holdings Corp., the company behind the PT's chain of strip clubs, says it will fight back in a lawsuit filed by two exotic dancers who say clubs cheated them out of wages by classifying them as "independent contractors," not employees. The plaintiffs -- two strippers from Missouri named Brandy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    New Coworking Space Opens Downtown

    ​St. Louis's newest coworking space opens for business today at the Shell Building downtown near Locust and Tucker. It's a 10,000 square foot space formerly occupied by a creative agency.In the last several years, non-traditional employment has become more common, owing to a greater number of free ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Laid-Off, Shot Reporter Will Spill Some E-Ink for the Beacon

    Todd Smith, the Suburban Journals scribe who got shot at the infamous Kirkwood City Council meeting of February 7, 2008, and who recently found out that taking a bullet for The Man does not save your hide in a recession, will soon start freelancing for St. Louis' online-only newspaper, the St. Louis ... More >>